Latest Blog Article: Pro's, Con's and Profitability of Being Virtual First - an Interview with Jessica Bacher

Pro's, Con's and Profitability of Being Virtual First - an Interview with Jessica Bacher 

It was such a joy to speak with Jessica Bacher, Chief People Officer at Prolink, who shares her personal journey of overcoming adversity in her teens and first-generation college graduate.

With the support of her parents, especially her mother's advocacy, Jessica navigated unfamiliar territory to pursue higher education. She reflects on her non-linear career path, emphasizing the value of lateral moves and project work over promotions.

Jessica also discusses Prolink's virtual-first approach, which prioritizes flexibility and work-life balance, allowing employees to work in various time zones and manage their schedules around personal commitments. This model supports the company's healthcare clients while avoiding an "always-on" culture, and it enables Prolink to tap into a broader talent pool beyond local geographies.

Key Takeaways:

  • The journey to leadership (00:00:00) Jessica shares her journey to becoming a first-generation college grad and...
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Podcast Episode #62: "Building and Nurturing Virtual Global Teams" - an Interview with Jill Ralph

virtual global teams Nov 11, 2020

Building and Nurturing Virtual Global Teams

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the incredible Jill Ralph (Head of Global Membership at Motley Fool), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:

  • Know thyself and who you're interacting with
  • Leap and the net will appear
  • Magical spots are where personal passion and professional paths intersect
  • Invest more upfront with recruiting AND onboarding
  • Have agendas for meetings and do NOT waste other people's time. Cancel meetings if not vital.
  • Take 5-10 minutes at the end of meetings to wrap up, open for questions
  • Check out the Culture Map by Erin Meyer
  • Have faith in yourself, AND bring others with you, especially women and minorities

To be notified for future interviews be sure to connect with me here on LinkedIn AND to learn more about how to build the mindset and influence for real change, join our community at #limitlessleader #womenwholead #bHERd #sherylkline...

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