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“Escape Artist” Vicki Hess To Keynote 2010 National Employment Law Update

Keynote Session to Help Employers and HR Professionals lead their organizations Professional Paradise

Old Saybrook, CT—May 17, 2010—BLR® – Business & Legal Resources announced today that Vicki Hess, professional “Escape Artist,” will keynote the fourth-annual National Employment Law Update conference. The conference will take place at The Venetian in Las Vegas on Oct. 27-29, 2010.

Hess is the founder and principal of Catalyst Consulting, LLC. She helps people escape from professional prison and provides a passport to Professional Paradise. Hess is passionate about working with forward-thinking HR professionals to develop fully engaged employees and leaders, who in turn deliver remarkable business results.

A highly regarded speaker, author, facilitator, and consultant, Hess is an expert in employee engagement, team dynamics, and workforce and leadership development, with more than 25 years of hands-on business and healthcare experience. She regularly presents at national SHRM meetings and is the author of SHIFT to Professional Paradise: 5 Steps to Less Stress, More Energy & Remarkable Results at Work (Cornerstone Leadership, 2008).

Attendees can sign up for the conference for a limited-time early-bird rate through May 30. For more information, please visit

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