Dr. Victoria A. Davis - 21st Century Skills for HR Professionals
In this podcast, Dr. Victoria Davis discusses the 21st-century skills needed for HR to drive business results and deliver positive employee experiences. Drawing upon her talent management experience at Marriott, Home Depot, and J.P. Morgan Chase she lays out the new skills that are essential for HR to rise to the challenge. She discusses the options available for talent management professionals for advancing their skills. In particular, she compares the various HR and talent management certifications available in the marketplace and the unique value proposition of each. Expect to gain clarity on the future of work as it relates to strategic HR and human capital management.
Dr. Victoria A. Davis is a Global Talent Management and Organizational Development Consultant with over 12 years’ experience across private, public, non-profit, university, and government entities. Victoria led the design of leadership and functional competency models for JPMorgan & Chase’s corporate finance team culminating in an online portal with linkages to trainings, career paths, professional development resources, and recruitment. Prior to joining JPMorgan, Victoria managed Marriott International’s global selection team, where she guided strategies that impacted 2M+ executive, management, and hourly candidates annually in 27 languages. Victoria’s work with The Home Depot streamlined and improved their management and hourly selection through: the design and validation of more economical tools, robust assessment center administration, and the coaching and development of future leaders. She is the co-author of the book chapter “Bridging the digital divide across a global business: Development of a technology-enabled selection system for low-literacy applicants.” Victoria received her Ph.D. and M.A. in industrial and organizational psychology from Alliant International University in San Diego, California and Baruch College – The City University of New York, respectively.
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This podcast is hosted by Dr. Shreya Sarkar-Barney