Episodes
In part two of this two-episode series, Hannah Yardley, Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, takes a seat at the table to discuss how companies can help increase employee trust and set up organizations – from top leaders to entry-level employees – to foster a culture of safety and belonging for all employees. Additionally, she also sheds light on how diversity and inclusion plays a role in all of this too.
Published 07/08/24
In the latest episode of the HR Works podcast, we dive deep with Jim Link, CHRO of SHRM. At SHRM 2024, we sat down with Link for an exclusive chat about his career journey, including uncovering his biggest influences and a valuable learning experience disguised as a “mistake.” This episode is a must-listen for HR professionals looking to foster a positive, productive work environment. Listen in as we explore: *The importance of kindness and emphathetic leadership in building a thriving...
Published 07/02/24
Get ready for an electrifying episode live from SHRM Chicago 2024! We’re joined by a special guest, the one and only Chief Human Resources Officer of SHRM, Jim Link, for an exclusive conversation about the hottest trends, challenges, and opportunities shaping the HR landscape. Buckle up and get ready for insights straight from the heart of the action!
Published 06/25/24
Welcome back to part two of our conversation with Chris Michalak, CEO of Personify Health. Listen in as we wrap up our discussion on shame and how to overcome it to become a better leader. We’ll discuss how organizations can navigate sensitive conversations around taboo topics at work, how HR leaders can build resilience to navigate life’s ups and downs (both personally and professionally), the importance of being an ally in the workplace, ways HR leaders can demonstrate true connection and...
Published 06/18/24
In this episode of HR Works, Chris Michalak, CEO of Personify Health, joins to discuss shame and how to overcome it to become a better leader. Additionally, by demonstrating true connection and commitment to his colleagues, Chris has transformed his workplace into a haven where discussions surrounding mental health topics like guilt and shame are stigma-free. In part one of this two-part episode, listen in as we discuss the power of acknowledging shame, being comfortable with your authentic...
Published 06/11/24
In honor of HR Daily Advisor’s 2024 HR Employee Experience & Company Culture Now event, this week’s episode of HR Works is a popular gem from our archive. As the employee experience continues to become more and more personalized, how can HR teams help ensure their company culture remains shared and unified? What are the most-effective ways for HR teams to measure and truly understand the impact of their employee experience? Kamaria Scott, founder and CEO of consulting firm Enetic,...
Published 06/04/24
Let’s face it – sometimes the conversations we need to have are the ones that make us squirm. But what if I told you that by avoiding these “uncomfortable” discussions, including those around world events and their impact on employees, we’re actually creating a less safe, less inclusive workplace? We need to shift the paradigm. By creating a space where open dialogue is encouraged, even when it’s messy or emotional, we build psychological safety—a foundation where employees of all...
Published 06/03/24
Welcome back to part two of our episode with Eric Ryan, a Marine Corps veteran and senior director of Military Operations at the University of Phoenix. In honor of Memorial Day, we give flowers to our veterans not just for their service, but for the valuable skills they bring to the civilian workforce. Listen in as he discusses how companies create a more welcoming and inclusive environment for transitioning veterans, best practices for attracting and recruiting veterans, and more.
Published 05/28/24
This Military Appreciation Month, we honor our veterans not just for their service, but for the valuable skills they bring to the civilian workforce. In this episode, Eric Ryan, a Marine Corps veteran and senior director of Military Operations at the University of Phoenix, joins to explore the unique challenges and opportunities faced by veterans transitioning to new careers. In part one of this two-part episode, listen in as we discuss some of the biggest challenges you face when...
Published 05/21/24
In part two of this two-part episode, Sam Naficy, CEO of Prodoscore, a leader in employee visibility and productivity intelligence software, discusses how HR leaders can approach layoffs with empathy and respect, best practices for maintaining trust with remaining employees during difficult times, using the layoff experience as a learning opportunity to improve company culture and employee relations, and more.
Published 05/14/24
The return to office battle continues as Dell recently announced that its fully remote employees will not be promoted. Dell cites that its policy change is to improve productivity. On the other side of this coin, the debate around layoff etiquette has begun to resurface. With policy changes like these, many are asking if in-person time really that important? And could this all be a ploy to push people out or will this inadvertently push top talent out? And if you are undergoing a workforce...
Published 05/07/24
As we prepare to kick-off HR Mental Health & Wellness Day at HR Daily Advisor, this week’s episode of HR Works spotlights our sister publication’s podcast, Nine to Thrive HR. In this episode, host Cindi Koetzle talks with Dave Barnett, Chief HR and University Relations Officer at DeVry University, framing the conversation around Devry’s 2023 Talent Outlook Study. Listen in as Barnett offers insights for HR professionals about the underutilization of professional development benefits and...
