High-quality employees are vital to the success of any organization, and human resources professionals must have the ability to successfully develop talent and utilize best performance HR management practices. Effective talent and performance management have a significant impact the bottom line for the organization. In this course, participants will cover the strategies and techniques essential to strategically managing talent and performance in order to meet the mission and vision of the organization.
At the end of this course participants will be able to:
- Identify principles for fostering an engaging workplace
- Utilize effective candidate selection techniques
Demonstrate an awareness of best practices in performance management
- Hiring, Promoting, & Retaining Employees
- Performance Management
ABOUT THE FACILITATOR
Stephanie Hodge is CEO and Principal Consultant for Essex Consulting, LLC; a consulting firm providing Human Resource and business consulting for small and mid-sized companies. She has over 20 years of global HR experience leading teams in North America, Canada, and South America, in the financial services, software/technology, and non-profit industries. Her diverse background examples service as facilitator for executing new processes, and developing employees at all levels.
Stephanie is known as a transformational leader with experience facilitating change and growth in performance management, talent development and succession planning, and strategic HR management. Stephanie serves as a trusted advisor and coach to CEO’s and senior leadership. Under her leadership, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta was the proud recipient of the “2016’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award.
Stephanie’s philosophy is to help businesses develop and execute strategies that achieve organizational success, through the development of their people. Stephanie enjoys aligning people strategies that support business goals, adding a personal touch, by utilizing her HR expertise to resolve business challenges.
Stephanie is a certified professional in human resources (PHR), holds a Master’s degree in Organization and Management from Capella University; and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Business Administration. She is board member of the Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of African Americans in HR (NAAAHR); and is an active member of the Society for HR Management (SHRM) Atlanta and National Chapters.