Event Details

Event Details | Alumni Network | UCLA Anderson School of Management

WORKSHOP: How to Lead with Your Strengths
Thursday, November 10, 2016
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
UCLA Anderson, D307 (map )
110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

Ticket TypeRegularRegistration

Spaces Available: 11 - See Who’s Coming
Contact: Alumni Career Services (310) 825-4325

About Workshop

Are you comfortable articulating your own Strengths? As a leader, do you know how to make the most of the strengths of those on your team?

Susan Shald, Director of Talent Sourcing for the Gallup, will lead an interactive workshop that will help leaders to recognize their own strengths -- and will work with participants in discovering how to apply these strengths in their current roles and develop strong leadership skills.

Three key takeaways from this workshop will be:

  • Investing in your strengths
  • Maximizing your team
  • Understanding why people follow

About Susan Shald

Susan Shald Susan Shald, Director of Talent Sourcing for Gallup, develops partnerships to ensure a pipeline of knowledge workers and future leaders. Susan specializes in four areas: campus recruiting and employment branding in the western United States; building and developing Gallup’s client service teams; leading recruitment efforts for Gallup’s accounting and benefits teams; and mentoring and coaching Gallup’s talent resources team in Bangkok.

As the Director of Talent Sourcing, Susan uses Gallup’s strengths-based hiring approach to ensure that candidates are positioned in roles which honor their individual talent and allow them to grow to their fullest potential. Since joining Gallup in 1996, Susan has helped the company hire more than 3,000 associates. Susan takes pride in making sure that all candidates that she interacts with have a great experience as they research the organization, participate in interviews, and onboard with Gallup.

Prior to joining Gallup, Susan worked in the private vocational school industry. She served in senior-level positions and worked in multischool environments in Charlotte, North Carolina; Kansas City, Missouri; Los Angeles, California; and Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska.

Susan received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. She received her master’s degree in business administration from Central Michigan University. She has received certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Susan is an active member of the Yellowstone Valley Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management and has served on the board of directors as vice president of membership and of marketing. She serves on the Montana State University Career & Internship Services Advisory Board. Susan is an active member of the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance and has co-chaired conferences and regional gatherings. She resides in Billings, Montana, and is a graduate of Leadership Billings