The history of the generational differences, the value brought by each and the key to effective communication collectively. Presented by our speakers below.
Aoifa O’Donnell, LCSW
Chief Executive Officer, National EAP, Inc.
Aoifa O'Donnell, LCSW is CEO & President of National EAP, Inc. overseeing the delivery of nationwide Employee Assistance, Crisis Management and Leadership Development Programs. As a business clinician, Aoifa is passionate about delivering top tier solutions that markedly improve the workplace of regional and national corporate clients and speaks frequently about employee psychological and behavioral health issues and its impact on the workplace.
She is a trained responder to workplace crisis's and coaches Human Resource departments on preventative and post incident strategies to manage behavior problems such as substance abuse, harassment, violence, bullying and suicide prevention.
Aoifa has been featured in publications such as TIME, Long Island Business News, Pulse, Newsday and HR Benefit News. Among other accolades, Aoifa has been honored with Long Island Business News' Executive Circle Award, Top 40 under 40, the Human Services/EAP Award from the Caron Foundation and a finalist for the Athena Leadership Award, hosted by KPMG, Inc. Aoifa is a Co-Chair of the HR Committee for the Hauppauge Industrial Association, the 2nd largest Industrial Park in the United States.
President, TAYLOR Performance Solutions, Inc.
Linda Berke has over 30 years experience in consulting, training and coaching. Prior to Taylor Performance Solutions, Ms. Berke was a Corporate Training Manager for two global financial institutions. While in these positions, her initiatives and training programs resulted in increased sales, improved customer satisfaction, increased employee satisfaction and expense reduction.
Ms. Berke founded Taylor Performance Solutions in 2003 and her firm specializes in developing customized learning experiences for businesses and individuals who want to increase sales, improve service, become more productive or improve management skills. Her team has experience in multiple industries and works with business with anywhere from 20 to 10,000 employees. Taylor Performance Solutions is a NYS Certified WBE.
Ms. Berke was featured on the Long Island, New York News 12 show Jobline that focused on “Enhancing Your Skills in the Workplace – Moving Up the Corporate Ladder” and is a frequent contributor to articles in Newsday and Long Island Business News. She served on the Board of Directors for the Long Island American Society of Training and Development and was President for 3 years. Ms. Berke is also a Certified Professional Resume Writer and has been helping professionals with their job search strategies and resume development for over 20 years.