Upcoming events

    • 20 Feb 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Redstone Federal Credit Union Atrium 220 Wynn Drive



    David McElhaney has a diverse background with more than 30 years in business.  He has held positions including General Manager and Vice President of Sales, Sales Operations, Distribution and Health Systems.  He has extensive experience in new market development, sales management and training as well as Recruiting and Placement.  David is the Managing Partner for Global Recruiters of Huntsville.


    Recruiting- Global Recruiters of Huntsville offers superior staffing solutions for delivering top talent in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Manufacturing, Engineering, Project Management, Human Resources, Business Development, Sales & Marketing and Food Production Management.  Our extensive background in Recruiting has allowed us to build relationships with client companies locally and across the country.

    David has taught public classes as well as structured classes at The University of Alabama- Birmingham (UAB), University of Alabama- Huntsville (UAH), Athens State University, Calhoun Community College and Virginia College.

    Class Specialties

    LinkedIn Training-  David has been teaching Introduction to LinkedIn classes for over three years and has instructed over 1000 users in the essential tools of Linked In.  He has also authored an Electronic Book (E Book) on the subject.   

    Interviewing Techniques-  David teaches you how to have a successful job interview.  Most people never really develop





    1. How to be found on LinkedIn

    2. How to find on LinkedIn

    3. How to network on LinkedIn

    • 20 Mar 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Redstone Federal Credit Union Atrium 220 Wynn Drive



    Speaker: John Haley


    John Haley is a founding member of the local Association for Talent Development (ATD) chapter (formerly the American Society for Training and Development/ASTD), a past president of the chapter at which time the chapter received its first National Chapter Excellence Award, and has held two national level ASTD positions. He has an M.A. in Human Development from the University of Illinois-Springfield and currently supports the Calhoun Community College Writing Resource Center (aka, Writing Lab).



    But Where’s the Edge of the Box?

    It is within us and between us. How many times have you or your organization been told to “Think outside the box?” Easy to say; harder to do—especially since most of us live with blinders invisible to ourselves and to others. Prepare for insights into yourself, a peek into others’ make-up (PG rated), and practice leaving the box. A healthy mix of males and females makes this more fascinating.

    By the conclusion of this event, participants will have:

    • An understanding of a basic theory of moral development.
    • Insights into how this development can vary internally for males and females, right up to and including the day of this event.
    • New confidence in how to exceed externally described limits without necessarily “breaking the rules.”
    • Initial strategies for reaffirming or challenging boxes in your professional and/or personal life.

    Methodologies will include lecture, group discussion, and experiential participation. 

    • 13 Nov 2018
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Redstone Federal Credit Union Atrium 220 Wynn Drive

    Kim Ruyle is President of Inventive Talent Consulting, a Florida-based firm that provides strategic talent management and organizational development consulting for leading global organizations.  He is an Associate in Korn Ferry’s Global Network.  Kim has thirty years of experience in human resources, organizational development, and general management.  Kim has presented at more than 100 national and international conferences, published dozens of articles and book chapters, served on numerous expert panels and editorial boards, and authored or co-authored five books on talent management and leadership development.  Kim’s academic credentials include three master’s degrees and a PhD and an Executive Certificate in Applied NeuroLeadership from the NeuroLeadership Institute and Pepperdine University.  Kim’s book, Lessons from a CEO’s Journal, was published in 2014, and his latest book on neuroscience applications in talent management is being published in 2018 


    The ability to make accurate predictions about talent is a key skill for HR professionals.  Who should we hire?  Promote?  Who needs aggressive development?  Who will derail?  But people are complex – they will always delight us or disappoint us.  This session explores the science of predicting potential, the neuroscience of personality, methods to mitigate implicit bias, and insights that will enhance your selection, development, and retention of high potential talent.  




     1) Identify research-based predictors of leadership potential;

     2) Explain the role of personality in potential and methods for assessing;

     3) Describe methods for mitigating implicit bias in talent selection 

Past events

16 Jan 2018 Ice Breaker Challenge
05 Dec 2017 Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of North Alabama/ Attend and Win Drawing-- MUST be present to win
14 Nov 2017 Self Development on Steroids: Write Your Own Roadmap
17 Oct 2017 Why Mentoring Matters
19 Sep 2017 Understanding Organizational Culture
15 Aug 2017 Change Management
08 Aug 2017 Tale of GM Reinventing Labor-Management Relationships/Making action step that will drive motivation.
18 Jul 2017 Coaching: An Essential Tool for Effective Talent Development
20 Jun 2017 Leveraging the Power of Storytelling for Business Success
13 Jun 2017 The Role of Communication in Creating Employee Engagement
16 May 2017 Well-being and the Workforce
18 Apr 2017 7 Principles for Making Relationships Work: At Home and at Work
11 Apr 2017 Employee Engagement and the Multi-Generational Work Force
21 Mar 2017 The Neuroscience of Learning
14 Mar 2017 "Engagement is For Everybody! Understanding the Big Picture of Employee Engagement and Why You should care about it!
21 Feb 2017 Icebreaker Challenge 2017
11 Feb 2017 The Employee Engagement Experience. Early Bird Special #2
13 Dec 2016 Community Event - Charity Fundraiser for The Link of Cullman County
15 Nov 2016 Maximizing Employee Performance: Reaching Beyond Traditional Tools and Leveraging New Trends
18 Oct 2016 Moving Your Career Forward with Talent Development Trends
20 Sep 2016 Unleash the Power of Your Value
13 Sep 2016 Developing Your Personal Brand and Marketing Yourself
16 Aug 2016 A CEO's Perspective of Career Management
19 Jul 2016 Using Models as a Training Technique
21 Jun 2016 Earning your CPLP as Part of a Learning Team.
17 May 2016 Get UNSTUCK: Become a High Performing Leader with Sports Psychologist, Dr. Jim Andrews
19 Apr 2016 Build That High Performing Team with Sports Psychologist, Dr. Mat Park
15 Mar 2016 Leadership...Leading Yourself...Leading and Working With (and for) Others
15 Mar 2016 Take your Career to the Next Level (5 Session Package Deal)
16 Feb 2016 Employee potential is unlocked by utilizing personal development coaching techniques
19 Jan 2016 Sure Fire Techniques that HURT a Training Department. How ROI creates Training Success with Dr. Patti Phillips
17 Nov 2015 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Workshop - How Knowing Your MBTI Makes You a Better Team Member
20 Oct 2015 Emotional Intelligence - Your Leadership Advantage
15 Sep 2015 Uncommon Ways to Grow Your Leadership
18 Aug 2015 How Gamification Increases Employee Learning and Engagement with Dutch Driver
21 Jul 2015 Organizational Development Benefits to the Huntsville City Schools
16 Jun 2015 Curriculum and Instructional Design 101
21 Apr 2015 Networking as a Leadership Skill
31 Mar 2015 Re-Patterning Culture
18 Nov 2014 Trends in Executive Development "CANCELLED"
21 Oct 2014 High Order Thought
16 Sep 2014 YBTC - Panel Discussion
19 Aug 2014 Execute, Evaluate and Sustain Your Plan
15 Jul 2014 Change Management
17 Jun 2014 Organizational Assessment Tools

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