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November 2020 ATD Fort Worth/Mid-Cities Chapter Meeting and SIGs

  • 05 Nov 2020
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Virtual (Zoom) OR In-Person (Diamond Oaks CC 5821 Diamond Oaks Drive North, Fort Worth, TX 76117


  • Fort Worth Chapter Members; includes SIGs
  • Non-Members and other ATD Chapter members.
    Guest registration includes SIGs.
  • Fort Worth Chapter Members; includes SIGs
  • Non-Members and other ATD Chapter members.
    Guest registration includes SIGs.

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November 2020 SIGs and Chapter Meeting
November 5th, 2020
5:30 - 7:30 

Register for either In-Person (limited) OR Virtual attendance

SIG Break-out rooms: 5:30 - 6:00

Leadership Development: John Wright / Jeremy Jameson
Leading & Developing Teams: Jonathan Silk / Jessica Buhl
Instructional Design: Samuel Apata / Kristina Rogers

Meeting Presentation: 6:00 - 7:30

The Future is Here: HR Tactics for Navigating the New World of Remote Work

Steve Peglar, SPHR, SVP @ WhitneySmith Company

As organizations throughout the world move out of lockdown, it’s becoming clear that the largest ever experiment in remote working practices has generally resulted in a broad positive impact, and that for many of these organizations and their employees things will never again be the same. 

With this new reality upon us, HR is faced with a range of challenges in continuing to implement, administer, and enhance this new way of working. In this engaging webinar, Steve will present insightful observations and practical tactics for addressing these concerns, with topics including:

  • Creating a foundation for remote work - policies, procedures, & frameworks
  • Required resources for employees & managers
  • Communication issues & solutions
  • “Zoom fatigue” – Remote work and our brains
  • Recruiting challenges & the skills needed in new world of work
  • Remote Hiring & Onboarding
  • Engagement of remote workers
  • Accountability & performance management challenges
  • Recognizing & rewarding remote workers
  • Preserving, fostering, and changing organizational culture in the “new normal”

About our Speaker

Steve Peglar, SPHR, PI, SHRM-SCP, is Senior Vice President with The WhitneySmith Company, a Fort Worth-based human resources consulting firm. He has over twenty-five years of strategic and tactical human resources experience and has worked with a wide variety of industries including services, manufacturing, banking & finance, energy, nonprofits, defense & federal contracting, architectural & engineering services, municipal governments, education, telecommunications, and more.

Mr. Peglar holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He also maintains the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the HR Certification Institute, the Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resources Management and is licensed as a Private Investigator with the Texas Commission on Private Security. He is also a certified practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and True Colors personality profile systems, and a trained analyst in the Predictive Index (PI) workplace profile. He is a frequent author and contributor to local, regional, and national online business publications, and speaks regularly to business groups on a variety of HR issues and topics.

Mr. Peglar’s areas of professional expertise include employee relations, HR strategy, policy development, HR legal compliance, internal investigations, EEO, compensation, performance management, training & organizational development, workplace surveys, organizational culture, executive coaching, organizational design, federal contractor compliance, expert witness testimony, international HR, workplace benefits, HR technology, and safety.

SIGs & Meeting Agenda:

5:15 - 5:30 - Log in and Network before the SIGs / In-Person - Network 

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm - SIG Virtual Breakout Rooms and In-Person groups

6:00 pm - Login for Meeting (if not attending SIGs)

6:15 pm - Chapter Announcements 

6:20 pm - 7:20 pm - Speaker Presentation (1 hour) Q&A

7:20 pm - 7:30 pm - Door Prizes, Meeting Concludes


In-Person attendance will include Dinner. Virtual attendees will be BYOD.


All online reservations are OPEN through the day of the meeting.

Buying something at the ATD Store? Enter our ChIP code CH7039 and a portion of the revenue goes back to our chapter!

For any general inquires please email: president@atdfortworth.org

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