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    "Don’t Be A Waiter … Take YOUR Seat at the Table!"

    Date: May 16, 2013, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Michael Brady, M. Ed., SPHR
    NEW LOCATION! - Boudreaux's 2647 Government St., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806
    Free for Members
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting
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    HRCI Credit Pending

    This is the session every HR Professional needs in order to take their rightful seat at the executive table! We will discuss topics such as HR being a profit center; the five elements of business; and the language of total business. You will walk away with simple concepts that will help you communicate in the language of the Executive Suite…dollars and sense! YOUR seat is at the table waiting for you and its up to you to take it! These principles will teach you how to determine where HR fits in the total business picture of your company; will teach that HR can impact the bottom line in a positive manner; will teach how HR can take their seat and how to positively impact the business at the table ... not to just wait in the wings for executives to throw you a bone!

    Michael Brady, M. Ed., SPHR

    As a resourceful and innovative HR professional, Mike has experience working with senior management to achieve business and financial goals across multiple divisions. He has the ability to leverage skills in leadership, communication, technology, motivation, and operational excellence in positions that demand and reward excellence.
    Mike is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University with an undergraduate degree in Music and Education and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration and Supervision. He also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certification and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Newburgh Theological Seminary.
    Mike’s management career has taken him from small mom and pop organizations to large multi-unit regions with employee counts in the thousands and region sales of almost $800 million. He currently serves as HR Manager for the southeastern United States for Brand Energy Solutions.
    An accomplished speaker, Mike has given presentations at the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas, the Employers Resource Network in Kansas City; Louisiana SHRM Conference on Human Resources; the Gulf South Symposium on Human Resources in Houston; HRMA of New Orleans annual seminar, as well as SHRM chapters in both Louisiana and Texas. He has served as keynote speaker for the graduation ceremonies of the Louisiana National Guard Youth Challenge Program in Baton Rouge. He has one publication to his credit, “Technology to the Beat of the Band” published in Instructional Resources in the winter 1991 edition.
    Mike served on the board of directors for the Acadiana Society for Human Resources Management for 6 years and has been a member of GBR SHRM for almost three years.
    Mike strongly believes that all HR professionals must possess a strong understand of business and the way business works in order to truly be successful and he is committed to sharing this message within the HR community.

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