The Advisory Board weighs in on various issues surrounding JibberJobber issues, including operations, sales and marketing, new technology, strategic relationships and more. The following serve on the Advisory Board:
Kent has spent more than 25 years in manufacturing, holding roles from energy engineer to CEO. He consistently improved market and business results for multi-site manufacturing businesses in North America, New Zealand, Australia and Thailand.
While driving business improvements, he learned how to translate his personal leadership talents into the growth of other leaders and their teams.
Now, as Managing Partner of Kent Blumberg Partners, LLC, he helps senior manufacturing executives develop their own unique set of strengths, grow their teams and energize their workplaces. When the need arises, he also helps them make successful career transitions. As a result of this coaching, executives find themselves generating better business results faster and with greater ease than ever before. Kent blogs about leadership, strategy and performance at KentBlumberg.com.
Between creating one of the first web applications ever built within Hewlett-Packard in the mid 1990′s and reaching his current position as Chief Architect of HP.com, Pete Johnson has worked with over 400 engineers all over the world, including places like China, India, Germany, France, Italy, Great Britain, and Canada. He has written and delivered a wide variety of technical training as well as made presentations to Vice Presidents within the company.
While researching operating system interoperability solutions for HP Consulting, Pete wrote a number of white papers on topics such as file sharing, email, and security, the latter of which was turned into an article published in the June 1997 issue of the trade journal HP Professional. Pete also presented at the HP World trade show in 1999, describing techniques for solving common desktop computing problems remotely utilizing web technologies. Active in HP’s intellectual property initiatives, he was awarded a patent in 2002. Five more patents are pending at the U.S. Patent office, primarily relating to web technologies.
Along with his wife of 13 years and their five year old daughter, Pete is an avid Disney theme park fan, having owned annual passes for both Walt Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California simultaneously. He blogs about how improved non-technical skills can accelerate an engineering career at http://nerdguru.net.
Bringing to the table substantial business experience outside of HR (sales, marketing, information technology, software development, management consulting, patent law), Steve works with companies to plan, design and implement creative systems, processes and infrastructures that improve workforce planning, talent acquisition, and talent management while strengthening financial and operational performance under demanding business conditions.
Steve was the Electronic Recruiting Exchangeâ€™s first blogger and presently offers his points of view on sourcing, recruiting, on-boarding, and business with Maureen Sharib on The Recruiting Edge (Blog of the Year Nominee, 2006). He is on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Metro EMA, the Board of Advisors BountyJobs.com, the Board of Advisors for RecruitingTrends.com, and the Metrics Committee of the HR Metrics Consortium
Steve is a Tau Beta Pi engineer with an MA and a PhD in progress in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Steve blogs at one of the earliest recruiting blogs, Outside the box.