Las Vegas Sands has committed itself to its Team Members, helping them thrive and advance in the hospitality industry by providing education and support programs to further their careers. Through Sands Academy, the company’s learning and development program, the Elevate series was established to assist Team Members in being better supervisors and managers in their respective departments.
At Goldcorp, we believe that developing our people enables them to achieve their ultimate potential and helps them exceed their goals. We are committed to investing in and developing all our employees. As an example, our StepUP program is designed to equip everyone to achieve results in a safe, productive and responsible way, by aligning our business and people practices around a core set of behaviours. Successful performance is a result of not just what we do, but also how we do it and the StepUP behaviours define what we can expect from one another at every level of the organization.
Before joining Barclays, Jo Aitken ran a sports organisation developing ambitious legacy initiatives in east London connected to the 2012 Olympics. In 2015, she took a year out to have a baby. One year turned into three, but Barclays’ Encore! programme – which helps people who have taken a career break to re-enter the workforce – allowed Jo to transition into a dynamic new role, as a Corporate Banking Relationship Director in Technology, Media and Telecoms. She tells us why the programme works.
In today’s highly competitive and polarized environment, any movement or cause needs energetic and effective leaders. This is especially true in the social sector, which is chronically understaffed and undercapitalized. Therefore, truly successful and sustainable leaders need to combine the skills and attributes of both leadership and management. They require a vision as well as the ability to execute it.
Viewpoints: Jennifer Brown is the founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting
‘Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jennifer Brown, founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm.