Join Side Affects Producer Kenzie Fell and MB Director of Strategy and Innovation, David Homan with their guest, HR manager, Mary Howbert from G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers. They discuss how to tackle the curve-balls of conducting a business’s HR side, especially open enrollment, during this pandemic. Kenzie, Dave, and Mary share how with numerous locations, Open Enrollment is an imperative time to engage all employees with a consistent message. Listen and learn more!
Mary Howbert is the Compensation and Benefits Manager at G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers. Mary graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Human Resources Management degree and has over twenty years of experience in the HR, benefits, and compensation world. She grew up in the Dayton area and is married with two children and six grand children. Mary and her husband enjoy spending time outside and with their family.
MB CEO, Scott hosts Ed Eppley from The Eppley Group as they reflect on the recession of 08-09 & how COVID-19 imitates it in emotion but is caused by different circumstances. Scott and Ed discuss a 2010 Harvard Business Review article & give advice to business owners on how to overcome fear during these trying times.
Laura Putnam, CEO of Motion Infusion, joins Scott and Kenzie to explain how to continue to live our lives when it feels like our world is falling apart. Laura shares how important it is to know the facts, and also reminds us that we can't always be in control. However, we can control how we respond to this pandemic.
2020 has turned most of us upside down, so it may be the time to try something new for your benefits communications. For this Side Affects episode, producer, Kenzie Fell has pulled our Director of Strategy and Innovation, Dave Homan, from behind the scenes, upfront to discuss different options for open enrollment.