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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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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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