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Rochester, NY Hiring & Developing Talent for the Future of Work

Program Description:

The way things have always been done is running its course and employers must evolve or risk not only losing the talent they already have but being unable to attract new talent.  A people first economy and the evolution of technology will have significant impacts on all aspects of work and career.  In this session, we’ll look at the trends in hiring and development, the forces behind the trends and what employers can do to hire and retain talent in the future of work.

Date: Tuesday, 12/8 | 1pm – 2pm EST

COST:  early bird pricing – FREE for NHRA members; $25 for non-members until 11/16/20

$10 for NHRA members; $25 for non-members starting 11/17/20

Learning Objectives:

  • Learning Objective 1: Understand the trends in hiring and development and what is driving the trends
  • Learning Objective 2: Learn actionable strategies for adapting to these trends
  • Learning Objective 3: Connect with tools and resources to support corporate transformation


Speaker Bio and Headshot:                          

After 15 years in corporate HR, Melanie was frustrated by check box exercises and the slow pace of change.  In 2018 she left her FT job and started People Minded. Now she utilizes her innate ability to see the potential in others and get their best, to help startups and small businesses hire the right people and maximize their individual potential. Through her partnership with Six Seconds, Melanie utilizes a variety of Emotional Intelligence based tools and assessments, to build bridges for discussing people performance and workplace dynamics. As Co-Founder of DisruptHR ROC, Melanie strives to inspire new ways of addressing persistent challenges in organizations and the community. Melanie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management from St. John Fisher College, a Change Leadership certificate from eCornell and is a Certified Emotional Intelligence Assessor and Practitioner.


For questions on registration or cancellations, please contact one of our co-directors of Hospitality:
Nicole Kier at Kier.nicole@gmail.com or Lauren Sebring at lsebring@goodwillfingerlakes.org

Cancellations permitted up to 24 hours prior to event. Registration will close Friday 12/4 at 3pm.

Connection Details: Attendees will receive an email with a Zoom link, along with connection instructions, prior to the event.


This program has been submitted for 1.0 HR credit hours to the HR Certification Institute for review.