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Fall Conference Superhero Session: “Leveraging Workplace Flexibility” with Nicole Belyna

We’re about 7 weeks out from the Virtual Fall Conference, and we can’t wait for these 3 days to reflect, reconnect, and rethink how we get our good work done. The Society for Human Resource Management’s Nicole Belyna, SHRM-SCP, will share tools for crafting flexible work arrangements for hiring at all levels in her December 3 session, “Shifting to a Humane Workplace: Leveraging Workplace Flexibility.


Fall Conference Superhero Session: “Breaking Happy” with Josh Vaisman

Registration for the Virtual Fall Conference opened on Monday, and are we ever thrilled and grateful to wrap up this year with you! There’s so much to look back at, and so much to look ahead to in 2021—and the best part is, we’re doing it together. We checked in with Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPCP, for a sneak peek at “Breaking Happy: A Path to a Sustainable Career.


Needed Now: Street Medicine Teams to Help Pets of the Indigent

It’s Thursday, so that means we’re rolling out another brilliant idea in our Innovation Bank of short, pre-recorded webinars. Today we’re highlighting the incredible work of Jon Geller, DVM, DABVP emeritus, and The Street Dog Coalition, a nonprofit that provides free veterinary medical care to pets of the indigent.

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