Technology Can Bridge the Generational Divide

A person wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera  Description generated with very high confidenceAs 10,000 Baby Boomers retire each day, HR professionals face the challenge of avoiding a brain drain when the most tenured employees leave the organization. Raymond Lee, Founder and CEO of Careerminds, explores how technologies like Slack, Trello, Skype and other platforms can be used to facilitate knowledge transfer among generations in the workforce—benefitting everyone from Gen Z to Boomers. Raymond will focus on this topic at CTHRA’s HR Symposium. 

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Success is Fueled by Feedback

A person wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera  Description generated with very high confidence A recent article in Harvard Business Journal examines how employees thrive when they have a psychological safety net. As it turns out, ongoing, constructive feedback helps build a sense of trust among employees which leads to healthy risk taking, the flattening of organizational structures and high functioning teams. In this article, Anil Saxena, Director of Employee Engagement for Comcast Cable, identifies the steps to gain buy in and implement a strategy to infuse feedback into your organizational culture. Anil will delve further into this topic during a session at CTHRA’s HR Symposium.

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Symposium to Provide Unrivaled Networking

A group of people standing next to a window  Description generated with very high confidenceOn October 1 and 2, 275 HR professionals will converge in Philadelphia for CTHRA’s HR Symposium, the industry’s largest gathering of HR professionals. The event will feature several networking opportunities including a welcome reception, breakfast and the Excellence in HR Awards luncheon—all of which are included in the registration fee. Seats are limited. Register now to reserve your participation before the HR Symposium is sold out!  

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Roundtable Recap

In July, CTHRA held roundtable discussions in Denver and New York City. Attendees discussed how world issues are influencing HR. Topics included #MeToo and sexual harassment, unconscious bias, generations in the workplace and mental health issues. A list of articles on these topics is available on CTHRA’s website. Many thanks to HBO and Spectrum for hosting the summer forums. If you would like to host a roundtable at your company or recommend a topic for consideration, please contact CTHRA’s Executive Director, Pamela Williams. Stay tuned for future roundtable dates! 


CHRO’s Focus on Future-Proofing Our Workforce

A picture containing object  Description generated with very high confidenceNearly two dozen CHROs and HR executives gathered in New York City on June 12-13 for CTHRA’s Executive HR Forum to discuss topics related to “Embracing Disruption: Future-Proofing Our Workforce.” The conference speakers included Discovery Inc.’s Bruce Campbell, Morgan Stanley’s Ben Swinburne, and Future Workplace Founder, Jeanne Meister.



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