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Leadership Lessons from Superheroes with David Kahn!

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David Kahn Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP is the author of “Cape, Spandex, Briefcase: Leadership Lessons from Superheroes.” An experienced practitioner, consultant, theorist, and speaker, David has spent over 20 years helping leaders develop their company culture to affect both employee engagement and business success. Additionally, David has a Ph.D. in leadership and writes for leadersayswhat.com where he makes leadership theories and research accessible by adding a twist of pop culture.

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SHOW ME THE MONEY!

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In this episode JC and Ricky discuss pay raises! Should you ask for one? Or should you wait for your boss to bring up the subject first? Are you mentally ready for that conversation? 

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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP!

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In this episode of HR Talk JC and Ricky connect with two amazing ladies and dive into the subject of Women in Leadership with Coreyne Woodman-Holoubek and Laura Gmeinder, PHR.

Coreyne Woodman-Holoubek is a CHRO with over 17 years of Global business and Human Resource Leadership expertise, living and working in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Spain.  She is a passionate progressive Human Resource business professional, and is best known for her work as Co-Founder of Contracted Leadership, and as President of Disrupt Madison and Disrupt Milwaukee.  Her expertise has been shared in the media for international outlets like Fairygodboss, The Mogul Mom, and the HR Gazette. She is also the Co-Producer of “If You Don’t, Who Will? Empowered Women Empowering Women”, the first of its kind short documentary on women’s leadership, nominated in 2017 for BBC 100 Women Challenge; Breaking the Glass Ceiling. Coreyne is the creator and writer of “Progressive HR” blog, a mother of two daughters, and an amateur improv comedian.

Laura Gemindert, PHR is a passion igniter. She’s the Leading Lady at Laura Gmeinder Coaching & Consulting. Those in-the- know would tell you she’s a top rated leadership coach, business consultant and motivational speaker. Laura’s passion lies at the intersection of leadership development and business strategy. Her story? She survived a quarter life crisis by making friends with fear, left her corporate HR job (after 14 years) and set out to make an impact in the world using her heart as her compass. She is an InBusiness Magazine “40 Under 40”, honored for her business savvy and civic contributions, a BRAVA magazine 2018 Woman to Watch and an Athena Young Professional Award nominee. Laura is Vice President of Disrupt Madison and Disrupt Milwaukee. She is co-producer of “If you Don’t, Who Will? Empowered Women Empowering Women” a documentary short. She is certified laser coach, a regular contributor for the International Coach Federation (ICF) blog and provided coaching at Emerging Women conference (deemed a “Top Women’s Conference” by Forbes). Her expertise has been shared in the media for outlets like Huffington Post, US News & World Report and Wall Street Journal MarketWatch (talking about Taylor Swift no doubt). She strives to live an interesting life; the above was accomplished in the spirit of “Do one thing every day that scares you.” 

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POST NOMINALS IN HR

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In a world where anything and everything has a certification, Ricky and JC discuss the post nominals represented in the HR world and answer the BIG question: Do we really need them?

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Top Six Reasons to Hire a Veteran with Erin Emery!

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In this episode we talk all about hiring veterans with recruiting guru Erin Emery! 

Erin has more than 20 years of exemplary client service, and full life cycle human resources experience in support of the defense consulting industry.  She combines her ability to critically think, provide leadership and find creative solutions to assist her clients in filling critical positions. She works with executive management to provide a strategic and integrated approach gain a competitive advantage.

As the daughter of a veteran, she naturally fell into a role where she was able to dedicate her career assisting veterans with their career needs. She has also volunteered her time assisting homeless veterans by providing career counseling, job placement and resume writing.

Ms. Emery will graduate with a Master’s in Business Administration from Purdue University Global in December 2018 and holds a B.A. in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland.  Ms. Emery is also a license Realtor in the state Maryland.  Originally from Massachusetts, she has called Southern Maryland home for over 20 years. She is the proud mother of two teenage boys and believes that good time management is imperative to being successful in her business and personal life.

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2018 SHRM CONFERENCE RECAP - CHICAGO

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Hot off the heels of the 2018 SHRM conference in Chicago, this special episode of HR Talk! features Nicole Blevins, MHR, SHRM-CP, our "boots-on-the-ground" special guest giving us an inside scoop of the event. 

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Weed...Need a Lawyer

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As states enact legislation legalizing recreation and medicinal use of marijuana, HR departments are challenged with keeping policy in place or if it should go up in smoke. 

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Suicide Prevention: How to Spot the Signs at the Office

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Kate Spade & Anthony Bourdain. Two icons in their respective fields lost way too early. The fact is over 44,000 Americans die each year due to suicide. In this Episode JC and Ricky cover the warning signs to look for in the office and what to do if someone needs help. 

If you or someone you know needs help please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.

Folks, if the need is there, make the call. 

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