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4.0 Competing in the CRE War for Talent: Recognizing, Nurturing & Maximizing Potential

05-Sep-13, 13:30-14:15
Grand Ballroom I,II,III (Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongqiao)
Track: Human Factors
Format: Round Table Discussion
Knowledge Level: 300 level
Session Description: The future of the CRE industry lies with the leaders of tomorrow; therefore today, it is vital that organizations are able to identify and develop talent. This session will discuss how to recognize and nurture "high potential individuals," without relying solely on the traditional measures of specialist qualifications and experience.

To help you compete in the war for talent, participation in this roundtable promises best practice sharing and real life examples of attracting, retaining and developing industry talent.

Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will explore how their organization currently identify and nurture talent.
  • Understand how organizations benchmark against their peers.
  • Define and identify “talent” versus specialists or operational excellence.
  • Outline a plan of action to take back and apply to your business for further refinement
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    Rachel Jordan-Evans
    Johnson Controls

    After graduating with a degree in politics, Rachel’s career began in learning & development with responsibility for the UK portfolio of employees for Johnson Controls Global Workplace Solutions (GWS). Thereafter, her responsibility broadened to encompass, firstly EMEA and then GWS’ global employee population of 21,000. Rachel currently leads the full breadth of global talent management activity from talent acquisition, talent development and active career management.

    Belinda Board, PhD
    Peoplewise, Ltd.

    Belinda is a world renowned business psychologist and executive coach with further studies in economics and business management. Using a blended approach of applying psychology and business to learning, over the last 15 years Belinda has built up extensive experience in the design and delivery of global end-to-end talent management solutions. She has gained credibility in her role through her expert knowledge of industry and specialist subject areas. She is a global specialist in organisational transformation, behaviourally-anchored assessment, executive coaching, strategic thinking, cultural diversity, psychometric tool design and leadership development. Belinda’s research into leadership behaviours and workplace well-being has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals. She is currently engaged with the University of Surrey in a joint research project that is investigating the efficacy of coaching in the workplace.

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