CPN Human Resources Director Richard Brown outlines workplace trends throughout the U.S. and within CPN, and the diversity of age groups employed by the Tribe.
CPN’s Kelley Francen has accepted a new leadership role focusing on increasing engagement among the Nation’s more than 2,100 employees. As director of employee advocacy, Francen will be empowering CPN staff members to succeed, regardless of length of employment or position.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation Human Resources staff organized three hiring events in the spring and summer, creating a fast and centralized job hunting experience.
Throughout the pandemic, the Tribe’s Human Resources Department workload has remained unhindered. According to department director Richard Brown, HR staff were prepared to face new challenges because they adapt every day, regardless.
As Citizen Potawatomi Nation continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the crises poses a threat to more than just the health of Tribal members and CPN employees. Tribes, and the states and regions benefiting from tribal development, must endure the threat to economic activity as well.
Ashley Chittum began working for the Tribe over a decade ago as a FireLake Discount Foods grocery bagger, recently transferring to the Tribal administrative accounting department.