Pharmaceuticals & Biotechs to Share Insights for Developing Leaders in a Fast-Paced, Competitive Industry

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought leaders from Shire Pharmaceuticals, Cardinal Health, 3M, MetLife, Home Depot, Qualcomm, Nationwide and others will address new talent development and management tactics that propel companies in today's competitive economy at the 10th Annual Human Resources Conference: Leadership Development - Finding, Growing & Retaining Top Talent, sponsored by Best Practices, LLC's GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL, June 4-6, 2008, at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Sarasota, Fla.

Hear from a Global Leader of Talent and Leadership Development of a fast-paced pharmaceutical specialty firm how his company built a six-module training and learning architecture within months, advancing senior leaders and identifying new, promising employees for fast-track development. The program is directly tied to the company's business scorecard to support the firm's direction for growth and strategic M&A objectives.

Download the "Leadership Development: Finding, Growing & Retaining Top Talent" conference brochure at http://www3.best-in-class.com/gr155.htm to learn more about topics, speakers and logistics of this networking event.

This timely conference, intersecting with broad-reaching economic woes, will help companies searching for efficient ways to retain their best talent and to grow new talent with presentations from HR thought-leaders, facilitated roundtable discussions and planned networking events. The lens will focus on best practices, winning strategies, and pitfalls when building a talent pipeline to ensure long-term success.

Register online at http://www3.best-in-class.com/gr145.htm this week before the registration fee increases 16 percent.

Contact Shelley Alfred-Watkins at 919.767.9254 or [email protected] for more information on the 10th Annual Human Resources Conference and the GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL.

Best Practices, LLC's GLOBAL BENCHMARKING COUNCIL (http://www3.best-in-class.com/gbc) is an innovative research, benchmarking and networking service for business executives in pharmaceutical and life sciences, consumer and industrial products manufacturing, financial services and other industries to promote top-line revenue growth, cost reduction and innovative problem-solving.

SOURCE Best Practices, LLC

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