Learning and Talent Development Director - ex-Uber, ex-GoogleExploring Opportunities
Member Since November 2023
Hi there! I'm a Chicago-based learning and talent development professional with 12+ years of crafting dynamic training programs, managing global curriculums, developing leaders, and enabling top-tier talent under my belt. Fueled by a can-do spirit, unshakable drive, and dedication to excellence, I thrive on propelling teams to greatness and unlocking peak business results.
When it comes to learning and development (L&D), leadership is a crucial element in shaping the future of organizations and their workforce. L&D leaders are entrusted with nurturing talent, fostering growth, and ensuring that employees continually acquire the skills needed to excel in their roles. Below, L&D Think Tank members share the invaluable advice they've received throughout their careers — advice that has not only shaped their leadership journeys but has also positively impacted the development of countless individuals and organizations. From mentorship to innovation, these leaders share the wisdom that has guided them on their paths to excellence in L&D.
Excerpt: From skill obtainment to employee satisfaction, measuring the success of your onboarding program — and improving it as needed — is critical to reaching operational efficiency. While recruiting and hiring the best candidates is crucial, it’s the training new employees receive during their onboarding that leaves a lasting impression of your organization and prepares them for success in their new role. Your new hire training program needs to not only engage new employees in the company culture but also develop the skills and knowledge they need to quickly become contributing members of the organization. Below, seven L&D Think Tank members share the metrics they value most when evaluating the success of a new hire training program. From skill obtainment to job satisfaction, these measurements can showcase your onboarding program’s effectiveness or help you make necessary improvements that lead to new hires' success.
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