Ambassador for Giftedness; how gifted employees can improve their organizations

Ambassador for Giftedness; how gifted employees can improve their organizations

Ambassador for Giftedness; how gifted employees can improve their organizations

Workshop192Rianne van de Ven, Hoogbegaafd in Bedrijf, Netherlands

Yangtze 1Fri 10:30 - 12:00

Practice based

The social enterprise “Hoogbegaafd in Bedrijf” (*) has developed a training for employees of large organizations to become an Ambassador for Giftedness.Ambassadors for Giftedness provide information within their organization about giftedness at work and provide insight into the added value of gifted people. In addition they create a community for the gifted people who work within their organization. They make the specific development needs visible and contribute in such a way that their employer can (even) better benefit from the qualities of their gifted employees.In this workshop company director Rianne van de Ven will share information about the concept of the training and how it was developed. Participants can ask questions and participate in a group discussion if this concept can be used in other countries as well.

(*)About Hoogbegaafd in BedrijfTranslating the company name “Hoogbegaafd in Bedrijf” into English is not easy. It has different meanings in Dutch (that is why this name was chosen). It could mean “Gifted in Company”, but can also mean “Gifted at Work”, “Gifted in Action” or “Gifted in Operation”.This social enterprise aims to support gifted adults in the context of their work, like re-integration services to help sick adults back to the labor market, career planning, recruitment, job hunting, training and personal coaching.All coaches working for Hoogbegaafd in Bedrijf are gifted and/or highly sensitive individuals themselves and can therefore truly understand the complexity and intensity of their clients.Commissioning parties are: companies, non-profit organizations, government agencies like the Dutch Unemployment Agency (UWV), and local/municipal authorities.

_PARENTS, _POLICY MAKERS, _PRACTITIONERS, _PSYCHOLOGISTS, _RESEARCHERS, _TEACHERS, gifted adults, work
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