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  • About the Author: Rebecca L. Ray, PhD

    Rebecca Ray is the Executive Vice President, Human Capital, at The Conference Board. She leads the US Human Capital Center and is responsible for the overall quality and continuing integration of our …

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21 Nov. 2019 | Comments (0)
Insights That Can Help the HR Function to Prepare for the Future
Dr. Ray will be a keynote speaker at the November 2019 Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) Annual Conference. In this interview,…

08 Jul. 2019 | Comments (0)
Employee Engagement: Why it Matters For Workers Enrolling in Benefits
Employees are struggling to select their benefits. Jargon, lack of communication and poor understanding are some of the issues that plague workers whe…

06 Jun. 2019 | Comments (0)
Tactics To Advance Women In The Leadership Pipeline
Study after study has found that companies with gender diversity at the leadership level outperform their less inclusive peers. How can we capitalize …

12 Mar. 2019 | Comments (0)
Developing The Next Generation Of Leaders
Each day in the U.S., about 10,000 baby boomers retire. On the upside, this exodus opens considerable opportunities for young, rising stars to climb t…

07 Jan. 2019 | Comments (0)
Three Ways Managers Can Avoid Giving A Soul-Crushing Performance Review
According to research my company conducted, only 32.5% of America’s workforce is actually satisfied with this aspect of work. It comes as no surprise …

15 Nov. 2016 | Comments (0)
Helping Leaders Transition to the New World of Work with Coaching
At each step of the leadership journey, the preparation for successfully making the transition is critical to a positive experience certainly for the …

09 Feb. 2015 | Comments (1)
Teach For America: How a Core Purpose Helps to Engage Employees and Extend Impact
Highly engaged organizations emphasize a core purpose that does not entail mere financial or operational objectives. These organizations create a comm…

03 Feb. 2015 | Comments (0)
Teach For America: How a Core Purpose Helps to Engage Employees and Extend Impact
Last year, The Engagement Institute™, a community of more than 100 members under the supervision of a research team led by The Conference Board, Deloi…

26 Aug. 2014 | Comments (0)
Are We There Yet? Developing Ready-Now Leaders
In delivering research briefings around the world, I am always struck by how many of our issues remain the same. The one issue that is the most freque…

04 Oct. 2013 | Comments (0)
Complimentary Benchmark Report: 2014 Global Leadership Forecast
This year, The Conference Board and DDI are partnering for the 2014 Global Leadership Forecast, one of the largest benchmarking studies in the world. …

27 Jun. 2012 | Comments (0)
We’re Slightly Less Miserable at Work … Shall We Break Open the Bubbly?
As the recession clouds begin to give way to better days, the mood of the American worker has brightened a bit….but not by much. The Conference Board’…

11 Jun. 2012 | Comments (0)
Help Select the “Hot Topics” for Human Capital Research in Asia Pacific
As part of our ongoing investment into the creation of a global knowledge base, The Conference Board Human Capital Practice is fielding a quick poll i…

20 Mar. 2012 | Comments (1)
Human Capital a Top Challenge for CEOs….So What’s The Strategy For Addressing It?
Today, we release our latest study of the most pressing challenges on the minds of CEOs around the world as reflected in The Conference Board CEO Chal…

02 Jan. 2012 | Comments (0)
Asia’s Talent Crisis
Asian Human Capital Professionals know that talent is not simply important to business growth -- it is a key driver of business growth.…

26 Dec. 2011 | Comments (0)
Employee Engagement in a VUCA World
VUCA -- Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous -- it’s an accurate description of the work setting, and often the world, in the “new normal” in t…

19 Dec. 2011 | Comments (0)
The Key Business Issues in Human Capital
Three core challenges are at the heart of what we do in service to our various organizations.…

12 Dec. 2011 | Comments (3)
Welcome to The Conference Board’s Human Capital Exchange
Welcome to The Conference Board’s Human Capital Exchange…