FALL 2020 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

MOVING FORWARD: UNDERSTANDING THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

SEPTEMBER 10 - 11, 2020

Managing People in 2021 and Beyond

Thursday, September 10th

11:00AM - 11:30AM

The world looks very different than it did a year ago, and will likely look even more different a year from now. Organizations that want to thrive need to adapt. In this half-hour conference welcome, OrgVitality CEO Jeffrey Saltzman will discuss the current climate and provide leadership with specific tips for the upcoming year.

Creating Impactful Diversity & Inclusion Programs

Thursday, September 10th

11:45AM - 12:45PM

Despite good intentions, many D&I programs don’t deliver actual impact. In this interactive session, Amri Johnson, who worked at Novartis as the Global head of Diversity and Inclusion, will share concrete ways to ensure that your internal D&I programs are meaningful. He will also take questions – both live or sent confidentially ahead of the session – so that he can help with specific challenges. Participants will come away with actionable steps to take to start or improve upon D&I programs.

 

Implementing a Mental Health Program In Your Organization

Thursday, September 10th

1:00PM - 1:30PM

According to a recent report issued by the American Psychological Association, the stress levels of Americans are up due to both the global pandemic and civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Organizations have a responsibility to help ensure the emotional well-being of all employees. In this session, OrgVitality Partner Dr. Walter Reichman, along with Consultant/Project Team Lead Dr. Vicki Alcott, will discuss how to build and sustain an effective mental health program.

Leveraging Employee Confidence During Economic Downturns

Thursday, September 10th

2:00PM - 2:30PM

At the start of the pandemic, OrgVitality offered a free Employee Well-Being and Business Resilience survey to any organization who wanted to make sure employees had what they needed, better understand their specific challenges, and ensure that critical messages from leadership were getting through. In this half-hour presentation, OrgVitality Executive Consultant Jerry Seibert will present the key findings from this initiative and explore what leadership should do with this data.

It's Time for a New Playbook: Leadership Lessons for COVID-19 Recovery 

Thursday, September 10th

2:45PM - 3:15PM 

The COVID-19 crisis caught most organizations off guard, and forced some new ways of thinking and operating. In this presentation, Dr. Joel Moses, a pioneer in the world of executive assessment and coaching, will focus on the new kinds of leadership behaviors that will emerge during and after and COVID 19 and how to best apply these.

Delivering Feedback that Inspires and Motivates your Remote Team

Thursday, September 10th

3:30PM - 4:00PM 

Feedback is widely regarded as a critical element of effective teams and a foundation for professional development. And while we all agree it is important, many struggle with providing effective and truly constructive feedback that inspires and motivates. With more employees working remotely - or even with a workforce divided between onsite and at-home workers, this challenge may be even more daunting. In this half-hour session, OrgVitality consultant Dr. Susy Kamin will discuss how to create a feedback rich environment in a virtual context.

What the Heck are Your Employees Thinking - and Why You Need to Care

Thursday, September 10th

4:30PM - 5:00PM 

Research shows a clear pattern: In times of crisis, employees are willing to give leaders the benefit of the doubt and some leeway when it comes to decision making. They tend to be surprisingly optimistic and grant the leadership more credibility than we might expect. However, it's critical that organizations not squander this good will. In this session. OrgVitality Partner and Vice President Dr. Scott Brooks will discuss our research, explain how leadership credibility and employee confidence are tied to organizational success, and discuss ways that companies can boost or maintain effectiveness.

Re-onboarding a Pandemic Workforce

Friday, September 11th

11:00AM - 11:30AM 

Organizations everywhere have started bringing employees back onsite, although what that looks like differs greatly depending on your geography, industry, type of work done, typical transportation, number of employees, and many other safety-related factors. Regardless of where you are in your organization’s re-opening plan, it’s critical to solicit feedback from the employees coming back to the office after long stints of remote working, especially given how rapidly things can change from week-to-week. In this practical session, Dr. Victoria Hendrickson discusses the key issues survey practitioners should consider when designing and administering pulse surveys around bringing employees back onsite.

What? An Agile Performance Management Upgrade? An Employee Led Hack at Pepsico

Friday, September 11th

12:00PM - 12:45PM 

Learn from talent management experts in this engaging discussion about one company’s journey to create a new way of listening and how that employee feedback shaped the company’s strategy for those areas that employees “process shredded.” Join Dr. Scott Brooks as he chats with Sachin Jain and Kira Barden from PepsiCo to see how they implemented a crowd source feedback program and used the results of it to shape the company’s future performance management strategy.

How to Build an Anti-Racist Organization

Friday, September 11th

1:00PM - 1:30PM 

After the brutal murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, protests erupted across the country, and many organizations pledged their support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But it's not enough to simply talk the talk; employees - and customers - want to see companies walking the walk to ensure lasting, meaningful change. In this half hour presentation, OrgVitality Partner and Vice President Dr. Victoria Hendrickson and Consultant/Project Manager Sertrice Grice will discuss how to measure employee feedback around racial issues as well as how to better support minority employees.

Listening During Times of Crisis

Friday, September 11th

2:00PM - 2:30PM 

When it became clear that beating COVID-19 would require shuttering businesses and issuing stay-at-home orders across the globe, Medtronic was in the middle of administering its annual employee survey. Rather than stop the survey, leaders expanded their employee listening efforts, providing valuable data. In this presentation, Director of Human Capital Insights Chris Lovato and Senior Survey Program Manager Nicole Herk will jointly present on the importance of employee listening during and after the pandemic crisis, and how Medtronic maintained a focus and commitment to learn from their employees through the use of data analytics.

Crafting the Executive Message in Today's Survey Results

Friday, September 11th

3:00PM - 4:00PM 

Learn from survey experts in this dynamic panel discussion that will include how to leverage survey results to focus executives on current challenges, how to interpret findings in light of 2020 chaos, and how to push forward the changes that will make organizations more effective. Join Dr. Scott Brooks as he chats with experts from GSK, MassMutual, and others to see how they have adapted their survey programs and executive messaging for our current environment.

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