Career Lemonade: Managing Relationships to Propel Your Career**
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When: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Where: ROAM at Perimeter
1151 Hammond Dr NE
Suite 240
Brookhaven, Georgia  30346
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Advance Registration DeadlineApril 3, 2018



What does Beyonce’s Lemonade album have to do with Career Strategy? “Lemonade” is about a journey through life’s ups and downs – a personal exploration of career and self. As HR professionals, relationship management and being resilient are keys to achieving Career success. Take a trip with Akilah Charlemagne as she shares her career transition story, discusses how to build a strong network and have a Career that you love filled with key relationships which help you thrive.

Learning Objective(s): 
1. Discover what successful Relationship Management is, does and means
2. How to find and leverage your strengths to develop meaningful Relationships
3. Set SMART goals to ensure that your relationship map and positivity stay the course – above all learn how to turn lemons into lemonade

SHRM BoCK™ Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Relationship Management


  • 5:30 - 6:00 PM   Registration & Networking
  • 6:00 - 6:15 PM   Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • 6:15 - 7:15 PM   Program
  • 7:15 - 7:30 PM   Closing Remarks

Continuing Education Credit

This program is approved for 1 hour of SHRM PDC/HRCI CEU credit.



Akilah Charlemagne

Manager & Human Resources Business Partner, ADP

Akilah Charlemagne is a Human Resources Business Partner and Relationship Builder with 17 years of experience working with Sales, Higher Education, Healthcare and Non-Profit. She helps organizations deliver exceptional results in Talent Development, Employee Engagement and Client Satisfaction. Akilah’s passion and purpose is to create remarkable experiences where professionals feel safe, energized and empowered to take risks and propel their careers forward!

Prior to joining ADP in 2015, Akilah experienced a period of career transition, professional growth and learned the importance of authentically connecting with others. She earned her BA in International Relations with a minor in Spanish from Mount Holyoke College.  Akilah serves as the VP of Member Onboarding for SHRM-Atlanta, is the former VP of Communications & Marketing for NAAAHR Atlanta, Advisory Board Member for Sparks Corps and Co-Founder of ATL HR CREW.

Akilah was born in St. Vincent & the Grenadines, grew up in New York City and has lived in Atlanta (off and on) since 2001. She moved back to Atlanta with her Husband and Son in 2012. Her LIFE and WORK principles include “Be Positive. . .Be Authentic. . .Be Resourceful. . .Be BOLD and Pay it Forward!”


Advanced Regular
Member $40 $55
Future Member $60 $75
Student Member $20 $35
Member (Table of 10) $400 $400
Non-Member (Table of 10) $500 $500

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2849 Paces Ferry Road, SE
Overlook 1, Suite 205
Atlanta, GA 30339


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Deadline: April 10, 2018

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