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The Future of Work: What CEOs REALLY Want from HR
S100 Ballroom
Monday 06/18/2018 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, Consultation, Business Acumen | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn the new market developments impacting your role and will understand what CEOs want from 21st century HR leaders. 

The business world has changed dramatically and leaders can no longer rely on old paradigms to succeed. This creates enormous opportunity for you to bring fresh thinking to the executive table and secure your place as a trusted strategic advisor to your colleagues. Crafted from interviews with C-suite executives and compelling research from renowned global researchers, this session will reveal how to create the best workplace possible. This includes specific guidance on intriguing trends in corporate culture and creating breakthrough performance; the provocative future of organizations, and the exciting field of neuroscience for growing talent.This session will cover:

  • How the increases in collaborative knowledge-based work, matrixed organizations, and global transparency are creating a new model for organizations. 
  • The six imperatives that serve as a roadmap for leaders aiming to create the most productive and rewarding working environments possible, as well as the three very personal barriers that emerged when CEOs were asked what stops them from getting more involved with employee engagement. 
  • Details about what CEOs really want from HR, and what truly keeps them from getting more involved with employee engagement.


Michelle M. Smith, CPIM, CRP Photo
Michelle M. Smith, CPIM, CRP, Vice president, Business Development,
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