Episodes

  • Is paper-first HR still the way to go? πŸ€”

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we sit down with Tracie Sponenberg β€” CPO @ The Granite Group β€” to discuss how to move from paper-first to people-first HR. πŸ’ͺ

    As an HR leader, speaker & founding member of #HackingHR, #DisruptHR & #HRRebooted, Tracie’s mission is to help organizations align business strategies with people strategies. πŸ”₯

    In this episode, we discuss:

    πŸ“Œ From paper-first to people-first: what can spark the shift
    πŸ“Œ Common issues HR runs into when β€˜going digital’
    πŸ“Œ What People Teams focus on with fewer paper-based tasks

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can help your HR team and your organization adopt a people-first approach to HR! πŸŽ‰

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    Digital HR β€” online training

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  • What place does your intuition have at work? πŸ€”

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Brian G. Bachand β€” Founder @ Evolution Evolution β€” about the importance of following intuition in the workplace for HR . πŸ™Œ

    Brian is an experienced coach and advisor whose mission is to help leaders align with their talents and values to succeed in their roles. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we discuss:

    πŸ“ Skills transfer from one field to another
    πŸ“ Signs that you should follow your intuition
    πŸ“ The impact of intuition on leadership and business performance

    Listen to the full episode to find out how you can start listening to your intuition and HR’s role in normalizing intuition at the workplace. πŸ‘

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    HR Generalist β€” online training

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  • What are the non-negotiables for HR in a scale-up? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Kristel Moedt β€” Co-founder @ People Masterminds β€” about how HR can help build a strong People & Culture strategy for a scaling organization. πŸ”₯

    Kristel is a passionate People leader who has helped various scale-ups in different industries combine culture, innovation, and leadership to get the best out of people. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we talk about:

    πŸ“ Common challenges for HR in a scale-up environment
    πŸ“ 3 non-negotiables for HR in a scale-up
    πŸ“ The one-page employment contract

    Listen to the full episode to discover the key to making HR work in a scale-up environment and the skills you need to help your organization move forward! πŸš€

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    To check out the podcast episodes Kristel mentions a few times during the conversation go here: https://anchor.fm/peoplemasterminds

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  • How can HR use organizational design to build a future-proof company? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we discuss with Naomi Stanford β€” Organization Design Author & Consultant β€” what HR needs to know to help their business thrive with organizational design. πŸ’ͺ

    Naomi is an organizational design expert, author, and consultant who advises and supports multinationals, non-profits, and government bodies worldwide.

    In this episode, we’ll talk about:

    πŸ‘‰ Organizational Design in simple terms
    πŸ‘‰ The value of scenario planning for HR
    πŸ‘‰ 5 key principles of Organizational Design

    Listen to the full episode to discover how HR can help their organization prepare for the future of work with organizational design. πŸš€

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    Organizational Development β€” online training

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  • Why is employee journey analytics important for successful companies? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Kevin Campbell β€” Employee Experience Scientist @ Qualtrics β€” about how you can create a great employee experience using data. πŸ“ˆ

    Kevin is an experienced people scientist who helps organizations acquire, train, and retain their most valuable asset β€” their people. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ“ What Employee Journeys Analytics is
    πŸ“ How to get started with Employee Journey Analytics in 5 steps
    πŸ“ HR & Employee Journey Analytics: Key skills every HR professional needs

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can leverage analytics to increase engagement, improve retention, and help your business win in today’s marketplace! πŸ†

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    People Analytics β€” online training

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  • Why is salary transparency a must for successful organizations? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we sit down with Suzanne Lucas β€” also known as the Evil HR Lady β€” to talk about pay transparency in the age of remote work and the Great Reshuffle.πŸ’°

    Suzanne is a passionate HR consultant, coach, writer, and speaker who makes resumes better, makes conferences sparkle, and makes websites attract HR experts. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ‘‰ The reason talking about salaries is still a taboo
    πŸ‘‰ How to balance between keeping costs low and paying fair salaries
    πŸ‘‰ The impact of legislation on salary transparency

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can help your organization build a well-structured salary policy to win the war for talent! πŸ†

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    Compensation & Benefits β€” online training

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  • How can you use people analytics to drive business success? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Victor Akosile β€” Podcast Host & Analytics Consultant at Humananalytics Hub β€” about data-driven HR and building a People Analytics function. πŸ“Š

    Victor is a People Analytics consultant and the host of Humanalytics, a podcast where he discusses how HR tech is solving problems and making the world a better place. πŸ”₯

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ“ The most exciting HR tech developments happening right now
    πŸ“ How companies are using data-driven HR to succeed
    πŸ“ Essential skills for People Analytics teams

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can help build a data-driven culture and contribute to your organization’s success. πŸ’ͺ

