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Recent Episodes

HR Works Podcast: VR Sexual Harassment and DEI Training

Way back in April 2019, I spoke with today’s guest about virtual reality and sexual harassment. Some things have changed since then (I’m looking at you, pandemic), but some things are the same (I’m looking at YOU, ineffective sexual harassment training). Either way, we are very pleased to have with us again today Morgan Mercer. […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: Training Lessons Learned

In this episode, I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with Morgan Mercer. Mercer is the founder and CEO of Vantage Point, an organization that strives to leverage virtual reality (VR) immersive technology to tackle complex training such as sexual harassment training and diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this shorter […]

HR Works Podcast: The Relationship Between Stress and Fear

April is Stress Awareness Month, and for that reason, I wanted to talk with someone about the presence of stress in the workplace; the role of stress in and out of work; and, most importantly, how organizations can get in the right mind-set and make a difference when it comes to mental health in general. […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: I Wish Employees Knew HR Isn’t Out to Get Them

In this shorter segment, we showcase portions of interviews that don’t necessarily make it into longer episodes or other content, but we still wanted to share with you anyway. Today I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with Teri Keller, Vice President of Human Resources at Automox. The rest of […]

HR Works Podcast: Staying Ahead of the Recruiting Curve

Recruiting during 2020 required adjusting to a drastically new situation and new technologies and solving new problems (along with a few old ones, too). Now that we’ve all had a chance to get our footing, it’s time to get ahead of the recruiting curve—that is, keep what worked in 2020, and find out what will […]

HR Works Podcast 5 Minute Friday: Can Work Be Like Before?

Many organizations held their breath for a long time, waiting for the world to go back to normal. Think water cooler chats, company picnics, cubicles, and daily commutes. Meanwhile, the world has moved on. In today’s HR Works 5 Minute Friday, I ask our guest Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer at Lighthouse Research and Advisory […]

HR Works Podcast 5 Minute Friday: Should HR Run the Business?

Welcome back to HR Works Podcast’s 5 Minute Friday. In this shorter segment, we showcase portions of interviews that don’t necessarily make it into longer episodes or other content, but that we still wanted to share with you anyway. Having spoken with so many HR professionals I often ask myself, “Shouldn’t HR be in charge […]

HR Works Podcast: Forget Generations, Look at Digital Literacy

In this episode, I explore multiple generations in the workplace with returning guest and HR expert Ira Wolfe. We discuss the stereotypes and introduce a better segmentation to look at than generation: digital literacy. Such stereotypes are foolish because, for example, there are digitally literate boomers and millennials that don’t know how to set up […]

HR Works Podcast 5 Minute Friday: Helping Adults Adult at Work

Welcome back to HR Works Podcast’s Five Minute Friday’s, I am your host Jim Davis and the editor of the HR Daily Advisor. In this shorter segment, we showcase portions of interviews that don’t necessarily make it into longer episodes or other content, but we still wanted to share with you anyway. Today I am […]

HR Works Podcast: Women’s Struggle with Imposter Syndrome

Today is International Women’s Day 2021. It is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a day to remember that much inequity still exists among the genders, and this last year has been quite destructive to efforts to bring such equity to the workplace. Today’s discussion […]