EMP HR Consulting Founder Mai Ton shares her journey from successfully building people teams from the ground up at a half dozen startups in silicon valley and new york to feeling of burning out and steeping away to launch her own business. You can read Mai's Medium post on burnout here: https://medium.com/@maitonpai_18792/burn-ed-out-f182957ab93d Special Guest: Mai Ton (Founder, EMP HR Consulting).
FundApps Head of People Pat Caldwell shares his career journey from mining in Australia to the first people ops hire in FinTech. He shares his views on becoming a b corp, belonging, and how coming out at work shaped his views towards psychological safety. Special Guest: Pat Caldwell (FundApps Head of People).
Ep37 Reddit VP People & Culture Katelin Holloway shares her career path from teacher to Pixar to HR. She shares her insights on how Pixar shaped her views towards the power of stories through her focus on creating an environment of belonging at Pixar. Special Guest: Katelin Holloway (Reddit VP People & Culture).
Unleash Founder Marc Coleman shares his journey building the Unleash Conference. In this episode, learn more Marc's passion for science, sports, and events steered his entrepreneurial interests to create a new model of HR conference. Special Guest: Marc Coleman (Founder, Unleash).
Pymetrics CEO and cofounder Frida Polli shares her career journey from neuroscientist to founder and helps demystify AI. In this episode you'll learn: Where Frida's passion for neuroscience originated What led her to shift pursue a new path mid-career Why she founded Pymetrics How practitioners can seperate AI substance from hype Why overcoming bias is important to her And much more Special Guest: Frida Polli (Pymetrics Co-... Read more
Warning: This episode is deeply personal and covers addiction, depression, loss and grief. If any of those topics tap into your own pain or struggles, I strongly suggest you pass on this episode. Sunday October 18th 2015 I received a phone call that would change my life forever and send me on a journey to understand addiction. My older brother Kai was was gone. One of countless victims of the current opioid epidemic. Kai was so muc... Read more
Asana Head Of People Operations Anna Binder shares her career journey and why business acumen is an essential competency of modern HR leaders. Special Guest: Anna Binder (Asana, Head of People Operations).
M13 Partner & Head Of Talent Matt Hoffman shares his experience building startups, and why high-performing teams elevate individuals. In this episode, you'll learn: What drew Matt to HR How organizational psychology was his entry point Why measuring team effectives > individual performance Prioritizing people programs as you scale Markers of high-performing people teams Much more Special Guest: Matt Hoffman (M13 Partner ... Read more
Beverly Carmichael is a seasoned HR executive with CHRO roles at Southwest Airlines, Ticketmaster, Cracker Barrel, and Red Robin. She's also my former boss and mentor who's shaped my career in countless ways. In this episode, we discuss succession planning, career development, stretch roles, and the importance of mentor-mentee relationships. Special Guest: Beverly Carmichael (Former CHRO, Southwest Airlines, Ticketmaster, ... Read more
Redpoint Ventures Head of Talent Amy Knapp shares lessons from her five years building companies at Redpoint Ventures. In this episode you'll learn: What does a VC Head of Talent do How the startup talent building landscape has evolved over the last 5 years Some of the frequent talent mistakes startups make, and how to address them What are some of the different Head of People profiles board look for when hiring for scale How a... Read more
Button VP People Stephanie Mardell shares her journey from recruiter to VP People. In this episode you'll learn: What drew Stephanie to recruiting How she made the transition from recruiting to people executive Reverse engineering your people strategy How omotenashi shapes Button's culture The importance of writing Much more Special Guest: Stephanie Mardell (VP People, Button).
Eightfold Cofounder & CEO Ashutosh Garg breaks down the field of AI and it's application to the recruiting and talent landscape. In this episode, you'll learn: How the field of AI has evolved over the past 20 years How to separate AI substance from hype in the talent space The origin of their "What's Next For You" book What recruiting and talent management might look like if built from the ground up today Di... Read more
VaynerMedia Chief Heart Officer Claude Silver shares her journey from PR to HR and why leading with empathy drives her. In this episode you'll learn: The origins of "Chief Heart Officer" Where her empathy comes from How she navigated the shift to HR What lights her up How her team supports Gary's vision of "creating the greatest human organization of all time" Much more Special Guest: Claude Silver (VaynerMe... Read more
Mastercard Chief People Officer Michael Fraccaro shares why decency quotient is vital to priceless HR transformation. In this episode you'll learn: Why Michael's title changed from Chief Human Resources Officer to Chief People Officer Why decency quotient (DQ) is a competitive advantage Learning is the true currency of today's economy How MasterCard supports continuous learning How the CHRO role has evolved Culture dash... Read more
Bunch CEO Darja Gutnick breaks down their hacking culture guide and takes us inside the psychology of culture. In this episode you'll learn: Culture hack examples Ideas about culture that run counter to psychology research The connection between culture and "norms" How to measure culture (and why you should) You can download Bunch's Hacking Culture guide here: https://www.bunch.ai/blog/company-culture/ Special Guest... Read more
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried shares his views on recruiting and HR, including Basecamp's decision to embed compensation ranges in job descriptions. In this episode you'll learn: Why Basecamp included comp ranges in job descriptions How Basecamp created a living wage $70k floor for salaries Advice for companies considering compensation transparency How they worked through 4,000 applications for 5 jobs (without machines) Why Base... Read more
SurveyMonkey Chief People Officer, Becky Cantieri, takes us inside their shift to agile performance management and other emerging people programs. In this episode, you'll learn: How and why SurveyMonkey ditched annual performance reviews Why they embrace open source sharing Why vulnerability is a key attribute for modern people executives How and why they scale employee benefits to vendors Which HR leaders inspire Becky Special... Read more
Hubspot Chief People Officer, Katie Burke, takes us inside Hubspot's Culture Code. In this episode, Katie shares insights from Hubspot's unique culture and what it takes to build a 21st Century HR team to support it. In this episode you'll learn: The origin of Hubspot's Culture Code Why it was important to codify Hubspot's culture How Hubspot approached the #MeToo movement What Katie looks for when hiring for he... Read more
A conversation with Enterprise Holding VP Talent Acquisition, Marie Artim, about their journey to include compensation ranges in job descriptions. In this episode, you'll learn: What led to their decision to include compensation How they made business case How they overcame resistance How it's impacting their applicant pools Advice for recruiting leaders looking to make the shift Photo credit: Unsplash/Ricardo Gomez Angel S... Read more
This episode is a conversation with Recruiting Events Company Founder, Jamie Leonard, on what it takes to pull off a 3,000 person recruiting festival. In this episode we cover: The origin story of RecFest Why the festival format How they evaluate speakers What past talk still resonates with Jamie What attendees this year can expect Advice for first-time attendees What's next for RecFest Special Guest: Jamie Leonard (The Recruit... Read more