Merging Pro Bono Work and Professional Development:
NBCUniversal’s HR for Good

By joining forces with Taproot, a group committed to driving social change by connecting nonprofits with skilled volunteers, NBCUniversal created HR For GOOD, a one-day program that allowed NBCU’s HR employees to serve as consultants for nonprofits in need of HR advice and strategic guidance. NBCU hosted HR For GOOD in two cities in 2016 and plans to continue the program this year. Learn about NBCU’s initiative and the benefits of launching a pro bono work program at your company. [Full Article]


Using Values-Based Hiring to Tackle Digital Transformation
By Laura Mather, Founder & CEO, Unitive

In today’s world, digital transformation is affecting every industry in more ways than one. Having a team of employees that can provide creative strategies that will keep your business relevant and profitable is key in these changing times. This means stepping out of your HR comfort zone to attract candidates with different backgrounds, skills and experiences. Discover three steps you can employ using technology supported, value-based hiring. [Full Article]

2017 HR Symposium Gets Disruptive!

With a theme of “Disruptive Thinking,” CTHRA’s 2017 HR Symposium in Philadelphia is designed to take you out of your comfort zone, provide you with valuable insight and give you an innovative perspective on approaching your work. The event will kick off on October 25 with a networking reception hosted by Cablefax, followed by a day of compelling speakers and topics on October 26. The program is being developed by CTHRA’s Symposium Committee:
Michele Parks, Cox Communications (Chair)
Elizabeth Casanas, Showtime Networks
Allen Cheek, Cox Communications
David Crossen, NBCUniversal
Jana Currier, Mediacom Communications
Seth Feit, Charter Communications
James Hendricks, ESPN
Nancy Murphy, Cox Communications
Jennifer Tracy, Spectrum
Dionne Vernon, Comcast Cable
Gina Woyicki, Scripps Networks Interactive

Nominate a Deserving Individual or Team for HR Awards

CTHRA’s Excellence in HR Awards shine a light on outstanding achievements within our membership community, but we need your help identifying those deserving of the recognition. We are accepting nominations for the Team Innovator of the Year and the Aspiring Leader awards now through June 15. (Pictured at left) Walter Landry, Director of Learning Strategy at Cox Communications, was selected as CTHRA’s 2016 Aspiring Leader, while the ESPN Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness Team and the Legacy Time Warner Cable HR Team each garnered a Team Innovator Award. [Full Article]





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