The Be Herd Podcast is dedicated to shedding light on work challenges, promoting good people, offering helpful tips, resources and more. Host: Blake Herder, VP of Client Services at ATN Event Staffing.
This episode is a must listen as we dive in on DIVERSITY with Co-Lead Singer and Composer of Fitz and the Tantrums, Noelle Scaggs. She founded Diversify The Stage in 2020 and is taking great strides to change the industry for the better. Tune in and learn how you can get involved yourself.
DTS Website: https://www.diversifythestage.org/
More on Nicole's career: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noelle_Scaggs
Follow me on LinkedIn for continued Free Agent Friday spotlights which will highlight the Diversify The Stage cohort over the next 5 weeks.
If you love the live events industry and are hoping for a comeback in 2021, here's another episode just for you. One year into the pandemic, we catch up with Sue Sung and Chris Griffin of the GO LIVE Together coalition for The Anniversary Episode. Learn about the hard work they're doing on behalf of the entire industry. Thanks for tuning in!
Check out the GO LIVE Together Website: https://www.golivetogether.com/
Here's some additional links mentioned on the show.
The GLT video from the Orlando event highlighting the health & safety measures: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3juo6nz2Ji8
And, SISO has posted several case studies of recent events that all have been held safely: https://www.siso.org/case-studies/white-papers
The Be Herd Podcast is powered by ATN Event Staffing - your nationwide staffing solution! https://atneventstaffing.com/staffing-services/
Regardless of your age or career situation, you need to hear the inspiring, honest and educational story about how Brad left a company he started 27 years ago (The Marketing Arm). He shares his journey, what worked for him, what didn’t and some of his strategies in finding his next and final job. Way to go, Brad! We’re all rooting for you and The Title Girl!
Imagine finding the job that’s “TaylorMade” just for you. Well, that’s what Shaun’s situation is as Senior Manager of Experiential at TaylorMade Golf. Tune in as we talk about their world class fitting experiences and what makes the company great from the employee and customer perspectives. I especially loved Shaun’s all time favorite golf memory. I’m not crying, you’re crying. 😂 Thanks for tuning in everyone!
The GPS episodes will be a shorter episode format dedicated to spotlighting the amazing people in live events, experiential, sponsorships etc. that are looking for their next opportunity (damn you covid). Tune in for our first GPS for a delightful and positive conversation with Philly’s own Seth Freed. He had me hooked once he dropped that his first job was at a rap label. 🎤🔥🤩
Do you love staying in the loop? Are you feeling too connected some days? Zoom burn out? Where ever you fall on the spectrum, you’ll enjoy my conversation with Elizabeth Kinsey from Slack. I nicknamed her the Queen of Connectivity - you’ll see why.
Enjoying your career is so important to a happy life. Well, there is no career love lacking with our friend Adam Weiss. He lives for events and experiential marketing. We talk all about how he got started in events, why he loves it so much and so much more. Thanks for listening, as always!
Some of us can’t imagine working at one spot for more than 28 weeks, or days even. How about 28 years for our new friend Tom! He’s a 40 year industry vet with amazing stories and infectiously positive attitude. You’ll be on the edge of your seat listening to him tell us how he landed his first event job... and how he found himself backstage for Van Halen and Springsteen. What are you waiting for? Stop reading this description and get listening why don’t ya?
You’ll be glued to this inside look at sports marketing with Under Armour’s David Meslar. He's giving away (3) UA SPORTSMASKS to lucky listeners. Details on Blake Herder's LinkedIn Page here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/blakeherder/
Annoying sales people are just about the worst, am I right? Sometimes it’s difficult to know where the line is between supportive and stalker, but Jay definitely has the balance figured out. Tune in to hear all about his candy selling days, tips on LinkedIn and so much more. Thanks for listening!
Having trouble keeping yourself in a positive mindset these days? You’re not alone. Hear what Robin and GPJ have been doing to keep everyone informed and as positive as they can be during this difficult time.
What a fun and educational conversation with Will Hoven in NYC. We talk all about teamwork, communication, networking and much more. Great dude, I know you’ll agree with me on that. Thanks for tuning in.
On episode 6 we answer all your burning questions on the screening and hiring process. Job search tips, resume no-no’s, thank you notes and more!
The Be Herd Podcast is powered by ATN Event Staffing. Check out our website at www.atneventstaffing.com!! Stay safe everyone.
On Episode 4, we chat with Alex Querna who joins us from Los Angeles. Alex has had an outstanding event career on both the brand and agency side. Unfortunately, Alex was laid off due to Covid-19. Alex provides insights on how he's navigating the process, offers up tips, job resources and more!
On Episode 3, we speak with Kevin Tichenor who is an 18 year professional Tour Manager. There's not much Kevin hasn't done or seen out there. Listen in on what it's like to be a Tour Manager (challenges, tips, travel hacks and more). Thanks for tuning in to the Be Herd podcast!
On Episode 2, we speak with 20+ year industry veteran Matt Black about new agency ownership. Matt recently started GEAUX Experiential based in Atlanta, GA. Tune in to hear how Matt/GEAUX are navigating these difficult times.
On Episode 1, we speak with Paulina about all things freelancing. She’s been in the event/experiential industry for over 15 years, 10 of which were freelancing for a variety of different agencies. Hope you enjoy!