PMINJ 2018 November Meeting 

13 Nov 2018 - Morristown - Madison


PDP Information

Program Number: C020-20181113
Diversity / Sensitivity in the Workplace: What does the PM need to know?
Category: A
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 1.0
Strategic - 0.5
Technical - 0.0


 What is the difference between diversity and inclusion? How do we tell? How do we prepare and manage for it and with it? The Manager should be able to leave this workshop with a more open and objective mindset that is inclusive differences and not just comfort.


Clarissa B Gilliam has been with Berkeley College for eight years. She is currently the Sr. Director of Talent Management & Associate Relations. This includes overseeing recruitment & onboarding, talent management, compliance and employee relations for Berkeley College.

Clarissa’s career crosses most functions of Human Resources. Her expertise includes providing human capital, diversity, talent acquisition, employment law, organizational development, training and employee relations. These experiences include providing human capital expertise at companies such as American Express, MTV Networks, Avaya and New York Life Insurance.

Other Meetings:

Career Networking LCI

Topic: Challenges and Assumptions in the Job-Search Process with Linda Trignano of Trignano Consulting, LLC

The challenges and assumptions facing today's job seekers are an unwelcome part of the current job search process. However, recognizing the challenges and assumptions that a job seeker may create -- as well as those that the hiring manager may be making -- will help you avoid interview pitfalls and really stand out from the crowd. Meet Linda Trignano, certified corporate recruiter and trainer, and learn how to prepare for the interview to avoid some of the major challenges and assumptions before they diminish your chances of landing your next job.

Linda Trignano, of Trignano Consulting LLC, coaches individuals, groups and business managers, utilizing insight assessments of skills from selling to leadership development, to ensure that individuals, both personally and professionally, and business groups reach their full potential through communication skills development. Workplace grief coaching is an in-demand service offered by Trignano Consulting, coaching individuals, teams and managers in companies of all sizes, through periods of loss and change. Linda's firm will soon offer a new agility assessment, addressing the much-needed skill of agility within today's ever-changing workplace. See the full range of training and coaching services available at

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