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People Leader Q&As

From best practices to lessons learned, we're bringing you real-life examples to help you become a better People leader.


Using Data for Headcount Decisions: Q&A with Dan Beksha and Harrison Hernandez from Plaid

Dan Beksha, Head of Strategic Planning, and Harrison Hernandez, Recruiting Ops Manager, walk us through how Plaid uses people data for headcount planning and people decisions.

How to Be People-first On a Budget

The people-first revolution is based on the idea that we bring our whole selves to work. Being part of the revolution is not just about the warm-and-fuzzies, it’s an intentional strategy to ensure your organization’s success in the green times and mean times.

Getting A Global Team To a State Of Location-Based Pay Equity: Q&A With Jen Paxton, People-first People Leader

Jen Paxton is a people-first People leader and a strong champion of pay equity. Read how she got a global team to a state of location-based equity.

Rebuilding An Executive Team For The Next Phase Of Growth: Q&A With Larry Indovina, CPO At Top Hat

As Chief People Officer at higher education app Top Hat, Larry Indovina rebuilt the executive team, led a CEO transition, introduced an employee stock option plan, and much more. Read how he did it.

Intentionally Developing Culture As a Company Grows and Scales: Q&A with Adrianne Court, CHRO at Tealium

Adrianne Court is the CHRO at Tealium, a customer data platform. She has led Tealium through a transformative year that included scaling the company and building culture. Here's a look at how she did it.

Increasing Representation at the Executive Level and Building a DEI Roadmap: Q&A with Noah Warder, Head of People at Guusto

Guusto’s Head of People, Noah Warder built the people function from the ground up, including development of a DEI roadmap with metrics for success and increasing representation on the leadership team. Here’s how he did it.

Creating Wellness Benefits that Support Employees’ Whole Selves: Q&A with My Doan Cong, Head of People at ALT

Since joining ALT as Head of People in early 2022, My Doan Cong has prioritized HR within the company by building a best-in-class People function that fosters an empathetic environment for all employees. Read how she got it done.

Accelerating Employee Growth Through Learning & Development Opportunities: Q&A with Joanna Wise, SVP People at Whip Media

SVP, People at Whip Media, Joanna Wise led the team to implement innovative employee programs around mentorship, employee wellness, and more to build a world-class People program. Read how she did it.

Making People Analytics a Win for Your Entire Workforce: Q&A with Kathryn LaViolette of

Kathryn Laviolette, HR Tech & Analysis Manager at, walks us through the importance of rolling out reliable people data to your whole organization.

Streamlining Your Recruiting Practices: Q&A with Talent Acquisition Specialists

We sat down with two members of our talent acquisition team to discuss how using a people analytics platform with ATS integrations streamlined their talent acquisition strategy.

Creating Safe Spaces for Peers: Q&A with ChartHop’s ERG Leaders

Creating a culture of inclusivity is incredibly important. In this Q&A, ChartHop's ERG leaders discuss creating safe spaces and building communities for peers and allies to learn, share, and thrive.

Designing an Onboarding Experience that’s Engaging and Supportive: Q&A with Adriana Roche, Chief People Officer at MURAL

As the Chief People Officer at MURAL, Adriana Roche led the team in creating an onboarding experience that was engaging and supportive for new hires during a period of massive growth. Learn how she did it.

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March 2023 Product Roundup: Enhancements to Compensation Reviews and Scenarios

This month, we’re releasing some key ways to help you work more efficiently and empower your People, Finance, and leadership teams to work better together.

ChartHop Feature: Maps to Help Visualize Your People

You use your org chart to see where employees sit within your company…but how about where they sit in the world? With ChartHop Maps, an employee engagement feature, you can encourage connection among employees and equip your People team and managers with the information they need to make strategic decisions.

4 Steps to Create an Inclusive Onboarding Strategy

When it comes to planning an onboarding strategy, organizations often forget a main component: meeting people where they are … literally. Here's 4 ways to create a digital employee experience that's positive and inclusive.

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