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Employees who are happy perpetuate a positive employee experience

Cassandra Babilya, Head of Employee Experience Strategy at Amazon Web Services, talks about how positive employee experiences are beneficial to all employees in her July 2023 interview.

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In July, accomplished corporate culture leader Cassandra Babilya, the Head of Employee Experience Strategy at Amazon Web Services, sat down with Jason Lavender, the Co-Founder and CEO of Electives. In her People Developing People interview, Cassandra shared her passion transforming the workplace into an environment where people thrive.

During this segment, Cassandra talks about how positive employee experiences are beneficial to all employees.

Read the transcript:

Cassandra B: I believe that food made with love tastes better. And employees who are happy in their jobs, who are supported and valued and have what they need to grow in their careers – they are more creative. They're more innovative. They're more productive. And they're more likely to rave about their experience with a company, and draw in and attract more top talent will that will continue to perpetuate this virtuous cycle. That is a positive employee experience.

Read Cassandra's full interview here

About Cassandra Babilya

Cassandra Babilya is an accomplished corporate culture leader, mother, lifelong learner and coach who is passionate about transforming the workplace into an environment where people thrive. With a diverse background that spans teaching, espionage and leadership roles, Cassandra brings a unique perspective to her work. Her mission is to make work more enjoyable and fulfilling for individuals and organizations.

Since 2016, Cassandra has been an integral part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she is the Head of Employee Experience Strategy for the Global Services organization. In this role, she leads the development and implementation of strategies that enhance employee engagement, foster a positive work culture and drive organizational success. Cassandra's expertise lies in creating inclusive cultures, coaching individuals to reach their full potential and elevating the overall employee experience.

Recognizing the alarming statistics that indicate high levels of burnout among employees, Cassandra is determined to tackle the systemic issues that contribute to this widespread problem. Cassandra believes organizations can create environments where employees thrive by transforming workplace cultures and addressing underlying systemic challenges, leading to increased productivity, engagement and wellbeing.

Cassandra is a sought-after speaker and thought leader on career coaching, inclusive culture and employee experience. As an advocate for positive change, Cassandra's unwavering commitment to making work more fulfilling and joyful sets her apart.

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