the Basics Individual Session: Talent Life Cycle
This session will
focus on HR’s role in guiding the selection process throughout the
talent life cycle. From attraction and acquisition to development and
retention, you’ll learn today’s best practices including: promoting
your organization as an employer of choice to attract the best talent
and making optimal hiring decisions to build high performing teams.
This session also includes hands-on practice to improve behavioral
Lauri Rich, Founder, Infinite Connections, LLC
Lauri Rich began her career in Human
Resources at Harvard University in 1982 and has since held leadership
positions in various industries including: a high growth training solutions
company, a global internet conferencing corporation, the largest managed care
provider and the world’s leading education company.
In 2001, Lauri founded
Infinite Connections, LLC, a strategic human capital consulting firm
dedicated to providing innovative and scalable solutions to business
challenges. She has been engaged to work with a variety of clients, aligning
their business and people strategies and integrating sustainable workforce
planning models to drive performance results. She is noted for establishing
best practices to identify, acquire, develop and retain talent at all levels
as well as coaching leaders and teams to peak performance.
Lauri holds a BA in Management from
Simmons College, where she was appointed the Talent Acquisition Executive in
Residence in 2009. She has been an active member and speaker for NEHRA since
She teaches the Hiring Basics module of NEHRA's HR Basics program, as well as
the Talent Life Cycle portion of Beyond the Basics.
Laura Horlitz, Talent Acquisition Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA
Laura Horlitz is the Talent Acquisition Manager of Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA. She joined BCBSMA in 2003 as Senior Recruiter and has responsibility for Talent Acquisition for several major corporate areas of the company including Finance, Legal, and Corporate Strategy. Previously, Laura was an independent corporate recruiter and human resources consultant for numerous organizations, guiding their efforts in building best practice recruitment functions.
Laura’s talent assessment and development skills were developed over a 15-year career with nSight in Burlington, MA. Laura grew and managed the staffing division of the communications services firm with responsibility for major accounts including Fidelity Investments, Massachusetts Medical Society, State Street Corporation, and major high tech companies and internet start-ups.
Laura has been a presenter at career seminars sponsored by Harvard Business Publishing, Bookbuilders of Boston, Society for Technical Communication, and numerous Colleges and Universities. In 2011, Laura was recognized by her peers in the Association of Employment Professionals annual excellence in recruiting recognition event.
Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Ithaca College.
$149 Members & Non-Members
7:30am – Registration, Networking & Continental
8:00am – Program Begins
12:00pm – Program Adjourns
This workshop is part of the ongoing Beyond the
Basics Program. Beyond the Basics offers nearly 25 hours of instruction, from
experienced HR professionals with a passion for their subject matter. Sessions
include case studies, relevant exercises and tips/tools for you to take back to
your organization. Click here for more information on that program.
NEHRA Registration Cancellation Policy:
must be received in writing at least 3 days prior to the workshop in order to
receive a refund.
This program has been approved for 4.0 General Credit Hours.
NEHRA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information, visit the SHRM certification website at www.shrmcertification.org.
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.