Episode 60: A holistic approach to excellence: Sergio Ezama, CHRO, Netflix
Sergio shares Netflix’s holistic approach to excellence, an approach that empowers individuals to lead their own performance, and results in Netflix’s policies such as for annual leave: ‘take as much time as you need’.
Providing insights into Netflix’s work on representation behind and in front of the camera, and on eliminating bias, Sergio discusses the risk of missing unexpected talent, including colleagues such as himself, who didn’t get an MBA or study at an Ivy League university.
Highlighting the benefits, Sergio calls on everyone in HR to work with an open approach to talent.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[3:00] A holistic approach to excellence: vacation and parental leave at Netflix
[7:00] Performance: a Netflix of one
[10:50] Representation behind and in front of the camera
[17:00] People profiles in corporate America
[21:40] Eliminating bias: Legitimate drivers for advancement
[25:50] Taking an open approach to talent
Cutting Edge Parental & Family Leave Policy and Practice
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