ON DEMAND: DEVELOPING SKILLS AT THE SPEED OF NOW
What the new war for talent implies
Developing Employee Skills at the Speed of Now
The significance of the learning function in addressing the skills gap
The importance of employee learning concerning organizational talent management and skills assessment/planning.
Key actions that help the learning function address the skills and talent gap
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About Your Speaker
Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and organizational culture. He is the best-selling author of three books: OPEN TO THINK, THE PURPOSE EFFECT and FLAT ARMY. A renowned speaker, Dan has presented at four different TED events and also writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post. Dan is an adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, Gustavson School of Business and has garnered more than 20 industry awards over his career. Previously as Chief Envisioner and Chief Learning Officer at TELUS—a Canadian telecommunications company with revenues of $14 billion and 50,000 global employees—he launched the Transformation Office, the TELUS MBA, and the TELUS Leadership Philosophy, all award winning initiatives that dramatically helped to increase the company’s employee engagement to record levels of nearly 90%. Prior to TELUS he held senior roles at SAP, Business Objects and BCIT. Dan and his wife, Denise, have three children (aka goats) and live in Victoria, Canada. More information at www.danpontefract.com
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