Kicking and Screaming: The Challenges of a Reluctant HR Transformation

Monday 2:45 – 4:00 PM

Session Description

Businesses are demanding more of HR and the profession is evolving. The call for HR transformation is loud and clear…but the reality is not everyone is equally ready or willing to make that transformation. In this session, we will examine real world examples of the obstacles to HR transformation and solutions for overcoming them – from both the business side AND the HR side.



Mary Faulkner, SHRM-SCP

Mary is a talent strategist and business leader with over a dozen years of experience in helping organizations achieve their goals. After working on the Operations side of start-ups and small companies, Mary landed in HR by way of learning and development, with extensive experience in leadership and organizational development, coaching, key talent planning, performance management, business partnering, HRIS, process and policy creation, and instructional design. In addition to her work within companies, Mary authors a leadership development blog called Surviving Leadership to continue the dialogue around the challenges of leadership – both being a leader AND being led. Mary is also the co-chair of the Denver chapter of DisruptHR.