Rescheduled from November: Beating Burnout: Moving from "Fried" to Flourishing


December 20, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Ecker Business Training Center | 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

2018 has come to an end. Celebrate a great year ending with a new one on the horizon by joining us at our last meeting of the year! This meeting will include, in addition to our speaker, elections for our incoming Board of Directors AND... UGLY SWEATERS! We would love for you to join us and spread holiday cheer by wearing your ugliest sweater. We hope to see everyone on December 20th!

As a result of participating in this presentation, attendees will be better equipped to:

  • Build and maintain relationships and to work as an effective member of a team while supporting the organization (Interpersonal – Relationship Building)

  • Establish a strong and positive reputation, within and outside the organization, as an open and approachable HR professional, which is possible when we take the time to invest in ourselves, so we can continue to serve others effectively (Interpersonal – Relationship Building)

  • Coach supervisors on creating positive working relationships with their employees as a result of learning how to do so themselves (Employee Engagement & Retention)

  • Demonstrate concern for the well-being of colleagues (Relationship Management – Relationship Building)

  • Listen actively and empathetically to others’ views and concerns (Communication – Listening)

Takeaways for this session:

  • Identify the root causes of burnout and its impact on retention, engagement and performance
  • Discover how to maintain high engagement without burning out in the process
  • Explore the key role of managers in preventing burnout and strategies they can use to stop burnout before it starts
  • Learn practical, evidence-based tips for preventing burnout among your employees
  • Determine your personal “burnout buffers” to boost resiliency and wellbeing and reduce the risk of burnout


About our speaker:

An ambassador for re-humanizing the workplace and telling our stories to inspire others, Rachel is a catalyst who releases possibilities in people and organizations. As a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in the area of organizational culture and wellbeing, she brings over a decade of experience working with HR professionals, their leadership teams and employees. Her approach is refreshing and her style captivating, marked by a combination of storytelling, statistics and an ability to authentically connect. In her work, Rachel marries her background in behavior change and psychology with her training as a Licensed Thriving Workplace Culture Coach and Health Coach to offer practical, actionable strategies to invest in ourselves and those we serve. Having experienced her own struggle with burnout, she shares what she has learned through her journey and links it to the latest research and evidence-based practices to reduce burnout in the workplace.

Presenter contact information:

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This month's meeting is sponsored by our PREMIER sponsor...HR Strategy Group!

HR Strategy Group provides fast, effective, and balanced solutions to solve tough human resources problems.  HR Strategy Group provides expert services and solutions to companies and organizations of all sizes. Our 4 practice areas include:  Executive Search, HR Advisory Services, HR Crisis Management, and HR Services for Federal Contractors

This program is valid for 1.0 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please Howard County Human Resources Society (HoCoHRS) is recognized by SHRM to offer professional development credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 

This meeting has been approved by HRCI for 1.5 general credits.  The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute's criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.


$20.00 Member

$35.00 Non-Member

$5.00 Student member