Clare Novak receiving her 2014 Rosemarie Eppinger Presidents' Award for Distinguished Leadership from the Greater Valley Forge Human Resource Association (GVFHRA). This award is for exemplifying the values of the organization and serving as model leader. Ms. Novak has volunteered with GVFHRA on the Board of Directors, as Program Committee Chair and on the Organizational Development Special Interest Group.
Ms. Novak receiving the Leadership Excellence Award at the World HRD Congress, Mumbai, India. The award is granted for strategic leadership, change agent in HR, business acumen, integrity and excellence, among other qualites. During the Congress, Clare Novak presented Financial Acumen for HR Professionals.
Ms. Novak's presentation, based on her book Ebit Duh! Finance for the HR Professional was well received. The focus on both key financial measures and how they are commonly used in business helped HR professionals to connect with their business partners. Her concurrent session blended with the emphasis on the characteristics of global HR professionals.
The World HRD Congress was attended by HRD professionals from around the world who came together to share best practices. Over the three day event there was great networking and inclusively. Mumbai itself was a great host city, offering all the culture and thriving business atmosphere of India.