Hiring Employees - How to Find, Keep, and Develop Great Employees

Updated: Nov 18, 2019

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In this episode of The Executive Innovation Show Podcast, Carrie Chitsey speaks with Todd Davis. Todd Davis is the Chief People Officer and EVP for FranklinCovey with over 30 years of experience in human resources, talent development and executive recruiting. He is the author of Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work which is available now.

Listen in as we discuss topics such as: 

  • The role of Chief People Officer has evolved over time. It now consists of not only getting new talent and hiring, but it also deals with company culture, retention and so much more. Todd Davisexplains how FranklinCovey builds company culture from the top down. Listen as Todd gives insight about how the Chief People Officer being the quarterback of the culture within the company. How do you metaphorically lift your mission statement and values off the wall and drive it into the everyday life of your company? 

  • The workplace has changed with so many different generations currently working together within companies. This can create amazing perspectives and differences in opinion. Discover Todd’s top proven practices to handle conflicts and how to make relationships work across all generations from Gen Z to Baby Boomers. Some of them include - wearing glasses that work, think we not me, and talk less - listen more. 

  • Hear why Carrie loves what FranklinCovey calls their HR department, “People Services”. We discuss how this name change came about and how it’s changed not only their HR department but also the way HR works with other departments. Listen as we explore how a simple name change can elevate a human resources department. 

  • FranklinCovey recently moved from phone interviews to video interviews. Todd explains why they have done so and how video interviews help his team sift through applicants quickly but efficiently. Hear the benefits that video interviews has given them in time/money and accelerated their process of finding the right employees. 

  • Finally, what keeps Todd Davis up at night as a Chief People Officer? Find out.  


Check out Todd’s book, "Get Better: 15 Proven Practices to Build Effective Relationships at Work".

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