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Alice Dendinger

Career Map for HR Leaders
Alice Dendinger, Alice Dendinger Alliance Group

Many of our HR career decisions have been made as we respond to an offer presented by someone.  We are given an opportunity and we accept it or not.  Have you ever wondered what you need to consider to take control of your own career map?  As HR Leaders,

  • Discover tools necessary as you explore different options for growth and development.
  • Understand how competency models can drive your decisions regarding career mapping.
  • Learn how and which of the once referenced “soft skills” are no longer just nice but truly necessary for your HR Leadership success and what you can do to master them.

About Alice Dendinger

Alice Dendinger, SPHR has over 30 years of experience in the field of Human Resource Management and Organizational Development.  Alice has demonstrated success at linking HR initiatives and programs to the overall business mission and goals of an organization thus creating a positive impact to the overall bottom line.  She is often called upon to “transform the organizational culture.”  Alice has focused her work on strategic management, organizational development, employee relations and communication, mediation and conflict resolution, performance management; and assisting the leaders, managers, supervisors, and direct reports at every level to “work better together.”

During the course of her 20 years as a HR leader, Alice worked for two national retail organizations, Northern Telecom, Mobil Chemical Company, and CONDEA Vista Research and Development. For the past ten years, she has led the Alice Dendinger Alliance Group providing HR Consulting, Coaching and Mediation services.  Her client base is varied and available upon request.

As a popular speaker and workshop facilitator, Alice has engaged audiences in the topics of cultural transformation, conflict management, enhancing communication and several topic areas of human resource management and organizational leadership.  She is skilled at taking a very difficult topic and making it understandable to audiences at all levels within an organization.  Alice is a pre-approved provider of HRCI recertification credits at a strategic and general level.

Alice has contributed to the advancement of the HR profession and serving over 20,000 HR professionals throughout Texas as State Director of the SHRM Texas State Council (2007&2008), Member of the SHRM Texas State Council (1999-2010), Austin Human Resource Management President (1999) and AHRMA Board Member (1995 -2001). In addition, Alice has served as President or member of many nonprofit boards such as The Dispute Resolution Center, Peoples Community Clinic, Seton Northwest Community Advisory Board and The Down Home Ranch to name a few.

Alice has an undergraduate degree in Business Management and a Masters in Communication.  Additional education/certifications include: Coach University graduate, Texas Certified Mediator, DiSC Behavioral Analyst, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Emotional Intelligence Profile 2.0, and Future Search Strategic Planning Facilitator. Alice has continued education in organizational development, strategic planning, communication, group facilitation, conflict management, team development, interpersonal skills, leadership development and 360° assessments.

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