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    Express Employment Professionals is excited to announce a new series called ExpressTalks. Created to host subject-matter employment experts, ExpressTalks will be live streamed to provide employment-related topics in just 30 minutes.

    We know your time is valuable—and so is keeping up on the latest employment regulations and leadership trends. That’s why ExpressTalks is designed with the business leader in mind, offering relevant employment topics delivered quickly.

    During 2019, ExpressTalks will host a new topic each quarter. These diverse topics can relate to any industry and are relevant issues that you face every day. 

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    What Every Leader Must Know About Diversity and Inclusion

    Thursday, May 2 - 10:30 – 11 a.m. (CDT)

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    Diversity and inclusion are key to unlocking the full potential of a workforce. Companies that create a culture of inclusion benefit by attracting top talent, gaining fresh perspectives, and opening new avenues to insight and innovation. In this ExpressTalks, Patty Smith, Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance for Express Employment Professionals, will discuss the following key topics:

    • Defining and identifying hidden biases that can create conflict
    • How to respond to bias in the workplace
    • How to harness the benefits that diversity and inclusion practices bring to the workplace


    About Patty Smith, MS ODKM, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    Regarded as an HR expert, Patty Smith is Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance for Express Employment Professionals. For the last 10 years, Patty has offered extensive leadership and organization development solutions and is known as a dynamic and strategic innovator with extensive experience in change management, organization development, assessments and transformation, executive coaching, emerging brand strategic planning, succession planning, and knowledge management.

    A Pennsylvania native, Patty holds a Bachelor of Arts in English with a focus in Sociology from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. She also holds a Master's of Science in Organization Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University in Arlington, VA. 

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