December Meeting of HR Group – Your Professional Presence and Brand: Building Impressions and Connections

Posted on December 4, 2013 By

Have you thought about how your presence affects your ability to influence business decisions? Do you want to increase your effectiveness in business partnerships and employee relations? Your ability to deliver depends on your likeability and credibility. It’s your “brand” at work!

Michelle Tillis Lederman, author and founder of Executive Essentials, will present Your Professional Presence and Brand: Building Impressions and Connections, Thursday, December 12, 2013, at the monthly meeting of The Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR), a Silver Excel award winner of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

Lederman will show attendees how small tweaks make a big difference, create a presence that stands out in a room by determining your brand attributes, and demonstrate how body language and word choice impact your professional presence. Attendees will also learn how to strengthen the relationships in their network, expanding upon lessons from her book The 11 Laws of Likability.

The registration fee, including a full buffet breakfast, is $30.00 for JSAHR members; $40.00 for nonmembers; $25.00 for those in-transition, and $10.00 for full-time students. This program is pending HRCI credits. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHR administrator, at 732-270-5204 email

Attendees are encouraged to bring prizes, such as baskets or gift cards, for the annual holiday business card and gift exchange. In addition, JSAHR is accepting nonperishable food items for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean counties.

About Michelle Tillis Lederman, PCC: Michelle Tillis Lederman, the author of The 11 Laws of Likability and Heroes Get Hired, is the founder of Executive Essentials, a training company that provides communication and leadership programs. She has appeared on CBS, Money Watch, Fox 5, and over 100 radio shows nationwide, including Gayle King, NPR, and Martha Stewart Living. She has been quoted in the New York Times, Working Mother, US News & World Report, and, among others. Lederman has been featured on USA Today, AOL, Forbes, CNBC, and

Lederman received her B.S. from Lehigh University and her MBA from Columbia Business School. For more information, connect with Lederman at; or