*** Registration for SF HR Star 2015 is now full. ***

The San Francisco HR Star Conference draws 825+ HR professionals from
terrific organizations in Northern California. Come celebrate our 13th year.

There will be 17 sessions for Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Keynote Address:
True Leadership: Mastering the Key Skills Highly Successful Leaders
Use to Motivate, Manage and Accomplish the Extraordinary
Jill Wesley, M.A.
International Corporate Speaker, Author and Educator




Creating an Effective Investigation Strategy
Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists




Sick of Leaves? California's New Paid Sick Leave Law
Leonora “Lenny” Schloss, Esq.
Shareholder, Employment and Labor Group, Jackson Lewis P.C.




Building a Magnetic Culture: How to Attract and Retain
Top Talent to Create an Engaged, Productive Workforce
Kevin Sheridan, MBA
Global Expert on Employee Engagement and Managing Virtual Workers,
Author, Speaker and Consultant




Conflict Management for HR Professionals
Dethra U. Giles, MBA, MSCM, SPHR
Principal, ExecuPrep, LLC




Performance Expectations: Hold Them Accountable
Sheryl Tuchman, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
CEO, Tools 2 Succeed, Inc.




Social Media and the Legal Challenges It Presents in Today's Workplace
Walter M. Stella, Esq.
Shareholder, Miller Law Group




Why Soft Skills Matter: The Key Predictors of Successful Hires
Sheri Miller
Vice President, SkillSurvey




Leaves of Absence Update for 2015
Charles L. Thompson IV, Esq.
Shareholder, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.




Job Values: What They Are and Why You Should Care
Shari Dunn
Managing Director, Human Resources & Compensation Consulting Practice,
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.




Social Branding: How HR Can Help to Build Your Organization's
Reputation with Social Media (with a Deep Dive into Twitter)
Debbie McGrath
CEO, HR.com




Transforming Difficult Employees into Productive Employees:
The Power of Clear Communication
Patty Malone, Ph.D.
President, Clear Communication Institute, Inc.




Top 5 Background Check Trends for 2015
Hudson Tree
Director of Strategic Partnerships, ESR (Employment Screening Resources)




ACA Cadillac Tax: Impact on Employers Now and Planning for 2018
Rae Lee Olson
Senior Consultant, Vita Benefits Group




US Immigration 2015: Mobility Trends, Legislative Forecast and Legal Outlook
Norman C. Plotkin, Esq.
Partner, Jackson & Hertogs LLP




Workplace Bullying and the New California Harassment Training Requirement
Allison West, Esq., SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Managing Principal, Employment Practices Specialists




Losing Leadership: Strategically Planning for the Mass Exodus of Baby Boomers
Dethra U. Giles, MBA, MSCM, SPHR
Principal, ExecuPrep, LLC