Guest Speaker: Brian Farrington
Brian T. Farrington is a Shareholder and Section Head of the Firm's Employment Law Practice Group. His practice consists of transactional work advising and representing management concerning employment law. Principal practice areas are Fair Labor Standards Act and Equal Employment Opportunity laws. Also, Texas Workforce Commission unemployment eligibility, government contracts labor standards (Davis Bacon Act, Service Contract Act), OSHA 11(c), and state wage payment laws.
Mr. Farrington is noted for his exceptional ability as a speaker and trainer. He has taught sessions on the FLSA for the State Bar of Texas and Arkansas, and for the Dallas Bar Association. He has addressed groups such as the Society of Human Resource Management, the Texas Payroll Conference, attendees at AADP's "Meeting of the Minds" national conference, Ceridian Corporation's "Insights" national conference, local chapters of the Human Resources Associations, American Payroll Association, American Compensation Association, and many others.
This session will cover trends in employment law, including enforcement by agencies and the courts, on a variety of human resources issues, including interviewing and selection of employees, wage and hour challenges, terminating employees, managing employees with medical conditions, and a variety of other topics HR professionals will face in 2017(wrong year) and beyond. The focus of the session will be on managing risk and watching for issues that commonly lead to claims and litigation in this area.
SHRM Recertification Credit: Pending
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HRCI Recertification Credit: Pending
Thanks to our Spotlight Sponsor:
Guest Speaker: Andy Young
Dr. Andy Young has been a Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Lubbock Christian University since 1996 and a negotiator and Psychological Consultant with the Lubbock Police Department’s SWAT team since 2000. He also heads LPD's Victim Services Unit and is the director of the department’s Critical Incident Stress Management Team. He has been on the negotiating team at the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office since 2008 and has recently been asked to serve as the Psychological Consultant on the Amarillo Police Department’s negotiating team and has joined the team at the Texas Department of Public Safety (state troopers). He has written a book, mostly stories about his work as a crisis counselor and hostage negotiator at LPD called Fight or Flight: Negotiating Crisis on the Frontline (see www.DrAndyYoung.com) and has published research on the callout experience, personality and decision-making styles of negotiators and SWAT operators, one of which was recently published in the National Tactical Officer Associations magazine The Tactical Edge, and in the International Association of Chiefs of Police online publication. Since 2014 he has spoken nationally at numerous hostage negotiator conferences, as well as other professional and academic conferences on crisis intervention and hostage negotiating.
This one-hour program will review strategies related to crisis intervention and responding to and intervening with those who are experiencing mental health issues. Question and answer will be encouraged throughout the program.
Thank you to our Spotlight Sponsor:
Guest Speaker: Dr. Sherene McHenry
A keen observer of people and interactions, Sherene began offering relationship advice before she learned to drive. It’s little wonder she was motivated to earn a PhD in Counselor Education. She became a graduate professor and invested almost two decades empowering others to understand people and develop healthier relationships and happier lives.
Throughout her career several things became crystal clear: 1.Turnover and disengagement can be greatly decreased. 2. When leadership is lacking, organizations and individuals suffer the consequences. As an international speaker who keynotes for academic, business and professional organizations, Sherene empowers, equips and inspires individuals and organizations to immediately begin to act and think differently.
Past president of the Michigan National Speakers Association and the author of Pick: Choose to Create a Life You Love, a monthly magazine column, and her Boost Your Leadership IQ blog, Sherene has been cited in numerous publications including Speaker Magazine and the Wall Street Journal.
Authentic, quick-witted and highly engaging, Sherene provides clients with fresh perspectives and doable tactics to minimize miscommunications, decrease frustrations, and reduce burnout and turnovers. Consistently garnering rave reviews, Sherene creates customized programs that are fast paced, fun and packed with immediately usable information.
Part 1 - Rock Your Engagement: How Great Leaders Increase Accountability, Reduce Burnout and Raise Productivity
Even seasoned leaders are faced with difficult, distracted or disruptive individuals whose behaviors adversely affect performance. Don’t let them upset the applecart for the whole team. Rock star leaders strategically halt destructive actions and encourage productive behaviors that lead to organizational success. Hold individuals accountable. Get slackers to pull their weight. Protect your rock stars.
