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.…

The Future of Business Conferences

Many of us have questions about how speakers are doing and what the future of live events will look like. We are so unsure about what it means to have a conference in an age when you can’t stand within six feet of someone. Lauren Davis was a marketer, community organizer, and record store owner.…

Creating a Culture of Trust

Being a leader during uncertain times takes unique skill and perseverance. We can’t continue doing things the same way we’ve always done them when circumstances change around us. Leadership is a skill that must be constantly developed and improved. JeVon “JT” McCormick knows this well. He is the CEO of Scribe Media, a publishing company…

No one is immune

COVID-19 has changed each of our lives. Some of us have lost jobs, while others of us are working in a whole new way. Many of us have battled sickness or been through the trenches with a sick family member or friend. There has been so much heartbreak, uncertainty, confusion, fear, and despair. No one…

The Future of Work After COVID-19

Work is going to change post-COVID. So many things will look different than ever before. The role of flexibility, authenticity, and personalization will rise. Well-being will be emphasized more than it has been in the past. Social issues will need to be addressed in organizations that have avoided the topic for years.  Karina Schultheis knows…