Detroit SHRM Webinar: Engaging Virtual Teams



DATE/TIME OF EVENT: TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2020 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

PROGRAM TITLE:  Engaging Virtual Teams

SESSION DESCRIPTION: We have a need now more than ever to serve our virtual workforce. This session will be a collaborative discussion about how we lead employees to be successful in their new environment. We will discuss the research and give you a platform to share best practices.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the webinar, C-Suite executives and HR professionals will gain a better understanding of how to:

● Utilize best practices to engage a virtual team.

● Implement and discuss tactics of working virtually.

● Build trust in the virtual setting with team members.

● Enhance leadership practices for a remote environment.

● Improve communication approach when working virtually.


Kara Kirby is a Principal Organizational Effectiveness Consultant at Ultimate Software. She has spent her 15-year career as a careful observer and student of employee engagement. She started her career with a high growth tire company that provided vast experience in the automotive industry, tire business, consultation and adult learning. She came to Ultimate 5 years ago to build and implement a comprehensive leadership development program for employees starting their leadership journey and for those refining their practice. In that time, she led teams focused on employee experience and talent development. Kara holds a Bachelor’s in Psychology degree from Texas State University and a Masters of Science in Organizational Development degree from Queens University of Charlotte. She is passionate about helping people realize their potential and solving complex organizational problems through the collective intelligence of their people.

Kara currently resides in Cary, NC with her husband and two sons who have recently turned into very needy, highly distracting coworkers.

To learn more about Kara, you can visit her LinkedIn profile:

HRCI CREDITS: Submitted for approval for 1.0 general credits

Cost: No Charge.

Registration (and pre-payment ) is required in advance HERE; For questions – please contact (248) 478-6498