Social HR Becomes a Reality
C. Meister, Founding Partner, Future Workplace
is the advent of the consumerization of HR, where
employees expect to have the same consumer experience
at work that they have when reserving a taxi on
Uber or Lyft. The mobile interface is becoming
the employee’s primary conduit to a host
of personal and business applications; putting
pressure on HR to develop a mobile first strategy
and create the workplace as an experience to engage,
energize and position HR as a digital innovator.
In this article, CTHRA Symposium keynote speaker
Jeanne Meister reveals seven
HR trends to benchmark against your HR practices.
the full article]
Everyone Needs to Know About Independent Workers
By Monica Lucero,
VP Strategic Account Development at MBO Partners
economy, work intermediation platforms, freelancer
management systems, joint enforcement task force,
IC misclassification risk, MOUs all of
these are making headlines in today’s business
news as the landscape of the independent contractor
workforce continues to evolve and grow stronger
with both opportunity as well as increased risk.
In this article, Monica Lucero
gives a sneak peek into the trends and strategies
that will be discussed during CTHRA’s Future
Forward Symposium. [read
the full article]
HR Pros From A+E,
Bright House and Comcast Earn Excellence in HR
at left), Senior Director of Talent Acquisition
& Diversity for Bright House Networks, has
been selected as CTHRA’s 2015 Aspiring Leader.
A+E Networks’ Compensation
& Benefits Team and Comcast’s
HR Leave of Absence Team each garnered
a Team Innovator Award. The trio will be featured
in an article in the September issue of Cablefax
Magazine, and they will be honored at a special
luncheon during CTHRA’s Future Forward HR
Symposium on November 3rd in Philadelphia. Each
award winner will also be profiled in an upcoming
issue of HR Pulse. Reserve
your seat at the Awards Luncheon.
Neil Smit to Headline
Hiring Heroes Session at Future Forward Symposium
year, nearly 250,000 veterans will leave the service
and return to civilian life. The skills they fine-tuned
in the military make them highly valuable in the
eyes of industry employers. It’s a subject
that has special meaning for former Navy Seal
Neil Smit, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Comcast Cable. At
CTHRA’s Symposium, Neil will detail Comcast
NBCUniversal’s bold plan to hire
10,000 reservists, veterans and their spouses
or domestic partners between 2015 and 2017. Neil’s
keynote address will be followed by panel of experts
sharing strategies on how to attract and retain
who the panelists are]
Board Members on the Move
(pictured far left) was promoted from Group Vice
President of Human Resources to Chief Learning
Officer at Time Warner Cable.
CTHRA congratulates Seth and applauds his willingness
to share his leadership talents with our association.
Seth serves on CTHRA’s Board of Directors
and is Chairman of the 2015 Symposium Committee.
We tip our hats to Seth!
is also pleased to announce the appointment of
Len Barlik (pictured
at left), Executive Vice President & Chief
Human Resource Officer of Cox Communications,
to its Board of Directors. Welcome to the Board,
more about Len]
Medicom Awards Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow
honored 14 graduating seniors with the Mediacom
Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Award. The recipients
were selected based on their work ethic, academic
performance and personal accomplishments. Each
student received a $1,000 college scholarship.
Through Mediacom’s World Class Scholars
Program, September 11th Memorial Scholarship Fund
and Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Award, the company
has provided college scholarships to more than
1,300 students nationwide since 2001.