Roles turn into careers when people can proactively seize moments to celebrate, learn, and improve. But training people to be proactive means building a workplace and culture where they believe that you have their best interests at heart. How do you establish that?

True people enablement requires trust, and trust is built upon a culture that participates in an ongoing cycle of instruction/feedback, evaluation, correction/adjustment, and more evaluation. It must be transparent, genuine, and delivered in an encouraging manner - rather than leaving the person with a sense of "gotcha!"

Human Resources Today is excited to bring together four expert voices to this one-of-a-kind panel, to help you develop your own culture of growth at work.

This webinar will provide you with:

  • Strategies to help you empower your people to develop career path for themselves within your company,
  • Methods to create a culture of ongoing feedback,
  • The real reasons that hiring from the inside matters,
  • Why it's important to make sure team members are aware of the growth opportunities around them

About the speakers

Dr. Robert Sniderman, President of The Entrepreneurial Edge, Inc. and HRFocus USA.

Robert Sniderman, Ph.D., SPHR. , SHRM-SCP, Director of EXTTI, Inc and President of The Entrepreneurial Edge, Inc and HRFocus USA, a corporation that provides Organizational/Business/Human Resource consulting, Expert Witness and Impartial Investigation services. Dr. Sniderman, renowned as an executive and owner’s coach, facilitator of business groups, consultant in organizational change management, human resource management, external workplace investigations and workplace litigation expert witness, on-line recruitment/selection/retention, teambuilding, training and development, executive development, and strategic planning and change. He is particularly expert in coaching managers and executive in techniques that facilitate their ability to change the conversations they are having with employees to foster more open and transparent feedback and discussion. He is a long-standing member of SHRM and AWI. Dr. Sniderman has completed the AWI National Institute in 2013. Dr. Sniderman earned his Doctorate degree in Organizational Psychology and has been providing services to the business and human resources community since 1976.

Elena Valentine, CEO, Skillscout

Workplace storyteller and Design Researcher, Elena spends her days leading the team at Skill Scout to bring jobs and company culture to life on video. Every workplace has a story to tell about the team, skills, environment, and output. Elena helps tell those stories to attract the right candidates for the job and keep existing employees happily where they are. As CEO, Elena wears many hats, but really geeks out on: new media (360, VR, POV videos, silent storytelling), partnerships, and building Skill Scout’s diverse workforce!

Jeff Diana, Chief People Officer, Board Advisor, & High Growth Consultant

Jeff is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the human resources (HR) field. Jeff is as a strategic consultant to many high growth progressive Pre IPO software companies across the globe including Calendly,, and He serves as a Board advisor to several cutting edge companies including Impraise, SmartRecruiters, Logikull,and Sapling. Jeff is also a Portfolio Advisor to OpenView Venture Partners.

Hilary Bendon, Organizational Consultant

Hilary Bendon approaches working with leaders from the perspective and understanding that they impact their organizations and teams regardless of their effort. Increasing leaders’ abilities to communicate and interact with others helps to develop emotionally intelligent teams poised for high productivity and business success. Hilary brings her insightful, practical, and results-oriented approach to addressing complex organizational challenges. She has spent much of her career engaging leaders and team members with strategies and techniques aimed at bringing about organizational and cultural transformation. Clients value her straight-forward communication style as well as her sensitivity for dealing with complex and emotional issues. Her diversified and multidimensional perspective has been solidified through her experiences living abroad in Italy, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and the Republic of Armenia. She speaks Spanish and Italian fluently and regularly conducts coaching, training and mediation in Spanish as well as in English.

Are you ready to begin your journey?

Join the world's best workplaces as they shift towards People Enablement, helping support your people to accelerate performance and professional growth.


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