As part of the CEO Corner Program, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Winner 2016, Tanya Bakalov, was interviewed by NECN News on the hot topic of entrepreneurship in New England. Key discussions revolved around the current state of new and startup companies, the entrepreneur climate of the times, their own personal experiences on what makes them successful, and what they see in the year ahead for 2017. Tanya also shares information about her company BetterSkills, the importance of the employee centric culture and employee brand, and the upcoming product release in June. Click the video to learn more!
Companies can expect more of their competitors to care about their employees’ need for greater development. They should care — and respond — too. by Bravetta Hassell Looking ahead to 2017, companies that want to keep their competitive edge will explore employee-centric talent management strategies to better engage and retain high performers. In doing so, they will execute their learning and development strategy in ways that benefit the business and prioritize the learner as a customer. When promoting a specific kind of culture, leaders have only to look at their employee engagement levels, workforce turnover rate, and internal employee mobility to begin to gauge their company’s employee centricity. “An employee centric workplace is a workplace that provides incentive and opportunities for growth and advancement for the employees,” said Tanya Bakalov,…
Tanya Bakalov, the CEO and Founder of BetterSkills wins Silver Stevie Award 2016 for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in category Business Products –11 to 2,500 Employees. Read the original article here. The Stevie Award Competitions were created in 2002 to recognize accomplishments and contributions of companies and business people worldwide. The 2002 awards were called The American Business Awards; the 2003, The International Business Awards, since then the present title has been used .  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevie_Awards
BetterSkills launches SaaS platform geared towards tracking employee performance. Dive Brief: This week, the '2016 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award' winner Tanya Bakalov announced the launch of BetterSkills, a $1M venture-backed talent development SaaS platform. BetterSkills was dreamed up by Bakalov to "provide a clear and decisive way to train employees, improve work skills, and give them options for career growth." (more…)