Mr Judon Bowden is an experienced human resource professional who is very passionate about helping companies re-think how to attract, develop and inspire employees in a workplace that is rapidly changing. He has over a decade of progressive HR experience working for large, profit driven, multi-national companies in Banking, Energy and Manufacturing industries. With a proven record of accomplishment in industrial relations, performance management, leadership development, culture improvement and change leadership, she currently collaborates with Executives at Red Stripe (the world’s coolest beer company) to integrate HR across the business using strategic insights and best practice HR approaches that drives a strong talent culture and profitable growth.
Presentation: Navigating the Tough Stuff
Management often struggles with how to effectively address challenging issues in a unionized workplace. These struggles are sometimes the result of a reluctance to deal with the union when imposing discipline or a lack of understanding of how to exercise the scope of management rights that exist when dealing with workplace conduct that needs course correction. This presentation review some of the latest case law/tribunal awards and learn practical strategies to effectively address tough workplace misconduct challenges, including Social Media Misuse and Off-Duty Misconduct.
Explore the latest case law focused on issues that management typically find difficult to navigate
Learn how to effectively leverage and apply workplace policy and rules implemented with the scope of an employer’s management rights
Identify strategies to properly investigate alleged misconduct and impose discipline while navigating requirements under the collective agreement, e.g. representation rights
Presentation: TRE3 Climbing
Are we are in a CRISIS? With 1 in every 4 Jamaicans employed being disengaged, just over a half of the Trinidad and Tobago
workforce engaged and Barbados only a having a 8% improvement in engagement levels from 21% to 31% since 2011, it is important that people leaders understand how to unbundle concepts of employee engagement and employee experience in order to focus on what is meaningful for employees. A company that can retain its staff and meet its objectives can be the right place for an individual employee; from a practical perspective, however, it may not be the right place for every employee. A great work environment for some may not be great for others. Focusing on what is meaningful for your employees is essential for a talent-driven company. There is no one right answer, but there are good practices that we can learn and apply to improve The Realities of Employee Engagement and Employee Experience (TRE3).
Ask the correct questions to define employee engagement and employee experience in your company.
Understand the definitions, differentiate between the concepts and learn their impacts.
Understand the drivers of employee engagement: what leaders say they will do for people versus what is actually done.
Know the six key factors that determine employee engagement, which leads to productivity, innovation and retention.