HR Works

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.

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 […]

HR Works Podcast: Buying Into the Belonging Experience

Guest: DDS Dobson-Smith, CEO and founder of Soul Trained “Diversity is a fact. Inclusion is a behavior. Belonging is an experience.” In our latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, licensed therapist, author, executive coach, and CEO and founder of Soul Trained, DDS Dobson-Smith, joins to dig deeper into this quote and explain how a […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Pay Access in Today’s Automated World

Guests: Scott Relf, Chief Revenue Officer at Qrails In this episode of HR Work Break, I’m joined by Scott Relf, Chief Revenue Officer at Qrails. Qrails is a Cloud based, API-driven, and developer friendly payment platform that empowers employees and their families through innovative financial wellness solutions. Listen in as we discuss earned pay access […]

HR Works Podcast: The Right Balance of Benefits in a Tight Labor Market

Guests: Holly Severance (Health & Wellbeing Manager) and Erica Phelps, RD (Health and Wellness Specialist) from Shape Corp., and Lauren Higgins (Managing Director of Client Success) from the EX Program by Truth Initiative. In today’s labor market, HR leaders are delicately balancing the need for a differentiated benefit offering to attract talent—and all done with […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Recruiting, Retention, and Reflecting on the Last 2 Years

Guests: Chris Carver, Sourcer at Wayne Technologies Between COVID-19, remote and hybrid work, and the Great Resignation, employers must constantly update their business strategies. Talent acquisition efforts, in particular, have seen unprecedented changes. Virtual hiring, retention rates, and employee needs are at the forefront of every HR professional’s mind. Chris Carver, Sourcer at Wayne Technologies, […]

HR Works Podcast: Recruiting a Global Workforce

Guest: Alison Long, Chief People Officer at Till Payments As the global workforce moves toward a more digitized and distributed approach, organizations are embracing newfound opportunities of expanding into new markets and building teams overseas. So what are some of the biggest challenges international organizations face when entering into new markets and building teams overseas? […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Every Level

Guests: Amy Hull, Director and Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Paycor Inc In this episode of HR Work Break I’m joined by Amy Hull, Director and Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Paycor Inc. Paycor helps leaders develop their people and build winning teams. Their human capital management software, customized industry solutions, […]

HR Works Podcast: How to Build a Successful Internship Program

Guest: Jeff Ostermann, Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Sweetwater What does it take to run a successful internship program that truly brings value to both the students and the business? How are expectations changing for internship programs and the newest group of young employees entering the workforce this summer? In this latest […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: 2022’s Unionization Trends

Guests: Charlie Plumb, attorney and shareholder at McAfee & Taft In the wake of COVID-19, employees are reassessing what they need from companies. As workers recognize their importance to employers, they in turn realize that they deserve fair benefits and compensation as well as a voice. As such, unions have grown in popularity. Companies like […]

HR Works Podcast: Wellbeing That Goes Beyond Work-Life Balance

Guest: Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we take a closer look at the definition of employee wellness with Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater.  Learn how wellness goes beyond simply finding work-life balance and how mental health is one […]