People and Performance Podcast

Improving Employee Performance in Financial Services

February 08, 2023 Fidello Inc. Season 7 Episode 4
People and Performance Podcast
Improving Employee Performance in Financial Services
Show Notes

Our guest in this People and Performance episode is Tara Favors, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Mutual of America Financial Group.

Tara is responsible for HR strategy, including talent acquisition, development, retention, DEI, organizational learning, compensation programs, employee benefits, and the development of a hybrid employee work policy.

She works closely with the Executive Committee as they implement their transformational business initiatives and update their long-term strategic plan.

Questions For Tara Include:

  • How have HR departments evolved since you joined the financial services industry?
  • What are examples of important initiatives HR departments in the financial services industry are or should be focused on right now to create meaningful change?
  • How can C-suite executives and HR departments in financial services better support each other to drive business success?
  • Where do you see DEI at Mutual of America in the future? How do you plan to get there?
  • In one minute or less, can you share one piece of advice or some direction you were given by a mentor, leader or colleague that inspired you to perform at a higher level in your career
  • From a culture and people processes perspective, what does a high-performing company mean to you?


Talking About Ways To Improve Company Culture and People Performance

The People and Performance Podcast is a show that dives into all things related to raising performance in the working world around us. We investigate how technology and HR processes are inextricably linked to the employee experience and the bottom line.

Chris Bjorling, Co-host

Christopher Bjorling is President at Fidello Inc., a consulting and services firm specializing in improving human performance.

For over 30 years Chris has led Fidello in creating unique talent management solutions. Through the products and services he and his team have created over the years, his organization has helped clients design, develop, implement and integrate talent management processes and systems.

Bill Banham, Co-host

Bill Banham, Publisher at The HR Gazette, Host of the popular HRchat Podcast and Organizer of events such as DisruptHR London.

Bill has worked with lots of business tech and HR-focused brands in the UK and North America including HRreview, TalentCulture, HRmarketer, Sprigg HR, and Team Fitness Tool.

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