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    • August 31, 2020
    • (CDT)
    • December 31, 2020
    • (CST)
    • Virtual
    Registration is closed

    The nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd have led many business leaders to reconsider their organizations' approach to diversity and inclusion.

    Too often, D&I programs have been primarily educational seminars with little practical effect on even well-intentioned leaders' business practices.

    Might this lack of impact be due to those programs' lack of personal, empathetic conversations between those of differing backgrounds?

    In this one-hour discussion, three HR leaders will share their experiences as people of color, both in society at large and in the workplace, with a white HR professional seeking to understand.

    They will share insight from their unique perspectives into:

    *         Disparate impact,

    *         Systemic racism,

    *         The prospect of "color-blind workplaces,"

    *         The challenges of creating a meritocratic environment,

    *         Corporate pronouncements of solidarity with social movements and their employees of color, and

    *         Where business leaders should focus their energy and attention to maximize continued progress.

    After you register you will receive an
    e-mail with a link to the session.

    • December 02, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    The DallasHR Employee Engagement Round Table provides a venue for sharing ideas and best practices that promote and build employee engagement within an organization. Areas of focus include, but are not limited to, recruiting and onboarding, empowerment, professional development, career vision, rewards and recognition, the employee/supervisor relationship, and performance evaluation.

    Meetings are for DallasHR Members only and is an open forum format so whatever is top-of-mind that day ultimately drives the discussion. The broad experience base of our members offers a wealth of deep, insightful thinking. If your company is struggling with an HR problem or considering a strategic HR initiative, chances are high others in the group already have direct or indirect experience in those areas. Bring your experience and stories to the meeting, come and learn from others’ successes and failures, and leave with a nugget of helpful insight you can take back to your workplace.

    Click here to learn more & to register.

    • December 02, 2020
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    TWC Update – Unemployment Claims During The Pandemic

    Pending 1 HRCI & SHRM recertification credit.

    Tommy Simmons will discuss the many ways that the Covid-19 pandemic has altered the landscape of unemployment insurance (UI) in Texas. He will address regular and extended UI benefits, shared work plans, mass claims, and how employers may be protected in whole or in part against financial liability for such benefits. The talk will also cover the three new kinds of unemployment benefits created under the CARES Act and how eligibility is determined. Special issues such as work refusals and fraud will be highlighted. Finally, he will cover how the disaster-related benefits may affect employers’ state unemployment tax rates for 2021 and the years beyond.

    • Who can file unemployment claims, the times during which claims can be filed, what the qualification and eligibility criteria are for receiving unemployment benefits, methods for appealing adverse rulings, best strategies for handling claim responses and appeals, and how an employer can qualify for chargeback protection.
    • The new types of unemployment benefits created under the CARES Act, specific requirements for each, and the special funding mechanisms for such benefits.
    • Ethical requirements and guidelines under Texas and federal statutes for claimants, employers, and their representatives to follow during the claim and appeal process.

    Click here to learn more & to register.

    • December 02, 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    3 breakout rooms to select from with the following topics:

    1. Celebrating the Holidays in a Pandemic - what are your plans?
    2. Austin Appetite - talk about the latest bars/restaurants/coffee shops
    3. What you learned in 2020 - personal, professional, etc. 

    Click here to register.

    • December 03, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    Texas Association of Business, TXSHRM - Texas State Council and the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce bring you a premier learning experience for HR, Accounting & Legal professionals in the state of Texas. 

    Earn credits for continuing education including:

    1. Wage and Hour
      Kim Miers, Littler
    2. Noncompete and Trade Secrets
      Merritt Chastain, Ogletree, Deakins

    Additional sessions will be offered on the following dates:

    • August 27th - COVID-19
    • September 29th - Immigration
    • October 27th - Future Talent Acquisition & LGBTQ
    • October 29th - Biosimilars
    • November 19th - Best Practices & Building a Better Workplace I

    Registration Options: Individual Dates or Entire Symposium

    Click here to learn more.

    • December 16, 2020
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Virtual

    ​“Times they are a changing”!  COVID 19 has truly changed the world for us all and a “new normal” in here for us all!   In today’s new VIRTUAL environment, we are all asked to do things VERY differently and it’s very easy to feel stuck, isolated and overwhelmed!  The lines are getting blurred between our personal and professional lives, and so much more!!! This type of enormous change has created CHAOS in all areas of our lives!   Anyone feel that???

    Connecting, networking, and career advancement using tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter is old news. But, showing up confidently from your kitchen for a business meeting is something else.  Maintaining professional relationships entirely online is now essential for personal effectiveness and business survival.  No matter what role you play in your organization, leading and supporting your team during this uncertain time requires new effort.  Could you use a little help to tackle these challenges in the COVID-19 CHAOS culture?

    With Darlene’s business and corporate experience, over 36 years at IBM, she is a master at understanding and navigating challenges, and knows that CONFIDENCE is an essential skill for what we are facing today.  During this session, she will share her wisdom on how you can be more effective, be your best self and be more confident during this chaotic time!

    This workshop is highly interactive, high energy, fun, and fast-paced. Join us to:

    • Develop actions and goals to help manage “overwhelm and chaos”
    • Learn how to continue building virtual relationships and be a more effective communicator in this new world
    • Identify your own leadership strengths and understand how to leverage them during these unique times
    • Learn skills that will help you be more confident and comfortable in your own skin

    Click here to learn more & to register.

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