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The Holmes Report: The Future of Talent Salon

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3/5/2019

SOURCE: https://www.holmesreport.com/latest/article/the-future-of-talent-salon-context-and-perspective-matter?mc_cid=da41012db0&mc_eid=7ae83dfead

The Future of Talent Salon: Context And Perspective Matter

The Holmes Report convened communications leaders in San Francisco last month for a conversation on the Future of Talent, as part of its first-ever salon series at the Innovation Summit.

Diana Marszalek, The Holmes Report, Mar. 2, 2019

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When hiring talent, communications leaders are increasingly looking for intangible attributes — acuity and agility are among the most valued traits. 

“The biggest thing I look for, and it can’t be taught, is judgment,” said Catherine Hernandez-Blades, senior VP, chief brand and communications officer at Aflac.

The Holmes Report convened communications leaders in San Francisco last month as part of its first-ever salon series at the 6th Innovation Summit. During the Future of Talent salon Hernandez-Blades was joined by fellow communicators representing a range of companies and agencies, as well as recruiting firm Capstone Hill Search.

Read more in the Holmes report