Quarterly Luncheon: Talent Management & Recruiting Trends

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Quarterly Luncheon: Talent Management & Recruiting Trends

Talent Management & Recruiting - Trends & Workforce Strategies That Yield Results

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Jepson Alumni Center 442 Westhampton Way Richmond, VA 23229

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11:30 AM - 11:55 AM Check-in and social time

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch and Fireside Chat: Dr. Shelton Goode and VACEOs Member, Duke Dodson (Dodson Property Management)

During an engaging 45-minute "Fireside Chat" between Dr. Shelton Goode and one VACEOs member, participants will learn about key workforce challenges brought on by the “Great Resignation,” and explore strategies that address talent acquisition, development, and retention.

This event will not be livestreamed; however, it will be recorded for members to view at a later date and time.

Dr. Shelton Goode is the president and chief executive officer of Icarus Consulting. This veteran-owned consulting firm specializes in helping organizations create cultures that attract and retain the best talent.

Dr. Goode is a business executive with over 20 years of executive coaching, HR, and higher education experience. He has held executive positions for companies ranging in size from $300M to $18B+. He has developed or implemented talent management programs, performance management systems, sales incentive plans, labor relations strategies, and large-scale culture change initiatives.

He was a senior D&I executive at the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Agency, Oshkosh Corporation, Pennsylvania Power & Light (PPL), Georgia Power, Southern Company, and Alabama Power. Based on the results achieved in these positions, he earned a reputation as a strategic yet results-oriented leader.

Dr. Goode is the author of several award-winning books, including: Beyond Inclusion: Reimagining the Future of Work, Workers, and the Workplace: Diversity Managers: Angels of Mercy or Barbarians at the Gate; Winter in America: The Impact of the 2016 Presidential Election on Diversity in Companies, Communities, and the Country; and Crisis as a Platform for Social Change from Strawberry Mansion to Silicon Valley.

Learn more about Shelton Goode at https://www.linkedin.com/in/sjgoode/.

About VA Council of CEOs

The Virginia Council of CEOs, a non-profit association that serves small and mid-sized business CEOs by connecting them so that they can learn from and with each other. VACEOs members connect through highly effective peer roundtables and exclusive learning events.

What About Guests?

The Council is a safe haven for CEOs, and as our events are limited to CEO members and sponsors. Qualified CEOs who are interested in membership are welcome. Contact us at info@vaceos.org to arrange a visit.

May I Bring a non-CEO Guest?

Generally, no. Our events are for members, sponsors, and prospective members only, unless specifically stated otherwise.

What is Safe Haven?

VACEOs members enjoy a unique "safe haven" culture. This means that we don't come to meetings like this one to sell but to share and learn. Relationships come first.