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Possibilities lie at the intersection of performance and purpose

Earlier this fall, I attended the 6th Annual Edelman Change and Employee Engagement Summit, which explored the critical and evolving relationship between employee engagement and innovative programs that both make a positive impact on society and drive the business. Read more

Recruiting Industry Events & Observations – Fall 2011

For years I've said that the best ideas and breakthroughs at recruiting industry events tend to happen after the sessions are over and when essentially everyone gets a microphone with whomever they'd like to connect. The social events or dinners that happen after the podiums are abandoned are where attendees open up and where speakers can go deep on topics they may have been forced to gloss over in just 45 minutes on stage. So for me, events have always been about the conversation more than the sessions. However, in the last 2 years I've really learned that there is more to pull from the sessions than I previously realized - even (or especially) the sessions that go poorly. Read more

Talent for Today’s World, Tomorrow’s Performance

Last week, I spoke at the HCI Conference in New York about how PepsiCo is exploring new ways to attract and nurture the best talent in an increasingly global, complex world. With a history dating back over 100 years, our company has adapted its business model and strategy in response to shifts in the economic, political and social environments as well as the evolving change in consumer preferences. It is exactly this ability to adapt and embrace global and organizational change that has allowed us to succeed. As part of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo is committed to talent sustainability, investing in our people as a competitive advantage. With this priority, my team has worked to develop a refreshed approach to talent acquisition. Here’s a look at just five ways we’re evolving from a recruiting perspective: Being global while acting local – With operations in 200 countries and... Read more