Topics Select a topic below for your next speaking engagement. Don’t see the topic you need? We can design a custom presentation for your audience. Empathy Deficit: How HR Can Help Save the World HR must do something to reverse the empathy deficit in the workplace. By promoting empathy and belonging, you strengthen the organization. Getting Talent Back to Work People with criminal records are an overlooked and undervalued employment resource. Learn how to bring this untapped talent on board effectively. Global HR In today’s multinational business climate, talent can originate anywhere. Position your organization to build a productive, unified, global workforce. Government Policy As the voice of all things work, SHRM develops and advances public policies that improve the lives, livelihoods and futures of millions of Americans. Harassment To create workplaces where harassment isn’t tolerated, we must do more than make rules and policies—we must change the culture from the inside. HR Technology & Analytics Technology is transforming everything about work. HR must be ready to manage the changing nature of the workplace and every employee’s experience. Work/Life Integration Weaving together work and life is easier than you think. These sessions explore strategies for managing limited time from top organization experts. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fostering workplace diversity and equity requires organizations to lead with inclusion. Diversity only benefits companies that create a truly inclusive culture. Leadership HR plays a key role in advancing the organization’s vision, mission and values, so you must do the work and acquire the skills to be intentional leaders. Skills Gap The skills gap is real—and growing. HR can help bridge the gap, deploying strategies and tools to prepare students and workers for today and tomorrow. Workplace Culture Positive work cultures are based on strongly held and widely shared sets of beliefs that are supported by strategy and structure. Workplace Issues Today’s biggest societal issues are also workplace issues. HR now plays a pivotal role in driving social change, because those changes begin at work. Veterans The 360,000 people who leave the military each year are a ripe source for talent. Do you have the skills to find and keep the best of the best?