Quantifying the return on human resource investments has been an elusive metric until now. The Talent Valuation framework allows an organization to identify the talent that drives the most value, and in turn, builds the roadmap for prioritizing and measuring return on HR investments.
Through this high energy discussion, Linda Brenner, founder of Designs on Talent and co-author of Talent Valuation: Accelerate Market Capitalization through Your Most Important Asset
, will share insights into how talent outcomes affect business value. Through original research built on extensive analysis of Fortune 500 companies, she will reveal the most powerful metric for measuring the value of talent acquisition and management efforts. Brenner will also illustrate how business leaders can identify the intellectual capital that drives the most value for their company and refocus HR efforts accordingly.
Attendees will leave this session with indispensable tools and insights for measuring, optimizing and communicating the business value of talent as well as understand how to use systems like Salesforce to measure quality of hire.
1. Describe how human capital strategy is ultimately driven by understanding critical needs and the availability of talent to satisfy those needs.
2. Apply metrics to optimize and communicate the business value of talent.
3. Develop a measurable talent strategy that supports a business plan for growth and apply knowledge to leverage a new breed of human capital professionals in their organization.
Speaker: Linda Brenner, Founder, Managing Director, Designs on Talent
is the Founder and Managing Director of Designs on Talent and Skillsify. Brenner hails from a deep background in retail and HR, having worked for The Gap, Pepsi and Home Depot. Ten years ago, she launched HR consulting firm, Designs on Talent, with the vision of helping organizations improve talent acquisition and talent management results, and three years ago, started Skillsify, a technology business offering a new way to speed up and improve hiring and retention. Brenner’s practical, real-world approach, coupled with a bias for action and high-quality results, is reflected throughout both organizations. As co-author of Talent Valuation: Accelerate Market Capitalization through your Most Important Asset, Brenner demonstrates a unique ability to link HR efforts and investments to business strategy and to break complex problems into manageable pieces. Brenner holds a Master of Arts degree in Labor and Employment Relations and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Judaic Studies, both from University of Cincinnati.