May 19, 2011 Evaluation Results - Wage and Hour Issues - Independent Contractors, Classifications, Volunteers and other HR Hazards?
In May, Brian Keeley and Pam Salgado of Bullivant, Houser, Bailey were our guest speakers. We had 84 attendees, 25 of which filled out our evaluation. Here are those results:
"The amount of content was just right and it was clearly communicated."
"The speakers were great."
"Loved Brian's sense of humor!"
April 21, 2011 Evaluation Results - Coaching is Generative: Is your Organization Ready for the Winds of Change?
In April Janet Harvey of InviteCHANGE was our guest speaker. We had 99 attendees, 39 of which filled out our evaluation. Here are those results:
87% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the content was useful
92% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the information was provided in an engaging manner
95% collectively rated the program as 'good', 'very good' or 'excellent'
"Janet provided some great info on using coaching in our organizations"
"I like the opportunity to practice what we heard."
"I realized I have a lot of internal chatter to stop."
"The best speaker I've yet heard at Seattle SHRM or Lake Washington SHRM"
"A lot of information in a short period of time that was constructed in a logical, understandable manner. Held my attention"
"Good presenter. Very interactive with the audience. Knew HR folk. She would be good for a strategic HR course as well. Where she was starting to go at the end."
March 17, 2011 Evaluation Results - Compensation Tips for the New Normal
In March Catherine Dovey of Compensation Works was our guest speaker. We had 100 attendees, 44 of which filled out our evaluation. Here are those results:
93% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the program was useful
100% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the information was provided in an engaging manner
100% collectively rated the program as 'good', 'very good' or 'excellent'
"very timely, very engaging presentation"
"She was outstanding!"
"Presenter was excellent. I like the way she took breaks for the tables to talk. It was a good way to integrate networking with the topic."
"Catherine Dovey did a fantastic job"
"Catherine Dovey was excellent. I was so glad to hear her present! Thank you."
February 17, 2011 Evaluation Results - Strategic Marketing Skills for HR Professionals
In February Paul Anderson of Prolango was our guest speaker and he presented the topic - Strategic Marketing Skills for HR Professionals. Here's what attendees who filled out the online evaluations thought about the presentation:
85.1% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the program was useful
89.4% collectively 'agreed' or 'strongly agreed' the information was provided in an engaging manner
97.9% collectively rated the program as 'good', 'very good' or 'excellent'
"This was hands down the best SHRM presenation ever. Paul is dynamic and his
message was easy to understand and implement.
Paul opened my eyes to a new way of looking at myself in regards to my career.
Amazing, Engaging, simple, and important information that we all need no matter
where we are in our careers. Paul was dynamic speaker!
It was excellent!
Fresh, Unique approach'
To find out more about Paul Anderson or Prolango events, contact him directly www.prolango.com
Thank you for participating!
In October we asked our members to let us know what topics they most wanted to hear about during the Breakfast Chapter Meetings in 2011. The survey was launched and the results compiled. Below is a list of the top ten topics our members most wanted to hear about. We're now working on putting together engaging and educational programs for the coming year.
Top Ten Topics for 2011
||% of Respondents
|Labor and Employment Law Overview
|HR Metrics and Analytics
|Personal HR Career Development
|Pay for Performance and Compensation Programs
|Working in a Multi-generational workforce
|Total Reward Trends
|Coaching for HR Professionals
|HR Competencies and Success
|The Future of HR
|Washington Best Places To Work