Webinars

OGR is gathering topics and trends that are most relevant to you, from important HR and workplace topics to what is new and now in the industry. OGR is willing to have the tough conversations in order to provide you with the practical advice you need to thrive in 2021.

We know that your time is at a premium. We want to allow for the flexibility to access content either live or on-demand, so these will all be available in our new Learning Library after they are broadcast live.

Pick and choose which are most relevant to you for $25 each ($50 for non-members), or sign up for the whole series for just $100 ($175 for non-members)!

Human Resources Roundup

Implicit Bias: Why what you don't know CAN hurt you
Speaker: Amy C. Waninger, Lead at Any Level, LLC
March 30 | 3 p.m. ET

Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

Your brain makes decisions for you before you even know what's happening! These decisions, feelings, and behaviors are based upon a lifetime of experiences that are uniquely yours. Still, we all need to be more thoughtful and deliberate in how we approach our work and relationships. This session will help you take steps in the right direction. Join Amy C. Waninger, Founder & CEO, Lead at Any Level LLC for this crucial webinar.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the role unconscious bias plays in everyday decision-making
  • Understand where bias comes from
  • Follow a 3-step process for interrupting patterns of bias

Amy C. Waninger is CEO of Lead at Any Level. Amy works with organizations that want to build diverse leadership bench strength for a sustainable competitive advantage. She is the author of multiple books including Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career.

Amy is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner. Her other credentials include two degrees from Indiana University and a World’s Best Mom coffee mug.

How to have tough conversations, from how to dress professionally to employee safety
Speaker: Amy C. Waninger, Lead at Any Level, LLC
May 25 | 3 p.m. ET

Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

Many people shy away from giving constructive feedback because they fear conflict. And while many are quick to praise for a job well done, few do so in a meaningful way. In this session, you’ll learn a simple and effective four-step method (called “BITE”) for giving feedback. We’ll practice strategies for accepting both compliments and criticisms gracefully. By the end of this workshop, you’ll quickly become confident coaching up, down, and across your organization. What’s more, you’ll be ready to seek out more meaningful feedback to propel you forward in your career.

Amy C. Waninger is CEO of Lead at Any Level. Amy works with organizations that want to build diverse leadership bench strength for a sustainable competitive advantage. She is the author of multiple books including Network Beyond Bias: Making Diversity a Competitive Advantage for Your Career.

Amy is a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a Prosci Certified Change Practitioner. Her other credentials include two degrees from Indiana University and a World’s Best Mom coffee mug.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and practice four steps to giving positive feedback / affirmation
  • Identify and practice four steps to giving constructive feedback / redirection
  • Learn strategies to seek out meaningful feedback
  • Evaluate your typical responses to feedback and identify new responses

A Fresh Take: Guide to navigating the generation gap
Speaker: Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP
June 29 | 3 p.m. ET

Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

As we head towards 2022, it is helpful to refresh our generational view of our world and how it applies to our workforce strategy. This fast-paced session offers multiple viewpoints on shifting demographics, and shares strategies you will need to maintain your competitive advantage with people. All of this will be mapped on top of a brief review of some fundamental Post-COVID economic data and the framework that modern organizations are operating in.

Learning Objectives:

  • Three new data points about the coming workforce
  • How to make small firms attractive to high performers
  • Advanced hiring methods for aligning applicants with firm values
  • Communication strategies and tactics you need for sustainability in 2019

Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP, is a consultant to organizations on Human Capital, working at the Indianapolis firm of Gregory & Appel. He is a thought leader on Human Capital, frequently presents to national audiences, and has been invited to speak at 20 consecutive SHRM Annual Meetings. He is certified by NAHU in the Affordable Care Act, and has both the Senior Professional, Human Resources and SHRM-SCP accreditations.

Filling your HR toolbox: Finding, developing and keeping top talent - 3 angles to a common challenge
Speaker: Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP
July 27 | 3 p.m. ET

Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

Good news/bad news: The economy has stabilized, but most organizations are dealing with HR issues, most notably a global talent shortage for skilled, high-performing employees. As there are multiple causes, in this discussion we will add tools to your toolbox by covering the HR challenge from multiple angles.

  1. Finding and sourcing good people
    • Understanding the new definition of “High Performing” talent
    • Using LEAN theory to align candidates with specific jobs
    • How to adjust your existing hiring process to become a competitive advantage
  2. Developing staff - Fixing Performance Management Using New Tools
    • The state of the art in performance management (pros and cons)
    • How to to diagnose the flaws in performance management systems
    • Build an action plan to get better results
  3. Keeping the good ones - Avoiding Turnover and improving engagement
    • How engagement impacts organizational operations
    • Metrics to evaluate engagement, and what metrics will be used in the future
    • When engagement is not the answer – business models that reward high turnover
    • How to properly communicate the value of engagement with the C-Suite

Karl Ahlrichs, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CSP, is a consultant to organizations on Human Capital, working at the Indianapolis firm of Gregory & Appel. He is a thought leader on Human Capital, frequently presents to national audiences, and has been invited to speak at 20 consecutive SHRM Annual Meetings. He is certified by NAHU in the Affordable Care Act, and has both the Senior Professional, Human Resources and SHRM-SCP accreditations.

New & Now in Funeral Service: Top 10 Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore

August 24 | 3 p.m. ET
Member price: $25
Non-member price: $50

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Past Webinars

The Relevance of Restorative Art
Feb. 23 | Dominick J. Astorino, Wayne State University & Worsham College of Mortuary Science

This webinar expired Wednesday, March 10.

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Learning Library

Did you miss one of OGR's previous webinars? Not a problem! We store our past webinars along with roundtable discussions, podcasts, conference sessions and other professional development opportunities in our online Learning Library.

Click here to check it out.

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Become an OGR Thought Leader

Is one of your 2021 goals to be a thought leader or to share your time and talent with others in the industry? Then OGR can help you check that off your list!

We are looking for speakers who:

  • have actionable takeaways people can apply to their work;
  • create interactive environments that enhance the learning experience;
  • present original, thought-provoking content that is relevant to the work people are doing right now; and
  • leave audiences inspired and smarter than they were before.

Fill out the OGR Call for Presentations here.

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