Let’s look at culture through a new lens

In this workshop, you will be introduced to a multi-dimensional way of thinking that will provoke ideas you can use to improve your ability to hire the right people for your team and create an environment where they want to build a career and add value to the business. You and other attendees will work with these concepts in real-time, applying them to the unique culture and objectives of your organizations.

This experience will be particularly enlightening due to the unique viewpoints of the facilitators. Brent Robertson, of Future Design firm Fathom, will leverage his perspective on the overall organizational eco-system required to attract and keep top talent. Amy Allen, HR Practice Partner at blumshapiro, will draw upon her extensive human resources experience to offer specific applications of ideas that have made a big difference for some of the most recognized companies in the country.

Who should attend and why

This workshop is designed for executives who understand that their people are their most important asset, executives who think about talent and what their organization is doing to cultivate talent, and leaders who are implementing people-related programs, processes and policies.

Attendees will leave with an awareness of and practice with:

  • A new and powerful distinction between what you are looking for in employees versus who you are actually hiring.
  • A new and powerful way of thinking about the future leaders of your company and how you are developing them.
  • Three critical organizational attributes that, if demonstrated, can increase the engagement level of every member of the organization now and in the future.
  • Pragmatic advice that will improve your interview process, performance reviews, and succession planning process.

About your Facilitators

HR Advisory Services Partner at BlumShapiro
Amy Allen
SPHR, Partner, blumshapiro

As a partner with blumshapiro, Amy Allen leads its Human Resource Consulting Practice. The HR Practice partners with clients both strategically and tactically as related to the people side of their business. As a change agent, Amy serves as a thought leader around seeing processes, policies, communication, and culture through a new lens. Amy has over 25 years of experience in human resources in organizations of all sizes and disciplines, including strategic/executive roles at Staples, The Boston Globe, and Suffolk Construction, before launching her own consulting firm in 2015.

Brent Robertson, Future Designer, Fathom Partner
Brent Robertson
Future Designer and Co-Founder of Fathom

Brent works with leaders to design futures worth fighting for. A partner at Fathom, he champions an approach to strategic planning, talent engagement, and market differentiation that prioritizes people and relationships. As a result, his clients don’t simply plan their futures, they bring them to life through organization-wide involvement in, and commitment to, generating valuable businesses that matter.

About Providers’ Council:

The Providers’ Council, formally known as the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc., is an association of community-based human services agencies in Massachusetts with more than 220 members.

Founded in 1975, the Providers’ Council is the largest human services trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private provider industry.

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