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 Podcast: The Advantage of Hiring Veterans

Guest: Jake Wood, Founder and CEO of Groundswell As Veterans Day approaches and the nation takes an opportunity to honor those who have bravely served in the military, we are presenting a very special mini-episode of the HR Works Podcast and picking up our recent conversation with Jake Wood, the founder and CEO of Groundswell and […]

HR Works Podcast: Modernize Your Corporate Giving

Guest: Jake Wood, Founder and CEO of Groundswell In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we look at the impact of volunteering and philanthropy on organizations with Jake Wood, the founder and CEO of Groundswell. A Marines veteran, Jake brings unique perspective through his time leading a scout sniper unit, building and leading […]

HR Works Podcast: What Does L&D Mean to Your Gen Z Employees?

Guest: Faith Brinkley, HR Consultant at PerformancePoint, LLC What does learning and development mean for Gen Z workers and young professionals, newly entering the workforce and embarking on their careers? Is upskilling a priority or does networking take precedence? In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we look at learning and development through […]

HR Works Podcast: Catching Up on the CROWN Act and Equal Pay

Guests: HR Hero’s Celeste Duke, SPHR (Managing Editor and DEI specialist) and Joan Farrell, JD (Sr. Legal Editor and discrimination specialist) In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we are joined by two past contributors to the HR Daily Advisor and current members of the HR Hero editorial staff, Celeste Duke and Joan […]

HR Works Podcast: The Art of Speedy Workforce Scaling

Guest: Sarah Fern, Chief People Officer at Velocity Global When an organization decides it is ready to expand its workforce, meeting business needs and potential growth opportunities, where does the strategy for scaling begin? Is it best to set a target for expansion and work toward to goal, or take a more measured approach, evolving […]

HR Works Podcast: Connected People Make Better Teams

Guest: Shane Kovalsky, Founder and CEO of Mystery What does successful employee engagement look like in this Remote Era, as many teams have moved toward more distributed workforce models? While colleagues and coworkers work toward shared goals on a daily basis, what is truly bringing them together and cultivating the corporate culture that is vital […]

HR Works Podcast: Trends With Benefits

Guest: Claire Barnes, Chief Human Capital Officer at Monster As organizations continue to manage rising operating costs brought on by the inflation trends of 2022, many HR teams are now facing challenging decisions when it comes to prioritizing employer-sponsored benefits. How can leadership teams best determine the benefits to protect and what can be let […]

HR Works Podcast: Back to the Office! Who’s Coming With Me?!

Guest: Estelle Izuno, Director of Employee Experience at Actalent As calendars have turned into September, a new wave of return-to-office dates and deadlines are approaching for many organizations and their employees, many of whom have been working remotely over the past few years. In the latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we explore this […]

HR Works Podcast: Can HR Leaders Embrace Quiet Quitting?

Guest: Dr. Kyle Elliott, Career coach and the founder of The concept of Quiet Quitting has been buzzing through the working world in this summer of 2022.  There is no doubt in the marketability of its catchy name, but what does it actually mean to quietly quit in the workplace? While it may carry a […]

HR Works Podcast: The Raw Ingredients of Leadership

Guest: Dr. Michael Ehret, Head of Global Talent Management at Johnson & Johnson Are there any inherent, natural ingredients shared by high-potential leaders? And does there always need to be a direct correlation between performance and leadership potential? The HR Works Podcast returns with another great conversation featuring a member of the team at Johnson & Johnson, […]