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May 25, 2022 33 mins

A recent data report by HR platform Gusto shows that the share of fully remote workers has increased by 240% since the pandemic began.

There is no doubt that flexibility has become a crucial factor in whether or not people will take a new job - so it's critical for growing businesses to adapt and develop new HR strategies.

This week, Joey welcomes Gusto's Liz Wilke and Eric Schuchman to discuss the new trends around remote and hybrid work and how Gusto can help small businesses tackle these HR challenges.

Tune in to learn how to boost your hybrid work and talent strategies to attract and retain the right kind of talent into your business.


About the Guests

Eric Schuchman, Head of Product, Gusto

Eric Schuchman is head of product at Gusto, where he leads product management for their core payroll, benefits, and HR products. During his time at Gusto, Eric has helped scale the company and product from serving thousands of growing businesses to hundreds of thousands, from tens of employees to thousands, and from a payroll product to a full people platform. He is passionate about building products people love. 

Prior to Gusto, Eric led product teams at Location Labs and Microsoft. Eric holds a degree in electrical computer engineering and biomedical engineering from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude, Phi Betta Kappa, and Tau Beta Pi.


Liz Wilke, Principal Economist, Gusto

Liz Wilke is a Principal Economist at Gusto, researching the state of work and business in the modern economy. Prior to Gusto, Liz led Future of Work research at LinkedIn. She is a veteran of both the technology and government sectors, where she directed research programs and public spending that supports dynamic, resilient companies and workers across the globe. Liz holds a dual BA in Economics and Government from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.Phil and PhD in Public Policy from the Pardee RAND Graduate School. 


Key Takeaways 

  • Intro (00:00)
  • Liz's and Eric's background and role at Gusto (02:16)
  • WWWW: Takeaways from Gusto's new report on remote and hybrid work (05:20)
  • How small businesses can adapt to remote and hybrid work trends (11:03)
  • How Gusto can help you improve your remote work and talent strategies (19:01)
  • Tips on how to create a better onboarding experience (30:41) 


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