Grow your Own: Using education to solve 2018’s talent challenge

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60-minutes

It’s the tightest labor market for years, with the jobless rate at a 17-year low.  However, most companies persist in primarily looking outside the organization for talent, despite plentiful data showing that internal transfers outperform external hires in many key performance metrics.  In this webinar you’ll hear about companies which are leading the way in avoiding this missed opportunity and take away practical ideas to apply in your own organization.  

Register for this webinar to learn:

  • Key metrics supporting the business case for developing and sourcing talent internally
  • New ideas and best practices in employee education such as rotational programs and internal talent marketplaces which will help fill vacancies with internal candidates
  • The key role that educational assistance can play in adding skills for employees, with greater usage of career pathways and innovative new education programs to motivate employees

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   Katie Gaulding

   Senior Manager, Enterprise Talent & Professional Development   

   Lockheed Martin

Katie is responsible for managing the strategy and portfolio of Enterprise Leadership Development programs at Lockheed Martin. She also leads the strategy and administration of the Corporation’s Internal/External Coaching function and has responsibility for oversight of the Enterprise Tuition Assistance program and policy. Prior to joining Lockheed Martin, Katie served as the Director of Education Services for AMISYS Synertech, Inc.


   Gerard Camacho

   Director, Career Developmment    

   Parkland Health & Hospital System

Gerard Camacho is Director of Career Development at Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas, where he leads initiatives focused on building a talent pipeline and professional development for the organization’s 10,000 employees.  Previously, Gerard held leadership roles at Dallas City Council and Dallas Convention Center.


   Alan Robins

   Director, Education Program Services    


Alan brings two decades of experience working with corporations to optimize their HR processes with a specialty in tuition assistance management, educational advising and dependent care solutions. He helps large employers build vibrant and engaging employee education experience programs that cost-effectively support their talent management and learning needs. Alan works with executives in human resources, learning and development, organizational development, and benefits teams. Alan also spent six years at Gartner, a global market leader in providing advisory services to technology and business executives.