Create a Culture Based on the Employees You Serve

May 26, 2021

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I'm Ricklyn — Career Coach for HR Professionals. I'm here to help you elevate your career.

Meet Ricklyn

This week, Ricklyn chats with Khalilah Olokunola, Chief People Officer for TRU Colors, a for-profit company with a social mission to unite gang rivals.  In her current role as an HR Executive that began training active gang members, she understands the importance of building the right culture & systems for a sustainable organization, She is also a passionate advocate for workplace diversity, inclusion, and second-chance hiring. Khalilah learned about life & leadership growing up in the streets of Brooklyn, NY before attending college both in NYC & NC. She has also completed open coursework at M.I.T uLab & Harvard University on Entrepreneurship, Leading from the Emerging Future & Deliberations of Social Change. She holds additional certifications in Strategic HR | Workforce development & Peer Counseling. Khalilah has spoken across the country for conferences, companies & schools. Her charismatic presentation is known for igniting, informing & impacting those that are listening.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How being people-focused, purpose-driven and profit aligned will help you achieve your goals
  • How implementing processes and systems can help drive your organization to success
  • The benefits of investing in your employees




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