• Fort Worth Convention Center
  • 10.01.17 - 10.04.17
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Pre-Conference Workshops

Pre-conference workshops will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017 – prior to the official start of The HRSouthwest Conference – providing the opportunity to earn up to an additional 8 credit hours (pending SHRM and HRCI approval). 

RATES: Additional fees and registration apply. Seating is limited. See Rates

2017 Pre-Conference Workshops

WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS: LAW, PROCEDURE AND BEST PRACTICES

Sunday, October 1 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Dustin Paschal, JD & Paul Simon, JD

Understand why a workplace investigation is your first line of defense when confronted with a workplace claim. Recognize when an investigation is necessary and via mock investigations with workshop participants understand how to procedurally conduct a workplace investigation from start to finish. Read More.

Approved for 8 HRCI HR (General) Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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THINK LIKE A BOSS

Sunday, October 1 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Richard (Rick) Robinson

You deserve a “seat at the table”. Only 20% of HR Professionals are confident that the HR function is viewed as strategically important by their organization. Learn to think strategically – interpret industry trends, develop strategic plans and increase your impact with senior leadership – and get a seat at the table. Read more.

Approved for 8 HRCI Business (Strategic) Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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REDUCING UNNECESSARY EMPLOYEE TURNOVER

Sunday, October 1 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Leah Brown

Tired of the revolving door of employee turnover? Wish your staff understood what professionalism meant?  Learn about the shifting demographics of the workforce, employees’ evolving expectations, and strategies for improving staffing stability and reducing unnecessary employee turnover. Leave this workshop with action steps for improving your workforce woes. Read More.

Approved for 8 HRCI HR (General) Recertification Credit Hours and 8 SHRM PDCs

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TRANSFORMING THE WORKPLACE CULTURE FROM CONFLICT TO COLLABORATION AND COHESION

Sunday, October 1 | 8:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Do you strive to proactively influence a workplace environment that is based on peace and collaboration rather than reactive firefighting, silo management, confusion and chaos?  Gain the tools and understand processes that help resolve organizational conflict and defuse employees who seem determined to stay stuck in attitudes of entitlement and resentment. Read More.

Approved for 4 HRCI HR (General) Recertification Credit Hours and 4 SHRM PDCs

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DYNAMICS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

Workshop 5
Sunday, October 1 | 1:00 PM – 5:15 PM
Deborah Avrin, SPHR

Do you and your employees fear change or embrace it as an opportunity? Do you possess the skills necessary for human resources’ role in leading change?  Work in teams on a typical organizational change initiative and practice techniques in each phase of change implementation. Read More.

Approved for 4 HRCI Business (Strategic) Recertification Credit Hours and 4 SHRM PDCs

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