Without intentional effort, it’s difficult to know how employees truly feel about their work environment and the organization they work for. How do leaders recognize toxicity in their environment and create a path to establishing a positive workplace? Ivelices Linares Thomas will present you with workplace practices and programs focused on transparency & communication, which provide leaders with the information they need to eliminate workplace issues before they negatively affect the organization and ultimately promote a healthy overall workplace culture.
Ivelices is a passionate, results driven Human Resources Executive and accomplished Labor & Employment Attorney with 15 years combined expertise in transformational Human Resources, Regulatory Compliance, & Employment/Labor law. Ivelices currently leads a national team of Human Resources and Compliance professionals across the U.S. for GardaWorld Cash Services, advancing the organization’s national Human Capital Management strategy in support of executive leadership and growth goals while promoting initiatives necessary to foster healthy workplace culture. Ivelices is a proven architect of multi-faceted transformational initiatives critical to cross-functional business and operational success. Ivelices brings the perspectives and learned lessons of identifying challenges and developing a strategy to resolve them for the betterment of the organization and its employees.
Prior to her current executive position, Ivelices led the Labor Relations functions for the Northeast and Southeast regions for Compass Group, the largest food service company in the world and was a Litigation Attorney with the New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Labor and Legal Aid Society.
A continuous contributor to her profession, Ivelices is a frequent speaker and recurring panel member for the Bar Association and various senior executive human resources conferences and events; is a contributing writer for Forbes Online; and has established herself as a workplace thought leader through her blog www.workplacemaven.com. Ivelices received her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, graduating Cum Laude, and has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).
Ivelices is married and has two boys, Zion & Zahir.