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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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: Christyl Murray

CLO Magazine

I loved my hometown of Hercules, California, and am so grateful to the Hercules Rotary Club for sponsoring me for the Rotary International Graduate Ambassadorial Scholarship which enabled me to live and study for a year in Madrid, Spain.

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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.

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Status Quo? Not This CLO

CLO Magazine

He began his college career studying psychology but switched to education. By 2015 he was the new vice president and CLO. “We Daniel has been very successful stepping up into this role and after two short years, the organization cannot imagine a more suited CLO.”. One of the first initiatives Gandarilla launched as CLO was the Education Advancement Program, an overarching project to streamline learning and increase quality and access to training for Texas Health employees.

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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. Actively trying to be a role model can help you find what you’re looking for in a mentor. So, the evidence supporting the need for change is there, but how do you become the mentor or role model for positive change?

Managing Career Paths: The Role of CLO

CLO Magazine

A survey conducted by NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies in 2006 showed that New York professionals — who, while not a global sample, certainly are a representative microcosm — expected, on average, to change careers (not merely “jobs”) three times in their life. What’s a CLO to Do? So what can a CLO do to influence the way in which career paths are defined, managed and applied by the business?

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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. It’s no secret that talent is at the center of the modern business agenda and it’s our hope that you’ll hear tips and ideas from this podcast that will help you succeed in business, whether you’re a long-time CLO with decades of experience, whether you aspire to the role in the future or maybe you’re just passionate about the future of learning in today’s organizations.

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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 appropriate mix of on-the-job learning, coaching and mentoring is also necessary to change job performance and develop talent. The CLO must be held accountable for measuring the value added to the organization.

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A second chance: How Nehemiah’s unconventional hiring program is slashing turnover and changing lives

CLO Magazine

Last year, Taylor was promoted to director of operations and he now mentors new hires as they transition back into the world of work. “It It took me a long time to see myself as a mentor, but now it’s just part of the job.”. The growing labor shortage in U.S.

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.

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. His unconventional approach to the CLO role has made him a favorite at Commvault. “He

Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership

CLO Magazine

In fact, many studies have indicated that organizations that are servant-led actually perform better and yield higher returns. Details of these studies can be found in the following books: “Good Company” by Laurie Bassi, Ed Frauenheim and Dan McMurrer, with Larry Costello. Mentor, coach and develop. The post Creating a Culture of Servant Leadership appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Motor City’s resourceful learning leader

CLO Magazine

It’s never about the technology,” said Iris Ware, CLO of the City of Detroit. Then in 2008, she launched her own learning consulting agency, where she worked with several Michigan organizations before being recruited as CLO by Detroit’s mayor, Mike Duggan.

Debunking the Meritocracy Myth

CLO Magazine

That morning, I was chatting with Annie McKee, director of the University of Pennsylvania CLO program. For example, a 2018 study by my organization, Women Unlimited study of more than 5,000 talented women and their male managers on the breadth and depth of the developmental support women receive showed wide disparities. Women are often less likely than their male colleagues to understand the importance of mentoring relationships, especially early on in their careers.

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10 Steps to Help You Lead Organizational Change

CLO Magazine

Many of these steps will be familiar, others may be new, but they have been gleaned and curated with the CLO in mind from my research and doctorate of education studies at the University of Southern California. Engage your team in reviewing, discussing and analyzing organizational change case studies to distill key learnings that can be adopted and adapted in your organization. Coach and mentor your team to empower them and help them grow as leaders.

Lessons for learning leaders from COVID-19

CLO Magazine

PSJH CLO Darci Hall said that while COVID-19 hasn’t affected their thinking and strategy around learning, it has fostered innovation and speed to implementation. The amount of sharing, listening, teaching, mentoring and — above all — helping has been unparalleled.

A chief of learning and positive thinking

CLO Magazine

She did a short stint as an executive recruiter, and then her college mentor helped her land a job at Staples. The post A chief of learning and positive thinking appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

UG2 takes a hands-on approach

CLO Magazine

It’s still in its early days, but UG2 believes that the courses they are offering, in combination with other training, mentoring and apprenticeship programs, will ensure the company can attract and retain top talent to support its ongoing growth. The post UG2 takes a hands-on approach appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Profiles & Case Studies case study skilled trades talent gap UG2The grand opening of UG2’s Training and Innovation Lab.

Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

Basi noted that many of the most impactful moments from the interviews were not the lists of experiences and job titles, but the interactions these leaders had with peers and mentors. Profiles & Case Studies Allergan Soni BasiSoni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

There and Back Again: A Journey of Learning

CLO Magazine

Nobody sat down and said here’s your journey to CLO.”. She makes studying a daily habit. She’s also familiar with Ruth Clark’s study of expertise and theory on the amount of practice it takes be an expert, but that’s not what she’s going for. To me, nobody has 10,000 hours to stop their life to study. So, I study.”. Tsai is also a mentor, speaker, coach, and a hands-on doer. Tags: CLO , Ecolab , leadership development.

Allergan VP of Talent Soni Basi thrives amid disruption

CLO Magazine

Basi noted that many of the most impactful moments from the interviews were not the lists of experiences and job titles, but the interactions these leaders had with peers and mentors. Profiles & Case Studies Allergan Soni BasiSoni Basi is no stranger to disruption.

At the edge

Clark Quinn

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. Jos Arets and Vivian Heijnin at Tulser talked through a case study working with a medical care organization. Coaching also played a role in the case study Jane Bozarth provided. I had Charles Jennings recount his actions while serving as CLO in a global organization.

#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.

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. In that same study, more than 70% of HR executives said that managers should get more involved in coaching employees.

2020 and beyond: skill sets that matter

CLO Magazine

We are looking closely at the experiences of more than 780 female participants, and their male and female mentors and managers, to glean a treasure trove of information around successful strategies when work is no longer “live and in-person.” What a year it’s been so far!

Committee work as intentional professional development and learning

CLO Magazine

That might include some self-study to engage in the group’s work, serving on a subgroup focused on the particular area of need or volunteering to fill a gap for the committee even though one doesn’t yet have that expertise. As the CLO, approach committees through the lens of champion.

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Meaningful training analytics: 1+2 ? 4

CLO Magazine

She studied techniques, conducted virtual training sessions and gave the leaders as many good ideas as she could. If resources are available for formal coaching and mentoring, these can be effective elements. Peer mentoring support.

Unleash the power of peer coaching

CLO Magazine

In peer coaching — unlike mentoring — people pair off for guided hour-long conversations in which they’re on equal footing. We recently published a case study on our work with Code for America.

The most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s

CLO Magazine

A recent KPMG study of more than 3,000 women found that early development of leadership skills boosted women’s confidence and competence. Eighty percent of respondents to the study believe that the most important time to support a woman’s career development is in her 20s.

Promote Learning to Curb Boredom

CLO Magazine

According to a Udemy study on workplace boredom released last month, 43 percent of office workers are bored, especially women, millennials and entry to midlevel workers. The Udemy study also found that “millennials are nearly two times as likely to be bored at work than baby boomers.” More companies are using mentoring programs that connect older employees with new or prospective ones to develop needed skills, ensure knowledge transfer and promote engagement.

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Manager's Role in Learning and Performance Improvement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Google did a study of its employees and found that managers are successful in Google, not because of their technical expertise, although that’s important, but because of what they do to help team members learn and develop and achieve success. Managers have control of their own learning, not corporate trainers, HR, or a CLO. What should be a manager’s role in employee learning? This is the question I will be answering in an ASTD-sponsored webcast on September 24, 2013 from 1:00 p.m.

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Thinking Beyond a Seat at the Table

CLO Magazine

It’s time to take the CLO role to a higher level, not just on the organization chart, but in terms of influence and organizational accomplishment. Chief Learning Officer ’s “2015 CLO Measurement and Metrics Survey” indicated that 36 percent of CLOs are using business impact to show the value of learning to the broader enterprise. Also, the CLO is responsible for talent development. There are five potential areas where the CLO can move beyond earning a seat at the table.

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Combatting impostor syndrome through learning and development

CLO Magazine

To Wilde’s surprise, this group in particular chose to study “impostor syndrome,” which, according to literature on the subject, refers to persistently doubting your accomplishments and having intruding feelings of inadequacy.

BOB MOSHER – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

Additionally, he has acted as an influential voice in the Learning and Development industry by speaking at conferences and by being an active participant and author within industry associations such as ISPI , ATD , the Masie Consortium , The Learning Guild , and CLO Symposium/Magazine.

Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool

CLO Magazine

The site is free and features a range of tools such as case studies, insider tips and resources from industry experts. In addition, Facebook is updating its Mentorship tool , which helps connect people in groups who are looking for a mentor in their community. The post Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media.

Extremophiles & Organizational Agility

Clark Quinn

Eileen’s husband is a marine scientist studying deep sea vents and the creatures that live there. In the chapter, we talked about organizational equivalents to these extremophile mechanisms, including tolerating diversity, monitoring the environment, extreme mentoring, and more. Which reinforces the call for more ubiquitous mentoring that we argued for back then.

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