Authenticity, Strategy, and Purpose with Vinda Souza, CMO at RefAssured

Vinda Souza, CMO at RefAssured, joins Leslie Vickery on TheEdge for a conversation that’s both inspiring and thought-provoking. They delve into the importance of marketing as a strategy, finding your authentic voice and brand purpose, and how DEI as a strategy is faring in today’s market. 

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Discovering Purpose, Lesly Cardec, SVP Marketing and Recruiting at ClearEdge Recruiting

On the latest episode of TheEdge, Lesly Cardec, Senior VP at ClearEdge Recruiting, shares insights on the company’s first-year anniversary, embodying visionary leadership alongside Leslie Vickrey. Starting from a serendipitous job application, Cardec’s journey reflects a commitment to purposeful work and a transition from marketing to recruiting, driving impactful change in the staffing industry. As ClearEdge celebrates its success, Cardec’s story stands as a testament to growth, perseverance, and the transformative power of passion-driven leadership. 

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Trusting Your Gut, Kendra Cato, Director of Enterprise Strategy at Bullhorn

Trusting Your Gut, Kendra Cato, Director of Enterprise Strategy at Bullhorn

On the latest episode of TheEdge, our host, Leslie Vickrey, ClearEdge Marketing CEO and Founder, is joined by Kendra Cato, Director of Enterprise Strategy at Bullhorn. Kendra shares about choosing to bet on herself and trusting her gut through various career and life changes. She shares ways that she has created space both professionally and personally for creativity, design, and other passions. Kendra also opens up with the audience and Leslie about experiences she has had over the years that led her to discover and really define what her purpose and ‘why’ is in life, now a cornerstone to the decisions she makes in her day to day life. 

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Life Isn’t Always A Straight Line, Janet Elkin, President and CEO at IMN Enterprises

Life Isn’t Always A Straight Line, Janet Elkin, President and CEO at IMN Enterprises

On the latest episode of TheEdge, our host, Leslie Vickrey, ClearEdge Marketing CEO and Founder, is joined by Janet Elkin, President, IMN Enterprises. Janet shares many insights about her career with Leslie, underscoring the fact that ‘life isn’t always a straight line’. After a few twists and turns through her career, Janet purchased Icon Medical Network which has now grown to become IMN Enterprises with additional acquisitions. In this episode, the pair discuss imposter syndrome, the positive changes they want to impress on our industry through their entrepreneurship journey, and the importance of caring for your employees, yourself, and your clients.

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Being The CEO Of Your Own Career: Janelle Bieler, President at Adecco Canada

Being The CEO Of Your Own Career: Janelle Bieler, President at Adecco Canada

On the latest episode of TheEdge, our host, Leslie Vickrey, ClearEdge Marketing CEO and Founder, is joined by Janelle Bieler, President, Adecco Canada. Leslie and Janelle start off the episode by discussing what it means to be the CEO of your own career. The pair then discuss the Dress for Success ‘Your Hour, Her Power’ campaign which is raising funds for programs supporting women entering and re-entering the workforce. The campaign highlights groundbreaking women in leadership positions across various industries, this year including both Leslie and Janelle. The episode wraps up with an exploration of what it means to be a power mom, and Janelle’s participation in a book of the same title.

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Allyship in Action Series – From A Power Stance To A Learning Stance: Mark Nussbaum, Chief Administrative Officer at DISYS/Signature Consultants

Allyship in Action Series – From A Power Stance To A Learning Stance: Mark Nussbaum, Chief Administrative Officer at DISYS/Signature Consultants

In this third installment of the Allyship in Action series, Mark Nussbaum, Chief Administrative Officer for DISYS and Signature Consultants joins host Leslie Vickrey, CEO and Founder of ClearEdge Marketing. The pair embark on a conversation about allyship and the importance of switching from a power stance to a learning stance, they share stories of putting that belief into practice, discuss the DEI efforts Mark has put in place at his own companies, and to wrap it up they dive into where our industry stands today and how we move it forward with an eye toward diversity.

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Connecting Human Potential To Meaningful Work: Leonie Tyler, President at S.i. Systems

Connecting Human Potential To Meaningful Work: Leonie Tyler, President at S.i. Systems

On the latest episode of TheEdge, our host, Leslie Vickrey, ClearEdge Marketing CEO and Founder, is joined by Leonie Tyler, President of S.i. Systems. The episode opens with a story about how Leonie started her career at just 16 and goes on to discuss the intersection of allyship and friendship, Leonie’s personal meditation practice and how that has expanded to her workplace culture, and the process of working with private equity firms along with advice for other women looking to take on investment at their firms.

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Allyship in Action Series – Do You Ever Really Arrive at Allyship?: Eric Gregg, CEO and Founder at ClearlyRated

Allyship in Action Series – Do You Ever Really Arrive at Allyship?: Eric Gregg, CEO and Founder at ClearlyRated

In this second installment of the Allyship in Action series, Eric Gregg, CEO and Founder of ClearlyRated, joins host Leslie Vickrey, CEO and Founder of ClearEdge Marketing. Eric shares about his allyship journey and the belief that you never really arrive at allyship, the pair recount stories of shared experiences they have had during industry events and the important roles allies played, and discuss ClearlyRated’s DEI initiatives and the impact they have had on the industry.

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Bone Deep Self Confidence: Kara Rogan- CEO at CoWorx Staffing

Bone Deep Self Confidence: Kara Rogan- CEO at CoWorx Staffing

On the latest episode of TheEdge, our host, Leslie Vickrey, ClearEdge Marketing CEO and Founder, is joined by Kara Rogan CEO of Co-Worx Staffing. The pair discuss Kara’s path from VP to CEO, what exactly bone deep self confidence means, and the importance of balancing being a high performer while not being a perfectionist, especially as your children are watching and learning.

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