Author - Shea Salvato

Excellence at Work Episode 235: BTS Talks About Succession Planning

Topic: Succession planning for executives and leaders   Speakers: Sarah Woods - Head of Office for BTS Boston Lisa Sprenkle – Executive Advisor and Consultant, BTS Boston Michael Lehman - Senior Director at BTS   Topics include: Defining succession planning Why do succession management processes for leaders fail? How can we ensure they thrive? What are...

Episode 234: The Value of Gamification

Speaker: Isobel Wallace, General Manager-Thinking Cap Topics include: The value of gamification The surprising benefits of gamification Considerations Implementation Gamification with an LMS Badges as a value-added element Strategies for success Thinking Cap’s unique approach Insights from Isobel’s journey And more!   Isobel Wallace has been with Thinking Cap since its inception in...

Episode 232: How the Work World is Redefining Reskilling and Upskilling

Speaker: Linda Ginac, Founder and CEO of TalentGuard Topics include: How and why was TalentGuard founded? Why is reskilling such a problem? How does TalentGuard help with reskilling and upskilling? Client examples of how TalentGuard helps organizations How can TalentGuard facilitate upskilling, reskilling and career development at scale? How does TalentGuard...

Episode 231: How TCS Incorporates the Use of Data and Analytics for Workforce Planning

Speaker: Vivek Ravichandran, Head of Talent, North America-Tata Consultancy Services Topics include: Building a learning ecosystem in today’s environment The challenges learning leaders face Best practices and successful solutions Workforce management challenges Linking learning to career growth Data and analytics in workforce management How do you measure success and impact? What...

Episode 230: Merck and Co. Reveals Their Talent Growth Framework

Speaker: Theresa E. Zeller, Global Head of Integrated Learning Experiences, Global Learning and Development-Merck Topics include: Who or what is Merck as a company? Why reimagine learning? What are current learning trends? What do candidates value most? Has the demand for L&D professionals grown? What is L&D’s role in talent retention? ...

Episode 229: Tying Learning to Your Leadership Development Strategy

Speaker: Parthasarathy Vinukonda, Head, Instructional Design- Tesseract Learning Topics include: What’s your take on learning and the future? Are leaders relevant in learning? What constitutes a good leader? What framework do you use to tie learning and leadership development? How would you sum up this conversation today? Insights from Partha’s journey ...

Episode 228: “The Future of Talent Management” With Guest From UBS and Warner Media

Speakers: Trayonna Floyd Hales - Director, WarnerMedia Inc., Founder & CEO, One In A Million Leadership Development & Coaching  Dr. Daniel Neubauer - Global Head Talent & Development Global Wealth Management, UBS Topics include: The vision/POV on the future of talent management at each organization Engagement and retention How to keep top...

Episode 227: The Importance of Employee Recognition

Guest: Eric Watkins, President of Abstrakt Marketing Group Topics include How do you balance having people recognize others and ensuring the recognition is genuine? Define the different types of recognition: Team chats President’s Club Monthly Awards Dashboards Competitions Compensation structure Giveaways Management one-on-ones What is the difference between recognition and. celebration? ...

Episode 226: Frameworks and Actionables to Inculcate a Culture of Inclusion

Guests: Dr. Varsha Sreevatsa, Author - Apples & Oranges; Founder at LetsDRIVE; Proponent of Cognitive Diversity & Total Inclusion and Rajeev Menon, Author- Apples & Oranges|DEI proponent|Human Capital Measurement & Development| Sales & Product Strategy | Innovation | Cognitive Diversity & Total Inclusion | Board Member   To read the Executive Interview...

Episode 225: Extended Enterprise: Bring Training to Multiple Audiences

Guests: Frances Kleven, Director of Enterprise Customer Success and Aisling MacNamara, Senior Learning & Development Manager- LearnUpon LMS Topics include: What is the state of extended enterprise learning? How do you articulate the benefits of the training to attract your audiences What challenges did you experience? How did you measure the...