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APU to Present on Indispensable Leadership at the Chief Learning Officer Symposium

Charles Town, WV – March 28, 2011American Public University (APU) School of Management Professor Leslie Weatherly will present on developing leadership skills during a recovering global economy at the Chief Learning Officer Symposium, March 29, 2011 at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Fla.

In the “Repositioning: Time Waits for No One” workshop, Weatherly will explore how human resources (HR), talent and learning development professionals can emerge as leaders during a time of national economic and job market transformation. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how to gain innovative skills to strategically reposition themselves for career growth within their organizations.

“Many organizations did not realize that the economic downturn was a reality until we were in the midst of a recession,” says Weatherly. “As a result, there was a paradigm shift in the world of work. Today, organizations strive to hire the best talent with multiple skill sets. Although the job market is improving, the slow recovery is prompting many professionals to gain and develop multiple skills to compete in today’s improving economy.”

What:           The “Repositioning: Time Waits for No One” workshop explores the effects of the recovering economy and
                    job market and how management professionals can prepare themselves for successful career growth during
                    trying times.

Who:            Leslie Weatherly has more than a decade of experience in HR leadership and professional services
                    including for - profit, non - profit and HR management outsourcing. Prior to joining APU, Weatherly served
                    as Vice President of HR for Professional Healthcare Resources, Inc., HR Practice Leader/Sr. Consultant for
                    KnowledgeBank, Inc. and Senior HR Content Expert in the Research Department, Knowledge Development
                    Division of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Weatherly has also served as Vice
                    President of Administrative Services for American Medical Laboratories, Inc.

When:          Tuesday, March 29, 2011
                    11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EST

Where:        The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, Fla.

To learn more about the “Repositioning: Time Waits for No One” workshop, please visit CLO Symposium.

The APU School of Management focuses on offering dynamic management programs for students seeking broad managerial knowledge, skill and ability. Students are taught traditional and topical management and leadership matters with exposure to foundational and conceptual underpinnings that remain vital in today’s competitive markets.

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