Talent Management Challenges in an Era of Uncertainty

2014 Talent Management Conference
Workplace Application: Get an overview of the challenges with managing talent in an operating environment of certain uncertainty, drawing from research of over 2,000 HR executives in 14 countries.

Many employers are worried about a lack of future leaders in their organizations and the risks associated with the U.S. pipeline of managers lagging most industrialized nations. This session will show you how to build the business case for developing leaders. We will review a case study to showcase what this looks like when well-executed globally. You will leave with an understanding of the common barriers and stumbling blocks that inhibit leadership development initiatives and strategies to address these challenges. Learn best practices for identifying high potential talent and building management pipelines within your organization.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 11:15am to 12:30pm

Rebekah Kowalski


Rebekah Kowalski is the Vice President of ManpowerGroup’s Global Strategic Workforce Consulting Practice. As the Principal Consultant for the practice globally, Rebekah focuses on helping clients understand the risks to business and economic growth strategies posed by workforce supply and demand forces, and partners with them to develop practical options for ensuring they have the right talent in the right place, at the right time, and at the right cost. Rebekah specializes in consulting and advising on how the convergence of government, education, employers, and individuals drives local and global market competitiveness.  Prior to her current role, Rebekah spent nine years at the helm of Manpower’s US and Global Solutions units and led the teams responsible for working with ManpowerGroup’s most strategically significant clients. She is a member of the Advisory Council of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for the Study of the Workplace and a member of multiple research consortia.

Presidential Ballroom B
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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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