Our guests today are Jonathan Fear, VP, Coupa University at Coupa Software Inc., and Sean Burns, Global Head of Learning & Development at Coupa Software.
Their responsibility is to ensure that team members are able to execute their various roles and achieve their professional goals from Day 1. As Coupa continues to grow at a rapid pace, they place a particular emphasis on developing leaders capable of meeting the challenges of a larger, more complex company. Given Coupa’s status as a certified Great Place to Work, they ensure that all of the team’s initiatives include a sharp focus on core values and the special Coupa culture.
Join us for a discussion on Coupa’s best practices in fostering a culture of “passion” and “purpose” – from onboarding to work/life balance, Sean and Jonathan care deeply about their employees and work tirelessly to make Coupa an ideal employer.
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Introduction and backgrounds - Sean and Jonathan
You two have obviously found your ‘passion’-- how do you explain the phenomenon of the great resignation, presumably a lot of the people quitting have lost their sense of passion?
Personally, I miss being with people, when work continues in a remote or hybrid setup, what can be done to keep people engaged?
When people feel disconnected, they should identify what they are missing from “before” and try to recreate that as much as they can
Coupa’s business could