Meeting/Event Information

SOLD OUT! Due to the meeting space, we cannot accept walk-ins

February 21, 2019
8:15 AM to 10:30 AM
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45 St John Street
GOSHEN, NY 10924

Mid-Hudson Valley

Society for Human Resource Management

February 21, 2019

 Monthly Meeting

Performance Management as an Employee Engagement Tool

**SOLD OUT!!**

Due to the meeting space, we cannot accept walk-ins.

LOCATION:              coLAB

                                45 St John Street

                                Goshen, NY 10924


DATE & TIME:         Thursday, February 21, 2019

                                 8:15 - 8:45 am: Registration

                                 8:45 - 9:15: Announcements & Introductions

9:15- 10:30AM: Program

COST:                          $15 Chapter Member; $25 Non-Chapter Member; $7 Student  



Learning Objectives

  1. Identify your “Performance Management” philosophy to help understand and establish a Performance Management System that works for your organization.
  2. Explore options in design components of a strategic Performance Management System tied to performance and profit criteria to remain competitive.
  3. Explore areas where creative design can provide greater incentives and value to employees while remaining within the boundaries of legal considerations.

Performance Appraisal Systems started back in the early 1900s becoming more established by the 1950s. With a growing debate on whether Performance Management is still a viable tool, we will examine whether or not it is still effective for your organization. We will examine. We will also look at how coaching and Emotional Intelligence can become components of this process.

The meeting will examine:

  • what your organizational strategic philosophy is a in relation to employee performance and evaluation
  • key components of a Performance Management System – the traditional vs. the new and emerging modules
  • how it can be used as a developmental tool so that you can help employees become more engaged to better serve your organization
  • look at ways to get “buy-in” of the management team and help them develop the necessary tools to implement your organization’s chosen system
  • coaching for performance and addressing performance issues in a timely manner
  • roadblocks to valid evaluations – rater biases – what to watch out for and how to address them
  • evaluating whether the Performance Management System you are utilizing is effective in reaching its intended goal
  • legal Considerations                                                                                                              


Lena Bodin, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the President and CEO of People Resource Strategies, a consulting firm which partners with businesses in helping them achieve bottom-line results through comprehensive programs designed for improving employee performance and organizational effectiveness.

Lena brings over twenty-five years of senior level management experience in business operations and human resources. She made her career transition to Human Resources in 1995, and since, has been working with progressive companies in various industries, helping companies align their human resources with their strategic business plans.

As an HR consultant since 2003, Lena works with companies to plan and develop their strategic HR initiatives. As an organizational and leadership development consultant, she works with developing leaders and managers through training, individual coaching and counseling. Most of her work in the past several years has been developing successors to businesses and those on the management track as well as help companies establish processes for better employee engagement.

Lena holds a BBA in Human Resource Management and an MBA in Organizational Behavior; the SPHR, SHRM-SCP designations and several certificates in organizational performance methodologies. She is a member of the National SHRM and local SHRM chapters and several Business Councils. Lena is past co-Director, Government and Legislative Affairs for NYS State SHRM and chaired the Legislative Committee of WHRMA for over a decade. Until recently, Lena taught senior level graduate courses at Long Island University as an adjunct professor on Organizational Development and Change Management.





$15.00 Chapter Member

$25.00 Non-Chapter Member

$7.00 Student