HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Yuri Kruman

Yuri Kruman

Yuri is the CEO of HR, Talent & Systems Consulting, an award-winning HR consultancy. A CHRO and Head of Remote for clients, he is also a certified SHRM-SCP, as well as sought-after speaker and expert on Remote Work, Digital Transformation, L&D and Employee Experience (EX). Host of the “Commander-in-Chief Podcast,” Yuri is likewise a Newsweek Expert Forum and Forbes Coaches Council member and contributor to Fast Co., Forbes, Entrepreneur, Newsweek and a number of other top platforms. He has consulted, built L&D programs and and spoken at numerous Fortune 500 and Inc. 5000 companies, VC-backed startups and top universities, including Google, EY, Medtronic, Columbia and UPenn, likewise appearing on network TV and top podcasts, including NBC's "Tipping Point," Leadership and Loyalty Podcast, Entrepreneur on Fire and Wharton Business Radio. In addition, his executive leadership coaching practice has impacted thousands of top executives. He is the author of "What Millennials Really Want From Work and Life" (Business Expert Press, March 2019) and the forthcoming, "Be Your Own Commander-in-Chief," (Ideapress Publishing, 2021).

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

Great timing to get into HR, now get ready for a wild ride! This ain’t for the faint of heart :)