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    August Breakfast Meeting

    Date: August 11, 2015, 7:30am – 9:30am
    United Way of Southern Nevada
    5830 W Flamingo Rd
    Las Vegas, NV 89103
    $25 Regular | $15 Student
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    Join us for our August Breakfast Meeting!

    With Speaker Rebecca Weaver 


    Rebecca Weaver is a fifteen year veteran of business, specializing in human resources, leading and shaping both large and small organizations, including multiple roles with Target Corporation and The Home Depot.  She is a celebrated speaker, including for TEDx and on behalf of multiple companies and nonprofits.  Rebecca is currently the Head of People Operations for the Downtown Project, an organization founded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh that is focused on the revitalization of downtown Las Vegas.  Rebecca is also a champion for girls’ education and is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Starfish, a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to girls in rural Guatemala.  She received her Bachelors degree in Communication from Linfield College and her Masters’ degree in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Gonzaga University. 

    Overview of typical talent assessment systems (nine blocks), key components

    • Problems with the current system
      • Labels shouldn't stick
      • Assessments are too subjective
      • Our definition only tells part of the story
    • What I've learned about potential
      • If you change the conditions, you change the potential
      • Our greatest potential is actually realized by helping others to achieve theirs
      • How to find the place of greatest potential

    Key takeaways include:

    The problems with subjectivity of assessments

    • What is left out of the nine block assessment
    • How we should view potential
    • Challenge for all HR professionals to look at potential in a new light

    This meeting has been Pre Approved for 1 SHRM Certification and 1 HRCI General Credit


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