Connect with the Modern Workforce in Crisis and Beyond in the New Future of Work


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In this episode of the HR Leaders podcast, I'm joined by my special guests Susan Watts, Vice President of Human Resources for Blue Ridge Companies & Shawn Simmons; Vice President of Human Resources for Mills Properties.

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Episode highlights

00:00 - Intro

02:14 - Susan shares what's kept her motivated in the same role for 17 years

03:05 - Shawn shares why HR was the choice for him in college

04:17 - The impact the pandemic had on their culture and employee engagement

09:54 - How HR became the point of reference for their employee's information

13:00 - How technology aided their organizations throughout the crisis

21:04 - Have recent times affected your company culture?

26:57 - How are you recognising your employees?

31:22 - The biggest hurdles they are facing now as HR leaders

32:35 - Why mental health of their employees is more important now than ever

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