Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

Head of Research, Human Capital Institute (HCI)

Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D. is the Vice President of Research at the Human Capital Institute (HCI) and she lives to make work better for everyone. With her research, Jenna is responsible for providing rigorous, insightful analysis, and actionable reporting that helps business and human resources decision-makers drive results. 
Previously, she spent several years as a talent assessment consultant and research scientist Chally Group, a GrowthPlay company. She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Wright State University and her B.S. degree from Ursinus College.

Because of her passions for improving people’s experience in the workplace and helping others find meaning and purpose from work, Jenna is training to become a certified professional and executive coach in an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach Training Program at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas. 

Over the past four years at HCI, she has authored over 30 research papers on a variety of talent management topics such as coaching, leadership development, talent acquisition, and employee engagement. She has presented her work at numerous professional conferences, magazines, and academic publications. Jenna is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Jenna lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband, son, and two dogs.

Content Presented by Jenna N. Filipkowski, Ph.D.

WebcastDesign Thinking

Designing and Refining Talent Acquisition: The Role of Design Thinking in Creating a World-Class Talent Organization

To better understand the outcomes of Design Thinking approaches when applied to the challenges of talent acquisition, we conducted a survey of over 300 HR and recruiting professionals. Join us as we reveal the results of this new research study and take your questions about Design Thinking. All registrants will receive a copy of the research report. 

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Rewarding Simply: Recognize Incentive Program Complexities

February 18, 2016 | Rick Buer, Jenna Filipkowski

A rewards and recognition program can fail or not produce desired results for many reasons such as: rewards are not personalized or meaningful to employees, rewards are not administered in a timely manner, the program guidelines and rules are too complex, managers and peers are too busy to participate, or programs are not evaluated against organizational KPIs. What are the greatest challenges for rewards and recognition programs and how can organizations ensure success?