New Century Workforce Webinar Series

In this free webinar series, begun in September, 2016, we explore talent recruitment and management issues in the satellite industry. Human resource executives and those who manage and assess employees can attend to discuss the changing market, share their expertise with others in the industry, and learn from our guest speakers.


Hire Potential or Hire Experience? How to Balance Short-Term and Long-Term Gains

November 14, 2017

The satellite industry has a track record of trying to fill its ranks with mostly experienced employees hired from other satellite companies or the industries it serves. That creates a fierce competition over a small talent pool, while talented young people struggle to get a foot in the door. In this webinar, you will hear from Dr. Nathan Kundtz, President and CEO of the Kymeta Corporation. MORE

Disruptors in the Talent Market

September 22, 2016

As new and disruptive companies enter the satellite and space business, they are having a big impact on business as usual. In this webinar, you heard from Korn Ferry’s sector leader for satellites and space, Clarke Havener, on the changing talent market. MORE

What Millennials Want in a Career – And What They Really Need

October 26, 2017

What is the right balance between the demands of the business and the demands of the new generations of talented people looking for opportunity? In this webinar, you will hear from Marian Cacciatore, Global Human Resources Leader for Space Systems Loral, Douglas Clayton, Senior Vice President of HR Learning & Development for SES and Laura La Masurier, Business Manager of Global Space & Satellite Communications for ICP Search. MORE

Hiring Practices of New Space Companies

September 27, 2017

What can incumbents learn from emerging companies and what can emerging companies learn from the experience of incumbents? In this webinar, you heard from Kelly Faherty, Senior Human Resources and Recruiting Manager for Kymeta, Kelly Tobin, Mannager of Talent Acquisition and Compliance for Intelsat and Scott Sparks, Senior Director of People for Virgin Orbit. MORE

The First 100 Days - Turning New Hires into “Keepers”

May 9, 2017

The first 100 days in a new job have an outsized ability to set expectations and steer an employee’s future. In this webinar, you heard from Scott Drach, VP, Human Resources for Defense, Space & Security (BDS) at Boeing and Douglas Maxfield, Senior Partner at Korn Ferry. MORE