A Seat at the Table

A podcast focused on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace, featuring thoughtful conversations and insight from experts, changemakers, and leaders from the business world.

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: Preparing for Gen Z in the Workplace

The pandemic has shifted many of our priorities in the workplace and this includes Generation Z. According to Microsoft’s Work Trend Index Annual Report, 51% of Gen-Z employees are more likely to prioritize health and well-being over work. Gen Zers also want to see values reflected in their workplace as well as diversity and inclusion. […]

A Seat at the Table: Addressing and Overcoming Racially-Fueled Workplace Bullying

In the latest episode of “A Seat,” we discuss how organizations can address racially-fueled workplace bullying. A survey by Gallup last year found that workplace bullying disproportionately affects Black and Hispanic Americans. Key findings of this survey also found that: Workplace discrimination causes disengagement and undermines wellbeing; and Greater inclusivity starts with an awareness of […]

A Seat at the Table: Consciously Creating an Inclusive & Humane Culture

New research has shown that during the pandemic our professional network shrank by 16 percent, which is about 200 people. Today, connection is more important than ever. So, how can we stay connected in a post-COVID workplace? It all starts with culture. In the latest episode of “A Seat at the Table,” I’m joined by […]

A Seat at the Table: Advancing Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

Today’s A Seat is presented as part of HR Daily Advisor‘s sponsored Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Week. I’m joined by Jessica Tuman, Head of Enterprise ESG at Voya Financial. She also leads the company’s Voya Cares program, which specializes in financial planning needs and advocacy for those with special needs and disabilities, as well […]

A Seat at the Table: DEI Isn’t About Preference, It’s A Big Warm Hug

In the latest episode of A Seat at the Table, I’m joined by Adam Probolsky, an opinion researcher and President of Probolsky Research. With DEI and workplace satisfaction being critical topics for HR leaders and organizations, Adam is also here to discuss recent data on how important diverse hiring is to employees and the public. […]

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: The Power of Fostering Inclusion & Belonging

In episode eleven of A Seat, listen in as Kathryn Minshew, CEO and Co-Founder of job search and career advice site The Muse, discusses tips to foster inclusion and belonging, which starts with taking different approaches to listening, including listening to your people, according to Minshew. We also discuss the power of incremental progress, the value of […]

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: Having a Voice That Counts

In episode ten of A Seat at the Table, I’m excited to be joined by Neha Mirchandani. She leads the people and marketing functions at BrightPlan, an HR tech company specializing in total financial wellness. Listen in as we discuss the importance of having a voice that counts, the evolution of leaders, rise of the empowered […]

A Seat at the Table: Tapping Global Talent

In the latest episode of A Seat, I’m joined by Ronnie Kwesi Coleman, CEO and Co-founder of Meaningful Gigs. Ronnie launched Meaningful Gigs in 2019 and today the emerging platform serves as the blueprint for companies to engage and connect with premiere African talent.

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: The Power of a Vulnerable Leader

In the latest episode of A Seat at the Table, listen in as Elena Valentine, CEO and Co-founder of SkillScout Films, a media company that has helped some of the most iconic brands tell their stories, discusses the value of fostering storytelling cultures, emotional connections, kindred curiosity, and more in today’s workplace. On July 20th, Elena […]

A Seat at the Table: DEIB Can’t Be a Second Thought

In the latest episode of A Seat at the Table, listen in as Shrina Sood, Associate Vice President of Talent Acquisition & DEIB Programs at Curriculum Associates, discusses the importance of giving others a seat at the table, what employees are expecting from employers, how accountability benefits everyone, the value of transparency, and so much […]