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The HR Social Hour Half Hour Podcast

HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey talk to other practitioners about connecting, giving back, and building your network. Join us each week for the podcast and the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

In this mega sized episode, Jon and Wendy talk to each other.  We catch up on what's been going on with us personally and professionally, recap a few conferences, answer the new "Question Connection" questions, and talk about our friend Callie Zipple. 

Wendy's recommendation:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/thefrancesrios/

Jon's recommendation:

https://twitter.com/KevinRudlosky

This episode is sponsored by CareerArc.  Go to https://www.careerarc.com/blog/ to check out great content from the EMBARC HR Innovators Summit and much more.

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM ET for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter.

We're joined by Caroline Vernon, Director of Sales, Career Transition Services for CareerArc in Omaha, NE.  We talk about surviving payroll, how to be human and humane in outplacement, and guess who Caroline's seen 10 times in concert?

Caroline's recommendations:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottturriff/

https://twitter.com/Dragon734 (Greg Modd)

How to reach Caroline:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinethompsonvernon/

https://twitter.com/outplacementSME

This episode is sponsored by CareerArc.  Go to http://web.careerarc.com/embarc and use the code HRSOCIAL to get your discounted ticket to the EMBARC HR Innovators Summit October 16-18 in Hollywood, CA!

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM ET for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter.

 

We're joined by Micole Garatti, founder of SocialMicole.com.  We talk her path to HR marketing, what lead her to create "The Most Inclusive HR Influencer List," and Micole shares a conference story that has to be heard to be believed.

Micole's recommendations:

https://twitter.com/KatrinaKibben

https://twitter.com/TrapRecruiter

How to reach Micole:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/socialmicole/

https://twitter.com/socialmicole

This episode is sponsored by CareerArc.  Go to http://web.careerarc.com/embarc and use the code HRSOCIAL to get your discounted ticket to the EMBARC HR Innovators Summit October 16-18 in Hollywood, CA!

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM ET for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter.

Wendy and Anne talk to Rhonda Taylor about her new book, Offside. In this book, Rhonda talks about her experiences and challenges as a woman in hockey in Canada in the early 1980s. Rhonda was the first female to sit on Hockey Canada's Board of Directors and fought for the right to hold a vote on the council. In this episode we discuss Rhonda's experience and how her experiences are relevant to all women.

Rhonda's book goes on sale October 5 and can be ordered from Amazon.
 
Rhonda's recommendation:
 
 
How to reach Rhonda:
 

We're joined by John Friend, Human Resources Manager with PS Industries in Grand Forks, ND, recorded on location at North Dakota SHRM!  We talk about how money was part of his move into HR, the challenges of recruiting in a small town, and how John prepares students as an adjunct professor.

John's recommendation:

https://twitter.com/jbalive

How to reach John:

https://twitter.com/JohnFriends4

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-friend-phr-shrm-cp-136b194/

This episode is sponsored by balanceTRAK. Visit www.balancetrak.com/social to schedule a demonstration.

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter! 

We're joined by Georgette Cartagena, Human Resources Generalist with Source1 Purchasing in Boca Raton, FL.  A self proclaimed "newbie," we talk about her path to HR, how Georgette found connection through Twitter, and her first conference experience with HRFlorida 19.

Georgette's recommendation:

Kelly Merbler

How to reach Georgette:

https://twitter.com/OddGeoBlue

https://www.linkedin.com/in/georgette-cartagena/

This episode is sponsored by balanceTRAK. Visit www.balancetrak.com/social to schedule a demonstration.

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter! 

In this episode, Wendy & Anne talk to Jennifer Brown, a member of the LGBTQ+ community, entrepreneur, podcaster, and author. We talk about inclusion, the importance of normalizing conversations around diversity, and we spend a bit of time on pronouns.

Links to articles shared in the conversation:

 
Jennifer's podcast The Will to Change 
 
Connect with Jennifer

We're joined by Jenni Stone, Human Resources Director and Partner of HR Shield in Greenville, SC.  We talk about Jenni's very unique first HR job, taking part in the SHRM19 Blog Squad, and what it's like to have "helium hands."

Jenni's recommendation:

Tracie Sponenberg

How to reach Jenni:

https://twitter.com/HRRockStar1

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennistone/

This episode is sponsored by balanceTRAK. Visit www.balancetrak.com/social to schedule a demonstration.

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter! 

In this special episode, we're joined by Manoj Tiwari, Vice President of Business & Product Development for balanceTRAK, our sponsor for the month of September.  We talk about Manoj's career in HR technology and helping customers find the best solutions, how balanceTRAK differentiates from other Applicant Tracking Systems on the market, and Manoj shares his love of music and theater.  

Manoj's recommendations:

https://twitter.com/Madtarquin (Madeline Laurano)

https://twitter.com/TimSackett

How to reach Manoj:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/manoj-tiwari-0977b53/

https://twitter.com/TalentTechie

Visit www.balancetrak.com/social to schedule a demo, and join us on 09/22/19 for our monthly #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter being co-hosted by balanceTRAK!

We're joined by Khalilah "KO" Olokunola, VP of Human Resources for TRU Colors Brewing in Wilmington, NC.  We talk about KO's journey from losing her name to the Department of Corrections to becoming an HR professional, the importance of building the right culture for an organization, and KO offers ideas on how other HR practitioners can work through resistance when it comes to "second chance" hiring.  

KO's recommendation:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/valerie-d-miller/

How to reach KO:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/khalilah-ko-olokunola-5128ba55/

https://twitter.com/Khalilahequips

http://www.khalilaholokunola.com/

This episode is sponsored by balanceTRAK. Visit www.balancetrak.com/social to schedule a demonstration.

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter! 

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