Tag: Faces of HR

Asynchronous Communication Solves Global Workforce Woes

If you haven’t heard of asynchronous communication within a workforce, it’s the practice of not bringing everyone together into regular large meetings. It means not requiring an immediate answer when sending an e-mail or another communication. Basically, it means employees have control over when they communicate with their teammates, and it’s perfectly designed for truly […]

Top HR Pro at PepsiCo Shares Her Pandemic Experience, Advice for New HR Pros

Since the pandemic began, I’ve been wondering how HR personnel at large organizations have handled themselves, especially those who have a full complement of remote and frontline employees. It’s my pleasure to share with you all today a recent interview with Andrea Ferrara, CHRO for PepsiCo Beverages North America at PepsiCo.

Former VP of HR at Playboy Discusses Progressive HR and Transparency

Not all workplaces are created equal, but that doesn’t mean equality can’t be the focus at every workplace. In this issue of “Faces of HR,” I interview an HR professional who has navigated drastically different workplaces, from Playboy Enterprises to Cars.com to her current role at ActiveCampaign. All along, her focus has been on HR […]

You Must Take Calculated Risks to Grow Yourself

As a very cautious person, I have always been fascinated by the risk-takers out there who put it all on the line to progress themselves. In this issue of “Faces of HR,” I met one such person. She was willing to take a different path to achieve her goal, even if it was risky and […]

Trust and Transparency Are Key for Empowering Employees to Be Productive

Trust, empathy, and communication were discussed throughout our Corporate Culture Week, as these three elements are vital for creating a great culture within your organization. Today’s guest takes it one step further and explains why you need to throw transparency into the mix.

How Cornerstone Keeps Culture Alive During COVID-19 and M&A

Keeping culture alive and well during the coronavirus pandemic has proven to be challenging for many organizations, but can you imagine trying to keep your culture intact in the middle of a pandemic while also going through a merger and acquisition? Today’s guest did just that and is here to share the challenges of maintaining […]

The Pandemic Has Made Compassionate Leadership Almost Mandatory

Over the past 6 months, employee needs have become more front and center for business leaders than ever before. With so many employees worOver the last half of the year, business leaders have found the needs of their employees to be more front and center than ever before. With so many working from home, leaders […]

Belonging Means Asking Employees to Be Who They Are

When it comes to creating great diversity, you have to balance the overall drive for diversity with equity and inclusion. According to this issue’s interviewee, the best diversity programs don’t ask employees to fit in; they create spaces for people to be themselves.

Passion Plus Perspective Equals Successful Human Resources

The ability to jump into the shoes of your candidates, employees, managers, and leaders means that you’ll always be ready for the next challenge. I recently interviewed an HR professional who takes that very seriously, and it has brought her a lot of personal and professional success.