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    Strategic HR Leadership! Yielding Positive Business Results

    Date: April 18, 2018, 5:30pm
    Holiday Inn Dulles Airport
    45425 Holiday Dr.
    Sterling, VA 20166
    $35.00 Member, $55.00 Non-Member, $25.00 Member in Transition
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting - Dinner
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    Human Resource leaders continue to demonstrate their importance in achieving positive business results; but there is still much work to be done. Showcasing how an effective HR strategy not only helps accomplish the overall organizational strategic plan but also assists department leaders in accomplishing their goals ensures that HR executives are truly involved in all aspects of the organization’s decision-making process.

    Developing a true HR leadership role that contributes to your organization’s business strategy takes thoughtful planning, consistent communication and execution, confidence in your abilities, and measurable outcomes.  Join us for a thought-provoking session with Dawn Cacciotti, owner of EngageHRnow, as she discusses Strategic HR and helps you in shifting the mindset of your organization to energize your contributions to your organizations strategy and bottom line. 

    In this session, we will explore:

    • What a strategic approach to HR leadership looks like
    • How HR and other departments can and should partner together to gain results
    • Utilizing ROE and ROI when measuring HR’s impact
    • Where to start in building your HR strategy
    • Changing the HR mindset from tactical to strategic


    • 5:30-6:00 Networking
    • 6:00-6:10 Chapter announcements
    • 6:10-6:35 Dinner
    • 6:35-6:45 Sponsor announcements
    • 6:45-7:45 Program
    • 7:45-8:00 Closing remarks/raffles

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    This program has been approved for 1.0 (Business) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute and 1.0 Professional Development Credit through SHRM. The use of these seals are not an endorsement by HRCI or SHRM of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met HRCI and SHRM criteria for recertification and professional development credit.


    About the speaker:

    Dawn Cacciotti, founder of EngageHRnow® has over 25 years of strategic HR experience.  As a human resources strategist, co-author of Cultivating Culture, and passionate speaker, Dawn is an advocate for the importance of strategic HR to the success of all organizations.  EngageHRnow, founded in 2014 is a human resource consulting and outsourcing firm specializing in employee engagement, organizational culture, and human capital solutions for small to mid-size associations and for-profit business. 

    Dawn has won numerous honors for her leadership in the area of Engagement, Strategy and Well-being.  In 2014 she was recognized by Employee Benefits News as the “Benefits Leadership – Judges Choice” award winner for her well-being program that focused on physical, financial and emotional well-being, led the strategic human capital change for a well-respected association allowing them to be awarded to the coveted Washington Post Top Workplace list in Washington, D.C., and was a Human Resources Strategic Alignment honoree for the HRLA awards.

    EngageHRnow’s vision statement, “Get them to Great” exemplifies the passion that Dawn has for partnering with organizations that are not satisfied with just being good; they are ready to become great!  Dawn is experienced at advising senior executives and staff on HR best practices and provides essential leadership throughout the implementation of strategic HR solutions.  She assists organizations to effectively build their Human Resources infrastructure and guides the leadership team in developing the organizational culture while educating and engaging the staff on how they directly impact the overall success of the business.  

    Dawn currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.

    Thank You to Our April Sponsor: