HR Work Break

A series of conversations with members of the HR community, covering the latest trends and popular topics that are driving the world of human resources and people operations.

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Do Your Company Values Truly Encompass Everyone? (Part 1)

Guests: John Register, Paralympic silver medalist, Board Member of the American Association of People With Disabilities, & Member of Kanarys’ Advisory Board While 90% of companies cite diversity as a priority, only 4% of companies feel that hiring people with disabilities is part of that initiative. John Register (Paralympic silver medalist, Board Member of the […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: The Importance of Personal Touches in Leadership

Guests: Jenn Kischell, Vice President of Workforce Engagement at Metlife For HR Corporate Culture Week, I’m joined by Jenn Kischell, Vice President of Workforce Engagement at Metlife. For over 150 years, Metlife has looked for ways to help people live better, healthier lives. It offers life, accident, and health insurance, as well as retirement and […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Bringing a Proactive Military Mindset to the Compliance World

Guests: Roxanne Petraeus, Co-Founder and CEO of Ethena For today’s special Veterans’ Day episode, I’m joined by Roxanne Petraeus, Co-Founder and CEO of Ethena. Ethena is a workplace compliance training company that builds better workplaces through smart technology and engaging content. Roxanne is also a US Combat Veteran and Rhodes Scholar. In co-founding and building […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: The Benefits of a Financial Wellness Program

Guests: Brandon Weber, CEO of Nava Benefits A recent Bank of America survey found that 84% of employers now believe that offering financial wellness tools can help reduce employee attrition. I’m joined by Brandon Weber, CEO of Nava Benefits. Nava Benefits is a cross-functional team of benefits and technology experts on a mission to bring […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: L&D Is the Engine that Powers Employee Engagement

Guests: Sean McGinty, Learning and Product Engineer at Simplify Compliance As part of Learning & Development Week 2022, Sean McGinty, Learning and Product Engineer at Simplify Compliance, joins HR Work Break! Together, we discuss how to improve L&D programs, the difference between a push and pull learning culture, and how L&D departments should teach, support, […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: The Results Are In! Authentic Appreciation Leads to Success

Guests: Dr. Meisha-Ann Martin, Senior Director of People Analytics and Research at Workhuman When employees are recognized at work, they are up to 10 times as likely to strongly agree that they belong at their organization, according to Transforming Workplaces Through Recognition, a recent study conducted by Gallup and Workhuman. To weigh in on these findings, Dr. Meisha-Ann Martin (Senior Director […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: DEI Is Essential When Addressing Quiet Quitting

Guests: Star Carter, Co-Founder, Board Member, Chief Operating Officer, and General Counsel at Kanarys “Quiet quitters” make up at least 50% of the U.S. workforce and probably more, according to Gallup research. Quiet quitting, or when workers doing just enough work to avoid getting fired, is one of the latest trends to catch the eyes […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Bringing the Human Back to Human Resources

Guests: Aimee Gindin, Head of Marketing and Strategy at Torchlight, a LifeSpeak company I’m joined by Aimee Gindin, Head of Marketing and Strategy at Torchlight, a LifeSpeak company. Torchlight is a digital-first caregiver support platform for employers, health plans, and member organizations. A recent study found that 71% of executives say that employee engagement is […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: How to Support Employees Going Through Divorce

Guests: Sheri Atwood, Founder & CEO of Supportpay I’m joined by Sheri Atwood, Founder and CEO of Supportpay. SupportPay is an automated child support platform designed to help parents manage the process of exchanging child support, sharing child expenses, custody, and communication. With over 39 million parents raising children in non-nuclear households, how do employers […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: From School Desk to Office Desk

Guests: Daphne Gomez, Host of The Teacher Coach Podcast and Founder & CEO of Teacher Career Coach Education, like all other industries, is facing the consequences of the Great Resignation. The National Center for Educational Statistics reported that 44% of public schools reported teaching vacancies at the start of this school year, and that nearly […]