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Identifying, attracting, and retaining leaders for hyper-growth environment: An interview with Karishma Patel Buford, chief people officer at Spring Health

In this podcast, Heidrick & Struggles’ Josh Clarke speaks to Karishma Patel Buford, chief people officer at Spring Health, which provides comprehensive mental health solutions for employers and health plans. Beauford discusses how the role of HR leader is evolving as a strategic business partner and how she identifies leaders who can fit into and thrive in a hyper-growth environment, as well as what else leaders should be considering in terms of leadership capabilities for fast-growing companies. She also shares how her team is managing fatigue, what policies she is implementing in order to combat burnout, and how she is working to retain employees. 

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