Disrupt Your Onboarding: Wake-Up, Shake-Up and Rebuild Your Onboarding Experience

2016 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: You will learn a methodology for measuring your onboarding program, as well as strategies you can implement immediately to improve the experience for your new hires.

Repeated from Tuesday at 8:15 a.m.

Your new talent is seeking, expecting and needing more from their first weeks on the job. This session will help you identify what’s working and what’s not so you can integrate the newest onboarding practices with the best ones. You'll learn strategies from other employers for using social media, coaching, and web-based tools to refresh your onboarding experience. Through best-practice metrics and case studies, you will learn how to best engage today's incoming talent. This session will help you understand:

·         How to assess your current onboarding experience.

·         How to measure the impact and demonstrate the return on investment of your onboarding program.

·         How to integrate best practices into your current program.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 11:15am to 12:30pm

Brenda Hampel

When it comes to the business of leadership onboarding and development, Brenda Hampel has her finger on the pulse.
She understands that organizations want to move their best leadership forward. Her unique perspective and intuitiveness allows clients to make the right connections, giving them tools for strategic change and the courage to do something different.
Brenda’s unique combination of corporate human resources experience and consulting work equips her to build the business case for human resources initiatives and creates a clear blueprint for implementation.
As Founder and Partner of Connect the Dots Consulting, Brenda has taken her expertise in the areas of leadership, team alignment, performance and onboarding coaching—and helps organizations design and implement solutions that combine proven methodology with practical business application.
Brenda helps her clients build and maintain relationships in a way that allows the leaders to have the right kinds of conversations. She helps transition the leaders into powerful, dynamic relationships with their team and produce results. 
Brenda’s specialty is in the facilitation of leadership team sessions and discussions. Her years of experience and business acumen allow her to facilitate complex and difficult discussions by creating a framework, surfacing the necessary information and input, then pulling it together and creating commitments for next steps. This powerful process allows organizations to pinpoint with laser-like accuracy the areas that need attention so they can reach their goals faster.

Erika Lamont


As Founder and Partner of Connect the Dots Consulting, Erika can quickly assess a situation and offer a mirror to show someone what’s happening, another point of view to consider, or external view. It doesn’t take her long to get up to speed and help operational leaders onboard efficiently or equip teams with the vital insights they need to move forward.

Erika knows organizations face a fiercer competitive market than ever. And if the goal is to increase market share, then an organization needs leaders who can guide their team to the finish line.

Her specialty is a keen ability for operational analysis, which is what it takes to achieve positive outcomes. Erika brings clarity to a situation and looks at it from a business process perspective. She helps key stakeholders hit their goals and positively impact others along the way.

She creates customized solutions for their business challenges that include executive onboarding, individual leadership coaching, alignment for mergers and acquisitions, as well as team and individual skills assessment and action planning.

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Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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