How To Pivot From Employee to Entrepreneur

July 21, 2021

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

Meet Ricklyn

Ever wondered how to pivot from HR to CEO of your own company? Join Ricklyn as she chats to Erika Benjamin, who has done just that. Erika had a 20 year career in HR before becoming a full time entrepreneur and is now Founder, CEO and Head Chef of Southern Girl Granola.

You may want to work in HR, but not retire from HR. And that’s okay. Erika is proof that it is possible to pivot and pursue other passions.


In this episode, you will learn:

- Why you need to ALWAYS have your elevator pitch ready

- How to show up for job interviews and stand out

- How being an employee is similar to entrepreneurship

- How and why HR should influence organizations to support Black businesses

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