44 min

Invite Everyone to Dance with Bridgette Wilder, CHRO from the California Institute of the Arts Talent Empowerment with Tom Finn

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Bridgette Wilder joins us today to share her journey of growing up as a black southerner in the 70s. Although Bridgette faced racism, she refused to live her life as a victim, choosing instead to be kinder than necessary.  Bridgette loves to find the good in people and help them reach their potential. Bridgette explains how a company can make sure everyone is “invited to dance”.

Talking Points: 
{02:22} Growing up in the South as a Black Child
{07:55} Seeing what is inside people and bringing out the best in them
{09:00} Leading with kindness
{11:20} Biggest issue from Bridgette’s Childhood
{17:44} Starting a career in HR
{21:10} How to talk to people when they are disrespectful
{34:10} How to create an environment where everybody gets to dance

Bridgette Wilder Bio:
Bridgette is the Chief Human Resources Officer at the California Institute of the Arts She has worked in both the private and public sectors - she also has experience working with union, non-union, and service contract (SCA) employees.
She earned an MBA from Averett University, a BA in Human Resources from Birmingham-Southern College, a BS in Workforce Education from Southern Illinois University, and AAS in Computer Science from Jefferson State Community College. She is a graduate of the Furman University/ Riley Institute Diversity Leadership Academy and a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Humanitarian Award.

Resources and Links:
Website: https://www.wilderhreeo.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridgettewilderphrTwitter:  https://twitter.com/bridgettemoniq1
Connect with Tom Finn
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therealtomfinn/Instagram: https://instagram.com/therealtomfinnYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@therealtomfinnTiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@therealtomfinnTwitter: https://twitter.com/therealtomfinn/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealtomfinnPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/therealtomfinn

Bridgette Wilder joins us today to share her journey of growing up as a black southerner in the 70s. Although Bridgette faced racism, she refused to live her life as a victim, choosing instead to be kinder than necessary.  Bridgette loves to find the good in people and help them reach their potential. Bridgette explains how a company can make sure everyone is “invited to dance”.

Talking Points: 
{02:22} Growing up in the South as a Black Child
{07:55} Seeing what is inside people and bringing out the best in them
{09:00} Leading with kindness
{11:20} Biggest issue from Bridgette’s Childhood
{17:44} Starting a career in HR
{21:10} How to talk to people when they are disrespectful
{34:10} How to create an environment where everybody gets to dance

Bridgette Wilder Bio:
Bridgette is the Chief Human Resources Officer at the California Institute of the Arts She has worked in both the private and public sectors - she also has experience working with union, non-union, and service contract (SCA) employees.
She earned an MBA from Averett University, a BA in Human Resources from Birmingham-Southern College, a BS in Workforce Education from Southern Illinois University, and AAS in Computer Science from Jefferson State Community College. She is a graduate of the Furman University/ Riley Institute Diversity Leadership Academy and a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Humanitarian Award.

Resources and Links:
Website: https://www.wilderhreeo.comLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridgettewilderphrTwitter:  https://twitter.com/bridgettemoniq1
Connect with Tom Finn
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/therealtomfinn/Instagram: https://instagram.com/therealtomfinnYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@therealtomfinnTiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@therealtomfinnTwitter: https://twitter.com/therealtomfinn/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealtomfinnPinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/therealtomfinn

44 min