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  • How can you increase employee satisfaction in the hybrid work era? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we sit down with Jodi Rabinowitz β€” Head of Talent & O.D. @ Zoom β€” to talk about the importance of employee happiness in talent acquisition and retention. 🎯

    Jodi is a passionate people champion whose mission is to drive employee development across a wide array of tech, corporate, and nonprofit organizations. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ“Œ Getting the best out of people by championing authenticity at work
    πŸ“Œ How to develop your organization with happiness at its core
    πŸ“Œ HR’s role in preparing the organization for a hybrid re-entry

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can help your organization stay on top in the war for talent by building a culture that champions authenticity and happiness. 🌱

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    Talent Acquisition β€” online training

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  • How can HR help the organization thrive in the gig economy? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Rochelle Haynes β€” Founder @ Crowd Potential Consulting β€” about the challenges and best practices for managing gig workers.

    Rochelle is a Gig HR expert who is passionate about building leadership and management strategies suitable for all types of businesses and workers πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    🎯 HR’s role in helping companies embrace gig workers
    🎯 How HR can be the champion for all types of workers
    🎯 Four key components of the Gig HR framework

    Listen to the full episode to discover how you can use the Gig HR framework to ensure the success of both your organization and gig workers! πŸ†

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    Organizational development β€” online training

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  • How can HR successfully support a changing organization? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we sit down with Tim Creasey β€” Chief Innovation Officer at Prosci β€” to talk about change management in the post-pandemic economy.

    Tim is a change expert whose focus is on developing holistic, easy-to-use, and research-based models and tools to manage the people side of change πŸ”¨

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ‘‰ The importance of the people side of change
    πŸ‘‰ HR’s role in successful change management
    πŸ‘‰ The hidden cost of saying β€˜yes’

    Listen to the full episode to find out how HR can contribute to the organization’s change effort in an effective and meaningful way! πŸ’ͺ

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  • How can you ensure the wellbeing of your HR team in an environment of disruption? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Julie Turney β€” Founder of HRatHeart Consulting Inc. β€” on the need for self-care and organizational support for HR professionals πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll discuss:

    πŸ“Œ The optimal HR-to-employees ratio for HR to thrive
    πŸ“Œ The best HR communities you can join to find support
    πŸ“Œ Three tips to protect your mental health as an HR professional

    Listen to the full episode to find out the roles of the individual and the organization in creating a safe and healthy workspace for HR professionals! 🌱

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    Strategic HR Leadership β€” online training

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  • How can you tailor-make your HR service to best serve your employees? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode of All About HR season 2, we sit together with Khalilah β€œKO” Olokunola β€” Chief People Officer at TRU Colors β€” to discuss the best approach to talent management and development 🌱

    In this episode, we’ll talk about:

    🎯 How to sustain the business through being mission-minded
    🎯 Individualized and need-based professional development
    🎯 Dirty HR: How to tailor-make your HR to serve your customers

    Listen to the full episode to find out everything you need to know about Dirty HR and what it means for your organization! πŸ’ͺ

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  • How can you win the war for talent in the age of the Great Resignation? πŸ”Ž

    In our first episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Lorraine Vargas Townsend β€” Chief People Officer at ESO β€” about inclusion and belonging, pay equity, re-recruitment, and everything in between! πŸ”₯

    Lorraine is an experienced coach and HR consultant whose mission in life is to develop people-first HR policies to build an inclusive, anti-racist workplace. πŸ’ͺ

    In this episode, we’ll talk about:

    πŸ‘‰ How to tap into the β€˜Hidden Workers’ labor market

    πŸ‘‰ Why companies need to re-recruit their employees to battle the Great Resignation

    πŸ‘‰ Winning the war for talent: The importance of inclusion and belonging at work

    Listen to the full episode to find out everything you need to know to harness the full potential of your current workforce! 🎯

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    Talent Acquisition β€” online training

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  • Tune in for a sneak peek of Season 2 of All About HR! πŸ”Ž

    In a few weeks time, we will kick off Season 2 of All About HR β€” the podcast series where HR industry experts, CHROs, and thought leaders give us the scoop on everything HR, the latest trends, and cutting-edge insights πŸ”₯

    Here are some of the things you can look forward to in Season 2:

    πŸš€ Insights from experts in areas related to the wider world of work
    πŸš€ The biggest HR clichΓ©s
    πŸš€ Innovative and inspiring approaches to HR

    If you’re a future-oriented business leader, an ambitious HR professional, or simply curious about the future of work, join us here every other week on All About HR πŸ‘‹πŸ‘‹

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  • Tune in for the highlights from Season 1 of All About HR! πŸ”₯ πŸ”Ž

