SIGs

Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide members with an opportunity to learn and discuss key HR and Business issues with members in a more intimate, small group setting.

The below outlines the current Special Interest Groups (SIGs) PSPS offers:

PSPS SIG events are for PSPS Members only. Learn more about PSPS Membership if you want to take advantage of this valuable benefit offered to members only!


PSPS Members In Career Transition Special Interest Group

Chaired by Anne Dunn, Shelley Potente and Paul Marion

Members In Career Transition Special Interest Group (SIG) is for PSPS members in transition. Group meetings provide PSPS HR and Business leaders a forum to work with peers to maximize the manner in which they are positioning themselves in the market. Considered by many to be an informal “advisory board,” this venue provides collaborative support and a candid forum for discussion and honing of skills during the transition process, along with regular lead sharing.

This SIG is intended for PSPS members who are in transition.  If you are not in transition and wish to attend, please contact one of the co-chairs.  

Meeting Size is limited to 20 - Must register to attend - Please go to the website and sign up for the meetings you plan to attend in order to ensure that you will be able to participate in the group session. To register, click on Events Calendar and click on Members In Career Transition SIG.

Location and Time:

Date: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Please confirm date via website registration.

Time: 9:30am-11:00am

Location: Hillcrest II - 721 Arbor Way, Suite A on First Floor, Blue Bell, PA 19422

Protocol:

 • The chair leaders are your volunteer facilitators - We are a supportive team and will offer a little "tough love" from time to time to help you conduct the most effective job search. Sessions will alternate between informal, candid roundtable discussions and presentations/panels delivered by professionals who may be external to PSPS or PSPS members.

• Please bring a valuable take-away to share with the group such as a lead, recap of an article, excerpt from a recommended book, helpful link, inspirational TedTalk, and/or lesson learned.

• Dress is business or business casual

• LinkedIn Group: We encourage you to join this group and post your articles, job leads, and blogs to it. The PSPS IN CAREER TRANSITION members look forward to receiving and sharing job leads on its dedicated LinkedIn Group: PSPS In Career Transition Special Interest Group. You can find the group here

For more information, contact Anne Dunn [email protected] , Shelley Potente [email protected], or Paul Marion, [email protected]


PSPS Executive Coaching Special Interest Group

Chaired by Janet Steinwedel 
Associate chair: Jim Van Horn 

The 2019 meetings of The Executive Coaching Special Interest Group will begin in February and will target experienced full time coaches/consultants, coaches/therapists. We will support each other in building and effectively serving our coaching clients and further developing our coaching skills.
Our meetings will continue to be at Villanova University from 4:30 - 6:00 pm.
Goals
a. Continuous development of our skills as leadership and executive coaches
b. Establish an effective forum of skilled coaches for input and discussion on actual coaching situations in a confidential community
c. Provide development opportunities on topics related to coaching for the larger PSPS organization through LAN meetings and collaboration with the Talent Management SIG

Member Criteria
a. Must be member in good standing with PSPS
b. Must have an ongoing coaching clientele
c. People who are committed to coaching as a significant part of their business
d. Knowledgeable about / certified in assessment tools

Style of Meetings
a. Presentations and discussions relative to developing one's business, niche, and clientele as well as coaching skills

Register for events: Please sign up on the PSPS web site for the meetings you plan to attend so that we will know how many participants to plan for.

See our Events Calendar to Register!


PSPS Talent Management Special Interest Group

Chaired by Susanne Krivanek and Deborah Wilson

The PSPS Talent Management SIG brings together talent thought leaders to share ideas and practices, and to broaden their network - with the goal to help each other raise the bar in the effectiveness of talent management solutions and the leadership teams they support.

We hope you can join us for a meeting soon! Please let us know of your suggestions for meeting topics that you think would be of value to our SIG.

For more information, contact Susanne Krivanek or  Deborah Wilson


PSPS Human Capital Analytics Special Interest Group

Chaired by Amy Collins and Fiona Jamison

Purpose
The purpose of the HCA SIG is: •To provide a forum for those involved in the human capital analytics field to interact, including practitioners, academics, and providers of products and services. •To share experiences, case studies, and research in the field of human capital analytics. •To advance the thinking, body of knowledge, and state of the art in the human capital analytics field.

Regional Reach and Balanced Membership
The HCA SIG attracts individuals involved in workforce analytics across the Greater Philadelphia Region.  This includes those in staffing, organization development, compensation, benefits, diversity & inclusion, HRIS, HR operations, etc. The HCA SIG is open to both members and non-members of PSPS. To optimize the value of the Forum, we strive to maintain a balance among corporate practitioners, academics, and providers of products and services.

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Participant Profile
The HCA SIG is an effective and productive avenue for participants to comfortably and rapidly move between conceptual and practical, and strategic and tactical solutions. Participants are involved in workforce analytics from reporting to predictive analytics, with experience and/or responsibility along this continuum. Participants have both a thirst for knowledge and desire to share their experiences.

Multiple Meeting Formats
Meeting formats are flexible and adaptive to achieve our purpose.  Formats include: guest speakers, roundtable discussions, participant projects, and examination of academic research.

Meeting Location and Time
Meeting locations will rotate between a suburban and center city location. The HCA SIG will meet quarterly. Meetings run from 7:30am to 10:00am. Check out our Programming Calendar for upcoming meetings.

For more information, contact Amy Collins or  Fiona Jamison


 

PSPS Talent Acquisition Special Interest Group

Chaired by Leslie Hafter and Mikal C. Harden

Purpose
The Talent Acquisition (TA) SIG provides an active learning forum where members share insight, best practices, challenges, new technologies, and new strategies specific to the TA professional.

Regional Reach and Balanced Membership
The TA SIG attracts PSPS members from across the Greater Philadelphia Region who specialize in Talent Acquisition – internal and external.

Participant Profile
Participants have significant experience formulating and driving strategy through talent acquisition. This experience could be in any combination of HR and Talent Acquisition.

Meeting Formats and Time
Meeting formats are flexible and adaptive to achieve our purpose. Formats include: guest speakers, roundtable discussions, and panel discussions.

Participant Protocol:

  •  Register for events: Please go to the website and sign up for the meetings you plan to attend so that PSPS will know how many will participate.
  •  Business Attire: Please dress as you would when you are networking and meeting others who are potential referral sources for you.
  •  Knowledge Sharing: It is helpful if you bring a valuable take-away to share with the group, such as a recap of an article, excerpt from recommended book, or lesson learned.

This SIG has members who:

  •  Are strategic/tactical TA leaders.
  •  Have at least 10 years of TA experience.

For more information, contact Mikal C. Harden – [email protected] or Leslie Hafter - [email protected].