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Solving Our Talent Shortage Crisis Part 5-8

Presentation Summary:

Solving our talent shortage by leveraging immigrant potential

- What is the issue?

- How do we think differently about talent? - What are barriers to employment for a nontraditional talent pipeline? - What might the life cycle look like for a refugee talent pipeline? - Who are the critical partners?

Part 5: Recruitment -- utilizing relevant assessment tools and day in the life interviewing

Part 6: On boarding -- re thinking and re tooling our on boarding content and processes

Part 7: Development -- understanding why development is for everyone

Part 8: Retention -- how to end the revolving door of turnover

If you missed Part 1-4: Please join for the rest of the series:

Part I - Introduction – Solving our talent shortage by leveraging immigrant potential

Part 2: Sourcing -- connecting employers to best fit resettlement agencies

Part 3: Development -- using innovation and collaboration to create ready now talent

Part 4: Attraction -- modifying traditional applicant tracking systems and innovating benefits


Presenter Bio:

Lisa is the Founder and CEO of Twin Cities Path to Prosperity Consortium, which integrates resources required to build arefugee talent pipeline to fuel Twin Cities’ organizations. Serving the community as a public charity as well as providing consulting services to organizations, Twin Cities Path to Prosperity leverages subject matter experts to help remove barriers by re-engineering each stage of the employment life cycle.

Prior to founding Twin Cities Path to Prosperity, Lisa was the Vice President of Talent Management for Buffalo Wild Wings where she was responsible for building the capabilities and programs the organization needed to identify, acquire, develop and retain talent to drive business success.

Lisa has held Human Resources leadership positions in a variety of industries including retail, hospitality, financial services, healthcare and consulting. She has worked in both Fortune 500 and privately held organizations.

Lisa is a graduate from the University of St. Thomas, where she graduated Magna cum Laude as an Aquinas Honors Scholar with a B.A. in Organization Communication.

Lisa is a co-president of the board of directors for the Twin Cities HR Executive Forum. She holds certifications in Executive Coaching and 360 feedback assessment. Lisa is the author of Chapter 1, Aligning Human Resources Strategy with the Business, from vision to execution, Learning Beyond the Classroom, Producing Competitive Business Results. Lisa has been a guest presenter for the Ken Blanchard Companies, Women in Agribusiness, HR Executive Roundtable, M&A Executive Search, Minnesota Change Management Network and CentraCare. Lisa is a featured speaker for OnConferences, where she provides Human Resources thought leadership.

Additionally, she focuses her community involvement on children, working with Feed my Starving Children, the Ronald McDonald House Upper Midwest Charities and Simon Says Give. She is also a strong supporter and volunteer for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) Wisconsin Chapter.

Lisa lives in Chanhassen with her husband and son. She enjoys walking the beautiful trails in the Chanhassen area, as well as practicing Yoga. Lisa is an avid reader, home chef, entertainer and gardener.

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