8 Key Insights on the Future of Work

On August 10-13, C2HR assembled an impressive cadre of 54 industry leaders from the content and connectivity industry and subject matter experts on a variety of HR topics including DEI, social impact, mental health, people analytics and more. Each speaker generously shared lessons learned, keen insights and visions for the next normal which led to an abundance of aha moments.


Amanda Kirschman Is the HR Aspiring Leader of the Year

Since the Aspiring HR Leader award was created in 2012, each recipient has exemplified outstanding achievement in our field. The tenth award winner, Amanda Kirschman, Senior Director of Talent Management at Comcast Business, is no exception. With a focus on diversity, inclusion and equity (DEI), Amanda has made her presence known throughout her organization.


Data-Driven Impact:
Why HR Needs to Get Serious about People Analytics

While the urgency of COVID-19 and the atmosphere of survival have propelled HR into prominence, HR professionals at all levels are in a position to further their impact on the business. Erik van Vulpen, Founder of Academy to Innovate HR and C2HR CON speaker, shares practical tips on how to leverage data to take action on complex issues and make strategic decisions.


Member Accolades

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We applaud the appointment of Kia Painter (pictured bottom row, center), SVP of HR Business Partnerships at Cox Communications, to the C2HR Board of Directors! READ MORE  

Congratulations Sonia L. Coleman (pictured top row, right), SVP of HR for Disney General Entertainment Content, for the recent expansion of her role to include HR oversight of ESPN and sports content. Sonia has served in a variety of HR roles within Disney and has led the content group’s HR since 2017. 

C2HR commends Cox Communications for making a difference by teaming up with Computers 2 Kids for a special back-to-school computer and e-waste drive-through event. It’s a win-win for education and the planet. READ MORE  

Charter Communications was featured in STEM Workforce Diversity’s 20th Annual “Top 50 Employers in the US,” chosen by readers. Charter Communications stated, “We are proud to offer a diverse and inclusive environment for STEM professionals who are women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities.” Well done, Charter!  

Ready for some doggone good news? Since its inception in 2015, NBCUniversal and Telemundo’s annual pet adoption and donation campaign, #ClearTheShelters, has helped more than half a million pets find new homes. This year, more than 150 at-risk dogs and cats were flown from Louisiana to New Jersey and Massachusetts in a life-saving pet airlift. READ MORE  

This year, a record-number of companies were honored with an Excellence in HR Award: Charter Communications, Comcast, ESPN, Mediacom Communications, NBCUniversal and RED.  We will profile each of the winners in the next issue of HR Pulse.