Growing your business with People

Growing your business with People

Helping leaders grow their business through people! For Talent Acquisition and Business Leaders who want to better understand how to make recruiting a strategic competitive advantage for their company. I will interview industry innovators, business leaders, and technical subject matter experts who will offer valuable insights and practical (even prescriptive) advice that is actionable! Sponsored by JKL Advisors, a talent acquisition consulting firm. Having experience leading teams hire more than 1 million people across 8 industries and 70+ countries, I have the depth and breadth you can count on to solve your toughest talent acquisition challenges.


September 19, 2023 52 mins

In this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, Jeff sits down with Tracey Parsons.

Tracey is the CEO and c-founder of WORQDRIVE, a company that simplifies the employee experience for internal mobility. With over 27 years of experience in recruitment and digital development, Tracey is a thought leader and innovator in the field.

Episode Topics:
📌Internal mobility is crucial for employee grow...

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Dennis Berger emphasizes the importance of frontline leadership and the role it plays in driving business growth. He shares his insights on how to pick winning teams and the need for leaders to prioritize this crucial task. Dennis also highlights the significance of recognizing and appreciating employees, as well as seeing things through their eyes to create a positive work environment.

Key Takeaways:
🔹Frontline leade...

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Welcome back to another episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast.

Today, Jon Brickner, the leader of the Employee Experience Design Practice at Steelcase, joins host Jeff Lackey to discuss the importance of employee experience and how it can help businesses grow.

They explore the concept of design thinking and its application in HR, as well as the impact of employee experience on engagement and re...

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In this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, Rob McIntosh shares his passion for talent acquisition data and how it can drive business growth. 

He recounts a story from his time at Deloitte, where he used data to challenge assumptions and gain credibility with the executive leadership team. He emphasizes the importance of understanding how talent acquisition can contribute to the company's bottom ...

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In this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, Jeff Lackey has a conversation with Mark Judd about impact of advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), on human capital management (HCM) and the future of work.

Judd emphasizes the need for organizations to adapt to a global workforce and the benefits of integrating technology to create a more holistic approach to managing employees. He al...

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On this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, Jeff welcomes Toby Barnes. Toby is an experienced talent acquisition and recruitment professional. He has worked in various roles in talent acquisition and resourcing for companies such as Rolls-Royce, TFL Transport for London, Google, and Travis Perkins.

Toby Barnes emphasizes the importance of bringing the talent acquisition and HR partner to the tabl...

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In this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, Chris Cox, the COO of ATI Physical Therapy, discusses the importance of tying work back to a purpose and how it can drive performance. 

He emphasizes the need for leaders to inspire and engage their teams by communicating the why behind their work. 

Chris shares examples from his experience at CVS Health and ATI Physical Therapy, highlighting the im...

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About The Guest:
Matt Alder is a renowned leader and consultant in the area of digital media. He is the host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, which has over 2 million listeners and covers topics related to talent acquisition and recruitment. Matt is also the author of two books, "Digital Talent" and "Exceptional Talent."

Matt Alder, host of The Recruiting Future Podcast, discusses the future of ...

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This week on the Growing Your Business with People podcast, LeAnne Lagasse discusses the importance of playing to your team's strengths and developing your people managers. She emphasizes the need for leaders to set the tone for owning strengths and weaknesses and creating a culture of continuous improvement.

LeAnne highlights the power of the Clifton Strengths assessment in understanding individual talents and lever...

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Introducing my future co-host on select podcasts, Sondra Dryer! Sondra will help me interview guests on the topics of employer brand, belonging and growing your business with People!

Sondra is an experience employer brand and employee engagement strategist. She gained tremendous experience from companies such as PWC, Amazon, and more.

Hear Sondra discuss:
👉 Deep employer brand experience at iconic organizati...

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William Arruda is a personal branding pioneer and the founder of CareerBlast.TV. He has written nearly 700 articles for Forbes and other publications and is an expert in personal branding.

William Arruda discusses the importance of belonging in the workplace and how it can impact employee engagement and performance. He emphasizes the need for organizations to measure and prioritize belonging and shares insights on how to c...

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Dr. Alan Lotvin is a renowned cardiologist, author, and executive leader. He has had a diverse and exciting career, including serving as the president of CVS Caremark, where he helped transform the company into a formidable healthcare organization. He is known for his expertise in healthcare management and his ability to lead high-performing teams.

Dr. Alan Lotvin shares his insights on leadership and growing a business...

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The final episode of the season is here with very special guest, Helena Foulkes.

Helena Foulkes most recently sought the Democratic nomination for Governor of Rhode Island and is known as a purpose-driven leader who has led significant impact on organizations and industries. An experienced CEO with a track record of delivering results by building high performance teams, Helena now serves on several boards in the for-profit...

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In this podcast episode, host Jeff Lackey and CEO of Real Links, Sam Davies, discuss the benefits of employee referrals in hiring. Jeff and Sam also talk about the importance of networking and employee brand activation as a critical aspect of successful hiring.

Sam shares examples that highlight the potential cost savings of up to £100,000 in six months and the positive impact on productivity and retention levels compared...

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Time to fill is crucial to business growth. But are you or your business leaders aware of the time to fill challenges within your organization?

In this episode of the Growing Your Business with People podcast, host Jeff Lackey welcomes the president of Sevenstep, Amy Bush. They discuss the importance of data-driven decision-making and how leaders can use data to guide their talent acquisition process.

Amy emphasi...

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In this podcast episode, host Jeff Lackey interviews Mark Griffin, Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at BJ's Wholesale Club and former Senior Vice President of HR at CVS Health.

Mark shares his insights on the best recruiting strategies, which include hiring great leaders who come with a Rolodex and people who want to work for them. Jeff highlights Mark's extensive experience in leading urb...

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In this podcast episode, Jeff Lackey welcomes Steven Rothberg, founder and chief visionary officer of College Recruiter. 

College Recruiter, a job search site that aims to help students and recent graduates find better career opportunities, was founded by Steven Rothberg in 1991. In a podcast episode, Rothberg discusses the challenges of hiring early career professionals in a competitive market, the importance of leveragin...

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In this podcast episode, host Jeff Lackey welcomes Tom Corbitt, the founder and managing partner of Top Line Growth Partners. The two discuss the importance of identifying discrete problems and understanding the timetable for affecting change in skill level, behavior, and time to fill vacant roles.

Tom manages the Sales Consulting Practice, Talent Consulting Practice, and Coaching & Leadership Development Practice as w...

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On this podcast episode, host Jeff Lackey welcomes guest Bob Darin.

Bob is the CEO of Blue Health Intelligence, and has a background in health care analytics. He has been in the field for close to three decades, working with large datasets and coding.

They discussed how to start changing how people think and work together by understanding how people process information. Bob also shared his insights and examples o...

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In this podcast episode of Growing Your Business with People, Ken Carrig, co-founder of FutureSolve, shares his expert advice on leadership alignment and executive succession planning.

The conversation starts with Ken Carrig discussing the importance of bringing clarity and purpose to work in an organization to ensure leadership alignment.

Carrig advises CEOs and founders to look ahead and prepare people in their ...

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