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.

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HR Works: Vulnerability Is Required for Successful Engagement and Leadership

With organizations losing unbelievable amounts of money to poor employee engagement, I always wonder what stops leaders from properly addressing this problem. In this episode of HR Works, we find a critical ingredient to successful leadership and employee engagement: vulnerability. This episode’s guest is Jason Treu, an executive coach who helps executives, managers, and employees […]

HR Works: How Leadership Can Navigate Chaotic vs. Ordered Employees

If I’ve learned one thing since taking on this podcast, is that change in an organization literally cannot happen without leaders being on board. How can HR managers make that happen? It’s the 100 million dollar question, and we are thrilled to have two experts from Rose Group Int’l to help us answer it. The […]

HR Works: LinkedIn Weighs In on Recent Workplace Trends

When it comes to workplace trends, it helps to get the research and opinions of the largest professional network: LinkedIn. To that end, our guest for this episode is LinkedIn’s Vice President of Talent Solutions, Mark Lobosco. Mark is responsible for leading the global pre-sales, sales and customer success team for LinkedIn’s Talent Solution business, […]

HR Works: Joy Makes a Powerful Currency

Everyone knows that when employees are stressed out about meeting deadlines, budgets, and extreme expectations that they tend to shut down or leave. In this episode of HR Works, which is sponsored by Incogneato, we discuss one woman’s approach to solving this problem: making joy the currency of the workplace economy. Shani Godwin, an entrepreneur, […]

HR Works: Next Level Sexual Harassment Training

Organizations are working hard to meet the challenge of sexual harassment in the workplace head-on. However, the efficacy of sexual harassment training leaves a lot to be desired. How do employers make this training stick? Part of it boils down to creating an emotional investment in trainees, a subject that our guest excels in. Morgan […]

HR Works Special Episode: Making Sense of the Proposed Overtime Regulations

The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that is expected to make more than one million more workers eligible for overtime pay. Currently, the DOL is accepting comments until May 21st. In this special episode, sponsored by Kronos, we discuss the proposed overtime regulations in detail with Kara Shea, a Partner with the […]

HR Works: It Takes More Than Training to Stop Workplace Bullying

In episode 81 of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Professionals, we explore the real problem of workplace bullying. A shocking number of employees have experienced bullying and even more have witnessed it. The problem has a powerful effect on employees and therefore on organizations, including everything from engagement and retention to damaging a company’s […]

HR Works: Great Culture Requires Conscious Leadership

The people of an organization generate that company’s culture. That includes all of the people from the employees through middle management right up to leadership and to a degree, even the customers. When part of that culture producing chain fails, the whole culture suffers—it doesn’t disappear, it just decays. Naturally then, if an organization’s leadership […]

HR Works: We Might Just All Be in the Wrong Jobs

How are employers supposed to keep people in their roles if large percentages of people are in the wrong job? What could that mean? Luckily our guest is in a great position to answer that question. In this episode, we are joined by Jamie Schneiderman. Jamie is the Founder and CEO of Career Spark, the […]

HR Works: No More Bad Hires

Every HR professional and recruiter knows the cost of a bad hire. Time and money spent on the hiring and training go down the tube and now you are left with nothing but that same vacancy. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could avoid making bad hires in the first place? In this episode, we […]