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TALKING LABOR AND RACE RELATIONS WITH SPECIAL GUEST JASON GREER!

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On this episode JC and Ricky connect with the founder and President of Greer Consulting, Inc. (GCI), Jason Greer. As a nationally renowned labor relations consultant, Jason is recognized as a Labor Relations expert by major national publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Highly rated CBS, ABC and Clear Channel Network stations in top markets across America including New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Portland, and Cincinnati have all called upon Jason Greer’s expertise. Jason is also the author of “People Matter Most,” with became a #1 best selling book on Amazon.com.

You can learn more about Jason at www.greerconsultinginc.com or follow him on twitter @LaborDiversity

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5 WAYS HR DIRECTORS SCREW UP! WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAVID MIKLAS

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On this episode JC and Ricky speak with David Miklas on the different ways HR directors get in trouble. Mr. Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. For 20 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers, including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities. He is the co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment Law in Florida, has written hundreds of employment law articles, including a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work.  For seventeen years, he was a contributing author for The Developing Labor Law book. Mr. Miklas a member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, has previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2009 and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities.

Mr. Miklas can be reached at www.MiklasEmploymentLaw.com




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TALKING HR WITH AMANDA BRUNSON!

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky connect with Amanda Brunson. Amanda is an HR Young Professional and is still fairly new to the HR profession. She works for a rapidly growing consulting firm in Orlando as their HR Generalist. Amanda is an active SHRM member and is heavily involved in volunteering in various capacities. She is currently on the SHRM Young Professional Advisory Council and she is the Communications & Marketing Director for the Greater Orlando SHRM chapter.

A few other facts about Amanda: She earned her SHRM-CP credentials earlier this year, she is originally from West Virginia, and she is a huge fan of everything Disney. In fact, her favorite quote of all time is by Walt Disney: “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

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PREVENTING EMPLOYEE BURNOUT!

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky speak with “employee burnout prevention” guru, Aaron LeClair.
Aaron is the Co-Founder of Taab (Travel as a Benefit) a company focused on providing a unique travel benefit program for employers to offer their employees. Taab helps employees enjoy their paid time off so they can get away, refresh, recharge, and come back a more productive employee. With Taab, Aaron is working to change the way we view employee wellness and workplace culture through the power of meaningful personal travel.

That’s right. Aaron wants you to take your vacation time to the next level!

Want to know more? Go to www.taabcard.com for details.

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THE THANKFUL EPISODE!

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It’s that time of year! There’s a crisp in the air, football teams are letting fans down, and holiday commercials are replacing political ads. Either way you look at it, it is the season to be thankful! But what does that mean exactly? Leslie Mizerak stops by the A1A Beachfront Studios to discuss the art of “Gratitude.”

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TAKING THE LEAP IN TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT WITH GININE CAPOZZI

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky connect with Ginine Capozzi, a passionate training and development guru who thrives on helping organizations develop their people to achieve career happiness. Ginine is the founding member of KnowledgeForce Consulting (www.knowledgeforceconsulting.com), a full-service talent development firm in Buffalo, NY.

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The "Face" of the Franchise!

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You’ve seen him on our cover art and on all of our marketing materials. Ever since the beginning of the podcast you’ve always asked:

Is the face on the cover art Ricky or JC?!

The answer?

Neither.

So who is the face?! Ricky and JC interview the man whose face represents all things HR Talk, the one, the only, The “Face” of the Franchise!

And yes, the Carrabba’s picture is thoroughly explained!

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DISRUPTHR BUFFALO 3.0 RED CARPET SPECIAL!

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JC and Ricky were on location at Disrupt HR Buffalo 3.0 connecting with the city’s brightest HR professionals. Special thanks to Holly Nowak, Claire Petrie, Maggie Shea, and Ginine Capozzi for organizing an amazing event!

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WOMEN IN BUSINESS WITH FRANCES RIOS

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky connect with Frances Rios. Frances is an international speaker who creates programs designed to promote the economic development of women such as: The Women Who Lead Summit™ the largest summit in Latin America exclusively for high level executives, the W Certified Company™, a unique diagnostic tool which provides crucial knowledge for executives to attract, keep, and promote the best female talent and recently, The Women Who Lead Academy™ a virtual program to provide women - in fluent Spanish- the tools they need to achieve more, professionally. Frances is also the author of “Reshaping the Model: Lessons Learned from the Boys’ Club” and has partnered with companies such as Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Walmart, Microsoft, Chubb Insurance, The Coca-Cola Company, Merck, and UTC Aerospace Systems just to name a few.

Frances can be reached at:

Website: www.francesrios.com

Social Media: @TheFrancesRios

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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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