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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 a ...
 
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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. Couple…
 
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 …
 
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 da…
 
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 m…
 
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 produce…
 
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 t…
 
In this episode, we welcome Jeremy Ames back to the show to talk about the HCM Technology market in 2021. Jeremy is VP of HCM Services at Workforce Insight (WFI), a world leader in workforce management (WFM) and human capital management (HCM) technology services. His business unit is responsible for implementing and enhancing various HCM platforms,…
 
In this episode, we chat with Monica Gibbs, a highly regarded recruiter, speaker, author and wellness consultant who is passionate about helping organizations attract and retain top talent. She is one of the only recruiters in Canada who also partners with her clients on workplace wellness initiatives. She is a CHRL (Certified Human Resources Leade…
 
In this episode of HRchat, we invite Lars Schmidt back to the show to reflect on 2020 from a recruiting and branding perspective and talk about a more optimistic outlook for jobs and company culture in 2021. Lars is an author of HR bestseller Redefining HR, a podcast host, Founder at Amplify and Founder & Host at Redefining HR Media Group. He has s…
 
In this HRchat episode, we talk about how the role of Human Resources is changing and the reasons to upskill your HR team. The guest is Erik van Vulpen, Founder of the Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR). Erik is a writer and speaker on all things HR but with a particular interest in people analytics and digital HR. AIHR's mission is to make HR future-pr…
 
The pandemic has forced millions out of work. Many of whom have turned to temporary or independent employment alternatives. In HRchat episode 237, we look at the sharp rise in the size of the gig workforce as a result of the pandemic and the challenges and opportunities it brings for HR. Bill's guest is Dr. Rochelle Haynes, Senior Lecturer at the U…
 
In this HRchat interview, Phil Wainewright shares what he's seen change in the HR SaaS space and talks about the massive shifts caused by adapting to today's new normal. Phil is a recognized authority on cloud computing as a writer, analyst, consultant and speaker since 1998, when he launched his first online venture to chronicle the early years of…
 
In this HRchat, we consider ways to empower HR and D&I pros with the data and technology to build inclusive workplaces. Our guest this time is Dr. Leeno Karumanchery, Co-Founder and Head of Behavioural Sciences at MESH/Diversity. Leeno has over 28 years of experience and is globally recognized for his expertise in the fields of Emotional Intelligen…
 
In HRchat episode #234, we hear from Mary Faulkner, Senior Advisor and Principal at IA about how the HR function will continue to be augmented by AI over the coming months and years. Learn too, how the march towards machines has accelerated as a result of covid? Mary is a talent strategist and business leader with almost 15 years' experience in hel…
 
Human Resource leaders are in a fight to ensure that hourly workers (60 percent of the workforce) don't feel overwhelmed by the effects of the pandemic. In this HRchat episode, we consider how HR can better use technology to help workers – especially hourly workers – manage the stresses of this year's pandemic and economic uncertainties. The guest …
 
In this HRchat we'll hear from highly respected Silicon Valley turnaround expert Thomas L. Steding Ph.D. about some of the ideas in his new book, Real Teams Win: What Smart Leaders Need To Know About Achieving Performance coming from Humanix Books on December 1, 2020. Tom Steding has been CEO of more than 12 tech companies and active chairman of se…
 
In this HRchat episode, we consider practical ways for employees to stay engaged, and how employers can support mental wellbeing throughout their organization. The guest this time is Dr. David Batman, member of the Virgin Pulse Science Advisory Board and a Consultant Occupational Health Physician who has served 50 years in the field of medicine. Li…
 
In this HRchat interview, Bill Banham talks with Jason Crowe, VP of Partnerships and Business Development at Precision Nutrition about maintaining the mental and physical wellbeing of employees. Precision Nutrition, the world’s largest online nutrition and healthy lifestyle coaching and certification company, announced the launch of Precision Nutri…
 
In this HRchat episode, we hear a whole bunch of recruitment and talent management-related tips from Serge Boudreau, Director of Talent Acquisition at Robots and Pencils Serge has spent over 15 years in the recruitment space including working as Director for Western Canada at Workopolis and Indeed. He co-hosts the popular recruitment-focused podcas…
 
In HRchat #228, we consider how to better engage with employees and ways to help them feel proud of the employer brand they work under. Our guest this time is Sona Khosla, Vice President of Marketing at Benevity, the platform firms are using to attract, retain & engage employees in powerful ways. Sona leads a passionate team responsible for bringin…
 
