Is HR really the dumping ground for scared people who will never be a winner? The always intriguing and controversial Penelope Trunk is the latest Chequed.com HR Thought Leader. Penelope is a best selling Author, mega popular blogger and columnist whose career advice runs in 200 publications.
In the interview, Trunk shares insights about the future of HR and America’s educational system, and what trends will take HR out of the flux and into the future.
Click the player below to listen to the interview. You’ll hear Trunk’s take on the things that should be keeping you up at night if you’re an HR exec, for example:
- What are the three areas that HR should be focusing on?
- How does a failing US education system impact the role of HR?
- What’s the next step for HR after its role as a service organization expires?
- How should HR change to be ready for the rise of the learning organization?
Listen to the podcast and respond in the comment section below. Penelope promises to watch the comments and respond to keep the conversation going! You may not necessarily agree with what you hear, but like it or loathe it; it’s going to stick with you.
About Penelope Trunk
Trunk is a speaker and writer on the topics of career development, employee recruiting and retention, and entrepreneurship. The founder of three start-ups, she now lives on a farm outside Madison, Wisconsin where she homeschools her two children.
For more insights from the leading minds in Human Resources today check out The HR Thought Leaders interview series section on Chequed.com.
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