January LincolnHR Program: How to Advocate for Your Own HR Career

January 9, 2024 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
SCC Jack J Huck Continuing Education Center
301 S 68th St Pl Lincoln NE 68510
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January Program
January 9th
Location: SCC Jack J Huck Continuing Education Center
301 S 68th St Pl, Lincoln, NE 68510

This program will be hosted both in-person and also virtually via video. Anyone who registers for the virtual option below will be sent a link to join prior to the program beginning. It is recommended virtual attendees login at 11:50am for any pre-program announcements.

Registration/Check-In: 11:30am
Lunch/Networking: 11:30am-12:00pm
Program: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Program Topic:
How to Advocate for Your Own HR Career

  1. Claim Your Role As a Confident Leader
    -Define what you stand for as a leader so you can not only make/communicate hard decisions but also make career choices in alignment to your values.
    -Build your personal brand and leave a lasting impact on the business you serve.
  2. Lead With Your Unique Talents
    -Identify the unique talents, skills and gifts that only YOU can bring to your role.
    -Learn how to align your HR role with your talents and use it to advance your career.
    -Use your unique talents to build your confidence and to make your unique impact to the business that delivers results.
  3. Advocate to Advance Your Career
    -Remove what’s standing in the way of using your voice and advocating for yourself.
    -Use an advocacy model that can help you both articulate the value you bring to the organization and communicate in a compelling way your business partners and colleagues will understand.
    -Get into action and take brave next steps toward goals that benefit your career AND the business you serve.


Kelli Thompson

Leadership Coach, Author, Speaker

Kelli Thompson is a women’s leadership coach and speaker who helps women advance to the rooms where decisions are made. She has coached and trained hundreds of women to trust themselves, lead with more confidence, and create a career they love. She is the founder of the Clarity & Confidence Women’s Leadership Program, and a Stevie Award winner for Women in Business—Coach of the Year. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Closing The Confidence Gap: Boost Your Peace, Your Potential & Your Paycheck.

More information about Kelli
Website: Kelliraethompson.com
Book: closingtheconfidencegap.com/book
*Kelli will be selling her book before and following the program

Registration Cost:

  • Free for Current LincolnHR Members
  • $25 for non-LincolnHR Members

New Year, New You
LincolnHR is excited to offer the opportunity for in-person attendees to obtain a new professional headshot prior to the start of January’s program. If you are interested in this free perk, please send an email request to: programs@lincolnhr.org.

Waybright Photography
Hi I’m Christy, the girl behind the camera. Wife and momma of 5 very active kids. After graduating from UNL with a bachelors in veterinary science 7 years ago, I picked up my first camera and slowly started growing a passion for photography. I specialize in newborns, children and families but love everything studio and fun themed mini sessions. To check out more of my work by visiting:facebook.com/christywaybrightphotography.

Registration Deadline:
Please register by Monday, January 8th.