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    Shoals Chapter Webinar Out of Sight Yet Still Virtually Productive: Effectively Managing Employee Performance During COVID-19

    Date: March 11, 2021, 12:00pm
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    Topic: Shoals SHRM - March 2021 Meeting -

    Out of Sight Yet Still Virtually Productive:  Effectively Managing Employee Performance During COVID-19

    Presenter: Joshua Sky

    Time: Mar 11, 2021 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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    Meeting ID: 947 8709 4976

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    “Out of Sight Yet Still Virtually Productive:  Effectively Managing Employee Performance During COVID-19”

    Employee Performance Management encompasses effective structure, communication, consistency and fairness.  When conducted properly, it impacts the organization, individual departments, and every employee.  It drives systems and processes attempting to build products and/or services with results that have value. 

    • What is the role of the Supervisor in managing this vital human resource program during a pandemic? 
    • How can HR professionals ensure an effective program? 
    • What differences need to be considered? 
    • Does anything remain the same? 

     Learning Objectives for SHRM and HRCI recertification:

    • Exploring the organizational need for an effective employee performance management
    • Delineating key components of this important employee program
    • Outlining the role of the supervisor in obtaining the most valuable results even when employees are working from home
    • Highlighting the impact of a workplace that integrates effective performance management

    Since 1982, Joshua A. Sky has served as a trainer, facilitator, and coach. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, he has been living in Southwest Florida since 1995. Combining an M.A. in Education with a B.A. in Sociology, Joshua has served as an internal trainer and a contract trainer, facilitator and coach for a wide range of organizations, including:

    HM Clause
    Taco Bell
    1. US Departments of
      • Defense
      • Homeland Security
      • Veterans Affairs

    Joshua also consults with small organizations in the development, launch and ongoing administration of their Performance Management programs.  With professional experiences in the corporate, healthcare, government, nonprofit and public education sectors, Joshua currently presents personally customized and pre-developed training programs throughout the United States.  Topics include:

    Human Behavior Styles

    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Leadership Skills
    • Management/Supervisory Skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Performance Management
    • Team Performance
    • Goal Setting
    • Communication and Feedback
    • Time Management
    • Stress Management
    • Behavioral Interviewing
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • Customer Service
    • Software Application

    Certifications and Foreign Languages:

    • Certified DiSC® Trainer - 2006 
    • SPHR® (Senior Professional in Human Resources) - 2010
    • SHRM-SCP® (Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional) - 2015

    The two HR credentials require re-certification every three years which Joshua obtains through professional activity and continuing education. In addition, Joshua speaks five languages and has facilitated programs in French in Canada, and in Spanish in both the US and Mexico. 

    Joshua works as a business and life coach with individuals who want to realize their professional and personal goals in a supportive, realistic and structured environment.  A complimentary coaching session is always available for those exploring this newest human performance intervention.  Joshua is a national member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).  After joining ASTD in 1995, Joshua had the privilege of serving his local professional colleagues as the President of the Southwest Florida Chapter in 1998, and again briefly in 2001.  He’s a founding member of the International Association of Coaches (IAC) and a national member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  Joshua is also an active member, who has served as a Board member and on numerous committees of two local Florida SHRM chapters – HR Collier (in Naples since 2004), and HRMA of Southwest Florida (in Fort Myers since 2010). 

    As Founder and President of The Sky’s The Limit Consulting, Inc., based in Estero, Florida, (, Joshua’s focus is to offer coaching, training and facilitation of programs to proactive organizations that are committed to improving the skills, knowledge and abilities of their greatest resource – their employees.  All of Joshua’s work emphasizes one philosophy:  

    "Helping Individuals To Reach Their Potential"

    After all The Sky’s The Limit, isn’t it?

    For more information, please e-mail: or call 239-949-6529

    Joshua A. Sky, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP