Demystifying and Integrating Strategic Workforce Planning and Change Leadership

2016 SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition
Workplace Application: Learn practical and efficient tools and approaches for developing long-term talent strategies that build commitment and ownership in business leaders.

Internal and external business environments continue to become more complex and volatile. Strategic workforce planning and change leadership are being elevated as critical capabilities for HR to be most effective in our new world, yet they are often siloed and even mysterious arts to many. Jay Caldwell will describe how these capabilities are complementary and co-dependent, and will share how ADP has integrated them into a clear and scalable process for creating long-term workforce strategies. This session will help you:

·         Define strategic workforce planning and identify common pitfalls in the implementation of plans.

·         Understand core change-leadership concepts and how they help make strategic workforce plans stick.

·         Learn about efficient and scalable approaches for using strategic workforce planning in the design of a future state

·         Identify opportunities to enhance the sustainability of your strategic workforce planning efforts.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Jason Caldwell


Jay is responsible for leading the design and delivery of talent solutions used across the entire ADP enterprise.  Talent solutions are the processes and tools used to identify and close gaps between the organization’s talent supply and demand.  This includes strategic workforce planning, succession planning, talent review, and talent assessments.  During his time at ADP, Jay has also worked with the Global Talent and Learning organization to formalize a Change Leadership and Management center of expertise, revitalize performance management, and deliver global leadership development programs and tools.

Prior to joining ADP, Jay was the Manager of Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership Development at Selective Insurance.  His responsibilities included the talent review and succession planning processes, leadership and management development programs, talent systems, team development, individual development planning, and company-wide organizational development initiatives to intentionally shape the company’s culture.  Jay also led an immersive summer-intern program to develop a pipeline of early career insurance professionals. 

Prior to joining Selective, Jay was an Associate Consultant at the Leadership Research Institute (LRI).  Jay used research and data driven approaches to help his clients address their leadership and organizational development needs.  His areas of expertise included leadership and management development, talent and organizational assessments, cultural integration, and HR systems/processes.  Jay’s consulting work was focused in the Finance, Pharmaceuticals, and Information Technology industries.  

Jay is a member of the Conference Board’s Strategic Workforce Planning Council, th Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the Association for Talent Development (ATD).  He earned an M.A. in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology from the University of New Haven and a B.A. in Psychology from Quinnipiac University.  In addition to earning his Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) Certification, Jay is a Certified MBTI and DiSC facilitator, and has completed Strategic Workforce Planning Certifications with both Human Capital Institute (HCI) and The Conference Board.

Southern Hemisphere IV/V
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Leadership & Navigation
HR Expertise
Business Acumen
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