Lessons Learned from Leading Virtual Teams for 15 years
Presented by: Diana Meisenhelter
In this session you will learn from real life examples from a Talent Acquisition Leader with over 15 years leading national virtual teams. What worked, what didn’t and why and best practices created and maintained to lead a high-performing team.
- participants will learn the top 10 areas to address when setting up a virtual team (including, setting up expectations, time audits, reporting and metrics to ensure individuals are effective, performance management and conversations when they are not, social and engagement, training, development and communication recommendations to address this new way of working.
Diana has over 25 years’ experience leading and being a strategist in Talent Acquisition with focus efficiencies, best practice, innovation, and leading virtual teams. She has held key corporate roles as a Managing Director and Vice President of Talent Acquisition, as well as starting her career as a Recruiter. She has significant experience in global consulting across many industries, including Hospitality, Entertainment, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Electric, Retail, Technology and Utilities. Currently Diana leads Talent Acquisition for TDIndustries, one of the Southwest’s most admired companies and a leader in Mechanical Construction, Facilities Services, and Engineering. Prior to this role, she held the position of Managing Director Talent Acquisition for FedEx. Where she led TA for their retail division with over 2,000 stores, 14,000 employees, $2B in Revenue and hired over 10,000 jobs annually. In previous roles, as Principal for Riviera Advisors a global HR consulting firm, Vice President of Talent Acquisition for Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. As Director of Worldwide Recruitment for Westin Hotels & Resorts, she managed the global recruiting function that supported hotels in over 22 countries. She also was responsible for Executive Recruitment and College Relations for American General Hospitality and held corporate HR generalist roles for Embassy Suites, Inc. before the hospitality industry; she worked in other industries such as Healthcare, Executive Search, and the Army and Airforce Exchange Service.