Wendy Dailey and Jon Thurmond

Bio: 

Wendy Dailey is an HR Business Partner in South Dakota. With almost 20 years of experience in human resources, she has worked in a variety of industries including construction, airlines, banking and healthcare. Wendy is active in her local SHRM group, DisruptHR and in the #HRTribe on Twitter. She is co-host of the #HRSocialHour twitter chat and podcast. Wendy was named to the 2018 SHRM blogging team and writes for Workology, Prosky and on her personal blog: mydaileyjourney.com.

In her spare time, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and leading her daughters’ Girl Scout troops.

 

Jon Thurmond serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Human Resources Manager for Team Fishel, a utility engineering and construction firm.  His experience includes working in the construction, public utility, healthcare, and accounting & finance industries, in roles encompassing Employee/Labor Relations, Recruiting, Training, and HR leadership.

Jon hosts the #HRSocialHour Half Hour Podcast and Twitter chat.  He serves as the Social Media Director for the Virginia SHRM State Council. 

Jon holds SHRM-SCP certification, a Labor Relations-Contract Administration certificate from Cornell University, a Master’s in Music Education from the University of Kansas, and a Bachelor’s in Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University.  He is a Hootsuite Pro Certified Professional.

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Articles by Wendy Dailey and Jon Thurmond

 

We're joined by Karlyn Borysenko, Principal and Founder of Zen Workplace in the greater Boston, MA area. We talk about her journey to Organizational Psychology, the main issues her clients are having in the workplace, and about her book, "Zen Your Work," which will be released September 25, 2018.

 

September 23, 2018

 


 

We're joined by Chris Orozco, Team Member Relations Manager with Win-River Resort & Casino in Redding, CA. We talk about how he first got into HR, being genuine online, what he wants to do when he grows up, and Wendy gets a kick out of Chris' favorite music.

 

September 19, 2018

 

 

We're joined by Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst with Lighthouse Resarch & Advisory in Huntsville, AL and host of the "We're Only Human" podcast. In this mega sized episode, Ben shares his passion for our profession, how AI is really changing HR, how he gets everything done with a young family at home, and Jon tells the story of how they first met (trust us, you won't believe it).

 

September 3, 2018

                            

 

We're joined by Carlos Escobar, Learning and Talent Management Specialist with Alamo Colleges in San Antonio, TX. We talk about his the differences of working in private business and academia, being the Director of College Relations for Texas SHRM, and Carlos blows Jon's mind with his current favorite band.
 

August 28, 2018

              

 

We're joined by Dr. Melanie Peacock, owner of Double M Training and Consulting as well as an Associate Professor of Human Resources at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  We talk about how she fell in love with HR, presenting at SHRM18, and laugh...a lot.  By the end of the episode, you'll see why Jon and Wendy both call Melanie their favorite Canadian.

August 16, 2018

 

We're joined by Amanda Brunson, HR Generalist with RW Block Consulting, Inc. in Orlando, FL.  We talk about how she figured out what she didn't want to do early in her career, being part of SHRM's YPAC group, and all of us complain about the heat.  

 

 

Amanda's recommendations:

August 14, 2018

 

We're joined by Gemma Toth, owner of All in HR Services Consulting in Omaha, NE.  We talk about challenges she's encountered in her career, being part of the #SHRM18 Blog Squad, and Wendy talks about her birthday plans (don't worry, I don't sing to her).  

Gemma's recommendations:

https://twitter.com/Jonathan_HR_Law (Jonathan Segal)

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August 7, 2018

 


 

We're joined by Dave Ryan, Director of Human Resources for Mel-O-Cream Donuts in Springfield, IL.  We talk about a time before Federal Express, getting management to buy into using social media for recruiting, and how he came to be known as "The HR Czar."

 

August 1, 2018

 

 

Jon & Wendy talk to #SHRM18 Blogger Jessica Miller-Merrell 

We're joined by Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder of Workology. We talk about why she started #NotAtSHRM, fun things she has planned for conference, and Jessica and Jon connect over classic rock and marching band! 

June 14, 2018