Retaining Top Talent: Innovative Selection and On-boarding

  • October 18, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Feather Sound Country Club, 2201 Feather Sound Drive, Clearwater


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Facilitator: Ron Hamilton, Practical Human Resources Solutions

Program Description: Turnover of top talent is an organization is incredibly costly and disruptive. There are many reasons why talented employees leave an organization. However, effectively selecting/hiring the right talent and successfully on-boarding this talent will have a tremendous impact in retaining the best employees. Ron Hamilton will share aspects of a cutting-edge methodology he uses with companies all over the world to successfully select and on-board top talent. Ron has trained hundreds of managers in this process and you will be able to take away techniques that can be used in your organizations.

Outcomes: Participants will:

  • Be able to identify the tremendous cost of a poor hire
  • Learn to effectively identify top talent
  • Learn tips to improve the selection process
  • Discover what some of the top organizations are doing to on-board top talent effectively

About the Facilitator:  Ron Hamilton is Founder and Chief Consultant of Practical Human Resources Solutions, a management-consulting firm that provides services in areas such as cutting edge Human Resources practices, training and leadership development, compensation/benefits, organization development, strategic planning, HR policy/handbook development and the development of strategic staffing processes.

Prior to starting his consulting practice, Ron served in Senior Management capacities at CoreStates Financial.  He was Vice President and Director of Human Resources at CoreStates New Jersey National Bank and Vice President and Director of Human Resources Services at CoreStates Financial Corp in Philadelphia.


Ron has consulted, conducted training programs and delivered dynamic presentations for large and small organizations internationally. Last year Ron was in 12 cities in 11 different countries conducting training programs. His clients range from Fortune 100 companies to “start ups” in a variety of industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, consumer services and non-profits.


Ron earned his M.S. in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is an Associate Professor at

Webster Universityteaching graduate courses in Management and Human Resources and is an author and speaker on a variety of HR and management subjects.

Ron is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be sent to  at least 72 hours prior to the event, or be subject to the program fee.


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