Coffee + Conversation: Frontiers & Careers in the Talent Development Field

  • Fri, October 16, 2020
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zoom Meeting



Join us for a conversation + coffee for a casual conversation on different topics from being in the L&D industry to being a part of ATD. 

Conversation Topic:  Establishing and advancing our careers can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding endeavors we’ll ever engage in. As Talent Development professionals, our relationship with our career journey is often a complex one filled with both frustration and fortitude in pursuing a path we find fulfilling and pays the bills. While much is out of our control, especially during the current COVID-19 circumstances, we can still make key choices that shape our future reality.

You will have the opportunity to participate in a facilitated dialogue with your peers to:

Assess current impacts within the Talent Development profession from a holistic perspective including industry professionals, company leaders, employees, and clients

Explore emerging trends and potential scenarios that will shape the future of Talent Development

Prepare strategies and practical steps to position yourself for relevance during an atmosphere of uncertainty

Upon registration you will be emailed call details and access information.

About the Speaker:

Mike Gellman spent 11 years in a Fortune 500 company as an organizational consultant and career coach - overseeing talent management and succession planning. He successfully works with executives, business owners, and employees to help facilitate succession planning, high potential leader development programs, and employee engagement and organizational change efforts. He also recently served as one of six judges for the ICF International PRISM Award which identifies and evaluates companies around the world with the best coaching cultures.

Mike also created a nationally-recognized, award-winning mentorship program for the ATD-San Diego chapter that recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary of developing future leaders. He is an ACC certified coach with a Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and teaches interpersonal communication for Brandman University as an adjunct instructor. He is also the author of Pipe Dreams: 7 Pipelines of Career Success and creator of Career Catapult: 4 Essentials of Career Mastery which empowers employees to take greater ownership of their careers.

Note to registrants:  This content may be recorded for ATD SD Chapter marketing purposes.

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