Tag: Brandi Leos

Implementing Lean in HR

Brandi Leos, City of Tigard (LinkedIn & Twitter) What I’m listening to – An all-female 90s playlist I created after hearing a new song, Ladies in the 90s What I’m watching – YouTube videos on various home improvement projects Over the past several months, my organization has been providing lean training to managers (including department … Continued

Show Me the Data!

By Brandi Leos, Senior HR Business Partner at City of Tigard, Oregon What I’m reading: Becoming by Michelle Obama What I’m listening to:  The Daily podcast What I’m watching: The final season of Fixer Upper My favorite government job before I got into human resources was as a management analyst with a large state agency.  … Continued

Why We’re Ditching Resumes

We’ve been working on a new diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative.  This new initiative has many prongs and one of the pieces I am most involved in is working toward reducing bias in job application screening.  We’ll be training all of our interview panels and eliminating names from job applications.  Why eliminate names from job … Continued

Inclusive Writing – A Style Guide

Kylie Bayer-Fertterer, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (LinkedIn, Twitter) What I’m Listening To: In My Feelings by Drake, gotta practice for the challenge… What I’m Watching: Luke Cage What I’m Reading: See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt What I’m Doing: At work, 1,000,000 recruitments. At home, refinishing my garage with my husband … Continued

New Employee Aboard… Now What?

Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, OR (LinkedIn, Twitter) What I’m Listening to:  NPR’s songs of the summer for 2018 (spotify playlist) What I’m doing:  Developing a new website for the IPMA-HR Oregon Chapter Onboarding is an important part of a new employee’s experience at your workplace, but whose job is it? Some will say human … Continued

Giving Up Clutter for Lent

Right now with Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, Oregon What I’m listening to: Whatever my kids are listening to; this weekend it was Beastie Boys Radio on Pandora which was full of 90s hip hop and rock.  Proud mama moment! What I’m reading: Nothing right now but just ordered Building a Winning Culture in Government … Continued

Pop Quiz with Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, Oregon

#ELGLPopUps land in Charlotte, Dallas, Portland, and Kansas City on September 22. Each event has a school theme which you’ll notice in the agendas. Staying with that theme, we introduce you to those who will be attending a Pop Up event. You can register for one of the events here. Name: Brandi Leos Job Title: Senior … Continued

Allow Myself to Introduce Myself……Brandi Leos, Clackamas County

Welcome to the new and (somewhat) improved version of our member introductions. If you are puzzled by the column name, take a minute to watch the above scene from Austin Powers. Brandi Leos Clackamas County – Class and Comp Analyst Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) Today is…… an exciting, day! Your hometown? What is it … Continued

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