Talent Talk
Dr. Deena Brown and Kathy Hammond - 10/01/2019

Dr. Deena Brown and Kathy Hammond - 10/01/2019

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!

Matthew Peters and Daniel Mendieta - 09/24/2019

Matthew Peters and Daniel Mendieta - 09/24/2019

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.

Darien George and Stephanie Navasu - 09/04/2019

Darien George and Stephanie Navasu - 09/04/2019

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. 

Annette Franz and Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold - 08/20/2019

Annette Franz and Lisa DiVirgilio Arnold - 08/20/2019

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.

Ken Meeks and Nathan Hirsch - 08/13/2019

Ken Meeks and Nathan Hirsch - 08/13/2019

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. 

Mary Fox and Troy Hoffman - 08/06/2019

Mary Fox and Troy Hoffman - 08/06/2019

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. 

Mohamed Latib and Tami Andres - 07/30/2019

Mohamed Latib and Tami Andres - 07/30/2019

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. 

Jeff Bain and Allison Maslan - 07/23/2019

Jeff Bain and Allison Maslan - 07/23/2019

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.

Kathleen Delano and Chris Chancey - 07/16/2019

Kathleen Delano and Chris Chancey - 07/16/2019

August 7, 2019

Kathleen Delano, the CEO of PMIC, Inc. shares about the challenges of managing geographically diverse teams. She also talks about the importance of ensuring everyone is engaged in their work. Chris Chancey, the Founder and CEO of Amplio Recruiting talks about his company's emphasis on hiring refugees, and the benefits of hiring refugees who are eager to work for their employers. 

Bart Valdez and Brian Arandez - 06/18/2019

Bart Valdez and Brian Arandez - 06/18/2019

June 25, 2019

Fastaff's Rapid Response and their commitment to meeting the anticipated demands of the projected healthcare provider shortage in the coming years helps keep them ahead of others in the market. Bart Valdez, the CEO at US Nursing Corporation and Fastaff has built a strong team of leaders and a thriving culture within his organization and is proof that with a strong culture, companies will thrive. Brian Arandez, the CEO of Thingify and Maroon Vault talks about how important it is to have employees that are fulfilled in their work, and having a company that is relationship driven rather than just driving the "machine."