Welcome to the HR Stories Podcast! Our Storytellers - John Thalheimer and Chuck Simikian are the team behind HR Stories - providing small businesses and organizations the confidence they need to successfully handle employee issues and build strong employee practices to be in compliance with employment laws. Both are successful entrepreneurs who help businesses through human resources consulting, training, and coaching leaders. In the last year, they have coached and trained thousands of HR Professionals as, Business Owners, and Leaders to prepare them for the future. When the Coronavirus stopped America, John and Chuck wanted to share their knowledge. They realized that the stories they shared in their seminars were the perfect vehicle to teach the principles of human resources management. In short, there is a lesson in every story. John is the Founding Director of True Star Leadership™, which focuses on helping managers and leaders learn the principles of performance management. Chuck is the Founding Partner of Alliance HR Partners, which provides human resources consulting and training to businesses across the country. Together they have over 40 years navigating the challenges of human resources.