Rex Backes has 20+ years of experience in the Human Resources industry, with experience in a variety of functions including Employee Assessment, Leadership Development, Strategic Workforce Planning, and Talent Management. Rex Backes is currently the Director of Competency & Career Development at TIAA in Charlotte, NC, and has held several roles during his 5 years there. Rex has worked previously at Bank of America, Spherion Workforce Consulting, and Pinkerton Services Group, in addition to doing independent consulting engagements on the side. Rex holds a Masters in Applied Psychology (focus on I/O Psychology) from Clemson University (1994), and an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Queens University (2001). Rex is married with a 14 year old daughter, and a 8 year old son who was adopted from Guatemala.
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Research consistently shows that career development is a key driver of employee engagement, yet 70% of workers are unhappy with the career opportunities their employers offer. Organizations that address this unfulfilled need will have a ...Read more