Paula Zahn to moderate Mercer's Innovation Conversation Featured

4:05pm EDT June 15, 2011

Seven-time Emmy Award-winning news anchor Paula Zahn will host Mercer's third and final Innovation Conversations webcast, People at the Heart of Performance, on June 22, at 9:30 am Eastern time.

Business leaders, policy experts and journalists around the world are invited to participate in this dynamic and informative discussion focused on sourcing, building and leading a talented and productive workforce to compete effectively.

Today’s successful organizations recognize just how potent it is to have the right talent in the right roles at the right time. Yet many face serious talent challenges, including access to the right people at the right capability levels, a disengaged workforce and a ready supply of leaders.

Find out from those who have taken ground-breaking steps in redefining how talent is managed and global leaders are developed to overcome those challenges.

  • How Wal-Mart is building its next-generation talent base in areas of short supply

  • How Juniper Networks turned talent management on its head to foster a work environment that drives innovation

  • How American Express is engaging and retaining critical jobs and top talent around the world

  • How strategic workforce analytics and metrics are critical to forecasting and planning future talent requirements

In addition, Mercer will unveil new research on developing global leaders and on the current drivers of employee engagement.

There will be a live Q&A with panelists. Participants are invited to submit their questions to Zahn and the panel for discussion.

People at the Heart of Performance will take place on Wednesday, June 22, 2011at 9:30 am EST, 8:30 am CST, 9:30 am MST and 8:30 am PST. The event is free and can be accessed with any Internet-connected computer.

Register for the event here.

About Mercer’s Innovation Conversations Series

Innovation Conversations is a new series of signature webcast events focused on a key topic crucial to the ongoing competitiveness of U.S. businesses — health care reform, talent management and retirement.

For further details on the Innovation Conversations and other Mercer events, visit the Signature Events website.