HRchat Podcast - Interviews with HR, Talent and Tech Experts

HRchat Podcast - Interviews with HR, Talent and Tech Experts

Listen to the HRchat podcast from The HR Gazette (https://hr-gazette.com) to get insights, strategies, and anecdotes to help you get more from the world of work. Show topics covered include HR Tech, Leadership, Talent, Recruitment, Employee Engagement, Recognition and Company Culture. Hosted by Bill Banham and other HR enthusiasts, the HRchat show publishes interviews with influencers, leaders, analysts, and those in the HR trenches. New episodes are published 1-2 times each week and shows are typically 15 to 30 minutes. Past guests are from organizations including ADP, SAP, Ceridian, IBM, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Simon Sinek Inc, NASA, SHRM, Government of Canada, Hacking HR, Ultimate Software, McLean & Company, InnovateWork, Shopify, Culture Summit, DisruptHR, Talent Board, Gallagher Benefit Services Group, Virgin Pulse, WorkTango, Small Improvements, Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Coca-Cola Beverages Company. Podcast Music Credit"Funky One"Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/hrchat... Show More

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March 2, 2021 27 min

There is a paradigm shift in the way work, "works”, as organizations are choosing to collaborate more with the growing global freelance labor market.

Our guest this time is Nicholas Schroder, CEO & Co-Founder of ProCollective. He has worked across different industries, ranging from big Pharma to Advertising, but after completing his Master’s at Copenhagen Business School, he focused his efforts on digital solutions for the ...

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While many of us don't necessarily believe that work will ever quite be the same again, we're at a stage where vaccines are being rolled out in many places en masse and, hopefully, sometime soon, the majority of desk-based employees will be able to return to the office.

In this HRchat episode, we'll talk about how the pandemic has impacted company culture, operating models, and what areas of the HR department are change...

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In this HRchat episode, we consider tactics and tools to help leaders and HR pros build teams quickly while scaling company culture in sustainable ways.

Bill Banham's guest this time is Hessie Coleman, Vice President of People at SEDNA Systems, a global firm used in 80 countries offering communication software that brings all conversations, data, and documentation together in one focused, accessible place.

Hessie's focus, s...

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In this special HRchat, we talk about how businesses can apply learnings from sports and science to improve performance and look ahead to the intelliHR Performance Summit happening Feb 24th.

The summit, supported by The HR Gazette, is a free virtual event for HR professionals and business leaders who want to empower their teams to reach maximum potential.

Bill's guests are Rob Bromage and Glenn Donaldson from intelliHR, a global...

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In this HRchat episode, we consider what it means to be truly inclusive in your efforts to engage employees and communities whilst living under Covid restrictions.

Our guest is Michael Bach, Founder and CEO at the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI).

Michael is an internationally recognized thought leader in the fields of diversity, inclusion, and employment equity. He is also a panelist at the Feb 25th Community Bui...

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Many leaders and HR professionals working with high performing teams are under lots of pressure and stress right now. So too, are the employees they manage.

Trends that come from stress and burnout include low productivity, low employee engagement, turnover, irritability, presenteeism, and greater frequency of mental health challenges.

These are signs of impending and existing burnout. And things are likely to get worse unless tackl...

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In this HRchat we consider data that shows how working from home has changed the expectations of employees and the role of managers.

Bill's guest this time is Brian Kropp, Group Vice President and Chief of HR Research at Gartner Research, Inc

He heads all business activities that support the human resources division and its leadership teams. Brian works with Gartner Research leadership to develop strategic plans that attracts, ...

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In episode 255 we consider the why and how of launching your own HR consultancy. Bill's guest is Ben Geoghegan, Founder at getmorehrclients.com

Ben spent much of his career as a Human Resources professional and now focuses on helping consultancies in the HR industry to grow faster and more predictably. He is also host of the A Better HR Business Podcast.

Listen as Ben shares ways that ambitious HR-related businesses around th...

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In this HRchat episode, we'll talk about ways to build employee trust during extreme times

Bill's guest is Amy Kruglak, Vice President of Human Resources at Rave Mobile Safety, a provider of critical communication and collaboration technology used to help save lives, manage crisis incidents, and increase resiliency.

