Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
Location President’s Room, The Harvard Club of NY, 35 West 44th Street, New York City, 10036
9:15 am Arrival, Coffee/Continental Breakfast
10:00 am Meeting begins/Introductions
10:15 am Talent Pipelining
Not only has talent pipelining become more important to our members, according to our Annual Benchmark Survey, but it is also critical to a strong, long-term diversity hiring plan. How does one build such a model? Thankfully, Rachel Davis, Deputy CEO at Armstrong Craven, who was so great at ESIX London, will join us to share with participants what they are doing with some of their clients to build a better pipeline at the executive level.
11:15 am Break
11:30 am Great Place to Work: Culture Attracts Top Talent
High-trust, high-performance organizations are more innovative, demonstrate greater business agility and speed, and have higher customer satisfaction. Taken together, this workplace environment makes it easier to attract top talent. Michael Bush, the CEO of Great Place to Work, will share with us his organization’s data, drawn from 30 years of research and benchmarking, and discuss what skills leaders need to make sure their organizations are great places to work.
1:30 pm Mark Murphy: Leadership Styles Roundtable
Mark Murphy, CEO of LeadershipIQ, leads one of the world’s largest leadership skills studies, and his work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, BusinessWeek, and U.S. News & World Report. Mark himself has appeared on CNN, NPR, CBS, ABC, and Fox. He has written a number of books, and the oft-quoted ‘Hiring for Attitude’ was featured in Fast Company, The Wall Street Journal, and chosen as a top business book by CNBC. Mark is currently researching another book on ‘Leadership Styles’, and will share with us some of his research and lead us in a roundtable on the kinds of leaders we need to hire for certain types of organizations.
3:00 pm Networking Reception
Beverages and hors d’oeuvres are shared to celebrate the season.
4:30 pm Adjourn