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Small HR Team, Big Impact: 3 Employee Engagement Strategies for Lean HR Departments

Total Credits: 1 including 1 General

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Human Resource Development
LeAnne Lagasse, SHRM-SCP
1 Hour


In the modern corporate landscape, the challenge for lean HR departments isn't just managing administrative tasks—it's about curating a meaningful and enriching employee journey. Small HR teams are uniquely poised to offer a level of personalization and touch that larger departments might struggle to replicate. These compact teams have the potential to craft individualized experiences, ensuring that each step of an employee's journey, from onboarding to advancement, resonates deeply and positively.

Yet, knowing the potential and harnessing it are two distinct tasks. This session provides attendees with a deep dive into three transformative engagement strategies tailored for lean HR environments. By placing the employee journey at the heart of these strategies, HR professionals can ensure every interaction, every milestone, and every touchpoint is optimized for engagement, satisfaction, and growth. Discover methods that don't just streamline processes, but elevate the entire employee experience, creating a lasting impact on both individual careers and the organization's culture.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Learn the inherent advantages of compact HR departments in curating a personalized employee journey and recognize the potential to create deeper, more impactful connections with team members.
  • Acquire skills to identify and optimize critical touchpoints throughout an employee's tenure, ensuring each stage from onboarding to offboarding is tailored for maximum engagement and satisfaction.
  • Delve into three core strategies designed for lean HR teams, focusing on methods that not only streamline operations but also elevate the entirety of the employee experience, fostering a culture of growth and belonging.

Major Subjects
  • HR Leadership
  • Small HR Teams
  • HR Department of One
  • Employee Engagement
  • Employee Experience
  • Employee Journey

Course Materials


LeAnne Lagasse, SHRM-SCP's Profile

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LeAnne Lagasse is an HR consultant and keynote speaker who helps leaders and organizations improve their employee engagement and listening strategies and develop their people managers. LeAnne is a SHRM-SCP, a Gallup-Certified CliftonStrengths© Coach, and also serves as Adjunct Faculty at Missouri State University where she teaches professional communication courses to MBA students. Prior to launching her consulting business, LeAnne was a faculty member and the Director of Public Speaking in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University where she served for 14 years. Alongside her husband Ben, she is a proud mom to three children and two pet prairie dogs.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For HR professionals on small HR teams or HR Department of One professionals
Course Developer LeAnne Lagasse Coaching and Consulting

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Jessica Vieira with any complaints at, (617-519-6790).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based 

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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SHRM Accreditation Information HR Education Network is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for PDCs. See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
HRCI Accreditation Information HR Education Network is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® pre-approved this program for credits towards aPHRTM, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRiTM and SPHRiTM recertification.  See the course registration page for more information on number of credits and credit types.  

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