Let's talk about networking! On this episode of HR Like a Boss, we're thrilled to have Jeff Palkowski, the State Director-Elect at Wisconsin State Council SHRM, sharing his HR expertise. Jeff will delve into the advantages of creating a strong network, the importance of being proactive rather than reactive, and the qualities of an exceptional leader. Don't miss out on this insightful conversation!
Jeff Palkowski, MHRM, SHRM-SCP, PHR is a Workforce Relations Manager and Divisional Disability Representative with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Information Technology. He has worked in human resources, primarily in the public sector, for nearly 20 years. His previous HR roles have included HR generalist and business partner roles, recruitment specialist, compensation analyst, and Assistant Director of Human Resources for Wisconsin Badgers Athletics (On, Wisconsin!). Jeff’s passion for human resources including giving back to the profession in many ways through networking, mentoring, and as an active volunteer leader with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at the national, state, and local levels. Jeff currently serves on the Wisconsin State Council SHRM Board as the State Director-Elect, a SHRM Advocacy Captain for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District, and member of the SHRM Foundation Leadership Circle. He has serves as a SHRM Social Media Influencer since 2019. A SHRM Senior Certified Professional, HRCI Professional in Human Resources, and Hootsuite Academy Certified Social Marketing Professional; Jeff received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, his Master of Human Resource Management degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management, and completed additional coursework at Cardinal Stritch University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Purdue University. Jeff blogs at HRSushiBar.com and you and find him on social media on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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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.