55. Navigating the Issues of Employment and Change Management During COVID-19 (in Partnership with Table Stakes Podcast)

Today’s episode is a special “crossover” between Table Stakes Podcast and Office Baggage Podcast. In the environment of COVID-19, the issues surrounding employment and change management are affecting everyone whether through layoffs, furloughs, working from home, or training and safety for essential employees. All of us are dealing with both macro and micro economic issues as we consider a return to work and continued change and transformation in our work. CEO of the Prinz Law Firm, Kristen Prinz, and The Parker Avery Group’s Kathi Toll join us with expert commentary.

Our Guests Today:
Kristen Prinz, CEO, The Prinz Law Firm

Kristen Prinz is an employment lawyer, business counselor, and founder of the Prinz Law Firm. She focuses on providing clients with strategic and cost-effective legal and business planning solutions to assist business owners, entrepreneurs, and professionals in building and realizing their potential.

Ms. Prinz uses strategic planning and policies to protect businesses from liability in recruiting, hiring, onboarding, assessing and separating from employees. She has helped businesses launch, grow and thrive by leveraging their employee and business relationships.

Kathi Toll, Senior Manager, Change Management, The Parker Avery Group

Kathi Toll is a management consultant who collaborates with retailers and brands to design and implement transformational business initiatives through change and project management, as well as education design and delivery. From Fortune 500 companies to mid-size firms, Kathi navigates intricate organizations and leads complex projects, while guiding effective internal and external communications.

Kathi’s experience spans organizational change management, learning and development, and project management. She specializes in luxury beauty and works with retail clients that include many of the world’s leading brands and labels. Kathi holds a B. Ph. in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and completed her M.S. is Communication and Leadership at Northwestern. She also holds certifications from the Prosci Change Management program and the Kellogg School of Management. When Kathi has a break from consulting or studying at home in Chicago, she stays motivated by swinging kettle-bells, cycling, and hunting for the perfect shade of red lipstick.

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