Imagine an organization with low pay, intolerable working conditions, and very little job security. How do you keep people engaged there? How do you attract new people? In this inspiring HCI Keynote video, Kate Mort, Director of Field Human Resources for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), describes how this global aid organization uses passion and a common purpose to attract, engage, and retain talent.
- Respond quickly to sudden shifts in your talent needs by recruiting for key skills instead of specific roles.
- Align employees’ motivations with their expectations for work to sustain engagement over time.
- Encourage mobility throughout the organization to ensure everyone understands what happens on the front lines.
- Take a more customized approach to recruiting, developing, and deploying your people.