This episode of TalentTalk features L.T. Ladino Bryson, the Co-Founder and CEO of vCandidates.com and Jill Christensen, Employee Engagement Expert. L.T. talks about herself as an "employment therapist" as well recruiting through vCandidates.com and how the differentiators of this product set it apart from others in the marketplace. Jill talks about her passion to help other companies become better with their engagement, and how companies can bring better leadership and communication through greater transparency.
Tracy Butz, the Owner of Think Impact Solutions and Caryn Lee, Managing Partner of Narrative appeared on TalentTalk to give their thoughts on talent and culture.
Tracy talked about how to effectively energize a culture and excite the employees that are a part of it. She also talked about the importance of having teams that are empowered by leadership to be autonomous and high performing. Caryn focused on her use of assessments in talent management, and talked about the importance of using these for everything from finding the right talent to resolving conflicts between team members.
Dayna Gilchrist, the Founder and CEO of The Hype! Agency and Ray Stitle, the Chief People Officer for Monogram Foods got TalentTalk off on the right foot in 2019. Dayna talks about how she has worked to develop the culture in her own organization, and how this culture has helped to keep her company ahead of the competition. Ray offers up some great advice on how to maintain an organization's culture, as well as the need to be diligent about succession planning to maintain the integrity and efficiency of the company.
Wayne Turmel, the Co Founder of the Remote Leadership Institute and Chieu Cao (Chew Chow), Co-Founder and CMO of Perkbox join Chris Dyer to talk about their thoughts on talent, leadership and culture.
Wayne Turmel, described by Marshall Goldsmith as one of the most unique voices in the world of work, talks about The Remote Leadership Institute, and the challenges or remote work environments and the leadership that is needed for remote organizations to be successful. Chieu Cao talks about Perkbox and how it is helping to attract the next generation of talent. He also shares about some of the common mistakes that organizations make when they try to get their employees motivated and engaged.
Andrew Hard, the CEO of CWM Media and Sue Parks, the President and CEO of the Orange County United Way are the guests for this episode of TalentTalk.
Andrew Hard talks about the importance of creating strategic communications for organizations, and how these strategic communications have been important in his companies role handling PR in the cannabis business. His hands off style of leadership helps his team to be creative and do what they do best. Sue Parks talks about the importance of corporate responsibility campaigns for their employees, and how the OC United Way helps design these programs. She also shares how her organization centers on a culture of compassion.
Jacob Morgan, best selling author and Founder of The Future of Work University talks about the future of work and what that will look like for the coming generations. He also shares how some companies miss the mark when it comes to employee experience, but those that do well with their employee experience have the chance to retain the top talent. Lee Benson, the CEO of Execute to Win shares his thoughts on the importance of aligning all team members, and how this can easily bleed into successful employee engagement.
Richard Maloney, the CEO of Engage and Grow Global talks about the need for organizations to move away from traditional training methods. He also shares about what it means to have a globally engaged workforce. Rich has used his Group Activation System with sports teams, and now implements it with businesses to help them grown in their engagement and culture. Sharon Rich, the CEO of Think Business Growth talks about how organizations can become sustainable and high performing by getting rid of the hidden games that are continually played by employees and management. She also talks about how we need to be accountable for our desired outcomes.
Ben Mones, the CEO and Founder of Fama and Gerardo Martinez, the CEO of Triple Direct Leadership join the show to share their thoughts on finding the right talent and leadership development. Ben talks about the benefits of online screening and the importance of AI in finding out about a candidate. Gerardo talks about his experience in the Marine Corps, how that framed his leadership and how his utilization of the outdoors as a tool for leadership development and training can deeply impact a leaders ability to be effective and grow.
David Zinger, Chief Engagement Officer of David Zinger & Associates talks with Chris Dyer about the future of employee engagement, and the importance of solid engagement practices for companies that want to continue to grow and thrive. Lori Shaw, Vice President at Total Vision, talks about the challenges she experienced in engagement in the healthcare field, and that many employees today are disengaged. She believes that HR has a vital role in shaping company culture.
Cathy Brown, the Operations Director for the Employee Ownership Association talks with Chris about how important it is to transform a company culture, but the challenge of ensuring that change in the organization is managed effectively. Ben Whitter, the Founder and CEO of the World Employee Experience Institute talks about the experience of work, and why it is important for employees to have that good experience in their jobs and in their roles. He also shares about the importance of an engaged workforce and that better productivity comes from those that are engaged.