Dawn Kawamoto

Dawn Kawamoto is HR Editor of Human Resource Executive. She is an award-winning journalist who has covered technology business news for such publications as CNET and has covered the HR and careers industry for such organizations as Dice and Built In prior to joining HRE. She can be reached at [email protected] and below on social media.

How an ESPN HR leader is innovating to improve employee retention

Smart glasses for job shadowing is just one way that Dayana Falcon, talent mobility manager at ESPN, is experimenting to boost internal mobility. Hear her other suggestions in this video interview.

Why mandated RTO could lead to massive executive departures

Fearing a loss of autonomy and work/life balance, many executives would leave an organization rather than return to the office, a recent Gartner report finds.

How Amazon’s employee financial wellness program is making a difference

After launching a financial health team, Amazon is seeing ‘insanely high’ employee satisfaction, despite ongoing employee financial concerns.

How CHROs can spot key global megatrends before they impact HR

HR leaders can sharpen their forecasting skills in a number of ways, including by contributing to the knowledge base of the broader HR community, a chief HR scientist says. He offers more actionable advice in this video interview.

How HR can strengthen talent management to improve employee performance 

When employees lack clarity on their role and purpose, it can impede their productivity and employee engagement, says a talent management expert. Here are some solutions for HR to offer supervisors.

5 surprising truths for HR leaders about workplace belonging

In this video interview, author and expert Adam Smiley Poswolsky shares common mistakes that HR makes when building a culture of belonging and ways to overcome challenges in creating connections.

As WeightWatchers transforms its business, why company culture is key

The 60-year-old company is reimagining culture as the organization evolves, said Chief People Officer and EPIC keynoter Tiffany Stevenson.

Building culture: HR leaders and CEOs reveal effective strategies at EPIC

HR leaders and CEOs representing Cox Enterprises, Penn State University and several other organizations share their culture-building initiatives.

Why a healthy culture strategy can boost employer performance 6x

At last week’s EPIC Conference, i4cp co-founder and CEO Kevin Oakes shared the link between culture and high performance.

4 megatrends with significant implications for HR

Global influences are reshaping modern HR, requiring these professionals to rethink their own skill sets and priorities, according to a chief HR scientist speaking at the recent Elevate People, Ignite Change (EPIC) conference.