HR Works Podcast

The mission of HR Works is to provide clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to HR professionals through engaging and insightful interviews with experts and thought leaders.

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Recent Episodes

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Workcations a Growing Trend

We all know that the move to remote work has many implications for the modern workforce. But does remote have to mean from home? Does it have to mean from your state? What about your country? Some countries have special packages that allow US employees to work abroad. In this episode we will explore this […]

HR Works: Employment Attorneys Discuss Legal Landscape Under Biden Administration

The Biden administration will be taking over on January 20, 2021. The administration’s approach to employment law will likely be very different from the current administration’s. Additionally, Executive Orders have played a large role in how employment law is conducted in the United States. What changes can Biden make with his own orders? What direction […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: What Vaccines Mean for Employers

It has been a few months since we have discussed workplace policies surrounding testing on this podcast. Since that time, testing has become much more widespread and available. Recent news has also offered us perhaps our first breath of fresh air in quite some time: two viable vaccines have been successfully developed. In this episode, […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: The Online Accessibility Act

In the last episode, we began to discuss the issue of online accessibility and an increase in general, especially since the pandemic hit in lawsuits surrounding this issue. Today we are going to continue that discussion, specifically focusing on a proposed piece of legislation called the Online Accessibility Act. We are pleased to have back […]

HR Works: Employee Monitoring and Protecting Trade Secrets

This special episode is sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management, also known as SHRM. We are also excited to announce that this is our very first SHRM credit approved podcast episode. Stay tuned for information on how to get your credits later in the program. With large swaths of the workforce working remotely, […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Employers Beware; Online Accessibility Lawsuits Are on the Rise

With the mass migration toward working from home, more employees are depending on digital devices and the Internet for essential information for everything both in and out of work. Yet, many websites, services, and digital tools are not accessible to people with disabilities. That may mean your employees are having difficulty completing their work. Meanwhile, […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: DOL’s Proposed Independent Contractor Classification Rule

In September, the DOL released a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding rules for employers to follow when classifying a worker as an independent contractor or an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act. In this episode, we unpack what these proposed rules would mean for employers with employment lawyer Jacob M. Monty. Jake is managing […]

HR Works: Real Partnerships Create Ideal Training Programs

When the leader of a digital identity and access management company wanted to rapidly expand, he needed a configurable training management solution that could handle the pressure. Ultimately, he found more than just a solution—he found a business partner. Through that partnership, both organizations grew to great heights. This is our second episode with our […]

Culture

HR Works: The Next Culture for the Next Normal

Before the pandemic, awareness of the need for a well-crafted and -maintained company culture was high, and HR was making real strides toward taking charge of those efforts. That awareness has only been heightened, and being effective has simultaneously been challenged by the pandemic. How do HR professionals adapt? What tools do they discard, and […]

Interview

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Delivering Difficult News with Grace

The pandemic has changed so much about how we work together and how we interact. It has also redefined many social norms and etiquette. Layoffs, pay reductions, employee illness, and death have all increased over the last months, and with each comes a difficult conversation. HR has always been the department that has to deliver […]