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Keynote: Improving Performance Locally in a Global Market

More than 83% of organizations with a skilled labor workforce experience difficulty hiring employees capable of addressing their organizations’ needs, according to Brandon Hall Group research. By 2020, major workforce shortages, in critical skilled roles, are being predicted at global levels in healthcare, high-tech, and manufacturing. Businesses and governments are quickly realizing that long-term strategies for performance improvement, growth, innovation, and market share must include a workforce strategy focused on developing critical skills inside and outside of their organizations. 

Stacey Harris, VP of Research and Advisory Services at Brandon Hall Group, will share hot-off-the-press global research on how organizations are addressing talent scarcity issues while developing the next generation workforce. Join an interactive discussion that will transform your view on Learning and Development’s role in the growing war for high-performing top talent.

Speaker's Bio

Stacey HarrisStacey Harris oversees Brandon Hall Group’s research strategy and agenda, solution provider relations, and advisory services. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, she was with Bersin & Associates. In her most recent role as director of HR and talent management research, she launched the company’s HR practice and led key research initiatives in strategic HR, talent strategy, organization and governance, measurement, and total rewards.

Stacey also served as director of strategic services for three years and worked with companies such as McDonald’s, Lockheed Martin, Cisco, and Pfizer on a variety of mission-critical talent initiatives. Stacey has also held leadership roles at Jo-Ann Stores, MRI International, and Keybank.

Her background includes experience leading enterprise-wide change management initiatives and technology implementations, business process alignments, and the design and implementation of integrated organizational effectiveness solutions, including measurement strategies.

Stacey holds M.A. and B.A. degrees from Kent State and Ashland University.