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HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: HR Leading Through Influence

Guest: Nadian Zak, Senior Vice President of People, Vertava Health HR represents the middle ground between employees and employers. That gives HR a special kind of power that is neither from-the-top leadership nor that of a general employee. Rather, they have the power to influence both sides to reach their strategic outcomes. Today’s HR Works […]

HR Works Podcast: Star Wars is an HR Nightmare

What do poor diversity, hostile work environments, corporate espionage, and poor safety cultures have in common? They can all be found long, long ago in a galaxy far, far away. Whether you are talking about the Empire, the Rebellion, or even the First Order, the organizations that populate the Star Wars universe have a lot […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: Celebrating Employees Work & Life Milestones

Guest: Karen Crone, CHRO at Paycor. Employers often recognize employees’ work milestones, but what about their life milestones? When organizations recognize life milestones, it shows they care about employees beyond their capacity as workers. Today, I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with Karen Crone, CHRO at Paycor, about this […]

HR Works Podcast: Not All Background Checks Are Created Equal

Guests: Ofer Reiss, CEO & Owner of ProfCheck LTD, and David Garcia, the CEO of ScoutLogic. In this episode, we are going to discuss background checks. So many organizations require background checks on potential employees, and there are countless services out there to assist you. But not all background checks are equal, and there are […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: Don’t Accidentally Hire an Ax Murderer

Have you ever accidentally hired a terrorist? What about an ax murderer? Today I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with two background check professionals. I’ve asked each to share with us their most interesting background check story, and they may shock you. If you enjoy this episode, make sure […]

HR Works Podcast: Evolving Benefits in an Evolving World

Today’s podcast is part of the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Employee Benefits Week which takes place all this week of April 19th. We’ll be offering unique and exciting content every day this week discussing, you guessed it, employee benefits. We’ll be examining everything from how the need for benefits has changed over the last year […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: The Champions of People

This week’s HR Works 5 Minute Friday is part of the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Employee Benefits Week which takes place for the entire week of April 19th. We’ll be offering unique and exciting content every day of that week discussing, you guessed it, employee benefits. We’ll be examining everything from how the need for […]

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. […]