SOLD OUT!!! RISING LEADERS: Welcome to the Jungle: Skill Stacking for the Modern Professional**
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SOLD OUT!!! RISING LEADERS: Welcome to the Jungle: Skill Stacking for the Modern Professional**

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Mercedes-Benz USA
1 Mercedes-Benz Drive
Sandy Springs, Georgia  30328
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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SHRM-Atlanta's Rising Leaders community offers a variety of opportunities for young professionals to connect, learn, and have fun! 

Calling all Rising Leaders (35 and under) in Atlanta! Whether you are new to the workforce or continuing to establish a successful career path, it can be a jungle to navigate different professional opportunities!  Have you ever been challenged (or discouraged) trying to match your unique skills to a standard job description? 

Many talented employees are stepping out of the box to create their own successful career path.  The SHRM-Atlanta Rising Leader team wants to help you define and stack your unique skills so that you can be intentional with your career path.  Join your peers for some fun, hands-on learning, and grow with the best Atlanta has to offer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be introduced to skill/talent stacking
  • Discuss the most coveted skills for Rising HR Professionals
  • Participate in a group activity: Build Your Stack


Education Credits:

This program qualifies for 1 SHRM PDCThis program does not offer HRCI credit.



6:00 pm - 6:30 pm     Registration / Networking

6:30 pm - 6:40 pm     Opening Remarks

6:40 pm - 7:05 pm     Presentation

7:05 pm - 7:30 pm     Breakout Activity

7:30 pm - 7:40 pm     Q & A

7:40 pm - 7:50 pm     Closing Remarks

Featured Speaker

Patrick Lynch

CMP President, Southeast Region

As President of the CMP Southeast Region, talent and transition firm that helps HR leaders develop their people and teams across the full talent life cycle – from talent acquisition and leadership development to organization development and outplacement support.

Patrick is responsible for strategy, marketing, and leadership for all CMP client solutions. He also provides executive coaching to a wide range of senior leaders, helping them develop their strategic leadership skills, servant leadership, organizational engagement, emotional intelligence, and their ability to change themselves and others.

Before CMP, Patrick held senior leadership roles in marketing and sales with leading consumer product companies, such as Georgia Pacific, Kao Brands, Kraft/General Foods, and The HON Company. 

Patrick is a Board Member of Special Pops Tennis: a non-profit that offers an adaptive tennis program specifically designed to share the sport with children and adults with intellectual disabilities. He is also a basketball coach for the Special Olympics, a regular mentor for Year Up, and an active member of SHRM-Atlanta where he leads the HR Helping HR Committee.

Patrick holds an M.B.A. from Michigan State University and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. His certifications and training include the Leadership Temperament Index (LTI), The Birkman Method, MBTI, and the Adele Lynn EQ Leadership Institute.

Patrick’s specific areas of expertise include: 
Executive Coaching/Talent Development
Outplacement/Career Transition
Professional Development for Leaders
Assessment for Talent Selection and Fit  
Talent Acquisition – Executive Search
Employee Engagement
Organizational Development



Advance Registration Deadline: February 8, 2019

Advanced Regular
Member $25 $40
Future Member $35 $50
Student Member $15 $30

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Overlook 1, Suite 205
Atlanta, GA 30339


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Deadline: February 13, 2019

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