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The Value of Remote Workers: A Conversation with Evan Hock, Co-Founder of MakeMyMove

The Value of Remote Workers: A Conversation with Evan Hock, Co-Founder of MakeMyMove

February 10, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work Podcast, we spoke with Evan Hock about the value of remote workers, building community in new places, and the future of flexible work.

Evan Hock is the Co-Founder of MakeMyMove. MakeMyMove is a marketing platform for communities to recruit new residents. They connect move-ready talent with the cities and towns that are competing for their relocations, with a concentration in commercial development, construction, hospitality, medical device/pharma, financial services, and high-end performance sales arenas.

 

Learn more about MakeMyMove here: www.makemymove.com

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Finding the Perfect Job: A Conversation with Mahe Bayireddi, Co-Founder and CEO of Phenom

Finding the Perfect Job: A Conversation with Mahe Bayireddi, Co-Founder and CEO of Phenom

February 8, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work Podcast, we spoke with Mahe Bayireddi about transforming the candidate experience, and helping a billion people find the perfect job.

Mahe Bayireddi is the CEO and Co-Founder of Phenom People. A passionate entrepreneur, Mahe has co-founded several successful technology companies, drawing on his extensive knowledge in predictive intelligence and machine learning.

Phenom is a global HR technology company with a mission to help a billion people find the right job. Phenom accomplishes this task through an AI-based SaaS platform called TXM, which redefines the entire talent experience through a single platform approach. This provides companies with a unified solution built on AI that drives personalization, automation, and accuracy for candidates, recruiters, employees, and management.

 

Learn more about Phenom People here: www.phenom.com

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Building a Fully Distributed Company: A Conversation with Kenzo Fong, CEO and Founder of Rock

Building a Fully Distributed Company: A Conversation with Kenzo Fong, CEO and Founder of Rock

February 3, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Kenzo Fong, CEO and Founder of Rock.

Kenzo Fong is CEO & Founder of Rock, which is on a mission to enable anyone to work from anywhere. From Google Maps to Android, and Uber, Kenzo has helped build and grow products that have ended up delighting billions of people. In all of these cases, he joined early on and helped these products find product market fit by building and leading product marketing, brand and growth teams through different stages of maturity and scale.

Kenzo has extensive experience building platforms through Android -- the world’s most popular mobile platform, defining and bringing to market local and hardware products through Google Maps & Google hardware and growing three-sided marketplaces through Uber Eats.

Learn more about Rock here: https://rock.so/ 

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Breaking Down Professional Barriers: A Conversation with Rick Chen and Kyum Kim of Blind

Breaking Down Professional Barriers: A Conversation with Rick Chen and Kyum Kim of Blind

February 2, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work Podcast, we spoke with Rick Chen and Kyum Kim about transparency in the workplace and real, verifiable feedback. 

 

Blind is a community app for the workplace where more than 5-million verified professionals communicate anonymously. Blind's vision in creating this space was to break down professional barriers and hierarchies to openly and honestly share views, opinions, and offer advice to other members.

Rick Chen is the Head of PR at Blind. 

Kyum Kim is the Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at Blind. 

 

 

Learn more about Blind here: https://www.teamblind.com/ 

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Using AI to Identify Transferable Skills: A Conversation with Mathieu Stevenson, CEO of Snagajob

Using AI to Identify Transferable Skills: A Conversation with Mathieu Stevenson, CEO of Snagajob

February 1, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Mathieu Stevenson, CEO of Snagajob.

Mathieu Stevenson has 15 years of experience in corporate marketing strategy, and has worked in multiple industries straddling both B2C and B2B as well as marketplace businesses. Mathieu is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and attended the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University receiving his Masters of Business Administration.

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Leaning Into Asynchronous Work: A Conversation with Nadia Vatalidis, VP of People at Remote

Leaning Into Asynchronous Work: A Conversation with Nadia Vatalidis, VP of People at Remote

January 27, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Nadia Vatalidis, VP of People at Remote.

Nadia Vatalidis is the VP of People at Remote, where she works on all things people and continues to enable Remote as a great place to work. She is exceptionally passionate about the onboarding journey in a remote-first environment and creating a self-enabled culture to ensure everyone is set up for success. She came from GitLab, leading People Operations and Experience, People Engineering and International Expansion and helped scale GitLab from 75 to 1300 employees.

Learn more about Remote here: https://remote.com/

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Vulnerability as a Strength In the Workplace: A Conversation with Cher Scarlett

Vulnerability as a Strength In the Workplace: A Conversation with Cher Scarlett

January 25, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Cher Scarlett, a software engineer and workers'-rights activist.

Cher Scarlett is well-known for her workers'-rights activism and organizing at Apple and other technology companies. She was a leader of the #AppleToo movement, which gathers and shares stories of mistreatment from current and former Apple employees.

Learn more about Cher here: https://cher.dev/about

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Recognition and Gratitude In The Workplace: A Conversation with Steve Pemberton, CHRO of Workhuman

Recognition and Gratitude In The Workplace: A Conversation with Steve Pemberton, CHRO of Workhuman

January 20, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Steve Pemberton the Chief Human Resources Officer of Workhuman.

At Workhuman, Steve Pemberton works with HR leaders and senior management executives worldwide to help build workplaces where every employee feels recognized, respected, and appreciated for who they are and what they do. Steve is a Boston College graduate and serves on several nonprofit boards, including UCAN (Chicago), Boys Hope Girls Hope, and The United States Business Leadership Network.

Learn more about Steve's work here: https://www.workhuman.com/leadership/steve-pemberton/

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The Hybrid Workplace Is Here to Stay: A Conversation with Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group

The Hybrid Workplace Is Here to Stay: A Conversation with Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group

January 18, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work Podcast, we spoke with Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group.

Alain Dehaze is the CEO of Adecco, one of the largest, diversified international talent staffing firms in the world. Previously, Alain held senior positions in a number of European countries at Henkel and ISS. In 2000, he became Managing Director of Creyf’s Interim in Belgium (now Start People). From 2002 to 2005, he was Chief Executive Officer of Solvus. Following the acquisition of Solvus by USG People, the Netherlands, in 2005, he became the Chief Operating Officer of USG People, with overall responsibility for operations, including the integration of Solvus. From September 2007 until 2009, he was CEO of the staffing services company Humares, the Netherlands.

Alain was on the board of the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) and previously served as its Chairman. Furthermore, Alain Dehaze was Vice President of the Board of the World Employment Confederation Europe and member of the Board of the World Employment Confederation between December 2010 and December 2015. Since August 2017 he has been a member of the newly formed ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work.

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Flipping the Traditional Job Search: A Conversation with Josh Brenner, CEO of Hired

Flipping the Traditional Job Search: A Conversation with Josh Brenner, CEO of Hired

January 11, 2022

In this episode of the Happy at Work podcast, we spoke with Josh Brenner of Hired.

Josh Brenner is the CEO of Hired, an AI-driven marketplace that matches tech and sales talent with hiring managers.

Salary Calculator: https://hrd.cm/3FujcO7

State of Tech Salaries Report: https://hired.com/state-of-salaries-2021

Learn more about Hired here: https://hired.com/

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