Dr. Candace Steele Flippin, SVP and Chief… | Gagen MacDonald

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Dr. Candace Steele Flippin, SVP and Chief Communications Officer, Acuity Brands

May 26, 2021

A workplace with four to five different generations of employees can be a challenge. Dr. Candace Steele Flippin knows it is also an opportunity.Candace is an expert on the multigenerational workforce, as well as a Senior Vice President and the Chief Communications Officer at Acuity Brands, a leading industrial technology company based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an accomplished communications executive widely recognized for her transformational leadership in the industrial, financial services, medical device, biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Since 2016, Candace has been a Research Fellow at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, an appointed role. She uses her unique background as a communications executive, researcher and author to provide practical career insights on the future of the multigenerational workplace. She has been featured on Forbes, CNBC, CBS, and Today.com and named as one of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine.

Candace earned her Doctor of Management at Case Western Reserve University, her MBA from Johns Hopkins University, and her BA from the University of Michigan. She also holds an Accreditation in Public Relations.

Learn about:

7:54 - How younger generations are changing the workplace

10:04 - What Millennials value more than work-life balance

14:45 - Generational differences in interpersonal communication

16:21 - Attitudes toward remote work and the different priorities around returning to offices

21:31 - The keys to retaining top talent from younger generations

22:40 - Shifting expectations around rewards, recognition and demonstrated mastery

32:10 - Developing a winning mindset, no matter your background, that can help you and your organization win

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