“Human Resources needs to act as a change agent. They need to facilitate a new way of working. They need to market and brand their customization offerings to employees. They need to be a technology proponent. ”

Cantrell’s recent research and analysis has focused on the always-relevant question: what helps employees feel more supported by their organization’s people practices and at same time improves business results?

In this presentation, Cantrell offers a number of groundbreaking ideas on customizing work experiences based on individual talents, preferences, lifestyles and goals. She also shares new methods for gathering data on prospective hires so that employers have a better idea of what their leadership and cognitive potential really is.

Susan Cantrell is a research fellow with the Accenture Institute for High Performance specializing in conducting original research and providing innovative thinking in the area of talent management.  Cantrell is an award-winning author who has written or co-written more than 30 articles or book chapters for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, and Strategy & Leadership.

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