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With the growing challenge of business recovery and sustainability efforts, the new normal HRs have to be agile HRs.

It is important for HR practitioners to keep abreast of emerging trends in talent acquisition, talent development, and talent retention.

Learn the crucial HR programs you should be implementing to help employees cope with crises and disruptions.

Embrace your new role as a business partner who will take an active role in upskilling the workforce for the New-Normal economy.

This boot camp consists of eight four-hour sessions, two per week, over a period of four weeks. Sessions are delivered via Zoom.

This program aims to

  1. empower trainees to understand how the role of HR has evolved,
  2. equip them with tactics on how to become effective HR business partners for business sustainability, and
  3. enable them to develop an action plan that they can undertake to implement talent-management best practices.

  1. Embracing HR’s Evolving Role
    • Trends in Sustaining Employee Engagement
    • Practices in Monitoring Employee Productivity
  2. Enhancing Talent-Selection Processes
    • Competency Modelling
    • Success Profiles
    • Selection Tools and Programs
  3. Refining the Talent-Recruitment Activities
    • Job Advertising
    • Employer Branding
    • Sourcing Programs and Initiatives
  4. Defining the Talent-Acquisition Practices
    • Behavioral Event Interviewing
    • Assessment Tools
    • Making Hiring Decisions
  5. Implementing the Talent-Placement Initiatives
    • Orientation
    • Onboarding Activities
    • Managing the Probationary Period
  6. Sustaining the Talent-Retention Program
    • Compensation and Benefits Management
    • Employee Engagement
    • Turnover Management
  7. Practicing Talent-Development Interventions
    • Training-Needs Analysis
    • Learning and Development
    • Training-Effectiveness Evaluation
  8. Developing a Cohesive Talent-Management Program
    • Performance-Management System
    • Culture Management
    • Employee Relations

HR Boot Camp Trainer: Dr. Jocelyn PickDr. Jocelyn Pick is an educator and a consultant who is passionate about providing innovative solutions to help institutions and industries select and develop a high-performing workforce.

She does these by understanding people, teams, and organizations at the deepest levels—thinking styles, natural tendencies, behaviors, preferences, and attitudes toward key workplace issues.

Her interest areas include organization development and change, research, technology, analytics, and systems and processes.

She recently co-authored the textbook entitled “Appreciating Organization Development” (Rex Publishing).

She is a certified facilitator on

  1. emotional intelligence (Genos International);
  2. Everything DISC and Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team (Wiley); and
  3. ProfileXT, Profiles Performance Indicator, and Checkpoint 360 Leadership Competency Feedback System (Profiles International).

Jocelyn holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in statistics from the University of the Philippines–Diliman.

She also obtained a doctorate degree in educational management from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

Add to that, she earned two master’s degrees from the University of Southern California in the USA: an MSBA in management and organization and an MBA in international business.

She has served as the project manager of several stakeholder surveys for the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Philippine Business for Education 1000 Teachers Program, Youth Employment and Migration, and the National Youth Commission.

She also served as the project director of various stakeholder surveys for Home Guaranty Corporation, Laguna Lake Development Authority, Philippine International Trading Corporation, National Food Authority, and the LBP Insurance Brokerage Inc.

She spearheaded the research project under the Australian Aid DFAT for its five partner government agencies in the Philippines, as well as the recently concluded tracer study of the Adaptive Technology for Rehabilitation, Integration and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired.
Prior to returning to the Philippines in 1998, Jocelyn was President of USA Apparel Corporation from 1990 to 1998, where she conducted surveys and designed customer service training programs for retail clients (large department stores).

She has more than 10 years of experience in designing, developing, and conducting surveys and project management.

She has been the president of the Institute of Management Consultants of the Philippines for the past five years and was recently elected as the president of the Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organization of the Philippines, the recognized umbrella organization of Filipino consulting organizations.

For the past 14 years, Jocelyn has been an active member of the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP). Currently, she sits on the PMAP board of trustees and, at the same time, the director in charge of PMAP’s awards committee, the director in charge of the academic-industry linkage committee, and a writer in its publication committee. Previously, she was the chairperson of its leadership and academe-industry committees.

Jocelyn is a mentor to many employees, managers, young professionals, and graduate students. Her clients range from SMEs to large multinational companies both here and abroad.

She is a part-time faculty at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Open University, where she teaches subjects on educational statistics, research, and organization development, and leadership effectiveness.

She also teaches courses on the economics of education; education for sustainable development; and educational planning, organization, and management.

HR Boot Camp Trainer: Abegail TongcoAbegail Pulma-Tongco has been in the human resources (HR) and organization development (OD) practice for more than 15 years.

As an HR and OD consultant and trainer, she has been exposed to companies of various sizes and industries: banking and finance, BPO, KPO, energy, water utility, academe, food and beverage, manufacturing, construction and engineering, website and software development, architectural and engineering consulting, real estate development, mining, hospitality, printing, and publishing.

She has implemented numerous consulting projects for government-owned and controlled corporations and local government units.

She is the training and consulting division director and concurrently the VisMin regional director of the Profiles Group of Companies.

She is a certified team and shared leadership coach (level 2) by the International Coaching Federation.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of the Philippines–Tacloban College.

She earned her master’s degree in business management from the same university. She is now working on her PhD in organization development.

HR Boot Camp Trainer: DonnavelMary Donnavel Libron-Buloron is a licensed psychometrician with a master’s degree in guidance and counseling. She is now working on her PhD in social psychology.

Her career experience is a mix of academe and industry practice:

After graduating cum laude from the University of the Philippines–Cebu, Donnavel, who took up psychology, worked as a talent development officer at an HR consulting firm in the city.

There, she handled various training programs and organizational-development projects, honing her skills in training-outline creation, training implementation, and organizational assessment.

She went on to become the training officer of one of the city’s renowned non-government organizations.

As a training officer, she was responsible for setting up the organization’s training unit and overseeing the full training cycle, from planning to implementation and evaluation.

She was also responsible for creating the organization’s competency-based training, performance-management system, and succession planning.

Looking for opportunities outside the HR industry, she took a teaching job in one of Cebu’s prestigious colleges.

Donnavel has been teaching major subjects in psychology—such as psychological testing and assessment, social psychology, and experimental psychology—for the past nine years.

She has also been advising research projects and writing research articles for the college department’s journal.

While teaching, Donnavel ranked third in the 2015 psychometrician board examination nationwide. In the same year, she became the college’s guidance personnel.

Donnavel served as the psychology program head for the school year 2020–2021.

Aside from her academic career, she works as an associate consultant and facilitator at People Dynamics Inc.

In this role of Donnavel, she helps develop training modules and leadership assessment tools, among others.

She also manages several consulting and research projects for the clients of the said organization.

Trainer: Kim AdazaKim Jane Alexis Adaza specializes in sales and marketing in the telecommunications, real estate, and human resource solutions industries for over 6 years and handles clients in the academe, government, and corporate sectors.

She is certified with Profiles International to coach and debrief professionals for personal and career development, as well as with GENOS International to deliver and coach applied emotional intelligence—these enable her to guide people to their full potential.

She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College and is pursuing graduate studies in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines Cebu.

Today, Kim serves as the Accounts Manager and HR Solutions Consultant for the Visayas and Mindanao clientele of Profiles Asia Pacific Inc., an ISO 9001:2015 Certified solutions provider and the pioneer and leader of online-based assessments in the Philippines.

People Dynamics is an accredited Learning and Development Institution by Profiles International, LLC., Wiley, Genos International, Civil Service Commission, and the Professional Regulation Commission.


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