Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

Head of Research, Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and she lives to make work better for everyone. With her research, Jenna is responsible for providing rigorous, insightful analysis, and actionable reporting that helps business and human resources decision-makers drive results. 
Previously, she spent several years as a talent assessment consultant and research scientist Chally Group, a GrowthPlay company. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Wright State University and her B.S. degree from Ursinus College.

Because of her passions for improving people’s experience in the workplace and helping others find meaning and purpose from work, Jenna is training to become a certified professional and executive coach in an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas. 

Over the past four years at HCI, she has authored over 30 research papers on a variety of talent management topics such as coaching, leadership development, talent acquisition, and employee engagement. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences, magazines, and academic publications. Jenna is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Jenna lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, son, and two dogs.

Upcoming Conference Sessions Featuring Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.


The Mindful Organization: Crafting Holistic Employee Experiences

Mindful organizations promote awareness and responsiveness to employee stressors as part of their approach to talent management. By staying mindful of employee work-life experiences, these organizations are better able to craft cost-sensitive, yet robust benefits and solutions that enhance employee engagement, productivity, satisfaction, and retention. In this keynote presentation, recent survey data provides insight into the strategies deployed by mindful organizations, and offers guidance on how to focus talent management efforts to improve business outcomes and the employee experience.

You will learn:

What tools and approaches mindful organizations use to better understand employee stressors.
How strengthening and diversifying employee benefits assists in efforts to recruit, retain and engage employees.
How costs and benefits of increased responsiveness to the employee experience are measured and monitored by mindful organizations.
The collateral benefits ...

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Content Featuring Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

WebcastDesign Thinking

Designing and Refining Talent Acquisition: The Role of Design Thinking in Creating a World-Class Talent Organization

To better understand the outcomes of Design Thinking approaches when applied to the challenges of talent acquisition, we conducted a survey of over 300 HR and recruiting professionals. Join us as we reveal the results of this new research study and take your questions about Design Thinking. All registrants will receive a copy of the research report.