It’s You, Not Them: What Emerging Leaders Want from Work and Concrete Ways to Support Them | Sessions

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It’s You, Not Them: What Emerging Leaders Want from Work and Concrete Ways to Support Them
In-Person Monday 06/12/2023 07:30 AM - 08:30 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
The next generation of the workforce provides data-driven insights into best practices to recruit new employees and engage existing talent. 

The Great Reshuffling has provided the next generation of workers more career opportunities than ever before. Increased options for the workforce creates challenges for organizations in recruiting and retaining top talent. This session will review insights from more than 24,000 young workers in 62 countries on why they do (or do not) pursue leadership positions. These insights give rise to 3 concrete strategies for recruiting, supporting, and retaining the next generation of leaders.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand Millennial and Gen Z's current engagement and empowerment as leader.
  • Hear insights into the most noteworthy supports and barriers to young people deciding to pursue leadership roles,
  • Explore global trends and regional differences in leadership experiences.
  • Articulate three key levers for supporting young employees' engagement in formal and informal leadership.
  • Reflect on how these insights inform your recruitment and retainment practices.

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Stephanie Wormington Photo
Stephanie Wormington, Director, Global Research & Analytics,
Center for Creative Leadership
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Andrew Loignon, Senior Research Scientist,
Center for Creative Leadership