Meet Beth Kobermann – Covering Gen Y and Recruiting for Fistful of Talent…

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Beth Kobermann is a Sr. HR Generalist at Honeywell.  As you might expect, we love it when the youngsters on the team call other Gen Y’s out for the pity parties they’re holding.   A true believer in "action, not words" and taking responsibility for her own career, Beth got this job when she said she wanted to write at Fistful of Talent more than the ’72 Dolphins wanted the Patriots to lose in January.  Anyone who can weave John Adams and Mercury Morris gets hired on the spot…

NOTE – full bio on the way below….

See Beth’s Riffs and Rants on Fistful of Talent by clicking here

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10.5 QUESTIONS WITH BETH KOBERMANN

1.  The elevator just closed and you’ve got 30 seconds to pitch the random reader on who you are and why they should read your rants.  Go..

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2.  Now for the mundane – break down your location, title, company/firm and what you do for a living..

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3.  One more question that everyone expectsWhat’s the reason you’re in this game? (why do you do what you do?)

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4.  If you’ve ever been to a professional baseball game, you know batters from the home team get to pick their own theme music as they walk from the dugout to the plate.  If we ever have a FOT convention, what theme music will you come out to to pump the crowd up and why?

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5.  Let’s stick with the baseball theme.  If you’ve ever been to a pro game, you also know that the visitor doesn’t get to pick their own music.  The home team picks that for them, and it’s usually less than stellar as a means of attempting to crush them.  If you could pick theme music for your arch-rival to walk into a conference room to, what would it be and why?

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6.  Finish the following sentence – "When I’m interviewing, I can tell within one minute that this thing isn’t going to work out because _________…"

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7.  Name the actor/actress that will portray you in the movie about you.  Why the heck is that a fit?

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8.  List three of your favorite books to pander to the educated segment of our readership…

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9.  List three of your favorite movies to connect with the segment of our readership that doesn’t like to read…

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10.  Let’s reach out to what remains of our readership.  Who’s your favorite Old-School Rapper and why?

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10.5.  My first car was a <blank> and here’s how it defined who I am….

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See Beth’s Riffs and Rants on Fistful of Talent by clicking here

Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn is a Partner and CHRO at Kinetix, a national RPO firm for growth companies headquartered in Atlanta. He’s also the founder Fistful of Talent (founded in 2008) and The HR Capitalist (2007) – and has written over 70 feature columns at Workforce Management magazine. Prior to his investment at Kinetix, Kris served in HR leadership roles at DAXKO, Charter and Cingular. In his spare time, KD hits the road as a speaker and gives the world what it needs – pop culture references linked to Human Capital street smarts.