HR Maverick

Preston Sharpston, PHR, SHRM-CP

Preston is a dual-certified People and Culture professional with nearly 6 years in the HR space. While Preston is experienced in many areas of HR, his expertise lies in employee experience, talent management, talent acquisition, management and leadership, and employee relations.

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

One of the best things you can do to make an impact in HR is remaining visible and available to those you support. Work to build positive relationships with your managers and employees, and strive for transparency. In HR, we can’t always be as straightforward as we’d like, but being transparent when you can goes far in building trust.

Talent Acquisition Partner

Hiring the right people is critical to your company’s success. Talent acquisition partners can play a major role in your mission to find the best and the brightest talent for your workforce. In this article, you’ll learn what a talent acquisition partner is, what they do and how to become one.

Talent Acquisition

You know that the key to your company’s success is its people. However, your question may be, “How do we find great people?” The answer: talent acquisition.


“What’s a CV?” is a question job seekers and those new to HR and recruiting may find themselves asking. In this article, we’ll learn what a CV is, the differences between a CV and a resume and how to evaluate a CV.

HR Effectiveness

More and more, business leaders are realizing the importance of Human Resources (HR) departments in creating a thriving organization. While many business leaders are aware of the benefits of HR, they’re unsure of how to measure its effectiveness. In this article, we will discuss the ins and outs of what makes HR impactful, as well as ways to measure and improve the effectiveness of your HR team.

Virtual Team Building

Team Building. For some, these words inspire excitement. For others, an eye roll and a sense of dread. This guide will walk you through the ins and outs of leading a successful team building experience for your remote staff and detail 12 virtual activities they’ll love.
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