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In the pilot of THIS IS HR, Jessica Lee (VP of Brand Talent, Marriott) is joined by Tim Sackett (President of HRU) and Kris Dunn (CHRO at Kinetix) for a discussion of industry news that only true HR pros could love.
The gang covers:
--research from the Lean In organization indicating 60% of male managers are afraid to have a 1-1 with female direct reports (5:45)
--recent layoffs at Ford Motor Company including a kinder, gentler approach allowing downsized employees to hang out for a few days after getting the news (14:06)
--D&I training rolled out by Sephora after recording artist SZA reported being profiled (22:15)
KD closes it out by reaching in the mailbag and pulling out a gem from a HR pro who is trying to tackle inclusion within an office full of straight people (30:18)
BONUS: Disclosures that one of the gang’s HR job includes Yachts (as opposed to Yacht Rock), kids with MTV internship stories and references to a guy named “Puck” from one of the first Real World seasons from MTV. Shout out, Gen X… we haven't forgotten you.
What could go wrong? Take a listen!