BMP 005 Human Resources, #Metoo, And The Generation Gap in Business
Do you fear Human Resources? Do you look at them like the cops of your company? If so, you are not alone. Being called in to see your HR rep can make the hardest-working executive cringe.
Brent learned the value of having a relationship with HR the hard way. But now, he’s sharing his lessons with you.
In this week’s episode of the Business Minutia Podcast, Brent interviews a former Human Resources rep and current small business owner, Jane Kim. Together, they break the stereotypes.
What you will learn about Human Resources
- Brent’s horror story about being fearful of HR.
- What to avoid when speaking to your human resource representative.
- The qualities that separate successful employees from those who struggle.
- In addition, you will hear Brent’s perception of how the #metoo movement has changed how colleagues interact.
- What role generational differences play in intra-office politics.
- Jane’s takeaways from moving from a large company to a small one.
Call to action
At the end of the episode, Brent invites listeners to join the new Facebook discussion group. Once you join, you can hear his #metoo mix-up and share your own.
Your next great listen
If you liked this episode, check out BMP 002, Lessons From A Serial Entrepreneur.
Human Resources, #Metoo, And The Generation Gap in Business
Today’s guest is passionate about music and about people. Daring to follow her passion, she left the HR department at a corporate office and started Axiom Music in 2018 where she manages artists and books live shows throughout the Dallas area. Her years in Human Resources equipped her for success as an entrepreneur as she learned how to manage and deal with all kinds of people. If you want to learn how to work with HR, the power of understanding why people do what they do, and the challenges of starting your own business, this episode is for you.
Business Minutia Podcast
Brent Richardson is the owner, operator, and interviewer for Business Minutia. He has worked in an international engineering company since 2000. During that time, he has also served as a youth pastor and worked for a non-profit both as an adventure travel leader on youth pilgrimages and as a board member. He believes that the training he has received in leading volunteers has helped him in the corporate world as well.