We’re nearing the end of the second season of HR Like a Boss, and to finish off this amazing season, we are excited to continue our series of interviewing the Willory team with Jenn Forgac! Jenn is an HR Generalist at Willory, with over 15 years of experience, and in the words of John Bernatovicz she is “one of the kindest and smartest HR professionals that I know.” Hear her insights on hiring and recruiting, EQ, and all things HR on this episode of HR Like a Boss!
Almost since Willory’s founding, Jennifer (Jenn) Forgac, PHR, SHRM-CP, has been a friend of the firm and officially joined Willory in September 2021 as an HR Generalist. For Willory, Jenn manages our internal talent attraction, onboarding, professional development, and student programs. For over 15 years, Jenn has worked as a HR generalist and business partner in organizations ranging from for-profit to non-profit, and small business to fortune 500 companies. She has a decade of HR leadership experience, primarily in the non-profit sector. Jenn graduated from Immaculata University in 2005 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration. She continuously seeks out opportunities to learn and grow as an HR practitioner and is dedicated to creating great work experiences for everyone. Jenn earned and has maintained her PHR (2010) and SHRM-CP (2015) certifications. Jenn is passionate about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is a graduate of the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio’s LeadDIVERSITY program. She holds a Certificate of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace from the University of South Florida’s Corporate Training and Professional Education. Originally from Wilmington, DE, she moved to the greater Cleveland area with her husband in 2012. Together they have two young children. When Jenn is not practicing HR, you will probably find her in the garden, jogging, or hiking trails in the Cleveland Metroparks. If you’re looking to geek out about D&D and Star Wars, just ask Jenn!
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HR Like a Boss centers around the concept that with the right passion to be and think different, HR and business professionals can do amazingly awesome HR. People who do HR like a boss understand business concepts, what makes people tick, and how to approach HR as more than a compliance or cost center. This podcast builds the foundation for John Bernatovicz’s upcoming book, “HR Like a Boss.” If you’re ready to take your HR career to the next level, this is the podcast for you. Share any comments with firstname.lastname@example.org.