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Sept. 6, 2020

#165: Jared Pope, Founder and CEO of Work Shield, the Only Best-Practices Solution for Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, on Empowering Employees, Removing Corporate Liability, and Creating More Diverse, Inclusive and Equal Culture

#165: Jared Pope, Founder and CEO of Work Shield, the Only Best-Practices Solution for Workplace Harassment and Discrimination, on Empowering Employees, Removing Corporate Liability, and Creating More Diverse, Inclusive and Equal Culture

Jared Pope is the founder and CEO of Work Shield, the only full-service independent solution to effectively prevent, deal with and solve workplace harassment and discrimination, thus empowering employees, lowering corporate risk and preserving company...


Jared Pope is the founder and CEO of Work Shield, the only full-service independent solution to effectively prevent, deal with and solve workplace harassment and discrimination, thus empowering employees, lowering corporate risk and preserving company culture. Work Shield helps companies manage all types of workplace harassment and discrimination from start to finish, providing comprehensive and impartial solutions. Whether it's managing an incident internally or facing litigation, eight out of ten companies will deal with harassment issues every year. Work Shield partners with your company for a better reporting solution and more efficient and effective incident management. Protecting employees and employers from costly legal fees, low morale, bad press and more. The Work Shield team believes that everyone has the right to feel safe and protected at work.

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Some of the Topics Covered by Jared Pope in this Episode

  • What is Work Shield and why Jared started it
  • The issue with how workplace harassment is currently handled
  • How Jared originally envisioned Work Shield to address some major issues in society
  • Early customer acquisition
  • Failing successfully
  • Figuring out the technical aspects of the business and incorporating the human element
  • How Work Shield has developed and expanded over the years and where they stand today
  • How businesses can ensure safe company culture
  • What resolutions look like through Work Shield
  • Raising capital for Work Shield and what it meant from their team and business
  • How Jared is approaching growth for Work Shield
  • Building out the team for Work Shield
  • Jared's book recommendations
  • Jared's advice for entrepreneurs

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