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From Basic to Brilliant Series - Part 1:

Transforming the Power of HR in Small to Mid-Size Enterprise (webinar)

April 11, 2019
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Presenter: Doris Bentley, CPHR, CENTREPOINT

FROM BASIC TO BRILLIANT SERIES: Transforming the Power of HR in Small to Mid-Size Enterprises
Innovation has changed the workplace game and it’s time for small to mid-market enterprises (SMEs) to reimagine their approach to talent. As an HR professional, you know too well the challenges of meeting the continual and urgent need to hire, retain, and competitively reward your people. With a broad mandate, you need to be the expert on the best – if not brilliant - practices that make the difference in a constantly changing environment. Based on the book Basic to Brilliant: The definitive guide to transforming your people practices, this webinar series explores how you can bring more contemporary and agile approaches to all stages of the talent lifecycle.

Webinar #1: Setting the Foundation for Organizational Success in the Small to Mid-Size Enterprise

This first webinar in the series explores how to align your organization so you can attract and hire the best people and ensure their onboarding experience really delivers.

As a result of attending this webinar you will learn:
  • The importance of organizational design, role clarity, and talent mapping to the success of small to mid-size businesses
  • How SME's can elevate their recruitment practices to be talent competitive with any firm
  • Simple but effective onboarding techniques that can accelerate the performance of new hires
Who should attend:
  • HR Professionals who work in small to mid-size enterprises
  • Anyone interested in learning about more innovative and contemporary approaches to talent management
  • Consultants who advise business owners of SME's
  • Early HR Career Professionals looking to understand a holistic view of the talent lifecycle
You may also be interested in the following webinars in this series:
  • Webinar #2: Chart a New Path for Performance and Development in the Small to Mid-Size Enterprise (May 7, 2019)
  • Webinar #3: Transforming the Power of Engagement and Total Rewards in Small to Mid-Size Enterprises (May 14, 2019)

About the presenter:
Doris BentleyDoris Bentley is the founder and principal of CENTREPOINT, a Vancouver-based talent management consultancy. She has enjoyed long-term success working with hundreds of owners and leaders of small to mid-market enterprises, developing talent strategies that drive business sustainability and long-term growth. She is the author of Basic to Brilliant: The definitive guide to transforming your people practices. As a frequent presenter to various executive forum groups, she brings a uniquely informed view of the challenges they face engaging the people essential to their journey. As a writer and educator, she has authored many articles, blog posts, white papers, and management tool kits to advance workplace innovation and contemporary people practices.

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Format: Online - Live Webinar
Time: Log-in: 9:15 - 9:30am (PST); Presentation: 9:30am - 11:00am (PST)

All login information will be sent to you via email the day prior to the session.

Both registration and payment are required for every person attending this webinar. Questions about registration or receipt can be directed to
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Registration Fees

Registration Deadline:
 April 5, 2019





All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
CPD hours
1.5 • Workforce Planning and Talent Management
All pricing excludes applicable taxes. HST/GST # 119446714
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