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.


HR Works Podcast: Women’s Struggle with Imposter Syndrome

Today is International Women’s Day 2021. It is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a day to remember that much inequity still exists among the genders, and this last year has been quite destructive to efforts to bring such equity to the workplace. Today’s discussion […]

HR Works Podcast 5 Minute Friday: Organizational Architects

Welcome back to HR Works Podcast’s 5 Minute Friday. In this shorter segment, we showcase portions of interviews that don’t necessarily make it into longer episodes or other content, but that we still wanted to share with you anyway. Today I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with Gaylyn Sher-Jan, […]

HR Works Podcast: No Vaccine or I Quit

Can you mandate vaccinations? And if you can, should you? What are the legal considerations of doing so? What are the medical and practical considerations? Finally, what do HR experts advise in order to maximize vaccination rates among employees? These are the answers that I attempt to answer in this episode. We are going to […]

HR Works Podcast 5 Minute Friday: Social Media Mayhem

Welcome to our first episode of HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday. In these short, special episodes, we’ll examine a different topic with the guests of upcoming episodes. Today, we are pleased to talk with Ira Wolfe about what happens when an employee’s unsavory social media history comes to light. If you like what you hear, […]

HR Works Podcast COVID-19 Update: Religious Exemptions to Mandatory Vaccines

As many of you may know, there are basically two exemptions when employers mandate COVID-19 vaccinations: medical and religious. Most of us can wrap our heads around a medical exemption because such exemptions are a little more concrete than their religious counterparts. In this episode, we are going to discuss religious exemptions for the COVID-19 […]

HR Works Podcast: The Future of HR Tech Is AI

The pandemic ensured that so much of our communication takes place remotely through chats, phone calls, video conferences, and e-mails. While these methods of communication keep organizations alive, they also leave a lot behind. How do we recover the value of in-person communication? The answer might be AI that offers real-time analysis to stakeholders during […]

HR Works Podcast COVID-19 Update: Stimulus Bill and Employment Law Changes

In this episode we are going to look at the relief package that is being kicked around between the House and the Senate, and what some of the provisions might mean for employers and employment law. President Joe Biden’s goals are clear and well outlined. They indicate a number of desired changes that would influence […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Coronavirus Related Employer Lawsuits

In this episode, we examine the nature of employer lawsuits that are COVID-related. We’ll find out what lawsuits are on the rise and how employers can avoid them. Here to talk about these and other legal issues is employment lawyer and member of Clark Hill in Collin County Texas, Kim Moore. Kim Moore has been […]

HR Works Podcast COVID-19 Update: Grace in the Untimely Death of a Coworker

Last year saw so many additional deaths due to COVID-19 and related causes that the life expectancy in the United States has dropped by 1.13 years. That means employers will be encountering unexpected employee deaths more frequently. How do leaders and HR handle this? How do they share the information with your employees? How can […]

HR Works Podcast: Working Mothers in Crisis

In this episode, we will be taking a hard look at how mothers in particular fared over the last year, the impact that the pandemic had on them, and how employers better position themselves to support mothers and create a place for them in the next normal. The issue will be discussed from an HR […]