Personnelity

Personnelity

Lauri Rollings and Nicolle Farup
The mission of this podcast is to honestly approach the issues employers face in trying to not only create but actualize healthier, more just, diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces. We will engage with guests to talk about specific topics and situations related to workplace diversity issues who can help bring light to different perspectives. Through these conversations, we will explore possible tools, solutions and resources for employers and employees alike. Join us as we work toward real change in our workplaces.
David Polk on Solving the Workforce Shortage By Expanding Apprenticeship
Send us a Text Message.Please join me for a discussion with David Polk, Director of the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards, about how he and the Bureau are expanding the apprenticeship model to help solve the workforce shortage in sectors like nursing and teaching. We also discuss why apprenticeship is the best-kept secret to a successful career.David is a third-generation plumber by trade who completed a registered apprenticeship w...
May 3
46 min
Designing a Career that Actually Fits You
Send us a Text Message.Do you feel burned out or that you are in the wrong career? Find out why so many of us (especially women in leadership roles) feel that way and what you can do about it by listening to my discussion with Julie Bonasso.Julie is a graduate of Temple Law School who is a consultant and coach specializing in professional well-being and executive health coaching. An experienced corporate lawyer and Master Certified Coach, she helps clients integrate self with career to accele...
Feb 15
50 min
Episode 10 - Psychological Safety with Kabri Lehrman-Schmid
Send us a Text Message.Kabri Lehrman Schmid is a Project Superintendent at HENSEL PHELPS. Her 15 year career portfolio showcases her depth of skill as a superintendent across all project phases on highly-phased, active campus projects totaling over $1.9B. She deliberately builds a culture of psychological safety on her jobsites to drive team development and engagement. She has been Recognized as one of Construction Business Owner’s 2019 Outstanding Women in Construction and received the Washi...
Sep 11, 2022
40 min
Episode 9 - Pat Daniels on Constructing Hope
Send us a Text Message.You won't want to miss this conversation with Pat Daniels, Executive Director of Constructing Hope, because that's exactly what her organization does. It builds hope for people coming out of incarceration, homelessness, poverty, and other disadvantaged backgrounds by giving them the skills they needs for a career in construction. Pat shares some inspiring stories of program graduates who have gone from being on the margins of society to owning their own construction bus...
Jun 8, 2022
48 min
Personnelity Episode 8 - Earl Buford from the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Send us a Text Message.Earl Buford is the President of the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and a lifelong champion of projects that improve job seekers’ and employers’ quality of life. He leads CAEL’s mission of providing solutions to promote sustainable and equitable economic growth in collaboration with workforce and economic developers, post-secondary educators, employers, industry groups, foundations, and other mission-aligned groups. In this episode, we discuss CAEL's ...
May 23, 2022
33 min
Personnelity Episode 7 - Preventing Suicide in Construction
Send us a Text Message.In this episode I discuss the causes of the suicide epidemic in the construction industry and ways to prevent suicide with several members of UA Local 290's Apprentice Resource Community (ARC). My guests are Phillip Clark, Jake Klemsen, Henry Hendrix, and Tori Geter. Some life-saving resources we discuss in this episode are:https://www.qprinstitute.com/https://www.gettrainedtohelp.com/en/Suicide Prevention Hotlines:1-800-273-8255 (TALK)Text "Hello" to 741741Nation...
Apr 22, 2022
1 hr 3 min
Personnelity Episode 6 - Yelp's Chief Diversity Officer Miriam Warren
Send us a Text Message.Join me as I discuss Yelp's diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging efforts with Chief Diversity Officer Miriam Warren. Among Yelp's cutting-edge initiatives are leveraging its all-remote work policy to create greater employee diversity and holding individual department heads accountable for diversity and inclusion on their teams.Miriam is also Board Chair of the Yelp Foundation, which counts non-profits like La Cocina in San Francisco and Hot Bread Kitchen in New Y...
Apr 2, 2022
37 min
Episode 5 - Beating Burnout with Bob Wendover
Send us a Text Message.Bob Wendover is the President of Common Sense Enterprises, Inc. and an award-winning author who has been researching and writing about workforce trends for more than 30 years. Common Sense Enterprises helps employers improve the daily decision-making within their organizations. Its work is based on interviews with more than 3000 corporate leaders, business owners, and government executives. Bob has worked with firms ranging from the Fortune 500 to small companies seekin...
Mar 30, 2022
34 min
Episode 4 - Recruiting and Retaining the Best Employees with Bob Wendover
Send us a Text Message.Bob Wendover is the President of Common Sense Enterprises, Inc. and an award-winning author who has been researching and writing about workforce trends for more than 30 years. Common Sense Enterprises helps employers improve the daily decision-making within their organizations. Its work is based on interviews with more than 3000 corporate leaders, business owners, and government executives. Bob has worked with firms ranging from the Fortune 500 to small companies seekin...
Mar 28, 2022
48 min
Episode 3 - Fairygodboss CEO Georgene Huang on Helping Women Find Great Workplaces
Send us a Text Message.Join us as we talk to Georgene Huang, the co-founder and CEO of Fairygodboss, the largest online career community for women. Fairygodboss helps women achieve their career goals by providing reviews of workplace culture from other women, connections, jobs, events, and more. It works with top employers who care about equity, diversity and inclusion. Georgene shares her perspective on a variety of topics including the Great Resignation and how to get more women into the ta...
Mar 20, 2022
33 min
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