2015 March Perimeter GEM
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When: 03/25/2015
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: The Atlanta Journal Constitution
223 Perimeter Center Parkway NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30346
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Today's corporate buzz words are "employee engagement". Most organizations are pressing their HR departments to increase employee engagement but how? What can HR do to make an employee want to be there? It is said that employers pay just enough for people to stay and employees work just enough to avoid being terminated until there is something beyond the money worth working for. This interactive session will help HR professions identify tools and techniques to engage employees beyond the money.

Speaker: Dethra U. Giles, MBA, SPHR, Managing Principal Consultant, ExecuPrep

Dethra U. Giles, The Performance Optimizer, is helping people and companies around the globe get R.E.A.L. Business results.  By helping her clients optimize Revenues, Employees, Actions and Leadership; she is taking them to their next level of success.  Her proven strategies are taking her clients from "just getting by, to getting OPTIMIZED" and changing how they view what is truly possible for them.

Through her consulting, training and coaching work Dethra has motivated clients from the National Basketball Association, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency and the Salvation Army. Whether consulting with a billion dollar organization or a local small business, Dethra uses her formal business education, years of experience and the process improvement strategies learned while earning her Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma to motivate, empower and celebrate her clients as they achieve their desired outcomes. As an author of the book "Unstuck: Discovering Career Limiting Actions" and many other featured articles,  Dethra has taken her message to the masses.  She has shared her  knowledge as a contributing writer on human resources and professional development topics for Today’s Financial Woman, YBE and iWorkwell publications.  She has served as adjunct faculty at Georgia State University,  LaGuardia Community College, Miami Dade Community College and as a faculty member for Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses and the Tory Burch Foundation. According to Dethra, her job is to deliver R.E.A.L. business results to her clients by optimizing the performance of their people. 

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When you arrive at The Atlanta Journal Constitution, please enter at 223 Perimeter Center Parkway (not 219 Perimeter Center Parkway). This will lead you to the South parking lot where the gate arm will be up so you can park your vehicle. To enter the building, walk around to the Visitor Entrance on the north side of the building. The meeting will be held in the meeting room across from the security desk in the main lobby. Please do not park in the Visitor Parking Lot, as your car may be towed.

 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration, Networking & Lunch
 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Speaker Presentation

Advance Registration Deadline: March 23, 2015
Cancellation Deadline: March 18, 2015

 Registration Rates:
   Advanced  On-Site
 Member  $25  $30
 Non-Member  $35  $40
 Student Member  $15  $20

If paying via check, please note that your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received. Please mail your check, along with the invoice to:

3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the specified deadline. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to info@shrmatlanta.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply.  If we do not receive a cancellation notice you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.