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The following information is from the completed 2021 event. Please check back in the fall for details on next year. 

Maine HR Convention: May 10 – 12, 2022


Workshop A: Talk Tech with Your CFO and IT

Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How HR Demonstrates Knowledge and Measures ROI

Why you’ll want to participate in this session. Most HR professionals and leaders entered the profession without a deep background on the technologthat drives so many of our key functions – particularly in the talent acquisition field. The strategic components of our work and the tactical demands for efficiency now requires HR to play a vibrant role in the assessment, purchase, and even the rollout of HRIS, AI sourcing, and other software. We’ve invited Phil Strazzulla, founder of SelectSoftware Reviews, for a twofold conversation on understanding and conversing about HR technology. He’ll help you tell a story to melt the hearts of even the most ruthless CFO and the geekiest IT professional (just kidding on both characterizations).Your session host: James Brissenden.    

What’s it all about. 

  • Become better acquainted with how you take the measure of your organization’s needs for people analytics and talent acquisition software and how you research the software tech world. 
  • Discover how to build alliances within your company’s internal IT sources and from outside experts that provide you with the fodder for making a strong business case for your HR technology needs. 
  • Learn how to make just the right budget argument to your CFO and other decision-makers by becoming an expert in projecting ROI. 

Applying for SHRM Credit and HRCI Business Credit.