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Join us for our consistently popular and informative annual "Best Practices for Best Employers™" labor and employment webinar series. Crafted for in-house counsel, HR professionals and employers of all sizes, this series is ideal for those who are eager to stay at the forefront of employment best practices and the changing policies that will continue to shape the rapidly evolving workplace. Access the full series schedule »
With the COVID-19 pandemic providing businesses unexpected opportunities for impactful change, now is the time to implement a strategic diversity and inclusion plan that fosters growth, both in talent and in business. Experts in their field, guest speakers Sharon Orlopp and John Dyer will share their success stories in building diversity and inclusion programs for some of the largest companies in the world and how those programs directly impacted company culture and employee retention. Rounding out our final session of the series, this dynamic presentation will detail the essential building blocks to developing company wide DEI programs, the importance of employee resource groups, and how remote work has significantly expanded access to diverse talent.
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John created his consulting practice, NETRA Consulting, for fellow Talent Acquisition, Procurement and Human Resource professionals who manage Non-Employee or Contingent Talent programs. John augments diverse talent pools using third party, diversity owned, suppliers to fill skill gaps quickly. He has lived his truth as a gay man while working at cultural change agents like Microsoft, Amazon and AT&T for the past 23 years. John knows what it is like to feel different which is what drives his creating passion for inclusion and becoming consciously unbiased in the workplace.
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Sharon is an expert on diversity, inclusion and equity. She currently leads HR for two companies: a tech startup, Core Scientific, which is focused on AI and blockchain, and for 19 Orangetheory Fitness studios. Previously, she spent 12 years at Walmart where she was the Global Chief Diversity Officer and SVP of HR. Sharon created unique experiential immersion trips to teach others about different cultures. As an author, editor, and speaker, she is passionate about building a world where every person is valued and included. Sharon believes in the transformative power of personal stories to touch the heart, which in turn change behaviors.
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