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Challenger Leadership Survey May 2021

May 28, 2021 — “Developing Women Leaders” Most Critical Leadership Issue Pre- And Post- COVID

Remote Work Will Remain a Major Part of Company Workforce Strategy Post-Pandemic

May 4, 2021 — In a survey of 118 senior human resources professionals, findings indicate that most companies plan to have from 25% to 100% of their workforce continue to work remotely post pandemic. These numbers are consistent with the percentage of employees working from home during the height of the pandemic in 2020 and represent a significant shift in the way companies will work and interact with their employees moving forward. “The impacts of this shift are various and far reaching,” according to Sally Stetson, Managing Partner at Salveson Stetson Group. “Companies are currently rethinking how they pay their employees, manage performance, and create a work environment that promotes organizational values and belonging.” Salveson Stetson Group, a multi-specialty retained executive search firm in Philadelphia, conducted the survey from March 18 to April 4, 2021 and covered a broad range of topics regarding the pandemic’s impact on employment, work environment, and talent. Click here to read the full article



Do We Have The Stamina To Take The Next Step On DE&I

A Virtual Discussion on Diversity with Jameel Rush, Chief Diversity Officer for the Philadelphia InquirerAfter coming off a sprint in DE&I activity over the past year, do organizations have the stamina to continue to confront issues impeding progress to more equity in their employment practices? Undoing long-held cultural beliefs that promote inequality while hindering the achievement of business goals, takes sustained attention and effort.

On the morning of September 14th Jameel Rush, Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the Philadelphia Inquirer will share the insights he has gained over a 15 year career in diversity, organizational development and human resources with some of the region’s leading companies. Jameel will facilitate a peer discussion with attendees and we look forward to you bring your own experiences and challenges to the conversation.


A Fireside Chat with Kevin B. Mahoney Chief Executive Officer – University of Pennsylvania Health System

An HREA Partner Event Presented by HR Department of the Year AwardsThroughout the pandemic, the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) strived to compassionately support its employees as it safeguarded the health of our community.

From expanding upon benefits to ensure staff could balance their family and work responsibilities, to implementing a workforce redeployment model that ensured resources were available at the right time and in the right areas during the pandemic, to tackling racism and bias by elevating diversity, inclusion and equity as a top priority, UPHS led from the front to meet the myriad of challenges facing our region.

In our September HR Department of the Year Webinar, we will hear from Kevin B. Mahoney, CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, as he describes the leadership challenge of managing a community anchor through a pandemic, including how HR was leveraged to meet that challenge.



From Our Members

“As a Human Resource professional, you are invited to a number of seminars and networking events. The challenge is finding those that provide the best opportunity for professional development, exchanging best practices and engaging in high quality networking with peers. After attending the Human Resources Executive Alliance event, I can tell you that they have it mastered. Having the opportunity to hear first hand perspectives from the CEO of one the largest healthcare systems in the region was priceless. The HREA is the premiere networking alliance for Human Resources."

Douglas McLaughlin, Crown Cork & Seal

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