Developing and engaging leaders is one of the most important initiatives that companies have and is also one of the most difficult. Renita Jefferson (Director of Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development and Diversity & Inclusion) and Lisa Villao (Director of Talent Development) from American Greetings have spent the last 20 years working to more effectively hire, develop, and engage their leaders. During this webinar Renita and Lisa will discuss the American Greetings leadership journey, the obstacles they have faced, and the solutions they use.
More specifically, they will be discussing the following topics:
• Managing talent through accountability
• Engaging the executive team as a key to success
• Changing the conversation about millennials
• Competency modeling and keeping things simple
• Training approach where sometimes less is more
• Partnership and vendor management
Paul Glatzhofer, the Leadership Solutions Manager from Select International, will be moderating the discussion. Click here to register for the webinar.
Research in Industrial/Organizational Psychology now shows that there are psychological traits and abilities that are highly predictive of unsafe behavior, workplace injuries, and worker’s compensation claims. A person's “SafetyDNA” can be measured accurately using the right type of assessment technology.Companies who are able to identify SafetyDNA factors in their hiring process are more likely to have safer workplaces, reduced safety incident rates, and more effective safety leadership.
In this 1-hour webinar, you'll:
Originally presented in September 2016
With little new information about combating this common problem, HR professionals are often forced to approach a high turnover rate without a full understanding of the root cause and with tools ill-equipped at addressing the source of the problem. The focus of this webinar is to discuss strategies to investigating turnover in your organization and building a talent approach to maximize retention.
Originally presented in June 2016
It's something manufacturing organizations ask all the time: Is it possible to identify candidates who will work hard? Fortunately, it is. By measuring very specific competencies in the hiring process, you can easily identify those candidates who possess a strong work ethic, and who will likely be dependable and reliable employees.
Originally presented in March 2016
Within your organization, you have great policies, training programs, safety incentives and PPEs. However, you still have incidents and injuries. Why? The truth is, regardless of the environment, training, and tools that we provide to our employees and leaders, they are ultimately the ones who must calculate the risk and decide whether it is acceptable.
This presentation will provide a detailed case study on how this organization is achieving these results through the use of innovative approaches in three broad areas:
Originally presented in June 2015
Gone are the days of testing centers and carefully proctored assessments. We are rapidly moving into the days of unproctored mobile testing. If you are moving to unproctored testing, you are giving up control of your test environment and, like it or not, your tests are being taken on mobile devices. Are you prepared? This webinar will address many considerations when moving your assessment program to an unproctored delivery as it relates to mobile device usage. Verizon Wireless, the largest telecommunication provider in the United States, will share their unique experience in utilizing mobile delivery mode to assess talents.
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Originally presented in December 2014
Sears Holdings Corporation (SHC) is in the midst of organizational transformation and culture change from a bricks and mortar department store chain to a loyalty program and members-based retailer. While changing a large organization’s culture can be a long and involved effort, this webinar will focus on one way to accelerate the change from the beginning, by bringing in new employees who embrace the new culture.
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Originally presented in November 2014
In this presentation, Bob Mullins, Senior Organizational Development and Training Manager for Nissan North America, and Adam Hilliard, Project Consultant for Select International tackle the path at which HR and Operations frequently conflict – selection using referrals, and the politics associated with it. The two will lean on their experience in manufacturing, and discuss how Nissan was able to transform a hiring process that was based heavily upon referrals, and evolved the company to the point where the hiring system became: 1) highly objective, 2) legally defensible, and 3) easily quantifiable. They then will discuss how Nissan continues to monitor the key performance indicators of its selection system, and will discuss best practices involved.
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Originally presented in June 2014
Why are some people successful in sales while others are not? What makes for a good salesperson? These are questions that sales managers and executives ask themselves regularly.
Perhaps a more perplexing question is why someone who is successful selling in one job is a complete failure in another, or vice versa. Is there a way to dramatically increase your odds that someone will succeed in a sales role?
This 1-hour webinar addresses many of these issues, educating participants on how to:
Originally presented in April 2013
What if you could learn something new about yourself that puts you at risk every single day, no matter where you are? As an employer, what if your employees could know the one unique “blind spot” that doubles their exposure to injury on the job?
Rachel Cooke, COO at Brandon Hall Group, and Matt O’Connell, Ph.D., EVP & Co-founder of Select International, discuss how employee assessments can be used for both selection and individual development to facilitate an understanding of the personal factors that contribute to unsafe behavior.
Originally presented in January 2013