Meet the CLO Advisory Board: David DeFilippo

CLO Magazine

DeFilippo has been in senior talent management and development for more than 25 years, and has previously served in numerous learning leader roles , including CLO for BNY Mellon and also for Suffolk Construction. CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Judy Whitcomb

CLO Magazine

CLO: How did you become interested in learning and development? Leveraging these natural talents and applying them to real-life experiences in the workplace with strong mentors and formal education in adult learning sparked my interest and passion in learning and development.

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Note to men: Mentor her! (Yes, even during a pandemic)

CLO Magazine

Social distancing during COVID-19 is uncomfortable and challenging, but it also creates unique opportunities for men mentoring women to continue to be reliable and caring colleagues. Mentoring in times of high stress and uncertainty. The post Note to men: Mentor her!

Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Christyl Murray

CLO Magazine

CLO: What was your first official job in learning and development? However, it was here at JPMorgan Chase & Company where you can say I enjoyed my first dedicated role in L&D. CLO: What lessons did you learn in 2020 that you’ve taken with you into 2021?

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Meet the CLO Advisory Board: Lisa Doyle

CLO Magazine

Chief Learning Officer sat down for a conversation with Lisa Doyle, learning strategist and advisor, and faculty member for the CLO Accelerator program. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy, where she was awarded CLO of the Year in 2011. What role do they play?

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Maneuver Mentoring Obstacles

CLO Magazine

In organizations across the country, mentoring programs are acknowledged to benefit both talented employees and their managers, adding millions of dollars to the bottom line. In fact, research consistently shows that mentoring provides pivotal developmental relationships that function as the backbone for organizational improvement. Here are three major obstacles that can negatively impact effective mentoring relationships. Mentors are especially important for women.

Get on board with reverse mentoring

CLO Magazine

One such practice is to encourage and support reverse mentoring and incorporate it as a norm within your organizational culture. What is reverse mentoring? Typically, in a mentoring relationship the mentor is someone who has more experience in a particular area or in their career and who provides guidance to a mentee with less experience. Implementing reverse mentoring is one of many opportunities for organizations with a multigenerational workforce.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. That means about 1 in 6 male managers would hesitate to mentor a woman.

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

For some organizations, the shortage of skilled executives, middle managers and individual contributors in critical roles already is having quantifiable ramifications — from decreased production capacity to drops in customer satisfaction. Many organizations have tasked such groups to make strategic investments that put the best people in suitable roles at the right time to drive performance. What’s a CLO to Do?

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The CLO’s Critical Role: Nine Areas for Action

CLO Magazine

The previous Business Intelligence column presented an instrument designed to assess the extent to which the CLO and the learning enterprise add value to the organization. The 30-question instrument detailed specific areas that define this critical role of the CLO. The traditional roles of designer, developer and facilitator are replaced with performance advisors and consultants. Perhaps the more recent role of the CLO is that of managing talent in the organization.

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Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We We are creating a new vision of the employee value proposition at Texas Health and Daniel plays a key role in making that new vision a reality,” said Michelle Kirby, executive vice president and chief people officer. “I Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”.

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Wake UP CLO’s – Change Now

eLearning 24-7

They buy those folks not because it may be the best for their needs, but because they are “established” and “well-known” Sure your system might be loved by the training dept, but the CLO thinks the system in question isn’t old enough, so let’s go “established” The fear of non-traditional, which in this case applies, is constant. As a CLO if you are in any of the above boxes, I would say I feel for you. .

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4 Ways to Become the Mentor Your Company Needs

CLO Magazine

Mentors are an important aspect for companies to create and encourage a positive and rewarding work culture. But oftentimes, finding a mentor at work can be an overwhelming and challenging task. So, when it comes to mentorship, we should not only seek out individuals to inspire and guide us, we should feel empowered to be the role model for others. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor.

Mentoring in the Cloud at Cardinal Health

CLO Magazine

One of the biggest challenges associated with mentoring programs is keeping executives and employees invested. The Fortune 500 health care services company headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, has 37,000 employees, and many formal and informal mentoring programs, but they never thrived, said Susan Moss, senior consultant for talent management in the leadership development group. When she was hired in 2013, one of her first mandates was to breathe new life into the mentoring culture.

