ABOUT ERIC SHEPHERD
Eric Shepherd is the Executive Director of Talent Transformation, a non-for-profit foundation helping individuals stay relevant during periods of change by helping them understand themselves, others, and the new world of work. To achieve the Talent Transformation mission, it provides assessments, curated learning experiences, articles, podcasts, and webcasts.
Eric is an accomplished leader of international businesses and associations focused on talent, assessments, and success. Prior to his work with Talent Transformation, he worked to build a SaaS company into a multi-million-dollar international assessment software business. He is a recognized expert in the assessment field and the winner of the e-Assessments Association’s 2019 Lifetime Contribution Award. Eric has also led industry and standards initiatives to promote best practices for assessments, learning, and interoperability.
Eric currently serves on Boards of Advisors and as Chair of the IEEE P1484.20.2 working group developing Recommended Practice for Defining Competencies. And he serves on the PwC New World, New Skills Advisory Board facilitates conversations on the future-facing vision of skills, workforce transformation, EdTech, and industry trends.
Eric has previously served on Boards and working groups for:
HR Open Standards that define interoperability standards for HR technology.
Association of Test Publishers and the European Association of Test Publishers
The IEEE P1484.20.1 Standard for Learning Technology—Data Model for Reusable Competency Definitions working group.
IMS Global defining interoperability standards for educational technology.
Eric was instrumental in developing the IMS QTI interoperability standard and assisted with the US Department of Defense Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) initiative to define the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) and the Aviation.
“Talent Transformation – Develop Today’s Team for Tomorrow’s World of Work” was authored by Eric Shepherd and Joan Phaup. The book explains how powerful technologies and new business models are remaking the workplace, setting the stage for new jobs and careers, empowering individuals and teams to advance organizational goals by using assessments. www.talenttransformation.com/Talent-Transformation-Book
ABOUT THE TALENT
The Talent Transformation Pyramid is a model specifically designed to help individuals understand the factors that support readiness, performance, mindset and skillset.
The Pyramid is a holistic model that assists individuals and organizations position a more strategic approach to defining competencies for this changing world of work. The model brings together the 12 factors that support performance and illustrates their relationship and hierarchy so that everyone can share the same map for success.
The Talent Transformation Pyramid also brings a vocabulary and framework to be both a diagnostic and performance optimization tool. this makes an ideal model for the Guild by bringing greater clarity and direction to harvest and expose actionable data. This clarity can be used to optimize and sustain individual performance and organizational effectiveness as we move through these exciting times of change.
TALENT TRANSFORMATION: DEVELOP TODAY'S TEAM FOR TOMORROW'S WORLD OF WORK
The Foundation interviews thought leaders who provide information to help you learn and prepare for the future of work. CEOs, CHROs, HR consultants, management consultants, coaches, practitioners, experts, solution providers, researchers, and authors explain how the new the changing world of work affects them. They in turn can help you to position yourself and your organization
Our explainer videos help you understand the key factors driving the new world of work, learning, and leadership.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
Talent Transformation Guild podcasts provide you with insights from thoughts leaders to help you prepare for the future of work. We narrate important articles, book summaries, and interview CEOs, CHROs, HR consultants, management consultants, coaches, researchers, and authors who explain key aspects of the future of work, learning and leadership
The Guild’s weekly newsletter is your trusted source of information related to the future of work, learning and leadership. By becoming a member, you will receive weekly updates and access to the latest trends, digital transformation, interviews, podcasts, webcasts, blog articles, white papers and reports. You will discover great ideas, tips, and techniques to help you learn, and take action, to prepare for the future of work.
In our 'Books we Love' section, we provide reviews and primers of the most helpful books relating to the future of work, learning and leadership. Each review focuses on the key aspects of the book to give you a flavor of what you can expect from each book.
The Guild sponsors research to provide members with an edge as they plan for their transformations required for the future of work. Research is based on meta-analysis to bring the most relevant information to members at the right time. The Talent Transformation Guild is constantly tracking and assessing changes to keep members up to date with all the latest developments in the most objective way possible.
The Guild provides learning resources to promote a deeper understanding of the factors that will influence the future of work, learning, and leadership. The Guild helps members understand, learn, and take action, to prepare for the new world of work.
ABOUT THE TALENT
Many will be left behind as the 4th industrial revolution drives change. Talent Transformation exists to help individuals, teams and organizations stay relevant during these times of exponential change. Our mission is to help professionals stay relevant by providing insights into the future of work, learning, and leadership.
WHO ARE WE
We are an international team of professionals experienced with:
Leading organizations, large and small
Developing learning resources to promote understanding.
HOW DO WE HELP PEOPLE STAY RELEVANT?
Talent Transformation Guild provides insights into how work, learning, and leadership will change in the 21st century. We constantly research and produce new information weekly to help professionals keep up and stay relevant. We provide a consistent and concise flow of information via tweets, social media posts, newsletters, webcasts, podcasts, and blog articles, to help you make sense of what´s going on.
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