Onboarding Strategies That Work Well During the Pandemic (and Beyond)
It’s been said that necessity is the mother of invention. The pandemic forced HR teams to find new ways of going about meeting the needs of talent acquisition and talent management. Join us for a panel discussion featuring local HR leaders sharing how they’ve adapted to the new realities of onboarding talent. Topics include:
- Creating a positive day one new hire experience in the virtual environment
- Ways in which companies use pre-hire to speed the onboarding process
- Using a mentor and/or a buddy process as part of onboarding
Our panelists are as follows:
Jamie Anderson is the Director of Talent Pipeline Programs at NFI, where she develops strategies for expanding talent sources, creates internal development programs, and manages onboarding initiatives. Currently, she oversees initiatives including engaging with students, Veterans, and candidates with disabilities, as well as a pipeline program to help prepare high-potential warehouse leads for a supervisor role. Jamie holds a Bachelor’s degree from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.
Keron Clarke is a Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant with Citadel Credit Union. Her expertise includes advising hiring managers (directors through senior executives) on talent management, performance management, recruiting, and compensation. She’s also an adjunct professor at West Chester University where she teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in Human Resource Management. Keron holds a master’s degree in human resources development from Villanova university, as well as a SHRM-CP designation. She also serves on the board of Women in Transition, a nonprofit that empowers survivors of domestic violence and substance abuse.
Margaret Mulligan is a partner to businesses and non-profits as an organizational consultant. Over the course of her career, Margaret has worked in talent management, team and leadership development and organizational learning and change. In 2009 she started CareerFocus.Coach and Garavogue Consulting. At CareerFocus.Coach, Margaret offers clients an informed perspective on career management and aids on their onboarding. She holds an MBA from St. John’s University, a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Psychology from Loyola University, and the designation of Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation (ICF).
Megan Tadley-Hilpl joined Aramark in 2010 and has progressed in leadership roles throughout both field and corporate Human Resources. Megan currently leads the HR function for Aramark’s largest food operations unit supporting over 250 universities and approximately 47,000 employees across the US.
Over the course of her career, she has supported a diverse portfolio of clients and employee populations, while developing key enterprise initiatives such as global onboarding, M&A efforts and hourly recruitment strategy. Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in HR Management and Business from the University of Scranton.