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    Don't Lock Your Knees! How To Be The Best Strategic Partner You Can Be!

    Date: January 17, 2019, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Holiday Inn Christiansburg
    99 Bradley Drive
    Christiansburg, VA 24073
    Premium Members - Free, Basic Members - $20, Guests - $20, VT & RU SHRM Students - Free
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    Speakers: John Peter Barrand, Director of HR,, Park City, Utah

    Pending approval for HRCI / SHRM recertification 



    We all want to be the best strategic partner we can be in this evolving HR world.  We want to bring our A-game to the table be the best we can be. How do we do that? Are you doing that already? If you think you are doing it, are you doing it correctly? Come and listen to John Peter Barrand present on 3 strategies you can start today to help you be the best business partner you can be.  John Peter will also present how these strategies can also be 3 risks for HR professionals.  John Peter will give real world examples of Apollo 13 compared to these strategies and have an interactive exercise for the chapter.

    John Peter Barrand graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Perdue University with a Master of Science in Human Resource Management.  He has over 15 years of HR experience in personnel management, benefits, compensation, recruiting, training, management of multiple teams across the country, as well as 6 years of operating as a Director-level employee with 4 years at a private-equity backed company. John Peter has worked for companies such as Procter & Gamble, Allstate, Rockit Ranch Productions, Enlivant, and has currently been at since May 2018.

    John Peter’s references are enthusiastically supportive of his skills as an organizational leader, a proponent of corporate culture and initiative change, and a strong communicator whether it is 1:1 or to the entire organization. John Peter’s references also propose him to be an HR professional who deeply cares for his team and is result orientated.  John Peter Barrand is the definition of enthusiasm and his energy is contagious.

    John Peter Barrand currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah and works in the corporate offices in Park City, Utah.  In his spare time, he enjoys trying to wash the city off him (recently moving there from Chicago).  He enjoys “attempting” many outdoor activities like skiing, mountain biking, hiking, and mountain climbing.