Go For Launch — Rocket Fuel for Entrepreneurs
About This Show
Go For Launch provides tools and tips for entrepreneurs. Learn to start and grow a business the right way. Featuring interviews with many of the world's most successful business owners and founders.
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GFL 083: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About HR
2 days ago
I recently talked to two experts about what entrepreneurs need to know about HR (human resources). Shannon Cook is a SHRM Senior Certified Professional with over 17 years’ experience in Human Resources. She received her Professional Certification in Human Resources Management from UCLA, and is the proud wife of a business owner. She works with Insperity, a trusted advisor to America's best businesses for more than 30 years that provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Shannon has served her clients as an HR Specialist and as a Client Liaison. Shannon also developed national level trainings and resources for her colleagues in the field to support client satisfaction and efficiencies for the service teams. Earlier this year, she transitioned to a Business Performance Advisor role within Insperity and support’s Insperity’s mission to Help Businesses Succeed So Communities Prosper. Having the unique combination of business owner perspective and a HR background, she is able to empathize with the challenges a business owner faces and offer solutions that fit their long and short term strategies. Also joining us on the podcast is Luke Williams. Luke is the head of sales and operations for Zenworkforce. An entrepreneur nearly his entire life, he has founded multiple companies and has a great deal of experience helping start-ups and emerging companies start and grow their sales and organization functions. Luke joined Zenworkforce in 2015 to assist the company with entering the B2B market. His company, Grab A Cloud, specializes in consulting pre-revenue companies acquire their first customers and develop strategies for scaling operations. Zenworkforce is an employee performance documentation software that allows managers to document activities in real-time to encourage positive reinforcement and ensure accurate documentation of areas of opportunity. Zen workforce allows managers to operate more efficiently, it helps facilitates employee engagement, and provides risk mitigation assistance to the executive team.