Virtual HR Meeting “Retaining and Developing Diverse Talent” February 10, 2022

Posted on January 25, 2022 By

September 2021, it was 4.4; in October it was 4.2; and in November it was 4.5 million workers who quit their jobs in the United States. The great resignation is having a significant impact on business, HR, managers, coworkers, and creating widespread burnout, among other consequences.

Join JSAHR (Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources) professionals for a Virtual meeting, open to the public, presented by Carmen Bonilla, a certified coach in identifying business challenges and managing change in the workplace, on February 10 from 8:45 to 10:00 a.m.

In this program, among other topics, attendees will gain clarity and best practices in assessing one’s organizational climate and determining what would make employees want to stay; exploring surface perceptions about what characteristics get people promoted in an organization; increasing awareness of culture on behavior; and considering how a diverse workforce can create a competitive advantage for an organization and increase its bottom line.

JSAHR is offering this session for only $10 for members; $20 for non-members; and free for students and those in-transition. To receive the virtual link, register online at or email or call JSAHR at 732-701-7155. Log in details will be sent to registrants.

JSAHR is a SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) affiliated chapter. This program is pending one (1) SHRM and one (1) HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) recertification credit.

About the Speaker: Carmen L Bonilla delivers leadership development training through her training and consulting company. She is a former Assistant Professor of Management and Business Strategy at Rutgers Business School.

During her more than seven years teaching in corporate and university settings, she has contributed to the formation of diverse managers and students in topics that include diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), building high performing teams, coaching, managing change in the workplace, and others.

Carmen draws on her 20 years of professional experience to enrich the training classes she delivers, and brings an ability to quickly identify business challenges and recommend solutions. In the past, she held corporate roles managing teams, client relationships, global business and technology projects, and learning and development initiatives.

Carmen is an Organization Development Certified Professional, Prosci Change Management Practitioner, Hendricks Institute certified coach, and has held the Project Management Professional designation. She holds a Magna Cum Laude bachelor’s degree in organizational studies from University of Puerto Rico in Mayaguez where she earned the Faculty’s Award as its Most Outstanding Student; and an MBA in General Management from New York University, Stern School of Business. Visit her LinkedIn profile at