    In this special episode, we sit together with Dr. Dieter Veldsman β€” HR Thought Leader & Domain Expert at AIHR β€” to look back on highlights from the first season of All About HR, including HR skills, the talent marketplace, DEI&B, and wellbeing 🌱

    Tune in for our discussion on:

    πŸ‘‰ Essential skills for future-proof HR professionals
    πŸ‘‰ The changing approach to career development
    πŸ‘‰ Rewards, benefits, and belonging
    πŸ‘‰ A holistic approach to employee wellbeing

    Option 1: Listen to the full episode to find out more about the themes that defined the first season of All About HR πŸ‘Œ

    Option 2: Listen to the full episode to find out more about the most pressing issues in the world of HR and the way forward in 2022 πŸ’ͺ

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  • What are the things that HR should start, stop, and continue doing in 2022? πŸ”Ž

    In our first season finale of All About HR, we talk with Rebecca Wettemann β€” Principal at Valoir β€” about the future of HR in 2022 and beyond. πŸ”₯

    Rebecca is a tech analyst and thought leader with deep expertise in many fields, including human capital management, and analytics and AI technology and strategy. πŸ“ˆ

    In this interview, we’ll discuss:

    🎯 The one thing HR needs to start doing and improve in 2022
    🎯 The future-proof approach to career experiences and talent marketplaces
    🎯 How HR can improve its business case to maximize value

    Listen to the full episode to find out everything you need to know to take your HR activities to the next level in 2022. πŸ’ͺ

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  • What do you need to become a strategic and future-ready CHRO? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode, we sit down with Dieter Veldsman β€” HR Thought Leader & Domain Expert β€” to discuss the competencies, key domains, and future roles of the CHRO. πŸ’ͺ

    In his last role as a CHRO, Dieter helped his organization utilize its people resources to optimize its business strategy and earn the Top Employer Certification in 2021. πŸ†

    In this interview, we’ll talk about:

    πŸ‘‰ The key elements that make a well-rounded HR leader

    πŸ‘‰ Three strategic competencies that every CHRO needs to be effective

    πŸ‘‰ What the CHRO role will look like in the future

    Listen to the full episode to find out everything you need to know to become a well-rounded and future-ready CHRO. πŸ”₯

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  • How do human capital decisions affect financial capital decisions? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode, we welcome Khurshid Anis β€” expert in Global HR Talent Strategy, People Analytics & Workforce Transformation β€” and explore the topic of human capital decisions in relation to financial capital, data-driven HR, and HR competencies πŸ“ˆ

    As a strategic HR business leader, Khurshid helps organizations shape their talent strategy, build an agile workforce, and transform their culture πŸ’ͺ

    In this interview, we’ll talk about:

    πŸ“Œ How financial capital decisions depend on the right human capital decisions

    πŸ“Œ Quantifying human capital decisions with people analytics

    πŸ“Œ Three key competencies of strategic and influential HR professionals

    Listen to the full episode to find out how human capital decisions can ensure the success of your organization πŸ”₯

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    P.S. We’re proud to be part of Feedspot’s Top 40 HR podcasts πŸŽ‰

  • How to unlock your employees’ full potential and improve mental health? πŸ”Ž

    In this episode, we welcome David Hanrahan, Chief Human Resources Officer at Eventbrite, and we dive into employee wellbeing and the concepts of trust, flexibility, and choice. 🌱

    David is a senior HR leader adept at building strong HR teams and innovative talent practices in fast-paced environments. 🎯 He is a creative visionary and a focused executor!

    In this interview, we discuss:

    βœ… Trust as a performance metric
    βœ… Understanding employee motivations and unlocking their full potential
    βœ… Building an employee-centric organization

    Listen to the full episode to find out how to build a high-performing workplace that unlocks your full potential πŸ”₯

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  • How can you secure your business in the present & shape the future by bringing together employee experience, analytics, and digital HR❓

    In this episode, we welcome Manisha Singh, Global VP Employee Experience, Analytics & Digital HR at AstraZeneca. Manisha has a track record of inventing futuristic operating models, nurturing unconventional talent pipelines, and building high-performing global teams that have delivered successful transformations. πŸ”₯

    Tune in and find out how to build a future-ready employee experience amid a global pandemic, digital transformation, and HR automation. ☝️ In this episode, we cover:

    πŸ“Œ The role of HR in digital transformation

    πŸ“Œ The future of work: competencies you need to make digital HR work

    πŸ“Œ Data analytics: How to boost your business and enhance employee experience

    πŸ“Œ The Pandemic: The greatest accelerator of workplace transformation

    πŸ“Œ Post-COVID workplace: upskilling HR is key

    Listen to the full episode to learn more about harnessing technology, AI, and automation to prepare your employees to upskill for the future and maintain HR’s strategic importance in the organization. πŸ’ͺ

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