Human Resource Webinar Series

Dates & Time

All Webinars will be held from 1:00 - 2:00pm (CST Central Standard Time)

Webinar #1: October 30, 2017

Webinar #2: December 14, 2017

Webinar #3: February 8, 2018

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This is an online event. 

Link and Access Code from GoToMeetings will be sent to the registered participant 24 hours before the first webinar. 

Registration Fees

Member Rate: $195.00 per person for all three webinars.

Non Member Rate: 345.00 per person for all three webinars

*Five or more registrations from the same Agency: $170.00 per person (*Agency must be an IHSA member to receive discounted rate)

Join SeaBrightHR and Illinois Head Start Association for a three-part webinar series on Human Resource Management in Head Start. SeaBright HR is a boutique HR consultancy with the knowledge and experience in Head Start to deliver a variety of management solutions to help you get the most from your employees and free-up valuable resources.
  • Employee Retention Strategies / October 30, 2017

Employee retention is critically important to an organization, to avoid costly turnover. Studies have shown that workplaces that demonstrate the value they place in their employees, and that put into place policies and practices that reflect effective retention practices, will benefit from worker commitment and productivity. However, retention in the non-profit world requires different strategies, given often more limited budgets. Participants in this webinar will leave with information on how to improve their retention practices, in creasing employee satisfaction and saving valuable resources.

  • Human Resources Trends / December 14, 2017

What are the major trends facing the HR professional in 2017? A quick Google search results in a myriad of responses on this topic. However, within the multitude of possibilities, there are commonalities, many of them pertinent to the Head Start world. This webinar will focus on those areas that are most relevant to the non-profit community in 2017, including the ever-growing rise of technology, attrition, skills shortage and engagement & culture. By the end of this webinar, attendees will not only be aware of the major trends po tentially impacting them this year, but will also leave with the knowledge on how to respond.

  • Human Resource Systems and Best Practices / February 8, 2018

Human Resources is vital to the health of an agency. What are the most important systems and practices to   have in place as an HR department to ensure not only legal compliance, but also an engaged and effective   workforce? Join this webinar to learn about some of the most crucial elements to have in place and leave with tools enabling you to implement best practices in your organization.
Niamh Pommerenke, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, MCIPD
Human Resources Consultant

With a Masters’ degree in HR Management, Niamh is the owner of SeaBright HR, an HR consultancy offering a variety of HR services. She is an accomplished HR professional with over 17 years of human resources experience in a variety of industries such as non-profit, high-tech, banking, airline and telecommunications, in both the US and internationally (France, Germany, UK and Australia). She spent five years as HR Director for the largest social services agency in Santa Cruz County in CA, the largest division of which is the Head Start one. She is a nationally certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, a SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) Senior Certified Professional and a Member of the Certified Institute of Personnel & Development (UK equivalent to the SPHR certification). She is also certified in Lominger’s Career Architect (behavioral interviewing & career development system).