In this HRchat, we will discuss the importance of organizational culture and ways to measure it. The guest this time is Mary Marzec, Senior Strategy Health Scientist at Virgin Pulse. Listen to this episode to get Mary’s take on how tech can help corporate wellbeing efforts and why measuring the effectiveness of your company culture is key to achiev…
 
As we embrace the holiday season, hourly hiring is beginning to increase to meet the seasonal demands. But with 65% of hourly employees only giving their temporary employers one week’s notice or less – how do you find qualified candidates that want to stay for the full holiday season or beyond? In this HRchat episode, we consider this seasonal dile…
 
Corporations need a better way to re-skill and upskill their workforce, universities need new ways to reach and teach students, and individuals need to increase their skills in order to grow their earning potential and stay relevant in a rapidly changing world of work. The are many barriers standing in the way of someone earning a degree, whether i…
 
The 2020 crisis has changed the ways we work to such an extent that we simply can't go back to the old ways of finding jobs and recruiting talent. In this HRchat episode, we hear from Jerome Ternynck, author of Hiring Success: How Visionary CEOs compete for the best talent. He is also Founder & CEO of SmartRecruiters, the hiring success company tha…
 
Over 650 million adults worldwide are obese, a condition not only associated with various chronic and expensive diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers, but also COVID-19 complications and mortality. (World Health Organization) In this HRchat, we'll consider nutrition in relation to health equity and weight management for chronic co…
 
The spread of COVID-19 has caused many people around the world to change their everyday lives. We’ve been asked to help “flatten the curve” to avoid a spike in cases that would overwhelm our health services. For some of us, this means that we have to self-isolate, and for others, it means working from home for the foreseeable future. Some of us con…
 
COVID-19 has hit the reset button of a fast-moving global business ecosystem. Enterprises around the world took a short pause, reacted to the pandemic, and are now adopting viable operational methods that could help make them more future-proofed. In this special HRchat interview, part of a series looking ahead to the Rise Above conference on Novemb…
 
The pandemic has created seismic shifts in the ways businesses operate. Workplaces of the future are going to be very different from what had been imagined. Embracing technology to support the agile, distributed workforce is now a top priority. In this special HRchat interview, part of a series looking ahead to the Rise Above virtual conference on …
 
With so many of us working remotely at the moment, many firms are looking for secure and reliable ways to log their employees in and out and connect hours worked with payroll. In this HRchat interview, we consider tech available to hold employees accountable to the hours they're supposed to put in and new ways to connect biometric recognition tools…
 
In this HRchat we consider how organizations and individuals can best chart a path towards diversity, equity and inclusion in meaningful and world-changing ways. Our guest is Bobby Humes, Director of Human Resources at the City of Seattle and speaker at the Oct 28th InnovateWork West Coast event. Bobby is an HR strategist and organizational change …
 
In this HRchat episode, we consider how understanding data analytics can help equip HR professionals with the tools needed to thrive in the future world of work. Our guest is Désirée Henke, People & Culture Professional, HR Consultant at MNP and CPHR candidate. “Technology has impacted HR now more than ever with many companies adopting HCMs and HRI…
 
After the pandemic and the temporary halt to the global economy, markets are beginning to bounce back. Organizations are reimagining their operating models to align with the future’s necessities. In this HRchat interview, part of the special series looking ahead to the Rise Above virtual conference in November 2020, we consider where the business e…
 
In HRchat episode 215, we welcome William Tincup back to share his take on how candidates are getting to grips with the 'now normal' and some ways that companies are reinventing themselves in order to thrive in the future. William is the President/Editor-at-Large at RecruitingDaily and a member of multiple boards of advisors. At the intersection of…
 
The pandemic has forced global enterprises to change in ways that they were not ready for and identify new ways of working. For many organizations both large and small, wading through the pandemic is a matter of survival, but for others, the changes have been a silver-lining amidst the crisis. How have these forward-looking organizations tackled th…
 
While Americans and Canadians generally believe that having a mentor is important, less than half of the US population (46%) claims to have one. In this HRchat episode, we will be talking about why entrepreneurs and business owners should look towards finding a mentor for guidance through this time of grave uncertainty and distress. Our guests are …
 
