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Sandra Hartog

Sandra is the President and founder of Sandra Hartog & Associates, a boutique management consulting firm specializing in talent management, focusing on selection, training, executive development and coaching, and competency modeling. She is also the CEO and founder of Fenestra, Inc. which houses SH&A’s innovative virtual assessment and development center platform. Sandra has more than 25 years of experience as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies and other organizations including Edward Jones, Merck, MetLife, Bank of America, Bear Stearns, Brown Brothers Harriman, Invesmart, J.Crew, Kellogg, Merrill Lynch, UBS, Pitney Bowes, Thomson Corporation, The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey, WestLB and others.

Sandra has extensive experience in succession management, individual and group assessment for development and selection, leadership competency studies, enhanced 360° feedback design, assessment and feedback delivery, and executive coaching and developmental action planning.
She has served as an international keynote speaker on topics of technology-enhanced assessment and development, and presented extensively at professional conferences on technology-enhanced assessment, executive coaching, assessment and development techniques, professional development and career success. Additionally, Sandra has contributed a chapter to the 2011 SIOP Professional Practice Series on Technology-Enhanced Assessment of Talent, edited by Nancy T. Tippins and Seymour Adler as well as co-authored a chapter on Assessment Centers for Adult Development for the Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning (2011).
Sandra holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. Sandra adjunct faculty of the Zicklin School of Business teaching in the International MS Program in Industrial Organizational Psychology. Sandra is a member of the American Psychological Society, The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists, the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychologists and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce. 

Abstract

HR Challenges in a  Shifting Work Environment: Leveraging
Technology for Key Talent Management Initiatives*

Given current key talent and economic conditions, addressing talent management issues is essential for organizational strength. Talent management programs need to be responsive to a shifting workforce, work styles and a global, virtual, and viral workplace. It is more important than ever to address crucial HR issues including:

How can I hire the best?
How can I reduce turnover?
How can I increase employee engagement?
How can I develop tomorrow’s workforce today?

Pressing HR needs coupled with the business environment requires a focus on cost, scalability and impact. This presentation will discuss how some market leaders have solved today’s selection and development challenges through leveraging technology. Drs. Hartog and Collins will describe four cutting edge programs developed for clients and how they have impacted key organizational goals. The presentation will end with tips for attracting, retaining, and developing today’s talent.
 
Participants will learn how market leaders have addressed today’s Human Resource challenges and have increased:
·          Performance
·          Retention
·          Insight
·          Scalability
·          Cost Savings
 
 

Learning Objectives
 

  1. Describe how some market leaders have addressed today’s global talent challenges by using innovative approaches to selection and development.
  2. Offer examples of innovative approaches to talent development using a virtual assessment center platform.
  3. List benefits and challenges when using global and virtual methods, including virtual assessment centers.



*This presentation will be co-presented by Lynn Collins. View her biography here.