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    Companies PIVOT and Strategies for HR

    Date: February 20, 2019, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Bay Area HR Executives Council
    2160 Gold St,
    San Jose, CA 95002
    ~easy off Hwy 237~
    Members $45, Non-members $60
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    Suzanne Rumsey
    Head of Global Talent Management
    & Employee Communications
    at TiVo

    Yvonne Thomson

    Vice President,

    Culture & Employee Experience

    at Symantec

    Our thought leaders Suzanne Rusmey of Tivo, and Yvonne Thomson of Symantec can speak first hand to the challenges when companies PIVOT. Change is a challenge, change can be good, but change is constant. 

    Pivots are BIG CHANGE.

      Join us for an informative, interactive and lively exchange


    Successful companies are agile and can change direction and strategies in order to survive market changes, financial downturns and other factors out of their control. They pivot, changing some fundamental aspect of their business, whether it’s the product, the target market or your style of execution. But what part does the people function play?  In anticipation of change, understanding the data, the talent requirements, ensuring execs are aligned and developing new strategies to lead a company under BIG CHANGE. It can make or break a pivot in due course.  We’ll explore real companies like Blue Shield, Tivo, Symantec, Veritas, BlueCoat and many others.    At our program you will learn…

    • Keys to anticipate change before it happens (micro-change, trends, useful data)
    • Methods for identifying the Purpose of the Pivot
    • Best practices for setting priorities for talent engagement in times of change
    • The importance of reinventing the Talent Acquisition agenda
    • The types of leaders / leadership attributes who lead successful pivots
    • How to play an important role in Culture and Communications

    This program will be pre-approved for certification through SHRM & HRCI

    Meeting Format

    • 5:30 - Registration, networking, hors d'oeuvres, wine and beverages
    • 6:15 - BAHREC business
    • 6:30 - Program with Panel Discussion
    • 8:00 – Adjourn and additional networking
    fee includes program, hors d'oeuvres and beverages (beer, wine, soda, tea, coffee)
    $45 BAHREC Member  - $60 Non-Member Invited Guest
    *** An additional $10 fee applies to walk-ins, as space is available