2015 November Cobb GEM
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Employee Relations Content Area

When: 11/18/2015
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP
100 Galleria Parkway
Suite 1600 (17th Floor)
Atlanta, Georgia  30339
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Detecting Deception for HR Professionals
Employee Relations Content Area

In today's job market with tough competition to stand out and look good, it is no wonder that potential job candidates may sometimes resort to lying on their resumes or embellish past work-related behavior. In this session, participants will be provided with a methodology, as well as a valuable set of behavioral assessment skills that can assist HR professionals on what to look for during the interview process while also increasing their level of confidence for evaluating the veracity of information being provided by the prospective job candidate. Research on verbal and nonverbal indicators of deception will be outlined and what to look for in order to maximize the information gathered when conducting interviews will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn the observational skills and practical strategies necessary for assessing the reliability and veracity of information during the interview process.
2. Learn to enhance communication skills that can facilitate interviewee responsiveness.
3. Learn how to formulate effective interviewing questions and ways to follow-up to address potential issues.

Speaker: Dana Ann Clark, PH.D., President, Organizational Talent Solutions, LLC

Dr. Dana Ann Clark is President of Organizational Talent Solutions and has 25 years of personality assessment and behavioral training experience assisting companies identify and manage their organizational talent management needs. As a former personality expert with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), she has provided behavior assessment training to law enforcement and the intelligence community where the veracity of information can make a critical difference in high stakes decision making. As a strategic talent management consultant, executive selection expert, and corporate trainer, she has provided her assessment expertise in assisting Human Resource professionals manage their human capital needs while supporting high-value, high-risks decisions. Dr. Clark is certified on a number of assessment instruments and offers world-class interpretation support to identify social, emotional, and behavioral factors to address performance management goals. She is a member of SHRM and has a doctorate in Human Systems and Counseling from Florida State University.

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View driving directions to the Freeman Mathis & Gary office located in the Galleria complex across from the Waverly Hotel.

Parking: There is a parking lot located directly outside of the building.  There is no charge for parking.

 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Registration, Networking & Dinner
 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  Announcements & Speaker Presentation

Advance Registration Deadline: November 17, 2015
Cancellation Deadline: November 11, 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.