HR Happy Hour 340 - Creating the Employee Driven Learning Organization
Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com
Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane
Guests: Helen Rossiter, West Marine; Connie Costigan, Saba
This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish recorded live from the Saba Insights 2018 Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona to talk with Connie Costigan from Saba and Helen Rossiter from West Marine, a 250+ location retailer on how they have created an employee centric learning organization.
By empowering employees to take control of their career planning and learning and development opportunities, West Marine has created a culture that enables and supports continuous learning, collaboration, and has created opportunities for employees to expand their skills and grow their careers. Instead of seeing retail, hourly employees as fungible assets, West Marine has invested in learning and development and has seen the beneifts of these investments. It seems really simple, but most organizations still have not made the connection between people, development , and business results as West Marine has experienced.
This was a really interesting and fun show - thanks to Helen, Connie and everyone at Saba for having the HR Happy Hour Show at their event.
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