The annual San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 800+ HR professionals
from terrific organizations in Northern California.

There will be 17 sessions for Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

Keynote Address:
Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: The Career Development Imperative
Beverly Kaye, Ph.D.
Founder and Chairwoman of the Board, Career Systems International®




The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Investigating Sexual Harassment Complaints
Allison West, Esq., SPHR
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists




Hot Topics in California Wage-Hour Law
Jennifer Brown Shaw, Esq.
Partner, Shaw Valenza LLP




Social Media in the Workplace 2.0: Is an Update Pending for Your Policies and Practices?
Jeff S. Bosley, Esq.
Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP




Resolving Workplace Conflict: Before, During and After (Part 1)
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
President, Mediating Solutions




Resolving Workplace Conflict: Before, During and After (Part 2)
Candice Gottlieb-Clark
President, Mediating Solutions




Leaves of Absence and Reasonable Accommodation: Doesn't Anyone Work Here Anymore?
Charles L. Thompson IV, Esq.
Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.




HR Career Development and Pathing: Strategies and Communication for Career Trajectory
Valerie Frederickson, M.S., C.M.F.
CEO, Valerie Frederickson and Company




Employee Medical Information: An Employer's Guide to the Legal Obligations, Limitations and Laws
Walter M. Stella, Esq.
Shareholder, Miller Law Group




Social Branding: How HR Can Help to Build Your Organization's Reputation with Social Media
Debbie McGrath
CEO, HR.com




Celebrate Careers - Career Achievement: Best Practices to Help Build Trust, Retain Talent, Inspire Peers and Strengthen Loyalty
Joel Bishop
Manager of Training and Speaking, O.C. Tanner




Healthcare Reform: ACA Issues and Compliance Realities for Large Employers (100+ employees) in 2015
Rae Lee Olson
Senior Consultant, Vita Benefits Group




Managing Base Pay - You Need More than Market Data
Shari Dunn
Managing Director, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice, Gallagher Consulting (formerly CompAnalysis)




Only in California: Using Background Checks to Hire the Best and Stay Out of Court
Les Rosen, Esq.
President, Employment Screening Resources (ESR)




Predictive Hiring: A New Approach to Finding Candidates Who Will Succeed in Your Organization
Fred Barnhart, MBA
West Regional Director, SkillSurvey




US Immigration 2014: Mobility Trends, Legislative Forecast and Legal Outlook
Norman C. Plotkin, Esq.
Partner, Jackson & Hertogs LLP




Creating Bulletproof Documentation
Allison West, Esq., SPHR
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists