Select HR whatsapp groups from among the many that have mushroomed from 2013 onwards.
Such connections have always helped me connect to a very different kind of people in general and HR folks in particular.
Signing off with this Fast Company article about HR profession itself by my friend Lars - pasting the part which connects best to this post of mine - below:
These 21st-century HR teams bring a much broader skill set to their role. People leading these functions possess business acumen on par with their peers across the C-suite. Their teams leverage data that inform their strategy and allow them to address people challenges before they become a crisis. They’re embedded in the business and embraced as part of the teams they support. Rather than striving for ownership with centralized command and control structures, their decentralized business partner models focus on empowering and enabling.