Amy is responsible for employee experience and ensuring that people and culture initiatives attract and retain...

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In HRchat 253, we consider some key organizational-based interventions and solutions that transform the way leaders and employees feel about their workplace experience. We'll also make predictions for how the HR function will evolve and change over the coming years.

Bill's guest this time is Dave Millner, author and Founder at HR Curator Ltd, a firm providing consultancy advice, support, and solutions to clients as HR funct...

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In HRchat episode 252, we consider ways to improve the mental wellbeing of employees. Our guest this time is Dr. Ryan Todd, a practicing psychiatrist on a mission to improve mental health in the workplace. 

Ryan believes that mental health skills can and should be trained. That’s why, in 2018, he launched headversity, a firm that measures, tracks, and builds resilience among employees in the workplace.

Issues considered include: 

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    The last year has been hugely difficult. Soon, however, organizations will begin their rise out of the challenging and often contentious times we are currently mired in.

    Our guest this time is Mark S. Babbitt, culture architect, career coach, blogger, speaker and author. Mark is also President at WorqIQ and CEO at YouTern.

    "There’s a revolution happening" says Mark. "Business today doesn’t function like it did just a few...

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    According to the recent State of Technology for the Deskless Workforce report, deskless staff make up to 80 percent of the global working population. 

    Despite this significant number, non-desk workers have been overlooked by tech companies and their IT teams in terms of the tools and technologies at their disposal. In fact, only 1 percent of enterprise software investment is allocated to the deskless workforce!

    This risks deskless e...

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    Blockchain promises to be indispensable to Human Resources practices like recruitment, payroll, and employee data. Indeed, Blockchain’s appeal is a route for permissioned parties to confirm, validate and authenticate the exchange of data through its distributed ledger. Blockchain encrypts data and validates transactions through consensus, distributing an unchanging copy of exchanges to each entity that has a copy of the ledger. Thi...

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    Employee benefits should be simple. But, as employers continue to expand their employee benefits offerings to improve engagement, productivity, and retain talent, the majority of people are confused.

    According to MetLife, 60% of employees do not understand what programs are available to them, how they might help them, or how to use them.

    Coupled with the complexity of the American healthcare system and employer-offered health insura...

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    In this HRchat episode, we hear from Kristina Holle, a business leader in strategic and operational HR activities, focusing on employee engagement, talent branding, and driving a culture of wellbeing. 

    At GAP, Kristina plays a strategic role in change management initiatives and creates a multi-level approach to attaining employee feedback. Kristina also brings extensive experience in succession planning, performance management, lab...

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    In this HRchat, we look at the why and how of improving the data literacy skills of the HR department.

    Our guest this time is Matthew Hamilton, Head of HR Strategy and People Analytics at Protective Life. As part of their mission to upskill their workforce, Protective Life has contracted AIHR to upskill their HR professionals with analytical and data skills and help foster a data-driven culture.

    Interview questions include:

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    The landscape of the workforce and the needs of employees have changed drastically in 2020. Nearly 42 percent of the U.S. labor force, for example, are now working from home full time with an estimated 25-30 percent continuing to do so through 2021. Substance abuse, anxiety and depression are rising at alarming rates and the challenge to generate more meaningful engagement is building. 

    In this HRchat episode, Live Services Expert, ...

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    In this HRchat episode, we consider trends in recruitment tech and offer tips for those looking to land or place remote jobs in 2021. 

    Our guest this time is Chris Russell,  digital recruiting expert and Managing Director at RecTech Media. Chris's job is to inform and empower the modern recruiter through articles, podcasts, and other media he produces on a weekly basis. Think of him, he says, as a digital recruiting coach. He is...

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    Many organizations are still battling with inherited legacy technologies & processes. The 2020 pandemic left many companies in mess. Moments of crisis bring several gaps to light that result in organizations devising plans to mitigate risks caused by gaps; treating crises as an opportunity to re-invent & re-align organizational goals for 2021.

    In this HRchat episode, we'll be considering how globalization and the virtua...

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