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AZHREF March 18, 2020 Virtual Program

March 18, 2020
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
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This program is valid for 1.0 SHRM-PDC for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® and 1.0 HR (General) HRCI recertification credit


Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go with Julie Winkle-Giulioni
In light of the growing concerns around the coronavirus (COVID-19), AzHREF has redesigned our March program with the health and safety of the community in mind. AzHREF instead will now be hosting a modified virtual program which will include an engaging 1-hour presentation from Julie Winkle-Giulioni, co-author of Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want, followed by a 1-hour online discussion around how our community is responding to coronavirus in the workplace. This conversation will be led by Joan Hibdon and Julie Phillips.


Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go

Despite being consistently linked with high levels of engagement, discretionary effort, retention and results, career development continues to be among the greatest sources of employee dissatisfaction in today’s workplace. And in a workplace characterized by a tightening labor market, that represents a significant problem.  It also represents an opportunity for those in Human Resources to assume their leadership role in driving business success by helping their organizations win the war for talent.

Attracting and retaining top performers demands a genuine commitment to employees and their development. Yet too few organizations have discovered how to accomplish this in a sustained and sustainable fashion. Short-term career initiatives, IDP (individual development planning) systems, and featured ‘programs-of-the-month’ fail to deliver intended results... and in some cases further undermine employee satisfaction.

And now we face an unprecedented workplace event in the form of the corona virus and the temptation to put development on the back burner in favor or mission critical activities. But the truth is that development may be precisely the focus that’s required for many organizations and individuals.

So, let’s take some time to unpack the power of development, consider the cultural characteristics that can support it, and explore how to leverage this moment in time to help other grow.

Presenter Background

Julie Winkle-Giulioni works with a wide range of organizations and businesses to improve productivity and results through learning and development. She works with clients domestically and internationally to design, develop, facilitate, and evaluate performance improvement strategies in support of business needs.  Specializing in commercial product development and custom training, Ms. Winkle-Giulioni and her firm provide ‘learning that works’. 

Previous to founding DesignArounds, Ms. Winkle-Giulioni led the product development effort at AchieveGlobal, the world’s largest training provider at the time.  In that role, she architected, conducted and published feasibility and competency research.  She conceived and developed award-winning products that included electronic and non-electronic assessment, instructional and reinforcement components.  Managing cross-functional and international teams of marketing, creative, instructional design, writing, video/audio and production professionals, she led the creation and launch of sales, service and leadership products that are used in tens of thousands of organizations worldwide.

Industry awards and recognition include Human Resource Executive Magazine’s Top Ten Training Products, Training Industry Editor’s Readership Award, Global HR Excellence Award for Strategic Leadership, New Media Invision, ITVA, New York Film Festival, Lguide recognition for developing “e-learning at its best.” 

Ms. Winkle-Giulioni is the co-author of the Amazon bestseller, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want. She’s been identified by Inc. Magazine as one the Top 100 Leadership Speakers. She writes a monthly column for Training Industry Magazine and Saba’s Talent Space and regularly contributes to The Economist, SmartBrief, Saba’s TalentSpace, the Conference Board’s Human Capital Exchange and other publications. She also offers thoughts on leadership, career development and more via her weekly blog at



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