Being An HR Wingman Is Killing Your Career!

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Nov 23, 2016

“There’s a very fine line between being a servant leader and being a servant. Servant leadership is intentional. Being a servant is reactive.”

Guess which one Dawn Hrdlica-Burke, the VP of People at DAXKO, fears too many HR professionals are?

Speaking at a DisruptHR Chicago meeting last spring, she said it’s time for HR people to shed the notion they are wingmen — the people company who do the “blocking and tackling so everybody else in the organization will succeed.”

“There’s only one value proposition that any HR pro should have – to be a connector. To switch on people to their personal and professional goals.”

In this 5 minute presentation, Hrdlica-Burke explains why “Being An HR Wingman Is Killing Your Career!”


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