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Preston Sharpston

Preston Sharpston

Preston is a Senior Recruiter who specializes in corporate, G&A, and GTM talent acquisition. He has worked in multiple industries and with firms of all sizes, including startups, small-to-midsize companies, and Fortune 500 enterprises. Throughout his career, Preston has established himself as strategic partner to hiring leaders, valued advisor to HR teams, and passionate advocate to candidates. When he’s not working, you’ll find Preston watching Netflix, dining out, walking around Target, or caring for the resilient houseplants he’s managed to keep alive over the years.

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.

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