Heather Hilgart is an Organizational Development consultant with Borgess Health in Michigan, where she provides strategic guidance and support to the organization’s leadership. Heather has over 15 years experience in the HR leadership, talent acquisition, and Organizational Development, working at organizations as diverse as Toyota, TravelClick, Wireless Enterprises, and First Data Corporation. She has a Masters of Science (Organization Development and Strategic Human Resources) from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from Eastern Michigan University. Heather resides in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

New HR and Talent Partnerships to Drive Innovation Value

As the global economy improves, many progressive HR leaders are focusing attention on better leveraging innovative activities from across the organization. The resulting new level of partnership and support not only enhance existing employee focused metrics (such as employee engagement), but also align HR / Talent more closely with generating direct financial impact and growth to the organization. This whitepaper provides a high-level overview of how these new approaches can work and steps to consider before proceeding.