Human Resources Networking & Events

We exist to advance people’s careers — including yours. Take advantage of our career development resources for HR professionals.

These are powerful learning forums for HR professionals, with information and inspiration that will give you a competitive advantage. Watch past events and register for upcoming seminars below.

Bacon and Shakin’ — Next GetFive Breakfast Seminar: January 24th, 2019!

Secrets of Smaller Companies with Hugely Successful Cultures

Ever get tired of hearing about strategies that only mega tech companies have the budgets to implement? This panel will focus on proven approaches to building winning cultures that are accessible to small and midsize companies. Hear about innovative ideas like opening offices where your employees want to work, hosting a "Bring Your Parents to Work Day" and others that could be exactly what your culture needs.

Peter Phelan

Partner & CEO

Karen Niovitch Davis

Partner & CHRO
Prosek Partners

Katie Christiansen

Head of People Operations
Gimlet Media

Amanda Keleher

VP, People & Culture
Index Exchange

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The Intersection of People Analytics and Diversity & Inclusion

  • Stephanie Creary, Assistant Professor, Management Department, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Samuel Lalanne,  SVP, Global Diversity and Talent Management, Citi
  • Martin Schmelkin, Partner, Employment Law Practice, Jones Day

Click here to download the seminar handout.

Using Moments Of Transition To Elevate Your Employer Brand: Onboarding and Offboarding Best Practice

  • Geralyn Cappelli, EVP, Head of HR, North American Wholesale at Rabobank International
  • Glenn Album, SVP of HR at Pinnacle Foods
  • George Bradt, Chairman at PrimeGenesis

Click here to download the seminar handout.

Sexual Harassment - Lessons Learned from Scandals & Strategies to Mitigate Risk


To date, sex harassment scandals have ravaged the government and bedrock industries like entertainment, media and technology. Yet, no industry is immune from potential exposure to sexual harassment claims.

  • Greg Giangrande, EVP,CHRO & CCO
Panelists included:
  • Katherin Nukk-Freeman, Co-Founder & President SHIFT HR Compliance Training
  • Martina Potratz, Leading Global Facilitator CSW Associates
  • Martin Schmelkin, Partner at Jones Day

Click here to download the seminar handout.

Advances in Recruiting: Art of the Possible Vs. State of the Legal

Recruiting technology is racing ahead, giving recruiters the ability to separate the needle from the haystack with growing precision and reduced labor intensity. At the same time, the ability to construct candidate profiles using digital crumbs is bumping up against privacy, ethical and legal boundaries. Restrictions on salary inquiries, while not a high-tech issue, is just one example of the tension between recruiting objectives and issues of privacy and fairness.

Panelists included:

  • Tom Osmond, Managing Director and Head of HR Platforms and Analytics for BlackRock
  • MaryAlice Feinstein, Staffing Manager, Sales & Partnerships Staffing at Google
  • Martin Schmelkin, Partner at Jones Day
 Please check back shortly for the recording of this seminar. 
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Career Management Solutions.

As a dedicated HR Professional, you probably spend far more time and energy on other people’s career and professional development than you do on your own. Juggling the needs of your organization with the ever changing HR landscape leaves you little time to focus on yourself.

Targeted. Practical. Manageable.

GetFive's 'Take Charge' Career and Professional Development Series gives you targeted and practical tips designed to help you Take Charge of your career in 30 minutes or less.

Missed the series? Check out the videos below and check back soon for the next series!

Take Charge

Untapped LinkedIn Strategies


Networking Isn't Just For Job Seekers

The Best of the Best - The HR Hero of the Year Award

There are exceptional HR professionals out there who are really at the top of their game. Each year we celebrate these HR heroes who are taking risks to elevate the strategic role of human resources, providing outstanding mentorship and volunteerism, and setting an example for showing compassion in employee relations.

There’s a lot to be learned from these professionals — and you may well be one yourself. Find information on the awards and how to make a nomination below.

HR Hero Badge

GetFive White Papers

Written by a team of HR Professionals, our archive of informative white papers will help you and your team master your skill.

8 Steps to Building and Managing a Winning Team

The primary purpose of a manager is to build and manage an effective team. Good managers do this well. Great mangers build winning teams who work together to reach shared stretch goals and support each other in pursuit of those goals.

5 Steps to Being a Star Team Member
5 Steps to Being a Star Team Member

It’s relatively easy to find articles and training materials on building and leading effective teams. It is considerably more challenging to find content about being an effective team member.

HR White Papers
Transition Workshop Series for HR

Network with HR peers while experiencing firsthand the power of the industry's best job search method. Get the support you need to achieve your goals.

Network with HR peers