In this episode, we are discussing the People Equation and the 5 R’s of HR in relation to the employee life cycle. The 5 R’s which include recruiting, ramping, rewarding, retaining and removing are significant to the journey of each employee within the company and the overall success of your business. Remember, your employees are your most valuable asset and how you leverage their talents and capabilities during their employment will be the difference in your company being good or great.

Our guest today is Mike Rose, founder and CEO of Return On Energy, Inc. He is an accomplished speaker, author and entrepreneur. He possesses a unique gift for conveying complex ideas in a manner that is both accessible and engaging. Mike’s knowledge and experience spans over 25+ years with a dedication to driving a positive and profitable culture which has earned him numerous accolades and recognition. Before his successful business exit as CEO of Mojo Media Labs, his company was a three times INC 5000 fast growing company in America, INC Best Workplaces in America, American Marketing Association agency of the year and a Forbes Small Giant winner.

Your HR Problem Solver host is Mark Mitford, a strategic HR leader who is business and HR focused. Mark is a management team advisor with 20+ years working as an HR executive in mid-size to Fortune 50 companies. He brings in depth, hands on experience successfully leading and advising company and business leaders through all life cycle stages. Mark is viewed as a key advisor to C-Level Executives and has strengths in Improving Company Culture, Performance Management, Compensation Benchmarking, Employee Engagement, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Coaching, Succession Planning and Mergers and Acquisitions.

During his career, Mark has successfully held HR executive positions in companies such as PepsiCo, Ericsson, Nortel, Telmar, Texas Instruments and Safeco. Mark has also worked for private equity backed organizations, S Corporations, and publicly traded firms and has lived and worked extensively overseas. He has led several Enterprise wide transformations including Cultural Change and IT transformational change at Fortune 500 companies. He holds two Masters’ degrees, one in Organizational Psychology, and an MBA in Strategy and International Management.
In 2013, Mark transitioned from a Corporate HR career to start his own HR Strategic consulting company, HR Catalyst Consulting with the goal of helping small to mid-market companies in growth or change and in need of Human Capital leadership to drive their continued growth and success.