HRchat Podcast

HRchat Podcast

The HRchat podcast is a series of interviews with high-profile HR pros and business leaders who help make a difference to the day-to-day lives of HR execs. Hosted by Bill Banham and guest presenters, HRchat shows are typically 15-25 minute interviews which discuss lessons and tips related to all areas of HR including Talent, HR Tech, Learning, Culture, Employment law and Business Strategy. The podcast is published on The HR Gazette website, shared through The HR Gazette and partner social media accounts and distributed through email to HR pros and leaders in USA, Canada, UK and elsewhere. This feed also shares selected shows from The HR Gazette's sister show, WorkingTech. Podcast Music Credit "Funky One" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/... Show More

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More than 1 million Canadians have applied for employment insurance in the past two weeks! Emergency measures from the Canadian federal government include an $82-billion financial rescue package, including $27 billion in direct financial aid to households and businesses, extending unemployment benefits to those who don’t qualify for EI, expanding coverage to those who must self-isolate and aren’t eligible for EI sickness benefits, ...












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3.28 million people in the U.S. filed for unemployment last week. In the half-century that the U.S. government has tracked applications, the most applications filed in a single week had been fewer than 700,000.

Numerous countries including the UK, Canada and the US have put financial easing measures in place to help those employees suddenly out of work and employers grappling to handle the new norm.

In this HRchat interview, Andi Br...












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In episode 159 of the HRchat podcast, we hear from Kerry Brown, VP Workforce Adoption, SAP about the impact of COVID-19 on company culture and managing remote employees.

Kerry is known internationally as a talent economy evangelist and thought leader. She previously worked for Baker Hughes, CSR and Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Listen to the interview with Kerry Brown and learn:

  • Ways organizations are managing talent remotely during the COVI...









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    In this HRchat episode, we hear from Mark Stelzner, Founder/Managing Principal at IA.  Mark is a highly sought after voice in the industry and has been featured by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Forbes, CNN and NPR, among others.

    As Founder and Managing Principal of IA, Mark champions complex HR transformational initiatives; proving the business case, finding best fit providers, and supporting businesses through key s...











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    In this episode, we hear from Sean Hinton, CEO at SkyHive about SkyHive's method of workforce analysis and how it helps HR pros and leaders gain a deeper understanding of labor markets, workforces, and skills. 

    SkyHive is an artificial intelligence technology that employs real-time labor market intelligence to help enterprises build their future workforces through talent acquisition, peer mentorship, career pathways, training &a...











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    In this HRchat, we'll hear from award-winning international speaker and bestselling author Gregg Brown about driving and managing change within organisations.

    Gregg is the author of the best-selling book 'Ready... Set... Change Again!: Take Control of Change Before It Takes Control of You'. 

    Gregg travels extensively helping individuals and organizations develop resilience, and ultimately create opportunities to drive po...











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    In this episode, we hear from Josh Borts, Co-founder and Chief Financial Officer at Lighthouse Labs.

    Lighthouse Labs teaches people to learn to code in 12 weeks and do it in a way that truly prepares students for amazing careers. Lighthouse Labs combines a mentor's community of 60+ full-time developers with an agile curriculum that emphasizes building real software. This has allowed them to achieve a great result for its st...














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    In this episode of the HRchat podcast, we'll offer top tips for job seekers. Our guest this time is Catherine Brownlee, President and CEO at CBI.

    Cat brings over 30 years’ experience in executive search and development, marketing strategies and networking around the globe and across all sectors. Her passion for connecting people and organizations, while nurturing objectives and maintaining focus, is her forte. She is also the a...











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    There's lots of uncertainty around the future workforce and whether AI will replace humans.

    In this HRchat episode, Bill Banham chats with Alexandra Levit about the exciting future world of work, tomorrow's Human Resources departments, and several uniquely human skills that we should be developing.

    For the foreseeable future, says Alex, humans want to interact with humans and therefore it is key for HR pros to nurture empat...











