HR Series: 2020 and Beyond: A Changing Workforce, The Impact on Research Administration & Evolving Approaches to Recruitment and Retention

(90 minutes) As we begin 2020, this session reflects on the changing demographic workforce, specifically in terms of age. It considers the trends in retirement and upsurge in younger workers entering the workforce and progressing in their careers. It focuses on recruitment and retention of younger workers, on the diverse needs of the full age range of workers in the work force and on how to harness the power of those wide range of workers to support your mission and team goals. 

Saiqa Anne Qureshi, PhD, MBA, Contracts and Grants Accounting Analysis Manager University of California, San Francisco
Liz Grinstead, Interim Senior Research Administrator, Colorado State University

Level: Overview

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Member Price: $105.00
Non-Member Price: $125.00

This webinar is part of NCURA‚Äôs four-part HR Series.  Already purchased one or more of these webinars, and want to complete your bundle? Please reach out to to receive your bundle discount.

  • Understanding the demographic reality of 2020-who is in the workforce and what that means.
  • Understanding trends and forecasts for the next 5 and 10+ years, to support recruitment and succession planning etc.
  • Strategies to support multiple demographic groups in the work force, to harness the power of those diverse groups to work together to make your team stronger.
  • Review and discussion of recruitment techniques specifically aimed at younger workers
  • Review and discussion of retention of employees at a range of ages, life stages and career stages.

Saiqa Anne Qureshi, PhD, MBA

Contracts and Grants Accounting Analysis Manager, University of California, San Francisco

Saiqa Anne Qureshi, PhD MBA, (UCSF) is the Contracts and Grants Accounting Analysis Manager for UCSF, managing the Line of Credit and Collections teams. She has over ten years of research management experience in both the US and Europe, and is a sought after speaker, trainer, editor and writer.

Liz Grinstead

Interim Senior Research Administrator, Colorado State University

Liz Grinstead is an Interim Senior Research Administrator in Sponsored Programs at Colorado State University. She serves Treasurer for Region VII 2020-2022 and is highly involved in volunteering with the region. Liz can be reached at

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