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24 Listening Matters with Connie Sirois

Listening Matters with Guest Connie Sirois In episode 24, John Beck, Jr. welcomes back to the studio, communication expert Connie Sirois. John and Connie discuss how Listening is one of the most important components of communication. Listening Matters! With over 20 years of communication experience and over a decade of focused business communication study and[…]

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The Assessment Company® Adds the Market’s Newest Selection Assessment, PXT Select™ to Business Offering

The Assessment Company® partners with PXT Select™ to help organizations make smarter hiring decisions. Donaldsonville, Louisiana– March 23, 2017. The Assessment Company®, adds innovative new selection assessment PXT Select™ to their business offering.  The new hiring assessment empowers organizations to navigate the competitive talent landscape with confidence and ease. “We are proud to partner with[…]

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23 The Future of Work with Jacob Morgan

In episode 23, John Beck, Jr. interviews Jacob Morgan, best-selling author, keynote speaker, futurist and co-founder of The Future of Work Community. His latest book, The Employee Experience Advantage: How to Win the War for Talent by Giving Employees the Workspaces they Want, the Tools they Need, and a Culture They Can Celebrate analyzes over[…]

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22 It’s All In The Skill!, with Kelly Painter

It’s All In The Skill! In this episode, John Beck, Jr. and Kelly Painter discuss…eSkill, The Next Generation of Skills Assessments. Human Resources Solutions veteran, Kelly Painter, Vice President of Sales, has over 12 years’ experience working in Talent Management. Kelly has a broad background in scoping talent solutions, implementation planning, delivery of services and[…]

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21 Training Don’t Work, Dr. Bruce Waguespack, PhD

What Do You Mean Training Don’t Work? John with guest, Dr. Bruce Waguespack, PhD, Vice Chancellor for Workforce Development at River Parishes Community College explore a shocking topic “Training Don’t Work”. Bruce has been a learning and performance professional for over 23 years, working in petrochemical, food processing, steel manufacturing, telecommunications, and construction across the southern[…]

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20 Talent Made Simple with Christina Boudreaux

In episode 20, John and guest, Christina Boudreaux, discuss the challenges organizations face in the war on talent.  Christina Boudreaux, PHR,  is the founder and owner of Talent Made Simple, which was started in 2016. Christina has over 15 years of Human Resources (HR) and Talent Acquisition experience and is passionate about helping companies find and leverage[…]

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19 New Era of HR with Guest, Michael Pires

The New Era of Human Resources Host, John Beck, Jr., and guest Michael Pires, CEO & President of JetPay HR and Payroll Services, discuss how technology is rapidly changing and how organizations recruit, interview and on-board employees. Learn how video interviews can play a major roll in assessing candidates and speed up your selection process. Pires[…]

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18 John Interviews the Team from KJ Resources

Punk Rock HR, A New Twist! In episode 18, John and the team from KJ Resources explore a new age in human resources. Punk Rock HR! Discover this exciting new approach to traditional HR practices. Kelli Foret Richard leverages an extensive history in corporate human resources to coach clients eager to creatively adapt to today’s shifting cultural[…]

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17 Weeders to Leaders with Guest, Jeff Mcmanus

Jeff McManus grows things. In episode 17, John Beck, Jr. and Jeff McManus discuss Jeff’s proven method for growing leaders. As the Director of Landscape Services at the University of Mississippi, he grows plants…he grows people…he grows ideas. Jeff is a problem-solver, understanding that doing more with less is a 21st-century mandate. Discover insight into[…]

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16 Communication Matters with Guest, Connie Sirois

Impressive…Impactful…Engaging In episode 16, John P. Beck, Jr., interviews guest of Hire UP, Connie Sirois. Connie and John explore new ground and discuss “Self Talk”, unlocking keys to improving self-communication. Connie Sirois, MA, brings over 25 years of communication study and knowledge to her work as a Business Communication Coach. Her coaching helps her business[…]