Reduce Bias and Increase Inclusion for More Effective Teams

Join me in October for these timely and interactive sessions!

Employment Matters welcomes Lisa Barbeau

Lisa Rochelle Barbeau Lisa joined Employment Matters, as a Director of Training, Coaching and Mediation in August 2020. With a M.S. in Instructional Design from the University of Michigan, Lisa has practiced in the organizational development and learning arena for over thirty years. Her additional qualifications include SHRM PHR, Myers-Brigg Type Indicator Step I and Step II certifications, Mediation certification, Leadership through Influence and the Human Element administration, Appreciative Inquiry, as well as 360 Profiler Coaching. During her two plus decades with Employers Council, she gained recognition as a leader in facilitation and manager of Organizational Development and Learning. Lisa has trained and consulted with both non-profit and for-profit companies and has extensive experience with the public sector.

What’s happening the week of September 28th!

Foundations of Supervision September 29-30

Join us!

Being a great leader is much more than managing people. This session will focus on five key components of exceptional leadership: Self-awareness, coaching, engagement, feedback, and communication. Learn specific ways to enhance team performance. Whether you are a seasoned supervisor or entering the role this class will provide tools to help navigate growing your role.

What’s happening next week!


Buddy to Boss September 25th!

Don’t miss Buddy to Boss with Sue Wehrspann on next friday!

Transitioning from “one of the team” to “leader of the pack” poses career challenges. Navigating it effectively makes all the difference. Learn how to appropriately set boundaries and establish expectations with your team while maintaining effective relationships with your boss and your peers. Determine what to stop doing, start doing, and continue doing. Make difficult conversations easier, leverage your strengths, and develop concrete strategies that you can use immediately to master this transition.



Supervising a Virtual Workforce September 28th!

Supervising can already be tough, but this shift to virtual environments can make the role even harder. Set strategies for building and maintaining connection, fostering a culture of trust, and how to avoid mistakes that might be amplified in virtual settings. Identify best practices for you and your team as you continue to navigate this next normal for how work gets done.


Workplace Civility Article

Looking to explore how to create a more civil work environment? We have a class offering on 10/6- it is a half day to look at ways to promote and support a civil culture.


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