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 178 – Jon & Wendy talk to Chris Hadley

We’re joined by Chris Hadley, Healthcare Recruiter in the Dayton, OH area.  We discuss the challenges of agency recruiting, how Chris prepared for his PHR certification test, and there’s more wrestling talk than ever before. Chris’ recommendation: (Galen Emanuele) How to reach Chris: This episode is sponsored by […]

Episode 176- Jon & Wendy talk to Jon Aasted

We’re joined by Jon Aasted, Senior Recruiter with the City of Carlsbad, CA.  We talk about the challenges of recruiting in local government, working with veterans and transitioning service members and the value of hiring veterans, and how Jon became a chicken farmer. Jon’s recommendations: How to reach […]

Episode 173 – Jon & Wendy talk to Sam Jenniges

We talk to Sam Jenniges, Organizational Development Consultant in the St. Paul, MN area.  We talk about her move to OD, being “HR adjacent” and partnering with HR, as well as lessons learned in writing her book, “Recognition Rebooted.”  There’s even talk about Huey Lewis and “Psych.” Sam’s recommendations: […]

Episode 169 – Jon & Wendy welcome back Greg Hawks!

We welcome back Greg Hawks, Owner of Hawks Agency in Edmond, OK!  Greg shares his insights on hosting virtual events, addressing corporate culture issues post pandemic, and much more.  If you know Greg you know his energy can not be contained, even without Diet Mountain Dew. Greg’s recommendations: […]

Episode 168 – Jon & Wendy talk to Gene Hobbs

We talk to Gene Hobbs, Business Manager of Neurosurgery division at UNC Health Care in Chapel Hill, NC.  We discuss his experience moving from hyperbaric technologist to HR, recruiting challenges, medical simulation, and diving in lowlight environments.  It’s an amazing conversation you’re sure to enjoy. Gene’s recommendation: How to […]

Special Episode – Jon & Wendy talk to Megan Younkin and Tom Horne of People Element

In this special episode, we’re joined by Megan Younkin, Senior Experience Manager & Thought Leader and Tom Horne, Branding & Business Development with People Element in Denver, CO.  We talk about how they both came to join People Element, how they help employers improve employee engagement, system improvements, and Kenny […]