Building an Inclusive and Diverse Workspace

Tips on how to create an inclusive workplace environment that benefits everyone

A webinar from NH Business Review advertisers

Creating a workplace environment that is inclusive and diverse is critical to maximizing your organization’s potential. We invite business owners, HR managers, leaders and professionals to join a conversation on workplace diversity that will include: where to begin when building an inclusive and diverse workforce, what resources are available to you, how to include staff in the conversation, how to hold yourself and team accountable to diversity and inclusion goals, and how having a diverse and fully inclusive workforce can benefit and enrich your organization.

Original air date: Thursday, August 20, 2020

Subject matter experts:

Jermaine Moore SquareJermaine Moore

Founder, The Mars Hill Group

The Mars Hill Group is a consulting practice that partners with organizations to support their efforts in building and developing highly engaged, high-performing teams. Previously, Jermaine led the training and development efforts at Vapotherm, Inc., a medical device company based in Exeter, NH.

Jermaine has more than twenty years HR experience working across various industries introducing and reinforcing behaviors that drive business results and team performance. His areas of expertise include Diversity and Inclusion, Organizational Culture Development, Team Development, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Communication training, and Change Management.

With a passion for Diversity and Inclusion, Jermaine currently serves as the Diversity Director for SHRM’s NH State Council and the Seacoast Human Resources Association (SHRA).

Tina M. Sharby

Chief Human Resources Officer, Easterseals

Tina is a strategic partner for Easterseals, a multi-state organization. She is SHRM certified as an HR Professional, serving on several non-profit boards throughout the state and is a founding member and Chair of the Diversity Workforce Coalition, a member of the Business and Industry Association Health Care & Workforce Development Committee and a member of the Economic Vitality New Hampshire Committee. She received her Masters Degree in 2019 from Granite State College and was the recipient of the NH Business Review Excellence in Nonprofit Large Business 2019 Award.

Elizabeth ChickElizabeth Chick

HR Coordinator, Vapotherm, Inc.

As HR Coordinator at Vapotherm, Elizabeth supports the operations team from a hiring, onboarding, and personnel perspective. Elizabeth has been at Vapotherm for 2.5 years, starting as the Front Desk Manager, moving to Executive Assistant for two VP’s and then promoted to her current role in HR. The fast-paced and team-focused culture of Vapotherm is what Elizabeth enjoys about her role and allows her to utilize her food and beverage background. When Elizabeth isn’t supporting the operations team, you can find her soaking up the sun at the beach.

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