career development

CLO Q&A: Keeping the Outsider Perspective on L&D

Talent executive Lesley Hoare on what she learned in making the jump from the business side to learning.

Lesley Hoare is a global talent executive who until recently was vice president of global talent development at cloud software company VMWare. She’s held executive positions at software company Oracle, consumer products giant Kimberly Clark and started her career in talent development while working at Hewlett Packard. She sat down with Chief Learning Officer at the CLO Breakfast Club event…

Be a First Line Manager

Understanding team management first hand can have lasting career impact.

One of the most valuable early career experiences I had was as a first line manager. I’d completed this job rotation in a highly operational environment where results were reported and evaluated at the close of every day. Gaining this familiarity with managing people and output was instructive for two reasons. First, first line managers have a significant amount of…

Create a ‘Name It to Claim It’ Culture

Leaders can produce big benefits when they promote a strong sense of employee ownership and accountability for career development.

Leaders can produce big benefits when they promote a strong sense of employee ownership and accountability for career development.