‘Black Mirror’ or better? The role of AI in the future of learning and development

CLO Magazine

Building a personal performance network: One of the most critical assets a new hire can build is a personal network within the organization to help them assimilate, grow and perform in their role.

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CLO Podcast: Visa’s Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy

CLO Magazine

She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2018. But what’s most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role. In this podcast we bring you conversations with corporate learning and education leaders on the evolution of the role and practice of chief learning officers. You’ve done a lot of things over your career before you started as CLO at Visa.

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Kraft Heinz CLO Pamay Bassey is reimagining corporate learning with laughter and passion

CLO Magazine

Ekpedeme “Pamay” Bassey, CLO of The Kraft Heinz Co., Now, after coming on board as CLO for Kraft Heinz in Chicago last December, Bassey is reimagining the company’s approach to corporate learning. One of Bassey’s areas of focus as the company’s CLO is developing the framework for new academies in Ownerversity. That is actually something I bring to my role every day. Her role gives her the opportunity to do something she really loves: empower others and be an advocate.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I started this discussion to understand the roles (tacit and explicit) that a learning consultant plays. select custom-built courseware, provide post-training support, measure learning effectiveness, create mentoring/coaching frameworks, create frameworks that enable community-driven learning, and create and sustain Communities of Practice. Alok Asthana: The following comment captures the role of a consultant and added clarity to my thoughts.

Mentoring Is a Two-Way Street at Ford

CLO Magazine

Ford’s leaders attribute their ability to weather recent economic turbulence in part to the company’s strong corporate culture where mentoring plays a key role in spreading values and breaking down silos that can disrupt innovation. While many companies have mentoring programs, Ford takes a different approach than most, said Gale Halsey, CLO and director learning and organization development at Ford headquarters. ERGs Mentor the Next Generation.

More Curious Learning

Learning Rebels

” Sometimes it’s HR leadership, or business leadership or even clients who are demanding we implement these myths as truths, our role is not to sit back and blindly smile and nod but to speak up and plant the seeds to thought independence. Example, just the other day, the beginning of debate surface between myself and a peer about role playing (I dislike them, he doesn’t). Original Post here.

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Ask the Career Doctor: How can we remain visible while working remote?

CLO Magazine

A: The key to encouraging your employees’ visibility is to first and foremost help them identify and understand the top priorities of your organization so that they can influence them within their role. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

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CLO Joe Ilvento is unlocking potential at Commvault

CLO Magazine

They created a role for me that didn’t exist,” said Ilvento, who became their first CLO and director of talent development in 2011. That forced them to rethink their approach to training, mentoring and career development. For his first act as CLO, Ilvento brought together the leaders of every business unit to agree on a single learning management platform. Are they ready for an expanded role or promotion now or in the next one to two years?

Beyond the status quo: how enlightened CLOs can enable true employee readiness

CLO Magazine

5 Capabilities of an Enlightened CLO. There is no “classroom” time versus working time — every moment is a chance to learn from colleagues and mentors and hone skills. Crisis Leadership agility crisis leadership culture of learning enlightened CLO

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. It’s the belief that female talent will be noticed and promoted to leadership roles and, as a result, gender parity will be achieved. After 25 years of working with leading corporations, I’ve identified five key strategies that support the development and advancement of female talent into leadership roles. In what roles?

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A learner and a teacher at heart

CLO Magazine

Sullivan credits former colleague and mentor Greg Till, now the executive vice president and chief people officer for Providence St. Butters knew she’d found her CLO. The post A learner and a teacher at heart appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

What is your POV?

CLO Magazine

I share this reflection as I think back on the many lessons I have learned from mentors in the course of my career. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. mentors point of viewIt is funny how certain people and experiences can really shape you in a lasting way.

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Matching Military Veterans With Business Veterans

CLO Magazine

Dutter serves as a mentor in the program, established through a partnership between Military Veteran Partners and B2B sales training company Empire Selling. But a report conducted by Phillip Carter and Cathy Barrera shows that veterans tend to leave their first jobs out of the service faster than non-veterans, indicating that they take the first job available rather than the “best fit” role. “When I heard about this particular program, there was only one answer.

