Ricky Baez Appointed as Director of People and Culture at 4 Corner Resources

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Bringing Over 20 Years of Progressive HR Experience From National Firms

4 Corner Resources (4CR) is delighted to announce the arrival of Ricky Baez as Director of People and Culture. Ricky joins 4CR with more than 20 years of experience in Human Resources. He will be responsible for the overall people strategy and will both impact and influence the culture of the organization while supporting a rapidly growing hybrid team based both nationally and at the company HQ in Orlando.

Ricky is a highly accomplished addition to the team with extensive knowledge in HR, talent management, leadership coaching, strategy, and more. He is recognized nationally by HR leaders and professionals as the co-host of the HR Talk Podcast. In addition to this, Ricky is also the co-owner of the Orlando chapter of Disrupt HR, a forward-thinking, dynamic information exchange that is designed to inform, empower, and energize people who work in HR. With experience working for Sears Holdings Corporation, the Orange County Government, and several notable educational institutions, including South University and Rollins College, Ricky’s skills, experience, and perspective are set to collectively benefit the whole team at 4CR.

“I am truly excited about working with the team at 4CR. I do HR a little differently than most, with a focus on the ‘H’ in ‘HR,’ and a down to earth, common-sense approach that helps create a highly functional, fun, and vibrant learning environment where everyone has the opportunity to flourish.” – Ricky Baez

Ricky is the latest addition to a rapidly growing team at a nationally acclaimed staffing firm, 4 Corner Resources. Emerging from the pandemic, the company has experienced exponential growth this year, with new hires made in operations, sales, account management, marketing, and HR. The business is on target to achieve record growth in 2021.

As Pete Newsome, the President of 4 Corner Resources, continues to invest in people, he reveals exciting new plans for an office makeover, the introduction of a new HR policy to support new parents, with much more to come this year.

As an organization, we value the contributions of every member of the team, and this year, we are investing heavily in their personal and professional development, making sure they have the best support to truly thrive and succeed.- Pete Newsome

Pete Newsome

About Pete Newsome

Pete is a seventh-generation Floridian whose career in technical recruiting began immediately following his graduation from Florida State University. After serving in leadership roles for two Fortune 500 companies, he founded 4 Corner Resources in 2005 to pursue a dream of building a business that prioritizes people over processes. In the years since, 4CR, the top-rated staffing company in Central Florida, has won numerous awards; most recently Forbes’ Best Recruiting Firms in America, The Seminole 100, and The Golden 100. Pete and his team recently launched zengig, with the goal of offering the most comprehensive advice, tools, and resources for every career journey. He’s the host of two podcasts; Hire Calling and Finding Career Zen, and blazing new trails in recruitment marketing with the latest artificial intelligence (AI) technology.