EPISODE 17 There are few if any companies today that don’t have remote workers on the payroll. And that’s all to the good in many ways, but it’s also true that managing remote workers can be challenging. To get some perspective and some practical tips on creating a great digital culture, we’ve asked Miranda Nicholson […]
HR Works Podcast
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.
EPISODE 16 We’re hearing a lot about branding these days, what it is, how to develop it, and how to defend it. It seems that social media and online communications have made it both easier to develop a brand and easier to threaten it. To talk about employment brands and what companies can do to […]
EPISODE 15 Is there anyone today who isn’t beleaguered by busywork—endless emails, reports, and meetings that soak up time you’d rather be spending on strategic imagination, creativity, or high-value work? In this episode of HR Works, Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink (futurethink.com) and author of the best-selling book Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start […]
EPISODE 14 Every HR manager is experiencing dramatic changes in workplace culture. For example, we’re seeing unlimited vacation policies and we’re witnessing the death of the annual performance review. To a large extent, the changes are driven by the arrival of the Millennials, who by most estimates will soon make up over half of the […]
EPISODE 13 Everyone’s talking about wellness, and one of the common denominators of wellness programs is weight management. So where better should HR professionals search for some practical guidance on wellness then Weight Watchers? In this episode of HR Works, Cindy Bubniak, the head of Marketing for Weight Watchers Health Solutions, joins us to discuss […]
EPISODE 12 Imagine a young employee in the early stage of his or her career walking up to the CEO of the company and saying “I’m giving you a D+ on the presentation you gave at the prospective client meeting.” Now imagine that same young employee still having a job with the company the next […]
EPISODE 11 Wouldn’t it be nice if all of our workplace relationships were stress-free and productive? HR managers have a dual role when it comes to workplace relationships: They have to manage their own, and they have to step in when other relationships are floundering. Psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Henry Cloud […]
EPISODE 10 One HR challenge that won’t go away is dealing with the EEOC and responding to charges. Recently, the EEOC has begun a new digital processing program for its activities. Naomi Oglesby, an associate with The Murray Law Group, joins us to provide clearer understanding of the new EEOC program, and some practical tips.
EPISODE 9 On May 18, the U.S Department of Labor (DOL) released long-awaited changes to the overtime regulations—the first major changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) since 2004. The regulations take effect on December 1, 2016, but that may be little consolation to the many employers faced with tough decisions regarding their workforce […]
EPISODE 8 It might seem that drafting and addressing violations of dress code and appearance policies would be old hat for HR, but the challenges in this area just keep mounting, and there’s no shortage of eager lawyers waiting to bring a suit for religious or national origin discrimination or failure to accommodate. To pin […]