Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

Head of Research, Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D. is the Head of Research at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and she lives to make work better for everyone. With her research, Jenna is responsible for providing rigorous, insightful analysis, and actionable reporting that helps business and human resources decision-makers drive results. 

Previously, she spent several years as a talent assessment consultant and research scientist Chally Group, a GrowthPlay company. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Wright State University and her B.S. degree from Ursinus College.

Because of her passions for improving people’s experience in the workplace and helping others find meaning and purpose from work, Jenna has trained at an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program at the  University of Texas, Dallas. Her business, Movement Leadership Coaching LLC, helps leaders find intention and possibility. 

Over the past five years at HCI, she has authored over 40 research papers on a variety of talent management topics such as coaching, leadership development, talent acquisition, and employee engagement. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences, magazines, and academic publications. Jenna is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Jenna lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, son, and two dogs.

Upcoming Conference Sessions Featuring Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

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Terms of Engagement: Evidence-Based Employee Experience Strategies

Employee engagement initiatives are central components of most organizations’ talent management strategies. There is strong evidence linking engagement to performance, but overall levels of workplace engagement still hover near 30% suggesting disconnects between goals and interventions. HR practitioners cite challenges in understanding the most important drivers of engagement, getting buy-in from managers and the employees themselves, and acting on the results of engagement surveys in ways that bring about effective and lasting change.

This keynote presentation unveils new, original research from HCI and motivationWorks. We surveyed several hundred organizations about the current state of employee engagement initiatives and how they are defined, evaluated, and used to improve the employee experience at work. We look specifically at the promise of behavioral science, and most notably Self-Determination Theory, as a model for empowering engagement, performance, and ...

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Content Featuring Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

WebcastSolutions for Closing Skills Gaps

Talent Pulse 5.2: Where has all the Talent Gone? Solutions for Closing Skills Gaps

Is it becoming more difficult for your organization to attract employees with the skills necessary to drive growth? Does it take more time to recruit talent and more training resources to build a workforce that meets the needs of the business? A growing number of organizations are working to meet the demand for new skills through a combination of private initiatives and public partnerships. Join us for this webcast to learn how organizations are meeting these challenges and explore strategies and solutions for Bridging the Skills Gap with Public and Private Partnerships.

WebcastDesign Thinking

Designing and Refining Talent Acquisition: The Role of Design Thinking in Creating a World-Class Talent Organization

To better understand the outcomes of Design Thinking approaches when applied to the challenges of talent acquisition, we conducted a survey of over 300 HR and recruiting professionals. Join us as we reveal the results of this new research study and take your questions about Design Thinking. All registrants will receive a copy of the research report.