October 30, 2019
Patricia Jones, the CEO of Connected Arrows International and Jen Spencer, the President and CEO of The Creative Executive join Chris to talk about their thoughts on change management, culture and employee performance.
Patricia opened the show by talking about managing change, how strategic is to organizational success, and how leaders might be a roadblock at times to organizations being successful with change. She identifies pragmatic ways to solving for creating a marriage among new talent, and legacy talent, to enable organizations to move faster and think differently.
Jen talks about some of the things that help leaders grow and develop in their understanding of themselves as leaders in an organization. She also talks about some of the barriers of retention and the importance of companies providing opportunities to autonomy and self awareness as a key to sustainable career development within a company.
October 18, 2019
Brian Covey, the VP of Regional Production for Loan Depot, joined Chris on TalentTalk to talk about some of the challenges that come about when working with remote teams as well as ensuring you are hiring the right people. He understands the difficulty in having tough conversations, but knows the value in having them and making them beneficial for both parties.
Andi Plantenberg, the Principal and Founder of FutureTight shares how employees need to have an entrepreneurial mindset within an organization which can only help the company as well as the employee find success. It's important for organizations to have fast and nimble foresight in order for them to stay ahead of the competition.
October 4, 2019
Dr. Deena Brown, Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team and speaker on leadership shares her thoughts on what a culturally inclusive workplace looks like in the midst of a multi-generational workforce. She also let's listeners in on her "secret sauce" for hiring top talent in a highly competitive market.
Kathy Hammond, the CEO of SalesFit Staffing Solutions makes her second appearance on TalentTalk. She talks about some of the key metrics that employers should consider in their talent acquisition plans. Her company is also developing an online platform that will help expedite job placements by matching employers to recruiting agencies. Listen to how this will be possible!
October 3, 2019
As a strategic asset to a company, HR can impact change and manage change effectively, Matthew Peters, the HR Director for the Fairfax County Park Authority shares in his interview with Chris Dyer. Having an effective employee relation strategy is a must, and great things can happen for an organization when they have this in place.
As the CEO and Founder of Global People Strategist, Daniel Mendieta knows about the challenges that come with engaging talent internationally, and acknowledged that many employers make mistakes when employing abroad. The biggest challenge for his company is staying up to date with labor laws in more than 100 companies, but they do it and this makes them successful in assisting organizations understand how to effectively manage a global workforce.
September 24, 2019
Darien George, a Managing Partner at Mackenzie, Eason and Associates talks about the importance of maintaining culture in the midst of M&A's, and how the culture can often times affect the success or failure of an M&A. He also shares how succession planning has become increasingly difficult with so much movement in the job market. Stephanie Navasu, the Talent Acquisition Manager for Bay Cities talks about how she has aligned talent strategy with the strategic plan of the company, which has helped to keep talent and allow talent to grow with the company.
September 4, 2019
Annette Franz, the Founder/CEO of CX Journey talks about the importance of the employee experience and how any successful organization makes this a priority. Leaders need to listen to their employees, and involve them in decisions and changes. Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold, the COO of We Are Mammoth and Kin HR talks about the importance of keeping engagement high in her organizations, as well as the success companies find when they utilize a team dynamic.
August 16, 2019
Ken Meeks, the President and CEO of ResourceOne International talks about the challenges of finding good candidates when unemployment is so low, and also shares how ResourceOne differentiates itself in a competitive industry and keeps it's partners happy and moving forward with top talent. Nathan Hirsch, the owner of FreeeUp shares how his company helps business owners by providing top freelance talent which provides many advantages over regular employees.
August 16, 2019
Mary Fox, the CEO of Marlow talks about the importance of personalized development for employees, encouraging them to create their own development plan. She also expresses the importance of the role of HR and managers in ensuring that positive growth happens among employees. Troy Hoffman, the CEO and Founder of Simpluris, shares about his desire to encourage others to be better at what they do and to create a new story for themselves. He also talks about the need for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses to provide a higher level of freedom.
August 13, 2019
CX University helps organizations focus on the Customer Experience and become more aligned with the company goals, according to Mohamed Latib, the CEO of CX University. Being competent in customer experience is a strategic imperative for organizations. Tami Andres, the VP of HR for Goodwin and Company shares her thoughts on the most important aspects of leadership, and how important it is for HR to embrace their strategic role in the company.
August 13, 2019
Jeff Bain, the CEO of TeamTraction talks about how the Traction System can help improve business performance and achieve growth goals. It's important that companies continue to strive for goals to eliminate the possibility of backsliding. Allison Maslan, the CEO at Pinnacle Global Network shares her experience in building businesses, but also talks about how organizations can become stuck for years at the same level. Her book, Scale or Fail helps business owners to lay out a plan to scale their company.