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: Gain Perspective and Operate with Heart

Guests: Jeff Osterman, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Sweetwater I’m joined by Jeff Ostermann, Sweetwater’s Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer. Sweetwater is the #1 online retailer of music instrument and professional audio gear in the United States. In his role, Jeff develops the talent, teams and culture that help Sweetwater […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Bringing the Human Element into the Workplace

Guest: Joe Gagnon, CEO of 1upHealth I’m joined by Joe Gagnon, CEO of 1upHealth. 1upHealth is a digital health data platform designed to help healthcare organizations connect, control, and compute data. Its unique system is designed to meet the dynamic needs of healthcare data today and evolve with them into the future. Listen in as […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: See, Support, and Honor Working Parents

Guests: Amy VanHaren, Founder and CEO of pumpspotting August is National Breastfeeding month! 50% of working parents are concerned that pumping at work could impact their career growth. When employers provide essential family-forming benefits, such as lactation support solutions, they often see a 94% return-from-leave retention rate. In the latest episode of HR Work Break, […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: The Heart of Leadership

Guests: Alice Carleton, Head of People Potential at Ceros As part of HR Leadership Week 2022, we bring to you a special episode of the HR Work Break Podcast about all things leadership! We’re joined by Alice Carleton, Head of People Potential at Ceros. Ceros is a software company that keeps culture and creativity at […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Building a Platform for Change

Guests: Christie Lindor, Principal of Tessi Consulting I’m joined by Christie Lindor, Principal of Tessi Consulting. Tessi Consulting is a Black, woman-owned boutique consultancy that offers diversity, equity, inclusion, training, coaching, and more. Christie has served hundreds of global organizations across more than 31 industries in 10 countries, and she brings more than 12 years […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: It’s All About Intentionality

Guests: Kim Hiler, Chief People Officer at Intradiem I’m joined by Kim Hiler, Chief People Officer at Intradiem. Intradiem is a contact center automation solution provider that uses AI-powered technology to assist teams to enable a more productive and engaged workforce. Tune in as we discuss best practices in a remote-first world, the importance of listening […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Fostering Employees’ Financial Wellness

Guests: Neha Mirchandani, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of People at BrightPlan I’m joined by Neha Mirchandani, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of People at BrightPlan. BrightPlan is a leader in Total Financial Wellness, and its comprehensive digital and human financial planner solution for all employees is real-time, personalized and integrated with employer benefits. BrightPlan’s 2022 Wellness […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Caring for Caregivers

Guests: Jessica Kim, Co-Founder and CEO of ianacare More than 1 in 6 Americans working full-time or part-time report assisting with the care of an elderly or disabled family member, relative, or friend. Caregivers working at least 15 hours per week indicated that this assistance significantly affected their work life. I’m joined by Jessica Kim, […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Out and Proud in the Workplace

Guests: Ivori Johnson, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Charthop, & Kat Kibben, CEO and Founder of Three Ears Media In this special episode, I’m joined by Ivori Johnson, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at ChartHop, and Kat Kibben, CEO and Founder of Three Ears Media. Listen in as we discuss Pride […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Listening Is the First Step in Allyship

Guests: Deb LaMere, Chief HR Officer at Datasite Datasite’s Talent and Diversity Survey found that 63% of global dealmakers say diversity in the workplace is important to them, but 21% of them are unsure how to engage appropriately. Deb LaMere—Chief HR Officer at Datasite, a leading SaaS provider for the M&A industry, empowering dealmakers around […]