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    In this episode, we look at how technology is changing the ways employees and HR teams are working and the opportunities available to HR and leaders over the coming years.

    Our guest is Chris Havrilla. She leads the HR technology and solution provider strategy and research practices for Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP—helping to demystify the ever-changing HR Tech landscape for organizations and solution providers.

    Chris has worked d...












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    In this HRchat episode, we chat with Risha Grant, a D&I consultant of 20+ years, speaker, and author of the book “That’s BS! How Bias Synapse Disrupts Inclusive Cultures and the Power to Attract Diverse Markets.”

    Listen as we discuss how to move towards more inclusive work environments and the role of HR and leaders in making it happen.

    Risha is self-described as a small-town girl, ex-preacher’s wife, bisexual and African A...








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    In this HRchat episode, we'll be delving into powerful strategies to develop a company culture based on ideation and creativity. Our guest this time is Simon Trevarthen.

    Simon is a speaker on resilience, inspiration, and innovation. As a presenter, Simon energizes audiences, while delivering personal, professional and business growth insights.

    An international keynote speaker, Simon has addressed over 50,000 people at conference...









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    In this HRchat episode, we chat with Jen Phillips Kirkwood, VP TheEDGE-Future of Work, at ADP.

    Jen is responsible for the overall execution of the Future of Work Team, TheEDGE, to provide just in time ideation in innovation for worldwide companies. The goal of TheEDGE is to support Global Enterprise Solutions in elevating the HCM transformation consulting experience. She has been a champion for all things Future of Work,...










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    In this HRchat episode, we hear from Rohit Manucha, Head of Human Resources at Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company about ways to fine-tune your org design. 

    Rohit has extensive experience in working with CEOs and C-suite leaders; in driving end-to-end organizational transformation across 19 countries. He has worked towards aligning organizations with their strategic agenda, managing change and driving sustainable performance. He has w...











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    In this episode of the HRchat show, we'll hear from Daniel Drolet, Partner at Normandin Beaudry, the financial management consulting firm providing actuarial services to pension and savings plans, asset management consulting, group benefits, compensation, and other consulting services.




    This episode of the HRchat show is supported by Espresa, a firm helping to define and ignite the HR tech space to disrupt culture for good.



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    In this episode of the HRchat show, we'll hear from Stephen Shedletzky who is one of the inspiring Igniters of Simon Sinek’s ‘Start with Why’ team.

    Stephen engages with people in meaningful ways so that we connect with depth and live in a more fulfilled world. With a knack for sharing the right words at the right moment, he delivers evidence-based content in a provocative, captivating and light-hearted way.

    Following a hugely pop...












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    140 World Economic Forum members recently embraced very specific human capital disclosures for their annual reports that align with the principles of human capital reporting and quality people management standards related to addressing the needs of all stakeholders.

    In this HRchat episode, we'll hear from Bruce Bolger, Co-Founder at International Center for Enterprise Engagement about human capital standards and corporate social...











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    In episode 144 of the HRchat show, Aaron Barth talks about how merging scientific research, instructional design, and creative arts can translate knowledge into high-impact thinking solutions to improve HR processes.

    Dr Barth is a strategic learning expert, an innovator in the field of instructional design, and a thought leader in applying the science of human reasoning to the workplace.

    Passionate about people, Aaron frequently spe...












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    In this episode of the HRchat show, Bill Banham chats with Josh Levine, speaker and Consultant at Great Mondays about ways to mix up HR and related events to present content in new and fun ways.

    Josh is author of Great Mondays: How to Design a Company Culture Employees Love. He has been featured on Forbes, Marketplace and many more awesome places! 


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    In this HRchat episode, Bill Banham talks with Ultimate Software’s Cecile Alper-Leroux about how HR can develop more people-centric processes for the 2020s.

    As VP of Human Capital Management Innovation at Ultimate Software, Cecile is focused on the delivery of people-focused HCM technology-based solutions and services.

    She is an economic anthropologist, a frequent speaker on a wide range of global industry trends, and author of book...

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