Building Employee Engagement on All Levels
In a recent podcast interview, Shradha Prakash, the talent management leader for Prudential’s US and international businesses, discussed the evolving landscape of learning and development. She highlighted the accessibility and fun aspects of learning, facilitated by technology platforms that extend beyond traditional corporate or classroom settings.
Shradha emphasized the increasing focus on employee experience, well-being, and holistic development, enabled by technology’s transformation of the learning function. She also discussed the importance of aligning talent development with organizational capability, creating leaders who can effectively balance business outcomes and employee well-being. Additionally, Shradha emphasized the significance of coaching and mentoring as crucial capabilities for talent development leaders, fostering an environment that enables leaders to thrive and grow.
Ultimately, she emphasized the need to utilize the abundance of available learning resources to create personalized learning experiences that empower individuals. Shradha drew inspiration from individuals like her grandfather, Michelle Obama, Trevor Noah, and Satya Nadella, who exemplify the courage to take unconventional paths while remaining connected to their roots, inspiring her to strive for holistic personal and professional growth.