Category: HR Social Hour Half Hour

As an extension of the monthly #HRSocialHour Twitter chat, HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey talk to other practitioners about connecting, giving back, and building your network.

Episode 49 – Jon & Wendy talk to Chris Fields

We’re joined by Chris Fields, owner of Résumé Crusade. We talk about résumés good and bad, his involvement with Performance I Create and Code Crew, and Chris tells us visiting a certain musician’s estate will more than likely make him pass out. Chris’ recommendations: How to reach Chris: […]

Episode 47 – Jon & Wendy talk to Anthony Paradiso

We’re joined by Anthony Paradiso, HR Business Partner and Account Executive with Industrial U.I. Services in the greater New York City area.  We talk about how he landed his job through Craigslist, unconscious bias, and Anthony’s volunteering at all levels with SHRM. Anthony’s recommendations: How to contact Anthony: […]

Episode 46 – Jon & Wendy talk to Baskaran Ambalavanan

We’re joined by Baskaran Ambalavanan, Principal Consultant with Hila Solutions in Irvine, CA. We talk blockchain, working globally, and Jon recaps his experience presenting at DC Podfest.  Baskaran’s recommendations: How to reach Baskaran: Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 […]

Episode 45 – Jon & Wendy talk to Jason Lauritsen

We’re joined by Jason Lauritsen, speaker, author, and HR consultant.  We talk about starting in sales, his new book “Unlocking High Performance,” and more! Jason’s recommendations: How to reach Jason: As we approach our 50th episode, please let us know about your favorite episodes, guests, and […]

HRSocialHour Wonder Women Episode 4 – Anne & Wendy talk to Aiko Bethea

In this episode of the #HRWonderWomen, Wendy & Anne talk to Aiko Bethea and discuss the challenges not just for Women of Color, but those in the LGBTQ+ community.    Aiko’s recommendations: Cher Jones Avis Jones-Deweever     How to reach Aiko: Instagram: rare_coach   Thanks to Skill Scout for their […]

Episode 44 – Jon & Wendy talk to Michael VanDerVort

We’re joined by Michael VanDerVort, Executive Director of CUE Inc. and host of the “Drive Thru HR” podcast.  We talk about employee and labor relations, how Michael went from being a union representative to corporate, the latest iteration of Drive Thru, and connecting through social media. Michael’s recommendations: […]

Episode 43 – Jon & Wendy talk to John Hudson

We’re joined by John Hudson, Regional HR Business Partner with Slalom in Chicago, IL.  We talk about pancakes, running, and John’s time working for Oprah Winfrey (yes, that Oprah). John’s recommendations: Peak Performance How to contact John: This episode is sponsored by Namely.  Namely serves mid-sized companies […]