The Importance of Talent Development in the Workforce
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Guest Speaker: Margaret Uhrich, Managing Director of Learning and Strategic HR, MEA
As the Managing Director of Learning & Strategic HR, Margaret brings 25 years of leadership and entrepreneurial expertise gained in the healthcare, construction, pharmaceutical,and technology industries along with an extensive background in training and development at MEA.
Margaret founded and grew a commercial contracting firm to $8MM which in 2002 was ranked in the top 10 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies by the Philadelphia Business Journal. In demand as an industry speaker, Margaret, served as guest speaker at the Delaware Women’s Conference, ASTD SIG events, La Salle University, E-Women Chapter meetings, Youth Work Foundation Career & College Fair, and other various associations.
Margaret is a graduate from La Salle University’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Management program. She is also a Certified Professional Coach, Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner, Predictive Index Certified Trainer and Certified DISC Facilitator.
Leveraging her business experience and education, Margaret works with other organizations as a consultant, coach, and facilitator to train and develop their greatest assets, their employees. She has the unique ability to understand the needs of the business and the desires of the employees.
With today’s highly competitive business landscape and tight labor market, it is more important than ever for employers to attract, hire, and retain the best talent possible.
The millennials and newer generations entering the workforce are seeking to work in an environment where training and advanced career opportunities are available. Employees want to know that there is a clear path for their development – high potential and high performing employees, especially. As a result, organizations that provide opportunities for continued development of employee’s professional and personal skills have a competitive advantage over organizations that do not. Organizations with a Talent DevelopmentStrategy also have increased engagement, motivation, performanceand higher customer satisfaction ratings.
In this webinar, we will explore why a Talent Development Strategy is so important and how to create such strategy within your organization.
This webinar is approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ through HRCI®.