LOCATION: We will be meeting at the 894 Richmond Plaza (next to Kroger), Richmond, KY for our meetings (Jan-Nov). The meeting starts at 7:00pm, but come at 6:30pm to network beforehand.
The Chick Chat Agenda
1. Organization Updates: Updates and News from the President, the Treasurer, the Secretary, as well as committee updates from Membership, Community Outreach, Scholarship and Communications.
2. Speaker of the Month: Beverly Clemons, President of CMI Consulting, LLC
Title: "Effective Human Resources Practices - Tips to Hiring a Motivated Team and Keeping them Motivated"
About the Presentation:
Beverly will share best practices and ideas for attracting, motivating, and retaining top talent for your organization as well as laws you need to be aware of when hiring … and firing.
About the Speaker: Beverly Clemons
Beverly has more than 20 years experience in Human Resources Consulting specializing in outplacement and career transition services, professional search and recruitment, employee climate and attitude surveys, behavioral assessments, hourly and salary compensation design and analysis, wage and benefits administration, and general human resource consulting. She has worked with many companies and clients in various industries including manufacturing, non-profit agencies, financial institutions, health-care providers, internet-related companies, and many others.
Beverly is an active member of a number of civic groups including Commerce Lexington (serving as past Chair of the Education and Professional Development Committee, Facilitator of a Business Advisory Group, member of the Business Owner Advisory Board Steering Committee, and past-Chair of the Ambassador Committee, Awarded Volunteer of the Year 2001); Bluegrass Society for Human Resources Management (former Secretary, former Chair of Diversity and Community Outreach, and current Chair of Professional Development); member Japanese - American Society of Kentucky (JASK); Professional Women’s Forum (former Co-Chair of the Programs Committee, and currently serving on the Board as Secretary); Lexington Forum, National Association of Women Business Owners (formerly President, Chair of Membership Committee, Chair of Programs Committee, former Chair of Corporate Partners, and current Secretary); and as a Fund Distribution Team Member for United Way and Lexington Partners for Youth.
In addition, Beverly is involved with a number of charitable causes and recently served on the Entrepreneurial Committee for the Governor’s Task Force on the Economic Development of Women in the state of Kentucky, and the Business Advisory Board for Midway College. Beverly attended college at Sue Bennett College and the University of Kentucky.
3. Other News: Announcements and updates.
4. BABES ON THE SPOT: Each babe and meeting guest have 20-30 seconds to introduce themselves and their business to the group, as well as any exciting news or specials regarding their business.
- Welcome new members.
- Go over Fall 2015 events.