HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Gwyn Purdue

Gwyn Purdue

Gwyn is a seasoned HR business partner with experience working in a variety of industries. She is a self-proclaimed nerd for organizational and behavioral psychology, with a firm belief that we can use what we know about how our brains work to work smarter and more effectively, and to be happier at work. Personal passions include travel (anywhere and everywhere), cooking, ballet, and volunteering for animal shelters.

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

Be curious and take ownership of your development. Only part of our learning is our day-to-day tasks and things that are part of the job. The rest comes from learning, reading, asking questions, and pushing outside of your comfort zone to gain new knowledge and experiences.