The Benefits of Upskilling Your Future Leaders

Thursday, June 24, 2021, 1:00 pm CT

The most successful organizations contain leaders who are resilient, flexible, and people-focused. Not only are these skills imperative for leaders, but for the entire workforce. In fact, according to Deloitte, executives identified “the ability of people to adapt, reskill, and assume new roles” as the top item to navigate future disruptions.

So, what are you doing to ensure your employees are set up for success?

During this webinar presented by BizLibrary’s Senior Director of People Ops & Culture, Libby Mullen-Eaves, and The Predictive Index’s Director of Talent Optimization, Will Otto, you’ll learn why reskilling and upskilling efforts need to begin from the top down, and how to prepare future leaders, so they are ready to lead teams that have high productivity and morale.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • The importance of consistent employee development
  • How upskilling impacts employee retention
  • Skills future manager and supervisors will need to be successful
  • How to build a learning culture that is agile and resilient

Brought to you by your presenters

Libby Mullen-Eaves
Director of Talent Development & Learning Culture
Libby is the Director of Talent Development & Learning Culture, BizLibrary; her favorite aspect of her role is developing employees, managers, and leaders to realize their maximum potential. Libby has over 25 years of experience in education, training, and business consultation, both in the higher education realm and in all verticals of the business sector. Building positive partnerships, solving business challenges creatively, and bringing out and developing the strengths in others are what makes Libby “tick.” Libby is a fervent writer, an experienced public speaker, and is most passionate about the importance of life-long learning in helping employees to take initiative to become “Smarter Every Day.” Libby lives out BizLibrary’s core value “Passion to be the Best,” and was recently voted BizLibrary’s Employee of the Year. At home, Libby is a mom to five boys.
Will Otto
Director of Talent Optimization
The Predictive Index
Will is the Director of Talent Optimization at The Predictive Index. He bridges the gap between the organization’s people strategy and business strategy by working with PI’s leaders to hire and develop the right talent for the culture and the success of the business. Will oversees recruitment, onboarding, employee experience & relations, and compliance/benefits.

BizLibrary is an approved credit provider for HR Certification Institute (HRCI), the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP® or SHRM-CP®), ATD Certification Institute (CPTD/APTD), and Training Industry (CPTM). Viewing this webcast in its entirety qualifies for 1 recertification credit hour towards each credential. Learn more on our accredited content page.


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