Published 04/30/24
The latest episode of HR Works is all about superpowers. Although we're not discussing any of your favorite Marvel characters, we are highlighting our favorite heroes here at HR Daily Advisor: people leaders. So, how can people leaders tap into what Darcy Mackay, SVP of HR and Client Services at Rippling, calls HR's superpower? It starts with understanding the business they serve. According to Mackay, HR professionals not only deeply understand the business their company is in, but they also...
Published 04/23/24
In the latest episode of HR Works, we break down the complexities of compensation and pay equity to help your organization achieve true compensation fairness. Sarah Deveraux, leadership coach and advisor at Third Coast Consulting and HCI facilitator, joins to discuss the biggest challenges organizations face in establishing pay equity, how HR can partner with other departments (like Finance and Legal) to navigate this process, addressing unconscious bias in compensation decisions, and more.
Published 04/16/24
56% of applicants say that they would discourage others from applying to a company based on a bad recruiting experience. In today’s market, businesses must invest in the candidate experience, technology, and the human element to successfully acquire today’s top talent. As part of HRDA's Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Week 2024, our experts reflect on key trends HR leaders should utilize in their 2024 hiring strategy.
Published 04/12/24
Today we’re discussing two hot topics that continue to pick up steam in the world of work: AI and recruitment. I’m excited to have Krishna Shetty, Global Leader of Workforce Planning for IT giant NTT Data with me. Krishna works to source talent for global projects requiring thousands of employees and has been at the bleeding edge of AI implementation, recruiting thousands of highly qualified tech employees. Krishna joins us to talk about how AI can help skilled people find better, more...
Published 04/09/24
Today we’re discussing a hot topic in the world of HR: data analytics. According to my guest, actionable data-based insights are like digital gold for organizations looking to achieve their DEI goals, particularly when it is properly mined. Listen in as SurveyMonkey’s Chief Diversity and Social Impact Officer Antoine Andrews discusses the value of data, the importance of viewing data through an intersectionality lens, SurveyMonkey’s employee’s lived experiences, and more. Antoine was also...
Published 04/08/24
For this episode of HR Works, we’re happy to share this engaging podcast from our sister publication HCI. Listen in as host Cindi Koetzle dives deep into the intersection of AI, HR, and talent management with Aashir Shroff, Head of Product at Eightfold. Aashir shares insights into how AI is revolutionizing resource management and skill development within organizations. He discusses how Eightfold’s AI-powered platform helps organizations optimize resource allocation, retain talent, and foster...
Published 03/26/24
Today’s guest is no stranger to HR Works. In fact, he’s earned the title of “friend of the podcast.” Over the course of his more than 20-year career as a human capital advisor and career and HR expert, Jesse has provided great insight as a member of the HR community. His impressive track record continues as he has returned to help us learn more about the latest generation to join the workforce: Generation Z. Listen in as we discuss Gen Z employees, misconceptions about this generation, how...
Published 03/19/24
Today, we’re talking about menopause in the workplace. There's a huge movement toward providing support for women in the workplace who are navigating this midlife transition -- and there are lots of recent studies showing the economic cost to companies who are neglecting to do so. A recent Mayo Clinic study found that 15% of women cut back on hours or missed work entirely due to their menopause symptoms, costing them about $1.8 billion a year. My guest for this episode, Joanna Strober, is...
Published 03/11/24
March 8th is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate women’s achievements and take action to drive gender parity. Cristina Jimenez, Senior Partner & Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at RHR International, joins to discuss this year’s theme (“Inspire Inclusion“) and the importance of support, representation, and DEI in the workplace.
Published 03/08/24
Tune in for part one of our conversation as Shannon Gabriel, VP of Leadership Solutions at TBM Consulting, explains “rogue interview” tactics and interviewing best practices!
Published 03/05/24
Madeline Miller, Leadership & Executive Coach; Ann Marie Morris, President of AM Morris Consulting; and Sarah Devereaux, Leadership Coach and Advisor at Third Coast Coaching & HCI Facilitator; dive into the top L&D trends of 2024.
Published 03/01/24
Guest: Ann Marie Morris, President, AM Morris Consulting What are HR teams looking to achieve when building mentorship programs and offering career-coaching resources to their employees? Are unrealistic expectations being put on mentorship programs serving as a 'magic bullet' and the easy solution to the demand for career development resources? Where do these employer-backed mentorship programs often come up short on their R.O.I.? In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, Ann Marie...
Published 02/27/24