Women and Diversity in the Workplace: Do Your Inclusivity Initiatives Measure Up?

CLO Magazine

Individual cultural context plays a huge role in shaping how individuals communicate, are motivated and are perceived. Provide specialized coaching/mentoring. Women from multicultural backgrounds can benefit from having a coach or mentor with whom they can surface unconscious biases , discuss options and hone their communications skills. appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement

CLO Magazine

The role of a manager or people leader in today’s workplace is shifting away from being a traditional “command and control” boss to be more of a performance coach, which is exactly what today’s employees have been saying they want, according to recent research from Gallup. The post Develop Your MVPs: Coaching for Goal Achievement appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Talent Economy coach coaching high performer mentor top performer

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

— Tsai has been with Ecolab for almost seven years but only recently transitioned to her current role. Part of this strategy included creating Tsai’s corporate learning officer role to ensure learning and development is a key enabler for the company’s talent ambition. Some leaders mapping out their personal career journeys could look all the way back to their first profit-and-loss management or function leader role at the company, Tsai said.

Bring Out the Best In Yourself, Others

CLO Magazine

Over nearly two decades, I have seen River facilitate and support thousands of mentoring relationships. People have been helped, supported, guided, advised, listened to, and made to feel valuable and worthwhile, all because they took part in mentoring. On a macro level, I’d simply say that mentoring brings out the best in us. Altruism: Looking out for someone and giving selflessly to others are common occurrences in most mentoring relationships. Now go mentor.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

Coaching also played a role in the case study Jane Bozarth provided. Instead of courses, the solution connected those with demonstrable skills to mentor those who could benefit. I had Charles Jennings recount his actions while serving as CLO in a global organization. Another response to my request for topics asked about moving from the classroom to the ‘fringe’ Here, I have a very simple response: the case studies in Revolutionize Learning & Development.

Managers Make or Break Your Culture of Career Mobility

Degreed

And for a career mobility program to really fly high, managers need to play a pivotal role, Degreed CLO Kelly Palmer said. The manager is the role that actually makes or breaks whether this will be successful.”. Maybe one of your people wants to be trained or mentored.

Becoming a Learning Culture: Competing in an Age of Disruption

The Performance Improvement Blog

In that kind of culture, trainers (under the direction of a CLO) drive learning. In a learning culture, learning happens all the time, at events but also on-the-job, facilitated by coaches and mentors, from action-learning, via smartphones and tablets, in social groupings, and from experiments. The CLO, or HR, or a training department controls the resources for learning. Managers play a pivotal role in creating and sustaining a learning culture.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Bob has been an active and influential leader in the learning and training industry for over 30 years and is renowned worldwide for his pioneering role in new approaches to learning. BOB MOSHER - CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS.

Kuljit Chadha | AI-powered right skilling suite that supports enterprise learning

Disprz

So, language plays a very important role in learning for the blue-collar workforce. Kuljit- That’s a million-dollar question, and I get asked about this pretty much by every CHRO or CLO that I meet. We use metrics called skill score and role score.

#MeToo in Mentorship

CLO Magazine

And nearly half feel uncomfortable participating in common work activities with women, including mentoring them. This consequence of #MeToo is occurring just as the value of mentoring women is clearer than ever: Our latest leadership re-search found that of the nearly 2,500 companies studied those with at least 30 percent women leaders — and at least 20 percent women senior leaders — have a major competitive edge.

The 0% Solution to Learning

The Performance Improvement Blog

The implication of striving for an “isolation score of zero” is that the whole organization owns learning, not just HR and the CLO, and when the organization needs performance improvement, training is not the first course of action. In a recent post on ASTD’s Learning Circuits Blog , Connie Malamed asks, “What do you think the future role of the training professional will be?”

The future of learning is humanity, with a side of technology

CLO Magazine

It’s not surprising, then, that almost every CLO in 2021 is listing the growing skills gap and new talent upskilling as a top priority. How did you get into a new field or a new role? Last week I had a call with a CLO for a large health care provider.

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Tackling employee redeployment: It doesn’t have to hurt

CLO Magazine

If you know who your people are, what skills and knowledge they possess, what their potential is and what motivates them, then you have the knowledge needed to redeploy the right people into the right roles at the right times.