You will learn to:
Part 2 - Prime the Pump: Unlock the Code to Generating Exceptional Motivation and Success
High turnover rates can have a deep impact on your company’s bottom line. Would you like to be surrounded by happy, motivated employees who stay with your company for the long term? You can strategically create a workplace culture that boosts motivation and engagement, authentically recognizes and rewards good performance and reduces costly turnover.
You will learn to:
SHRM Recertification Credit: 3 PDC
HRCI Recertification Credit: 3 General
Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors:
Guest Speaker: TBD
More information coming soon!
Guest Speaker: Randy Anderson
Randy Anderson is co-founder of E3 Professional Trainers…a training firm that provides workplace and life training for individuals, teams, and companies. His strategies are designed to help people become more engaged in their work, better equipped to do it, and feel empowered to live a more fulfilling and influential life.
Before starting E3 in 2005, Randy spent 20 years in sales and management. Most of that time was spent in media sales, which gave him the opportunity to work with virtually every type of business and industry. It is from that experience that he draws the ideas and strategies to help his clients improve their performance in the workplace and to achieve their maximum potential in life.
Randy was awarded the designation of Certified Speaking Professional in 2012. This is the highest earned-designation given by the National Speakers Association, recognizing proven expertise in speaking eloquence, business enterprise, and professional ethics.
Randy received his Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University in 1990. Since that time, he has participated in and completed numerous training courses including; Your Leadership Legacy (Ken Blanchard Co.),Changing the Picture (Ziglar Corp.), Ethics 101 (Cox Enterprises, Inc.), LifeNet Time Management Training (Life Net Inc.), Basic Selling Skills (AVI International), Top Selling (Ziglar Corp.), Professional Selling Skills (Learning International), System 21 Selling (Executive Decision Systems), and Fast Track Media Sales (Cox Media, Inc.). His most valuable experience has come through more than 25 years of on-the-job, real worldexperience: 12 of which were spent managing others, and over ten years running his own company.
When he is not working, he spends most of his time with his wife of 23 years, Cathy, and their 3 kids; Clayton (age 21), Carley (age 17), and Cole (age 12).
Would you like to develop greater influence within your organization? Few things will expedite that more than playing a significant role in strategic planning. While long-range strategic planning has often been limited to the C-Suite, HR Professionals should be included in the process, since PEOPLE are the key factor in whether or not the strategy becomes culture and leads to long-term success. This presentation will show you how you can effectively lead your team through the process, and contribute greatly to the outcome it produces. You’ll leave with a structure to help you guide the conversation and direct strategic efforts toward making vision and goals a part of your culture, ensuring that the final product isn’t just a binder on the shelf, but rather the WHY behind all that you do.
Develop your ability to affect organizational change by participating in and leading the strategic planning process to focus organizational objectives on how to best utilize key talent and human capital to achieve long-term growth and profitability.
Understand how to develop greater influence by cultivating relationships with managers/supervisors and even opinion leaders in lower level positions and all departments in order to establish a values-based culture that ensures team members buy into and are fully engaged in the achievement of the organization’s mission and vision.
Learn how to instill a deep commitment to core values throughout your organization by maintaining a constant stream of communication that reinforces their importance, coaching and correcting to ensure they are adhered to, and making certain everyone in leadership consistently models that.
Learn how to create defined, organization-wide expectations, and equip managers and supervisors to work together within a system of metrics to achieve strategic goals and produce measurable top line improvement.
Discover how redirecting your evaluation/appraisal process will develop key talent by focusing on how each individual’s performance directly contributes to organizational key objectives and will ultimately affect bottom line profitability.
HRCI Recertification Credit: Pending
Please join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of 2018 and prepare for an exceptional 2019!
You don't want to miss the induction of our new Board of directors, the presentation of awards, and our annual Silent Auction!
Lubbock SHRM Chapter #186
PO Box 64183
Lubbock Texas 79464