Episode 1 : Employee Engagement in a Hybrid, Post-COVID world

Streamed on 20th April, 2022

A Few key takeaways

  • Learn the key to an engaging hybrid work culture.
  • Find out how to design an employee engagement program that works in a post-covid world.
  • Explore the role of technology in automating employee engagement programs and more.

About the Session

Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton share insights on how to devise an effective employee engagement program when the workplace is going hybrid.

They share how technology can help streamline and automate employee engagement programs in the hybrid and remote work culture.

Session Guests

Melissa Salibi

Melissa Salibi
CHRO & Creative Leader

Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Management Board of Kempinski Hotels. Kempinski is headquartered in Switzerland and employs 19,000 people around the world in 80 luxury hotels. Melissa is located in the United Arab Emirates and has a rich background delivering results through process enhancement, best practices, and building high performing teams. Her greatest passion is in helping develop people and teams, and is skilled at coaching and influencing behavior at all levels to improve performance and business outcomes.

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Nabeela Ixtabalan

Nabeela Ixtabalan
EVP of People and Corporate Affairs at Walmart, Canada

In her current role, Nabeela leads human resources and corporate affairs for one of Canada’s largest employers with over 100,000 associates and more than 400 stores nationwide. Her career includes nearly 20 years of leadership and business development experience with three of the world’s most recognized brands – Walmart, IKEA and Starbucks Coffee in the US, Canada and Europe. Nabeela was previously Head of Digital Transformation at Ingka, leading IKEA’s digital and retail transformation globally across 41 countries. Nabeela is especially passionate about enterprise wide transformations, the future of work, change management, diversity and inclusion and organizational design.

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Xavier Joly

Xavier Joly
Vice-President of Human Resources-Bayer Crop Science

Xavier Joly has Strong expertise in Human Resources, change management, strategy, coaching, people development, talent management, project management, operations and product supply. Twenty years of experience in functional / operational positions acquired in global environments and companies in France, Sweden, Belgium, U.S.A. and Germany.

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About the Hosts

Chester Elton, Advisor, Vantage Circle

Chester Elton

#1 Bestselling Business Author, Leadership Expert, Organizational Culture Expert, Employee Engagement and Teamwork Expert, Global Keynote Speaker.

Chester Elton is a #1 Bestselling Business Author, #4 among the world's top leadership experts and #2 among the world's top organizational culture experts. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches, an Executive Coach, Keynote Speaker, and Founder of the #findyourgratitude Community. In the last two decades, Chester has helped some of the world's most successful businesses engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values.

Adrian Gostick, Advisor, Vantage Circle

Adrian Gostick

#1 New York Times bestselling author, Corporate Culture Expert, Engagement Expert, Leadership Expert, Managing Change Expert, Global Keynote Speaker.

Adrian Gostick is a global thought leader in the fields of corporate culture, leadership, and engagement. He is founder of the workplace training and consulting company The Culture Works and author of the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestsellers All In, The Carrot Principle, Leading with Gratitude, and Anxiety at Work. In 2021, Adrian was ranked as a top 10 Global Guru in Leadership and Organizational Culture. He is a member of Marshall Goldsmith's MG100 'Pay it Forward' Coaching Cohort.

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