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Listen to the ultimate podcast dedicated to unlocking the power of workforce planning and fractional executive talent to supercharge your business success!Join your Co-Hosts, Carol Fraser, founder of C4 Talent and Fractional Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Jason Huett, founder of Fifth Degree Marketing and Fractional Chief Marketing Officer, as they talk to guests about fractional talent strategies, trends, and the future of work!

The Fractional Edge Podcast The Fractional Edge Podcast with Carol Fraser (CHRO) and Jason Huett (CMO).

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Listen to the ultimate podcast dedicated to unlocking the power of workforce planning and fractional executive talent to supercharge your business success!Join your Co-Hosts, Carol Fraser, founder of C4 Talent and Fractional Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and Jason Huett, founder of Fifth Degree Marketing and Fractional Chief Marketing Officer, as they talk to guests about fractional talent strategies, trends, and the future of work!

    From Myth to Reality: Dispelling Misconceptions about Customer Success in Workforce Planning - Pt 2 with Laurie Barlev

    From Myth to Reality: Dispelling Misconceptions about Customer Success in Workforce Planning - Pt 2 with Laurie Barlev

    In this episode of the Fractional Edge podcast, Co-hosts Carol Fraser (CEO of C4 Talent) and Jason Huett (CEO of Fifth Degree Marketing) continue the discussion with Laurie Barlev, Fractional Customer Success expert. They discuss the importance of workforce planning and how it can give businesses a competitive edge. They emphasize the need to incorporate customer success into the overall strategy and plans, as well as the significance of external stakeholders, such as customers, in shaping workforce planning decisions. 

    [00:01:23] External stakeholders in workforce planning.
    [00:06:29] Metrics for new clients.
    [00:12:27] Customer value and experience.
    [00:14:39] Customer success person's versatility.
    [00:23:55] Collaboration opportunities and expertise.

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    • 24 min
    Human Resources as an Investment, Not an Expense. Discussion with Maggie Debner

    Human Resources as an Investment, Not an Expense. Discussion with Maggie Debner

    Maggie Debner recalls how she set up a new business in Switzerland for a technology company. Starting with a team of 12 people, Maggie successfully achieved boots on the ground and operationalized the new business. Over 10 years, the organization has grown to over 150 people, showcasing the positive impact it had on its expansion.

    00:01:35 HR is essential for successful M&A.
    00:06:06 Global expansion is more accessible.
    00:11:28 Fractional executives accelerate business growth.
    00:15:23 Networking is crucial for success.

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    • 16 min
    The Power of Customized Matching in Executive Placement: A Discussion with Henning Schwinum

    The Power of Customized Matching in Executive Placement: A Discussion with Henning Schwinum

    In this podcast episode, Henning Schwinum, the founder of Vendux, discusses his journey from being a potential fractional executive to starting his matchmaking service for sales leadership roles.

    Henning explains that Vendux is the only matchmaker in the sales leadership space with a focus on sales leadership roles. They cover a wide range of industries, with a particular emphasis on SaaS, Tech, and Professional Services companies. Henning also highlights the common challenges that tech founders face when it comes to sales and the importance of finding the right sales executives to drive growth.

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    • 15 min
    Helping Professionals Transition to a Fractional Lifestyle: Cosmin Gabriel's Story

    Helping Professionals Transition to a Fractional Lifestyle: Cosmin Gabriel's Story

    In this episode, Carol Fraser (Host)  interviews Cosmin Gabriel, a fractional CMO, in this podcast episode. Cosmin talks about his decision to leave the corporate world and pursue a fractional lifestyle. He started his website, fractionalofficer.com, to help other professionals in similar positions make the transition. The website offers resources and a course called the fractional officer method, which focuses on building the foundation for a successful fractional executive career. Cosmin mentions that the course consists of seven affordable modules and includes guidance on establishing an online presence and acquiring customers. He also discusses the importance of executive leadership and connecting with others in the fractional community.

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    • 14 min
    From Law School to Operations Expert: John Bassford's Entrepreneurial Journey

    From Law School to Operations Expert: John Bassford's Entrepreneurial Journey

    Join us in this episode as we dive into fractional Operations with the CEO and Founder of Lateral Solutions. Jon dives deep into the many ways that Operations acts as the backbone for every organization.

    He shares his insight and experience working with dozens of companies in a variety of industries and even delves into the first steps of implementing a fractional Operations expert. He offers tangible advice regarding where to start in Operations to systemize the function for a smoother, more efficient Operations function and improved business outputs.

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    • 20 min
    Building Long-Term Relationships through Communication, An Interview with Jake Stahl

    Building Long-Term Relationships through Communication, An Interview with Jake Stahl

    Carol Fraser interviews Jake, a Chief Learning Officer, who shares his 30 years of experience in training and development. Jake discusses his passion for helping others improve their skills and talks about the various aspects of his role, including onboarding programs, continuing education, and leadership development. He also mentions the impact of COVID-19 on meetings and the fluctuating nature of his work.


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    • 19 min

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C4 CEO ,

Cool way to approach fractional work

Helping leaders understand the big pluses of hiring fractional and the variety of experts is great.

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