Episode 30

Published on:

28th Feb 2020

Building an HR Consulting Business Based on Your Corporate HR Expertise Featuring Diana George

Diana George is the founder and president of By George HR Solutions. She has worked with global companies such as BOSE and the luxury watch brand OMEGA. 

We discuss:

  • Estimation of effort: Lessons learned from having been an entrepreneur before [2:10]
  • Going global when sky is the limit [4:46]
  • Your employees are your best brand ambassadors [6:21]
  • The kinds of mistakes companies make when it comes to hiring [7:11]
  • Why you should set other people for success [10:44]
  • When your ideas and vision extend beyond the company you work for [12:12]
  • The importance of not chasing money once you get unemployed [13:57]
  • Temp agencies as a means to relieving stress in case of a sudden job loss [15:54]
  • How to find the right people for your business early on in the process [18:58]
  • Ways in which LinkedIn could be useful besides just having a good profile [21:42]

With over three decades’ experience in a career that has encompassed leadership in retail, non-profit, health and wellness and the private sector, Diana works with companies to realize and strengthen the resources they have in their employees. 

Diana consults with organization when they are ready to hire reliable employees so that they can increase their productivity, profitability and improve retention in the workplace.

Learn more about Diana at http://www.bygeorgehr.comLinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

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About the Podcast

Building Your Own Successful Business After a Late Career Job Loss
Have you lost your job after 20 or 30 years in your career? Do you feel traumatized and unsure how to go forward? Would you rather work for yourself and have more control over your destiny? You are not alone. In GOING SOLO, we discuss what it’s like to go from being highly skilled and well compensated to unemployment; how to deal with the trauma of late-career job loss; and how to reinvent yourself as an entrepreneur, satisfying your soul and supporting your lifestyle.

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David Shriner-Cahn

After 28 years as a highly skilled employee, I was told that my job was over. In spite of the immediate trauma and fear, I knew that as my next step, I'd rather work for myself and have more control over my destiny. That was in 2006.

Today, I'm a thriving entrepreneur, podcaster and speaker. I guide highly skilled professionals who are recovering from a late career job loss and who yearn to impact the world with their knowledge and creativity by becoming successful entrepreneurs.