Total Rewards Event: Competencies, Career Paths and Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
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When: 6/14/2018
4:30-8:00 PM
Where: Lakeside Yacht Club
4851 N Marginal Rd
Cleveland, Ohio  44114
United States
Contact: Pam Smith

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Total Rewards Event and Social:

Competencies, Career Paths and Leveraging Artificial Intelligence
to Optimize Workforce Productivity and Drive Better Business Outcomes

Presented by Goodyear and IBM (Kenexa)

Date:  Thursday, June 14th, 4:30-8:00 PM

Session Description:

Total Rewards Committee of CSHRM in collaboration with The NE Ohio Chapter of ISCEBS is pleased to present the following educational session Competencies, Career Paths and Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to optimize workforce productivity and drive better business outcomes.

Join us for a thought provoking presentation and discussion, to learn how to differentiate your firm through talent development. Our guest presenter will be David Shaw, IBM (Kenexa), Industry Leader in competency definitions and competency libraries. David will share his knowledge on competencies and proficiency levels and how employees can use competencies to navigate to their career destination. David will also share his experience working alongside Amanda Vowles at Goodyear to help them drive talent development and business outcomes..

David Shaw, Industry Leader
IBM Kenexa Talent Management

David is currently the Industry Leader with IBM Kenexa focusing on Skills and Competency solutions that empower HR / Talent /Learning / Compensation groups to provide significant business return on investment improvement to their companies by strengthening the readiness of talent within the organization. He brings an approach that aligns the HR business programs and systems to create career paths and career development across the enterprise. His tactic is "rapid implementation" on a technical skills based framework of competencies linked to job families. David brings over 30 years of learning & development consulting, operational leadership, information technology and business expertise.

Amanda Vowles - Global Talent Segment Manager, Global Manufacturing and EHS & S
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Amanda is responsible for creating and executing talent strategies including selection, onboarding, performance, development and succession to provide end-to-end global talent management support for this critical talent segment. She joined Goodyear in October 2014 where she was most recently a Sr. Program Manager, Global Organizational Effectiveness within the Global Talent Management function. In this role, Amanda was instrumental in the development of multiple key Global Talent Management initiatives including the development of Goodyear’s global capability framework which consisted of defining Goodyear’s core competency behaviors. In addition, she spearheaded the creation of the functional competencies and developmental support for the Global HR function. Prior to Goodyear, Amanda spent 10 years in the healthcare industry where she specialized in organizational effectiveness and leadership development.

Amanda has a Master’s Degree in Communication and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Organizational Communication & Interpersonal and Public Speaking both from The University of Akron. Amanda received her Lean Six-Sigma Yellow-Belt certification in 2012 and is a certified Myers-Briggs (MBTI®) practitioner and Development Dimensions International (DDI) certified trainer.

Complimentary food and beverage sponsored by:


Registration & Networking: 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Program/Q&A: 5:00 - 6:30 PM 

Appetizers/Networking: 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Location:  Lakeside Yacht Club (4851 N Marginal Rd., Cleveland)


Cleveland SHRM & ICEBS Members: $20.00

Nonmembers: $30.00

Students/Members in Transition: $15.00

This activity has been approved for 2 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

Program will be submitted to SHRM for recertification credits.


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Katti Sorboro
Text: 330.990.3046