HR Storytellers is a podcast featuring practitioners and thought leaders in human resources, sharing stories about why they love HR, what motivates them and what's moved them in their careers. HR Storytellers is a podcast from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
James Abeyta Stevens on Shaping Culture via Interaction and Empathy
James Abeyta Stevens, SHRM-CP, discusses how he strives to try to change employee perceptions so that HR professionals are seen more positively, and his efforts have paid off as his New Mexico employers over the years have regularly been rated as a best place to work. Abeyta Stevens, chief human resources officer at Stefanie Juliano Therapy and New Mexico Wellness Center near Albuquerque, joins host Tony Lee to share his HR story.
Adrienne Salvaggio: Learning to Train and Training to Learn
Adrienne Salvaggio, SHRM-SCP, reflects on how her experience as a middle school science teacher and passion for training paved the way for her career as HR director at beverage startup Big Easy Blends in New Orleans, La. In this episode of HR Storytellers, she joins host Tony Lee to share her HR story.
Julie Orchard: A Fresh Approach to HR in Health Care
Julie Orchard, SHRM-CP, explains how she leveraged an Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) audit to transition from working as a technical writer to becoming an HR professional managing a team in the health care industry in Eastern Washington, where she also is an active SHRM chapter volunteer. In this episode of HR Storytellers, Orchard, director of human resources at Spokane, Wash.-based Providence Health joins host Tony Lee to share her HR story.
Art Jackson: The Value of Strong Company Leaders
Art Jackson has spent 25 years as a leadership consultant and conference speaker, and the West Point graduate has much to share on the value of strong company leaders, as well as why effective training is critical to developing people managers to their full potential. Jackson, president and chief consultant at Woodbridge, Va.-based Eagles Nest Performance Management, joins host Tony Lee to discuss his HR story.