November 2016: The Purpose-Driven Professional

As employees increasingly look for meaning and social impact in their corporate jobs, companies are seeking—and finding—ways to link talent development and rewarding, purpose-driven work, for both employee engagement and competitive advantage.

        – The Purpose-Driven Professional by William D. Eggers, Nate Wong, Kate Cooney

Attendees heard from the co-author of The Purpose-Driven Professional, Nate Wong, who covered topics from this paper and the Deloitte 2016 Annual Millennial Survey. Discussion topics included:

  • Social impact in business, with a focus on Millennials
  • The case for connecting social initiatives with talent development
  • How to make it happen
  • The talent and social ecosystems
  • How Millennials still want businesses to focus more on people