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Adam is an L&D professional with 7 years of experience with expertise in building and facilitating workshops on Leadership, Team Building, and Train the Trainer to name a few. He has also helped build recognition programs, performance management processes, engagement surveys, and unique orientation programs.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Don't be afraid to challenge the conventional wisdom in HR. You will walk away with a better understanding as to why its done that way or uncover opportunities to do something new & different.

Adam Maxfield

Adam is an L&D professional with 7 years of experience with expertise in building and facilitating workshops on Leadership, Team Building, and Train the Trainer to name a few. He has also helped build recognition programs, performance management processes, engagement surveys, and unique orientation programs.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Don't be afraid to challenge the conventional wisdom in HR. You will walk away with a better understanding as to why its done that way or uncover opportunities to do something new & different.

Halo Effect

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Training Management Software

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