“Strategic Business Partner”: What This Really Means, and How to Do It RIGHT!

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn the practical application of what it means to be a business partner in any HR role and how you can design your organizations for maximum impact.

Repeated on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.

We hear the term “Strategic Business Partner” thrown around all the time. In this session, we will delve into what that really means, and more importantly how an HR professional in any function of the field can truly partner with their organization in a strategic way that makes you indispensable to your organization and adds another level of credibility that will boost your function's value and boost your own career into places you haven't dreamed possible. You will be shown practical examples of how to organize your team for maximum impact on the business, how to design the “HRBP” role, steps for engaging in the business and communicating the changes. Millman will show you how to assess your existing talent in light of the new competencies and how to develop those skills among existing team members or how to make hard decisions on staff changes for maximum effectiveness.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Jennifer Millman


Jennifer Millman specializes in driving organizational performance to new heights through talent and performance management and development strategies. She has been applauded for her uncanny ability to quickly and accurately assess talent and makes courageous recommendations on the most effective structure of existing talent as well as finding rare A+ external talent to fill the gaps and upgrade the overall talent bench of an organization.

With more than 15 years’ experience leading strategic HR teams, mostly in the technology industry, from global Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurial firms, as well as Consulting engagements across all industries, Jennifer is well-positioned to assist HR professionals strategically align with business leaders to effect real, immediate impact through increasing existing performance and significantly affecting the bottom line through creating and maintaining a workforce of A+ players.

Jennifer currently leads the Talent Acquisition function at Vology, an Inc. 500 Company and a Fast 50 Technology company.  Jennifer is also a writer, speaker, consultant, foodie, and mother of a 5-year-old superhero son.

Areas of Expertise:
Strategic Planning, Talent Management, Change Management, Succession Planning, Performance Management, Topgrading, Organizational Development, Executive Searches, Creative Recruiting Programs, Social Media.

Follow Jennifer on Twitter on @Jenny_Millman.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Business Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Leadership & Navigation
Critical Evaluation
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