Kirsten Mellor, VP and GC of CafePress, on building relationships and working closely with her team,which stretches from Louisville to San Francisco.
Professional Pointers from Your Kids: Defining & Achieving Success
Vice President of Administration and Chief People Officer, Jill Lehman, explains three ways she has learned to By: Jill Lehman One of my early childhood mentors said to me, “Everyone defines success differently and only you know what you can accomplish.” In other words, you have to define what success means to you. And you have figure out how to make …
Executive Insight: Attracting & Retaining Top Talent
Karen Stout, SVP of HR, shares Arbonne’s initiatives to improve employee engagement.
What Chess Can Teach You About Life (and Horse Racing)
How a black-and-white chessboard prepared Alan Tse for a storied gaming institution’s colorful General Counsel role.
New Year’s reSOLUTIONS: Changing the Landscape
An inspiring staff encounter set this HR leader up for a workplace revamp resolution, with eyes toward a learning culture resolution By Mike Williams Taking on a new role always presents excitement and anticipation. In late 2012, I had the chance to take on a critical human resources (HR) leadership role in a diversified, complex, profitable organization facing talent opportunities. …
What Success Looks Like: A Summer Sunset
For Lucy Kalkman, VP of Operations at Empire Today , success looks like summers spent lakeside, building memories with family and friends that will last a lifetime. By Lucy Kalkman Success is watching the sun rise over the lake with my family, fishing off of the dock, and watching my children catch their first fish. It is watching the …
One Year Later: A Follow-Up with Barbara Kallay
VP of HR at Royal Caribbean, Barbara Kallay, elaborates on how she has adapted to her changing work environment Editor’s Note: In our Nov/Dec 2012 edition, we spoke with Barbara Kallay about her first six months as VP of Human Resources (HR) at Royal Caribbean. Now that she has been working in the role for more than a year, the …
Cultural Edge – Jeff Harper, VP of HR at Demand Media
Jeff Harper, VP of HR for Demand Media, discusses initiatives that are inspiring creativity and passion among employees.
Business Diagnostic – Rick Merritt, VP of Global HR at Power-One
When an HR function has become dysfunctional, Power-One’s Rick Merritt is the expert businesses turn to in order to implement effective change.
Looking Back – Issue 5
Taking a step back to see what we have taken away from issue 5 of the Magazine. In this issue, we have had the pleasure of speaking with many inspirational business leaders that have learned so much and are continuing to grow in their careers. One common theme that is easily spotted throughout is how many of our featured executives …
Making Footprints – Mike Williams, VP of HR at Trinity Industries
Trinity Industries HR VP Mike Williams supports—and has worked on—the front lines who deliver the bottom line.
Breaking Down Barriers – Jill Pollock, VP of Employee and Information Services and CHRO at University of Colorado
By Stephanie Harris Jill Pollock began her career at a time when the professional world was much different for women than it is today. As one of the first women to hold a management position for a major corporation, she constantly was breaking down barriers—and has been doing so ever since. Pollock began her career with Ford Motor Company in …
Forefun – Q&A – May/June 2013
We asked our featured business leaders some questions about their daily lives. Read what they have to say here: [stextbox id=”grey” caption=” I can’t start my day unless…”] “I like a big glass of iced tea,” Sean Pence, SVP and former GC, Quicksilver “I inhale a big cup of coffee,” Kevin Iaquinto, CMO, Deltek [/stextbox] [stextbox id=”grey” caption=” Apps on …
From the Editors – March/April 2013
Hello again, readers — Spring is quickly approaching, and with that comes the fourth edition of Forefront. The new year brought new goals and challenges, and with the new season, we hope readers continue to find inspiration in the stories of the business professionals profiled within our pages. In this issue, we proudly feature eight professionals in wide-ranging lines of …
Champion of Change – Jeanette Sanchez, VP of IT at CareFusion
Flexible thinking keeps CareFusion and on top of the technological curve.