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The Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benchmarks

2021 GDEIB Expert Panellists

Beverly Kaye, Ed.D.

Dr. Beverly Kaye is recognized internationally as one of the most knowledgeable and practical professionals in the areas of career development, employee engagement and retention. Her contribution to the field of engagement and retention included the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em which offered managers 26 strategies for engaging and retaining their key talent. Love It, Don’t Leave It provided similar advice to individuals about how to take responsibility for their own work satisfaction. Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss suggested an approach to using the idea of stay interviews to stem the tide of exit interviews.

Beverly’s recent books in the career development field included Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go which provided overwhelmed managers with a way to blend career conversations into their everyday routine. Her most recent book Up is Not the Only Way was directed at managers and individuals and highlighted the career choices that were available other than the traditional career ladder.

In 2018, The Association for Talent Development (ATD) honored her with their Lifetime Achievement Award recognizing her advanced knowledge, extensive practice across the talent development field, thought leadership and contributions to the profession.  The Association of Learning Professionals (ISA) also honored her with their 2018 Thought Leadership Award for her body of work in support of work-related learning and performance. Through Beverly’s advocacy of ideas and commitment to actions, she has not only positively influenced clients and industry colleagues but has facilitated respect for the learning and performance industry overall.