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Niagara Executive Director’s Forum: Performance Management Strategies and Techniques 8:30 am
Niagara Executive Director’s Forum: Performance Management Strategies and Techniques @ Niagara Safety Village
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Education topic: Performance Management Strategies & Techniques Presenter: Fiona Peacefull, Senior Human Resources Leader Performance management is an ongoing and important part of creating a positive work culture but is often not planned in a proactive way. This presentation will focus on how to implement performance management strategies and techniques that support your human resource strategy and strategic plan. The presentation will also discuss how to approach performance management at each level of employee engagement including important practices supervisors and managers should be following to ensure success. This event is hosted by United Way Niagara.
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Making Digital Transformation Affordable and Doable 1:00 pm
Making Digital Transformation Affordable and Doable @ Online
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
How would you describe your digital day? Do you find yourself copying and pasting information from one spreadsheet to another? How much time do you spend manually entering data into a spreadsheet or your database – donation data, volunteer data, marketing, financial etc? Do you have folders of documents titled application.final.version2 and application.final.final.clean and application.final.usethisone? Are staff consumed by logistical details of program management? Do you suspect that there’s a way that all of this could be easier with the use of technology? This webinar will introduce you to the first steps you need to take on your way to achieving a digital transformation of your organization – starting with 5 principles to keep in mind on your journey and including practical tips to make a successful transition to digital. In this session, the presenter will cover: The five principles of digital transformation The one critical decision that will determine how your digital transformation takes shape How digital transformation can lead to a culture shift and inform your talent strategy This webinar is hosted by CharityVillage.
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Networking Event: Banter With Bigwigs 6:30 pm
Networking Event: Banter With Bigwigs @ Brock University
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join United Way on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 for the first Banter with Bigwigs in Niagara in the Goodman Atrium at Brock University. Presented by the Verge Insurance Group, this event will bring young professionals together with c-suite executives, offering a unique opportunity to network and gain insight into various professional industries. Enjoy a fun evening of networking, food, drinks, prizes & more! Tickets are free and come with: An exclusive opportunity to sit down with high-caliber executives (network and receive essential career advice) A professional LinkedIn headshot Complimentary food with cash bar A networking template with key questions An opportunity to win prizes This event is hosted by United Way Niagara.
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Niagara Leadership Summit for Women 9:00 am
Niagara Leadership Summit for Women @ Brock University
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Niagara Leadership Summit for Women presents an inclusive environment to encourage and celebrate women leaders in our community and opens the conversation surrounding women’s issues in Niagara. The event is put on by the YWCA Niagara Region and Brock University. Everyone, regardless of gender, should have the courage and confidence to be the leader they are and want to be. Leadership is not about being ‘at the top’—there are leaders all around us who make a difference every day. This event offers many valuable opportunities for women leaders and allies to connect, share common goals and evaluate common challenges, and network with like-minded community leaders.
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Build a Dream Niagara 5:00 pm
Build a Dream Niagara @ Club Roma
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Build a Dream is hosting the first annual Career Discovery Expo in the Niagara region! Open to young women and their parents, the expo provides comprehensive information on job opportunities in skilled trades, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), emergency response, entrepreneurship, and politics, helping you to plan more effectively for careers that they may have overlooked. To keep the event interesting and interactive, the event provides key information on careers and includes: An inspiration panel of successful women sharing their career experience and offering advice A networking expo for speaking directly with employers (and female employees) to gain insight into each business or industry Hands-on activities and fun features like a career photo booth, and much more! The evening includes industry panelists that provide mentorship and share their journey in their field, an interactive career expo with local and national employers, and hands-on activities sponsored by Niagara College. Light dinner is provided. Free Parking. This event is hosted by Build a Dream.
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