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    RVSHRM MAY Monthly Meeting - LUNCH

    Date: May 26, 2015, 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Holiday Inn - Valley View ~ Roanoke, VA
    $20 Members / $25 Guests
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    PRESENTATION: Managing Conflict and Change to enhance Morale and Team Building

    Presenter: Steve Puckett, Director, Corporate Human Resources          Company: Express Employment Professionals

    This program is designed to assist HR practitioners at all management levels. All professional relationships experience some type of conflict. This is normal, natural, and sometimes even necessary for growth and development.

    This seminar will discuss:

    • Myths and truths of conflict
    • The need to change your “old thinkers”
    • Sources of organizational conflict and successful ways to overcome them
    • Eight types of conflict resolution and examples of the successes of each step
    • Best team building practices used by today’s most successful companies
    • The leader’s role in team management
    • Change management
    • Management’s role during the communication and implementation process
    • Traits of the problem employee
    • Successful ways of handling a problem employee

    Learning Objectives:

    1. What is conflict

    2. What are the sources of conflict and how to deal with it

    3.  Successful ways to handle a problem employee.


    One of the top Human Resource professionals in the staffing industry, Steve Puckett draws on 30 years of experience as an HR practitioner to provide advice, guidance, and training to Express clients on a variety of HR related issues. Steve’s interactive presentation style and energetic delivery keeps audiences engaged during his presentations regarding  today’s top HR concerns. He has a knack for small group facilitation that generates topical conversations among participants as they delve deeper into the following areas:

    • Employee relations

    • Performance management

    • Compensation & benefits

    • Training & development

    • Regulatory compliance

    Steve currently serves as Director of Corporate Human Resources for Express Employment Professionals International Headquarters in Oklahoma City. He works closely with more than 700 Express offices and their clients in the U.S. and Canada. He previously worked for OPUBCO Communications Group, and before that, was involved in HR consulting and banking in the Oklahoma City area.

    Steve is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and holds the designation of SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professional) and SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources). He has been selected as an “approved provider” for SHRM and HRCI events. In addition, he is a member of the Oklahoma City Human Resource Society and is on the Executive Board of the Oklahoma City Metro Area Employer Council, having served that organization as both Chairman and Vice Chairman.

    HRCI Strategic Bodies Of Knowledge Area: Employee and Labor Relations



    Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received at least 24 hours in advance. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply.  If we do not receive a cancellation notice more than 24 hours before the event, you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.