Ep 31 - Office Hours: Preparing for your Year End Review with J'ai Brown

In this bonus episode, you learn what you need to start doing today to prepare for your year end review. I talk to J'ai Brown, the HR Business Partner for U.S. Wealth Management at BMO Harris Bank.

In this role, she serves as a trusted advisor, providing strategic insight and collaborative support to the U.S. Wealth Management business across all aspects of HR including employee relations, diversity & inclusion, recruitment & staffing, compensation, talent review, organization design, workforce planning, and learning & career development. In addition, J’ai serves as the National Chair for BMO’s Black Professionals Network U.S. Enterprise Resource Group.

We discuss topics like, recognizing your blindspots, handling tough feedback, bringing up your raise and how to advocate an internal career pivot. Most importantly, we discuss how to ensure that you do not unintentionally derail your review and tangible ways that you can measure the success of your review.