The latest news for you - NCHR-SD April 2019 Newsletter

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Featured Article

Are You Hiring The Right People? 

By MaxSynergy Consulting, LLC

I see many companies put a lot of time, effort, and money into hiring a new employee. Yet still end up hiring the wrong person for the position. At best, hiring the wrong person will leave you trying to fill the skill gaps in your team. At worst, the new hire can introduce conflict... Read the full Article


NCHR-SD Member Spotlight

Every month NCHR-SD will turn the spotlight on a member making an impact and exemplifying excellence in the field of Human Resources.

This month we are happy to feature Janet Mainenti - someone we feel you should get to know.

Spotlight on Janet Mainenti


Upcoming Events

April Luncheon

Wednesday April 10, from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Panel Discussion: How Purpose and Culture Drive Performance and Engagement

Insightful and informative panelist discussion on how purpose and culture drive performance and engagement! These seasoned panelists are experts in their fields and industries and will discuss strategies and best practices related to how a company’s culture and values should align with the people and performance.

We will be discussing, learning, sharing topics and thoughts related to culture and performance such as:

  • How does purpose drive performance?
  • How does culture drive performance?
  • How can a company's culture support the goals or results needed?
  • How can a company culture attract and retain the right talent for their performance needs?
  • How does a company culture shape work integration and a team’s approach to their work and life balance?

Come join us to learn and have an opportunity to engage with experts, in the audience and on the panel!

About the Panel: 

Noushin Dunkelman, Founder & President, MaxSynergy Consulting

Noushin Dunkelman, the founder of MaxSynergy Consulting, has over 25 years of experience in biotech companies in areas of product development, management, and team development. Learn more about Noushin Dunkelman    

Julius Soriano, CPA, SHRM-SCP

Julius Soriano has over 20 years of HR and Finance experience in multi-unit organizations. He was recently VP of HR at 24 Hour Fitness, where he managed HRIS, Compensation and Benefits, HR Support, Learning and Development and Compliance. Learn more about Julius Soriano

Peter Heald, CEO, Signature Analytics

Mr. Heald is an experienced leader and advisor with a background in developing leadership teams that drive growth. He believes that the keys to success for any business are a blend of culture, strategy, and execution. It starts with a clear vision, defined values, and a solid base of information to support informed decision making. Learn more about Peter Heald


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Upcoming Luncheon Topics

May - HR Trends and Hot Topics Round Robin

June - Let Your Emotional Intelligence do the Talking

July - Legal Update


April Leadership Roundtable

April 18th from 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

HR Department's Own Mission Statement - What's Yours?

We all know, a thoughtful, well-crafted Mission Statement distills the heart and soul of a company in an engaging, memorable paragraph or two. It is the compelling picture of the organization for the rest of the world to see. Yet, how individual members and departments inside the organization connect with, find value in and live the mission statement in their everyday interactions can vary from department to department.

  • A well-crafted department mission statement focuses on the departments’ business for both employees and the target audience.
  • In this roundtable, we will discuss the significance of creating a department mission statement and connecting it to the organization’s goals.

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Stephanie Clausen, Ph.D. 

With a passion for positive psychology and change management, Stephanie has helped transform various companies within retail and the financial services sector for 15 years. While appreciating that the same change management principles followed inside organizations could redirect both personal and professional lives, Stephanie began independent corporate and executive coaching while teaching at a local university in San Diego 6 years ago. 

Learn more about Stephanie Clausen


Upcoming Leadership Round Topics

May - Leader as Coach: How the Best Leaders Develop Others

June - Team Communication: A Tool That Really Works For Managers


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