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    Date: April 26, 2017, 5:30pm – 7:30pm
    Dorrian’s, 555 Washington Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ
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    Demographic and technological transformations are the new workplace reality, forcing HR and organizations to reimagine how work gets done to ensure business competitiveness.  Learn how you can drive business success by harnessing the power of workplace flexibility (“workflex”) to manage these workforce changes and support your organizational goals and strategy.  Explore how workflex can add value to the bottom line at your organization by improving retention and employee health and well-being, reducing absenteeism and real estate costs, and increasing productivity with better engagement and a solid business continuity strategy.  This session will also help you make a strong business case for the value of workflex to your leadership team, using strategic workforce planning data and performance metrics, and by benchmarking your worklife offerings and leveraging other resources available under the SHRM-Families and Work Institute partnership.  

    Phyllis Shurn-Hannah, SHRM-SCP

    Field Services Director East marketing from working in both recruiting agencies and corporations, including Fortune 500 companies such as GE Capital and Sears Roebuck.  She founded a million dollar HR company specializing in staffing and HR consulting prior to joining SHRM.  

    Phyllis is the past president for the Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association (GVHRA) and in the past has chaired and volunteered on many committees including several chapters annual conferences. She’s also held a seat on the Board of Directors for the Philadelphia chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and chaired various committees.  

    Phyllis was a member of the several local Chambers of Commerce in the Greater Philadelphia area, and was involved in several of their “Leads” groups. She has also had active involvement in the local OIC, National Association for Women in Personnel, United Way Allocations Committee, United Way Focus Chairperson, Lincoln University Advisory Board, Minneapolis YMCA Board Member, and served as a Better Business Bureau Auto Arbitrator,

    Phyllis has been published in various national and local magazines, newspapers and websites on topics ranging from recruiting, diversity, and work/life programs. She has attended and taught various management courses.