• Aligning contract terms with lifestyles and ideals of current and future workers

  • HR analytics

  • The clash of the generations X Y Z

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Date: 20th May 2020

In today’s world good HR management is both crucial for success and vital for employment law compliance. The environment of human resources is constantly changing, whether it is the way employees are managed, the introduction of new work life balance working times, future proofing your workforce and keeping up with the updates in employment law and the constantly changing world of technology.

See below event programme for a full list of key topics to be covered on the day

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This conference will cover many different areas of the new workplace and HR management including recent case law, wellbeing in the workplace, employment and talent retention, sexual harassment and how to handle disciplinary matters and much more. With our expert panel of speakers this is guaranteed to be an engaging and informative day for managers, executives, HR professionals and anyone who’s role incorporates HR and Leadership. 

This conference will be of interest to HR professionals, Recruiters, HR Specialists, Senior Management, Learning and Development Officers, Directors, CEOs, Supervisors, Talent Managers, Employee Engagement professionals, Management at all levels and business owners to name a few. 

Full Day Programme 8.50am to 4.30pm

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks

Sonya Meekel, Lecturer in TU Dublin, MBA, MSc M.A, BScEng, P.G  Dip.Proj Mang, P.G Dip Ed, C.Eng, M.I.E.I

Key Employment Law developments

Speaker: Anne Conlon Barrister-at-Law, The Law Library

  • Important case law update to include:
  • ‘Nano Nagle’ – what now for ‘reasonable accommodation’?
  • Representation during internal disciplinary procedures
  • Vicarious liability – not just employees!
  • Recent developments in employment injunctions
  • Sunday premium

The Era of Talent Intelligence and the Rise of Analytics in HR 

Speaker: Ross Murray- Insights Analyst @ LinkedIn 

  • The Era of Talent Intelligence 
  • Analytics is on the rise in HR – what are the benefits
  • The adoption of HR analytics in EMEA
  • Building a data-driven HR function

Future Proof your Workforce

Speaker: Fredericka Sheppard, Co-Founder and Managing Director (Joint) Voltedge Management

  • Identifying the organisational and human competencies that will be needed in the future
  • Keeping up with the transforming workplace
  • Designing ways to attract and retain a diverse workforce
  • Flexible ways of working – increasing engagement with flexible talent
  • Aligning contract terms with lifestyles and ideals of current and future workers
  • Creating flexible, tailored reward structures
  • Modernised career paths that look at horizontal development not just vertical

People Management- The clash of the generations X Y Z

Speaker: Sonya Meekel, Lecturer in TU Dublin, MBA, MSc M.A, BScEng, P.G  Dip.Proj Mang, P.G Dip Ed, C.Eng, M.I.E.I

  • People Management
  • Millennials, training and flexibility
  • Coaching tips to get the most out of the different generation
  • Retention is key, how to keep the most valued and coveted staff

Sexual Harassment & Bullying

Speaker: Colleen Cleary principal, and founder, of CC Solicitors

  • Why are we talking about sexual harassment? Why such a large increase in cases?
  • Brining a complaint to the HR Manager, how should it be handled?
  • Legal Framework for Sexual Harassment
  • How to get a sexual harassment investigation right (and common pitfalls to avoid)
Wellness in the Workplace

Speaker: Nick Lawlor Director of The Wellness Crew

  • Workplace wellness programmes
  • Global Health Promotion initiatives
  • The Settings approach
  • 4 pillars of wellbeing

Flexible Working- How are others achieving this?

  • Case Study

EU Directive on work-life balance

  • Overview of Family Leave Entitlements:
    • Maternity Leave                            
    • Parent’s Leave
    • Paternity Leave              
    • Carer’s Leave
    • Parental Leave
  • Reaction from Employer Bodies
  • Employer Positives & Challenges

Sonya Meekel

Sonya Meekel

MSc M.A, BSc Eng, P.G Dip.Proj Man, P.G Dip Ed, C.Eng, M.I.E.I., Lecturer Dublin Institute of Technology

Sonya has extensive management experience having worked as a Consultant Engineer and as Project Manager within the construction sector for several years.

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Having worked for companies such as ABM Europe, White Young Green and Balzar Engineering, Sonya was responsible for the management and coordination of numerous teams and developed the practice of understanding, developing and deploying people and their skills. Sonya now lecturers in DIT, where she specialises in People and Project Management. She is also currently active in the areas of management and training for international projects.

There will be 5 structured CPD points awarded to all attendees at this conference from the CPD certification service. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.

Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

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