The Host

Blending human resources,

safety and storytelling, The Hire

Up Podcast, featuring John Beck, Jr.

as host officially debuted on 

November 19, 2015.  A production

of Sharper Talk Studios, the podcast

specializes in developing, editing,

and marketing of on-demand

audio content. 


The Hire Up Podcast is centered around the latest news, interviews and updates on EVERYTHING HR. John, along with guests and his expert panel, will discuss, educate and provide information on a wide range of Human Resource topics. Together, we'll explore the key to Unlocking the Code of Occupational DNA® required to identify, select, develop and retain top talent and help you take your business to a higher level!

The host, John Beck, has 25 years of

experience in Management, Human

Resources and the Employee

Assessment Industry. In addition to

hosting The Hire Up Podcast, John

is the CEO of The Assessment

Company®.  He founded the

company with one goal in mind;

to share his knowledge and spread

the word about "Occupational

DNA®" and how the ODNA® process can provide meaningful, measurable results. John and his team have helped hundreds of clients understand their people and how they will perform on the job.

Tired of traditional media methods, John decided there must be a better way to bring people together, share knowledge, have fun, and take your business to a higher level. The result, The Hire Up Podcast was created.

John has assembled a remarkable list of reoccurring panelist of national and international experts in the field of Human Resources and Safety.

Hire Up Podcast at

Sharper Talk Studios 

A Divison of The Assessment Company®

​​PAUL AMEDEE, EHS


​​Paul Amedee has over 23 years of EHS and leadership experience. In his current role as vice president of EHS, Amedee leads the continued improvement and advancement of safety systems and reporting tools and coordinates all EHS-related administrative procedures. Amedee also oversees regional and branch safety personnel for the U.S. and Canada, as well as employee and customer safety-related training.

The Assessment Company for Employee Testing and selection

A Podcast Dedicated To Everything Human Resources - Take Your Business To A Higher Level

​​GREG FORD, CEO


Greg Ford is the CEO of TalentClick Workforce Solutions. Formerly, Greg worked as a Partner at The Caldwell Partners International, Canada’s premiere executive search firm, and as Vice-President of a national consulting company, selected as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. Greg holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Workplace Learning.

CRAIG JUENGLING, PCC


​​Craig Juengling brings over two decades of executive level leadership and experience to his profession as an Executive Coach. His experience is principally in health care administration as a hospital CEO or as a Division President supervising hospital chief executives. He obtained an MBA from Louisiana State University in 1982.

OUR EXPERT PANEL

SCOTT HAMILTON, PH.D.


​​Dr. Scott Hamilton, Ph.d. is the CEO of Hamilton & Associates Consulting specializing in Business Consulting, Executive Coaching, Assessment Development & Utilization. Dr. Hamilton formally served as the Chief Research Officer of Profiles International, Inc. and also served as its Executive Vice President of Research & Development.

WHAT IS THE HIRE UP PODCAST?

Hire Up Podcast

DEDICATED TO EVERYTHING HUMAN RESOURCES

& TAKING YOUR BUSINESS TO A HIGHER LEVEL

About The Show