Talent Management Truths

Modelling Vulnerability with Preet Makkar

November 22, 2023 Lisa Mitchell / Preet Makkar Episode 104
Talent Management Truths
Modelling Vulnerability with Preet Makkar
Show Notes

“We have a responsibility to show vulnerability.”
-Preet Makkar

How comfortable are you with being vulnerable at work?  I’m not talking about over-sharing, but rather sharing your humanity and sometimes painful learnings with others so that they don’t feel so alone.  

In today’s episode, my guest makes the case for being transparent about our own struggles.

Preet Makkar is a Human Resource leader with 20+ years of experience working in various HR disciplines. She has spent the entirety of her professional HR career at GSK/Haleon starting as a freelance HR coordinator in 2001. During her tenure, she has held progressively senior roles across rewards, talent management, leadership development, I&D and business partnering roles.

She is currently the Canada HR Head and is excited with the opportunity to shape the culture of a new healthcare company and differentiate Haleon Canada as a progressive, employee focused and inclusive employer.

In this episode of Talent Management Truths, you’ll discover:

  • A glimpse into one person’s experience working in mainly one organization for over 2 decades
  • The positive impact of a senior leader sharing their own struggles openly 
  • Some ideas around what the recipe for success looks like in a modernized workplace with the next generation


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