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November VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting

  • November 10, 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Virtual


  • No charge for this meeting for GMSHRM Chapter Members
  • $15 fee for event for Non GMSHRM Chapter Members or Non NH Affliate Chapter Members.
  • Fee is waived for active NH Affliate Chapter Members.

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 Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Employee  - Virtual Event!

Session Overview

 Supporting LGBTQ+ employees is crucial to ensure that they feel safe going to work and for your organization to be seen as a safe space for all—your company relies on the well-being of the people who work there.  Topics discussed during this presentation are Terminology and Misconceptions of the LGBTQ+ Community, how to eliminate inappropriate behavior, Creating an Atmosphere of Accountability

At the completion of this presentation, you will have more knowledge on the following topics.

1.       Misconceptions of Sexuality & Gender Identity

2.       Understanding Gender Identity

3.       Tips on Supporting Your LGBTQ+ Employee.

4.       What is an Ally?


Nick Ferraiolo CPC, ELI-MP, Owner of Elm City Coaching, LLC

Nick’s painful experience of having to endure bias, insensitive colleagues and the fear of losing his job after coming out as transgender inspired him to want to help create workplaces where people can be seen for who they are, rather than the way other people assume them to be. Nick shares his story to help people understand the challenges a transgender employee faces in the workplace and to inspire others to live true to who they are.

In his coaching practice, Nick guides his clients past the beliefs that are holding them back, creating a safe space not only for self-reflection, but exploration, prompting clients to re-engineer those beliefs and reevaluate what is most important to them so they can live more fulfilling lives.

Nick provides one-on-one coaching services to individuals, customized leadership workshops for companies, and diversity training for HR departments. Nick spent thirty years in Corporate America, working his way from entry-level manufacturing to a Senior Leadership position and is now the owner of Elm City Coaching; he is a Certified Professional Coach and an Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner. Nick lives in Southwestern New Hampshire with his dog, Jackson.

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Credit Hours

·        Greater Monadnock SHRM is certified by SHRM as a Preferred Provider to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and this program has been registered for 1 PDC in the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

·        Programs are submitted for 1 General HR Credit Hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certification through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

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Greater Monadnock SHRM Chapter #683
P.O. Box 1817
Keene, NH 03431

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