According to the Stanford Research Institute and Carnegie Mellon Foundation, 75% of long-term job success relies on people skills, not technical expertise. In this HRchat episode, we'll consider courses that help participants master the foundational skills needed to succeed as leaders in the future world of work. Our guest this time is Dr. Corey Ol…
 
The pandemic put a long pause on work for many of us this year. This gave pros an opportunity to re-evaluate their careers. In this HRchatchat interview, we'll be considering ways to empower people to take control of their career paths. In this episode, Bill Banham is joined by Richard Linstead and Laura Johnson, Co-Founders at the new platform, Ll…
 
In this HRchat episode, we consider how HR leaders can create impartial work practices. Our guest is Geoffrey O. Williams, Founder at GOW and former Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Thomson Reuters. Geoffrey has been featured in the Financial Times Top 100 ethnic minority role models and DIMA 50 male advocates for equality in marketing and m…
 
The ways we find jobs and how firms hire has changed as a result of Covid. From where you’re looking for talent to the interview and onboarding process, social distancing is impacting recruiting in a myriad of ways, and just how much will depend on your industry. In this HRchat interview, we consider what job seekers and recruiters are doing to fil…
 
In this episode we consider the elements needed to design an exceptional work environment. Our guest is Nancy Vitale, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Partners for Wellbeing, a boutique People and HR advisory and consulting firm that is dedicated to bringing holistic wellbeing to organizations, enabling them to be great places to work for all of …
 
In this episode, we look ahead to the first InnovateWork event in the Twin Cities with one of the event speakers, Jess Von Bank. Jess is a 17-year industry veteran and impassioned evangelist of the modern employee experience. As both a former recruiting practitioner and an expert in bringing HCM vendor solutions to market, Jess strives to broaden t…
 
The pandemic has left millions of people in the US, Canada, and around the globe jobless and looking for new opportunities. Covid has given many people the time to re-assess our careers and many job seekers may want to use the tragedies of 2020 as an opportunity to make a career pivot. The problem, however, is how they can demonstrate their experti…
 
In this HRchat episode, Andrew Spence, shares his thoughts on an increasingly decentralized workforce and how it will impact organizations and HR departments. "As work unbundles" explains Andy, "it will be reconstituted into new forms and also refresh some older ones (that) we are more familiar with." Andy is an experienced management consultant sp…
 
In this interview, we consider leadership and resilience in the face of adversity. Our guest is Carla Rieger, CEO at MindStory Coaching and speaker at the most recent InnovateWork Vancouver event where she presented a session called 'A Brain Hack for Building Confidence when Working in Uncertain Times'. Carla helps people to break through their fea…
 
In this HRchat episode we hear from Tim Sackett about ways to recruit and get hired in a recession. Tim is President of HRU Technical Resources - a leading IT and Engineering Staffing firm. Tim has 20+ years of combined Executive HR and Talent Acquisition experience, working for Fortune 500 companies in healthcare, retail, dining and technology. He…
 
In this episode, Julie Wald, Founder, CEO and Chief Wellness Officer at Namaste Wellness joins the show to share ways leaders can better equip employees with the physical and mental wellbeing tools to combat the stresses and anxieties caused by a world turned upside down by the virus and economic downturn. A wellness practitioner for over 25 years,…
 
In this HRchat episode, we hear from Susan Lovegren, a progressive Human Resources Executive with a track record of reimagining workplace policies, programs, and processes to better align with the rapidly changing needs of the workforce, business and customers. Susan loves technology that simplifies work and enhances the employee experience.…
 
In the 200th episode of the HRchat show, we welcome Steve Browne back to the show to share lessons for HR pros looking for ways to lead in uncertain times. Steve is the Vice President of Human Resources for LaRosa's Inc. - a regional Pizzeria restaurant chain in Southwest Ohio with 12 locations and over 1,100 Team Members. He is a member of the Soc…
 
Covid-19 has placed massive stress on HR pros grappling to manage the needs of the business while attempting to address concerns of employees. In this HRchat episode, we talk about the impact the pandemic has had on the workload and mental wellbeing of those in the HR trenches. Our guest this time is Laura Tatham, a values-driven and results-orient…
 
In this HRchat interview, we consider why total reward data is an important resource for organizations trying to respond to the impact of Covid-19 without being scared into abandoning loyal, engaged, and highly-skilled employees. Our guests are uFlexReward's CEO Ken Charman and Peter Newhouse, Global Head of Reward at Unilever. Ken is the CEO of uF…
 
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