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Diversity and Inclusion Webinar Series



    Colorado SHRM, in conjunction with our six Colorado local chapters, is pleased to offer a diversity webinar series in which all proceeds from donations will benefit the SHRM Foundation.

    The SHRM Foundation is a values-based charity organization whose mission is to champion workforce and workplace transformation by providing:

    • Research-based HR solutions for challenging inclusion issues facing current and potential employees,

    • Scholarships to educate and develop HR professionals, and

    • Opportunities for HR professionals to make a difference in their local communities.

    Have you made your SHRM Foundation donation this year? These webinars are free of charge but we are suggesting a $15 minimum donation per webinar (or $40 for three or more webinars) with all proceeds going directly to the SHRM Foundation.

    July 9, 2019 | 12:00-1:00pm
    A Transgender Experience: A Personal Account
    Presented by Rachel Esters
    Principal | Rachel Esters LLC
    Credits: 1.0 SHRM | 1.0 HRCI General

    This presentation includes an eye level view of what gender transition consists of, including male and female perspectives. The attendees are able to experience a subject that has become more visible nationally, in both our communities and the workplace. The presentation's goal is not limited to only transgender issues, but by the nature of the topic - participants are able to have a better perspective of the challenges that women and minorities experience at work. This unique perspective will assist your organization in understanding the needs of transgender employees and provide an understanding environment. This presentation is designed to be a departure from standard training sessions by incorporating emotional experiences with a focus on discussion.
     
    August 8, 2019 | 12:00-1:00pm
    Global HR Strategies for Today's Culturally Diverse Workforce
    Presented by Gloria Sinclair Miller
    Field Service Director | SHRM
    Credits: 1.0 SHRM | 1.0 HRCI General (pending)

    Business success today often hinges on a company's ability to bridge cultural differences and build a productive, cohesive workforce spanning multiple countries. Understanding these challenges is the first step towards preparing for them and leveraging them for competitive advantage. This session will provide an overview of today's global workforce, the impact of cultural diversity on this global workforce and the HR strategies needed to succeed in it. It will also look at global and cultural expertise as a key HR competency and important support resources to help HR professionals navigate this area.
     
    November 7, 2019 | 12:00-1:00pm
    How to Hire, Onboard & Retain Military Veteran Talent
    Presented by Lida Citro
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    CEO | LIDA360
    Credits Pending

    Does your company hire veterans ... or will it soon? Confused by the military resume and transferable skills? You're not alone. Many HR professionals see hiring and developing veterans as challenging. Estimates show that by 2023 there will be 3.5 million military veterans in the U.S. workforce. This presents a tremendous hiring opportunity for organizations interested in growing and elevating their talent base. This webinar will answer these questions and many more.


    January 9, 2020 | 12:00-1:00pm
    Microaggressions
    Presented by Jorie Cotton
    Founder | Remedie Consulting
    Credits Pending

    Microaggressions are the everyday verbal, nonverbal, and environmental slights, snubs, or insults, whether intentional or unintentional, which communicate negative messages to target persons based solely upon their group membership. In this training, you will learn about the various forms of microaggressions and their psychological and behavioral impact on work environments.