Four Hacks to Maximize HR’s Impact in the Post-Pandemic

Thursday 8:45am – 9:45am

Session Description

Nowadays, most HR leaders have a seat at the proverbial table. Still, many HR functions are coming up short in delivering the strategic support and competitive advantages that their businesses urgently need, especially in the recovery phase of the pandemic. The Four Hacks to Transform HR demonstrate through real-life examples how HR functions, regardless of size, industry, or geographic location, can apply the four hacks to achieve full alignment with the most critical business goals, the things that keep the CEO up at night. But let’s not stop there, the presentation also covers in detail how to translate HR actions into CEO language. By applying the four hacks HR departments have the opportunity to become meaningful strategic partners to the business, making HR one of the most valuable functions within the organization and delivering a substantial contribution to in helping businesses to recover from the economic downturn.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the “Four Hacks” and how to apply them to their organizations.
  2. Participants will learn how to identify and align with key business objectives and create a line of sight on how HR is driving business performance to accelerate recovery.
  3. At the end of this session, participants will have all the information needed to teach others how to apply the Four Hacks in their respective businesses to achieve strategic alignment with key business objectives and how to translate HR actions into CEO language.

Michael Puck

As a Senior HCM Strategy Consultant with Kronos, Michael Puck is passionate about advocating the importance of people-centric processes that enable a strategic HR focus and drive business performance. Puck has over 20 years HR experience, partnering with business leaders and guiding large functional teams in shaping business cultures, implementing HR, Benefits, HCM, and SaaS solutions that enabled his customers to unlock new levels of employee and business performance. Puck graduated from the German Air Force Academy, and his eight-year term as officer and platoon commander only bolstered his belief that putting people first is vital to the success of the team and of the organization at large. During his time in the military, he earned a degree in business and a postgraduate degree in economics from VWA in Essen, Germany. Additionally, Puck is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP) and a published author.