Culture First with Damon Klotz

I can’t say that I’m mentored by a lot of people because I’m a difficult individual. But if there’s one person that I learn from, that I grow from, that I actually pay attention to, and try to figure out which way the wind blows, it’s Damon Klotz. I have known Damon for over 11…

It’s Time to Defund HR

HR oversees a system with rules that they don’t control and might not even agree with but can’t change, and they rarely see people at their best. For the past 40 years, we’ve been pumping money into human resources and we are not getting the ROI we deserve. For all the time, money, and attention…

Culture First with Damon Klotz

Punk Rock HR Episode 122: Today’s guest is Damon Klotz. Damon has spent his career working at the intersection of people and technology. He’s held roles as an HR Consultant, Digital Strategist, and he’s the co-founder of a men’s mental health charity. He joined Culture Amp as an early employee where he grew their community…

Improving The Employee Experience

From an HR perspective, we often look at employee experience through the lens of the organization. However, we must begin to understand the employee experience from their perspective.  The employee experience is made up of thousands of micro-experiences that we all experience from day to day. The primary role of leaders, then, is to influence…

Defund HR

Punk Rock HR Episode 121: Just like the conversation all over America, and really the world, about defunding police work, today I want to talk about defunding human resources, recruiting, and compensation.  HR oversees a system with rules that they don’t control and might not even agree with but can’t change, and they rarely see…

Amplifying Black and Brown Voices with Zach Nunn

The recent antiracism movement in America has stirred many to pursue change. Systemic oppression is being challenged at every step as people realize the destructive patterns our country has operated by for so long. More than ever before, black and brown voices are getting amplified. Zach Nunn has witnessed and participated in this movement first-hand.…