Evolving Talent Management Techniques in Times of Crisis

The unprecedented nature of the current crisis caused by the COVID-19 virus is demanding new ways of solving organizational problems. In this webinar, we will address the implications of this crisis on talent management and how organizations will need to adapt and advance to recovery and growth.

Lesser-known practices, such as workforce planning and workforce design, are beginning to gain prominence. We will share examples of how these and other practices may be used to help your teams adapt and thrive during these challenging times of crisis.


  1. Learn about novel uses of workforce planning to prepare for re-entry
  2. Understand the emerging needs for leadership development
  3. Gain insights on ways to overcome barriers to collaboration during WFH
  4. Learn best practices on managing talent during a crisis from leading firms


Hannah Murphy is an executive leadership consultant & coach, with a decade of experience partnering with international leaders across fortune 50 companies. She sits in the People & Communities organization at Cisco, with specific focus on the development and success of critical leaders and teams. She has broad experience managing Cisco’s internal coaching practice, with a community of 150 globally-dispersed coaches. One of her greatest joys is working as an executive coach and assessor herself. Through the assessment and coaching process, she spends time getting to know the whole person, and leverages the principles of positive psychology to help leaders unlock new modes of thinking. Prior to Cisco, Hannah worked at PepsiCo Frito-Lay and was responsible for global engagement surveys, talent analytics, and training senior leaders on manager and team effectiveness.

She earned her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Clemson University and her B.S. in Psychology from Washington & Lee University. She is based in Dallas, TX and enjoys reading, running, and spending time outdoors with her small but mighty pup, Gabbie.

Hannah Murphy

Hannah Murphy, Ph.D.


Jason prides himself as a lifelong learner with a passion for building leaders at every level of an organization. At Adobe, he oversees the learning and development for the majority of Adobe’s ~4K people managers and ~22K individual contributors and partners with Sr Leadership to shape and strengthen Adobe’s broad cultural priorities. Most recently, he led a team to pivot global learning and development strategy to support 100% of Adobe’s workforce as they found new ways to work from home, collaborate at a distance, and better integrate work and life. Prior to Adobe, Jason ran his own consulting practice for several years and was a Director of Learning Solutions at Allen Communication Learning Services—a 30 year old Gartner rated digital learning agency.

Outside of work, Jason is an avid snowboarder, motorcyclist, weekend warrior DIYer, and father of two teens in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Jason Franklin

Jason Franklin

​Sr Mgr. Leadership Development

Shreya Sarkar-Barney, Ph.D. is the CEO and founder of Human Capital Growth. In 2019, she was awarded the Scientist-Practitioner presidential recognition by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) for pioneering evidence-based practice in organizations. While at Levi Strauss & CO., she led the company’s diversity initiatives. She works with multinational organizations in the US and in Asia, on leveraging talent analytics to make fair hiring decisions.

Dr. Shreya Sarker-Barney

Shreya Sarkar-Barney. Ph.D.

​Founder and CEO

Human Capital Growth

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