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  • Reframing Bias to Build Belonging: Creating Cohesive and Inclusive Workspaces
     March 20, 2024
     7:30 am - 9:00 am
  • Recorded Session - Reframing Bias to Build Belonging: Creating Cohesive and Inclusive Workspaces
     April 20, 2024
     11:55 pm
Speaker: Matthew J. Cahill
Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2024
Program: In-Person Networking/Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Zoom Webinar: 7:55 am
Program 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Location: In Person: Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

Webinar: This event will also be presented virtually via Zoom. Attend live virtually and ask questions via the chat. The Zoom link will be emailed the evening before the event.

Recorded: This event will be recorded and available for 30 days after it occurs. You will receive a download link and can watch it as often as you want.

This presentation is a unique approach to enhancing the knowledge and skills of business leaders and human resources managers. We will recognize and address various biases, both overt and subtle, that can impact workplace dynamics and performance. This introspective and self-reflective methodology will equip you to identify and mitigate biases in recruitment, team management, and company culture. By understanding and managing these biases, you can foster a more inclusive and productive work environment, ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all employees.

Matthew Cahill is the CEO of the Percipio Company. If you have a brain, you have bias® is the belief that the Percipio Company builds upon. Included in this process is the identification of hidden, and sometimes not-so-hidden, biases that impact company performance. We take an introspective, self-reflective approach to move organizations from bias to belonging® and coach organizational leaders to reduce mental mistakes, strengthen employee relationships, and increase productivity. We meet businesses where they are and partner to identify, analyze and address how bias is impacting their bottom line. His success in mitigating the wide range of cognitive, social, and institutional biases has made him the “best friend” for HR leaders.

His approach is rooted in the belief that understanding and challenging biases is crucial for organizational success. By accurately identifying and tackling biases directly, Matthew facilitates conversations that are provocative, personal, and productive. He empowers businesses to create a culture of belonging where employees can thrive. With his expertise in human resources, Matthew Cahill has become a trusted advisor in navigating the complexities of bias and fostering inclusive workplaces.

The East Ventura County Employer Advisory Council (EAC) is composed of employer volunteers representing a cross-section of businesses and industries.  The EAC was developed to promote a stronger partnership between the California Employment Development Department (EDD) and the business community. Its commitment is to assist employers in conducting their business more effectively and efficiently, to provide information on employment-related issues, and to enhance the communication between EDD and the private sector. This presentation is provided for educational and informational purposes only; it does not constitute an endorsement of the curriculum or speakers by the State of California EDD or by the East Ventura County EAC. Aside from staff designated to represent EDD, we assume no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the materials provided during this event.

EDD, an equal opportunity employer/program, is a partner in this event.  Special accommodation requests need to be made two weeks before the event by calling (805) 288-8231.



Venue Phone: 805.495.6421

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299 S. Moorpark Rd., West Ballroom, Thousand Oaks, California, 91360