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    DINNER Meeting: Fueling Growth: The Importance of Attracting & Retaining Early Talent

    Date: February 10, 2020, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    HRMA Princeton
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, Carnegie Center, Rt. 1.
    Networking & registration begins at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:00pm.
    Pre-registered: members $45, non-members $55, students and qualified In-Transition $20. Online registration closes at 11:00AM on Thursday, February 6th. $10 additional charge for walk-ins.
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    Fueling Growth:

    The Importance of Attracting & Retaining Early Talent

    Presented by: Deborah Diamond, Ph.D., President - Campus Philly   
    Monday, February 10, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Princeton Hyatt Regency

    102 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ  08540
    (Click HERE for directions)
     **This program is pending APPROVAL for 1 HR general credit by HRCI and 1 professional
    development credit by SHRM**
    For registration, please follow one of the below links:

    HRMA Member Register Here

    In-Transition Members Register Here

    Non-Members and Students Register Here

    Registration CLOSES Thursday, February 6th at 11:00AM.   After that time, you may still register at the door for an additional $10. 



    Did you know that Philadelphia retains 54% of its regional college graduates, higher than Boston's retention rate of 42%? What's behind that high retention rate and how can it be leveraged to increase the diversity of our talent pool and fuel business growth? Join HRMA of Princeton and Deborah Diamond, PhD, President of Campus Philly, on February 10, 2020 for an in depth look at the latest data on who’s launching their careers in Greater Philadelphia and how that impacts employers in our region. We’ll cover the origin of Campus Philly, a unique model created in the early 2000s, what the economic development nonprofit has achieved since then and how exactly does our region’s talent pool stack up to other cities. We’ll also share the types of programs we’ve found to be successful, as well as the challenges and lessons learned.


    1. Utilizing data/research to shape your recruitment strategy

    2. Developing meaningful partnerships with a measurable talent ROI

    3. Planning successful events and convenings to engage your target audience 


    Deborah Diamond, Ph.D., President of Campus Philly

    Deborah joined Campus Philly as its president in 2010 and has led the organization through a period of extraordinary growth that includes doubling the number of college partners, launching new programs in internships and arts and culture, and building a robust corporate membership program. She speaks nationally to groups about talent attraction and retention as economic drivers for cities. Deborah began her career as a college professor, teaching political philosophy at Columbia University and Bryn Mawr College. After seven years at the market research firm, The Melior Group, Deborah joined Visit Philadelphiaas their first director of research and strategy. Deborah holds a BA from Bryn Mawr College and an MA and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Deborah serves as the board chair for the Greater Philly Hillel Network. In 2008, Deborah is the recipient of a number of awards and accolades including: “Most Admired CEO” in 2014 in the nonprofit category by the Philadelphia Business Journal; Brava Award for leadership by SmartCEO in 2016; Globy award in educational leadership by the Global Philadelphia Association in 2017; and “Woman of Distinction” award by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2018.


    Starter:  Roasted cauliflower soup 
    Choice of:  Salmon, olives, lemon, cured tomato, garlic OR Stuffed pork loin, spinach, fontina, roasted peppers, pan gravy, Seasonal vegetable and starch OR Veg Option: Cheese lasagna rollette, marinara, parmesan
    Dessert: Red Velvet, raspberry sauce, whipped cream

    Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee and Assorted Tazo Teas



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