Rank #1: HR Works (E45): How to Communicate and Influence Others at Work
In this interview, we explore her views as expressed in her newly published book, Influence Redefined: Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be, Monday to Monday®. and get her step-by-step method for improving the ideal form of influence—influence that moves people to action long after an interaction is over.
Oct 31 2017
Rank #2: HR Works (Episode 3): Supporting Business Strategy as an HR Department of One
Mar 08 2016
Rank #3: HR Works (E51): Strategic Talent Management Improves Engagement, Organizational Effectiveness
Note: Magi will be a featured speaker at BLR’s upcoming HRDA 2018 Conference in Savannah March 8 and 9—there’s a $100 discount for HR Works listeners: Just visit BLR.com/HR18 and enter discount code WORKS100.
Jan 30 2018
Rank #4: HR Works (E57): Manage Performance to Foster an Employee-Centric Organization
Our guest on Episode 57 of HR Works is the CEO of a company that’s achieved “best Places to Work” status, and has a 5-star Glassdoor rating.
Rajeev Behera is co-founder and CEO of Reflektive, the modern performance management startup. He leads the company’s innovation, investment, growth and business development strategies, and—importantly—sets the tone for culture. He has striven to make Reflektive the gold standard in employee-centric organizations where people love coming to work every day.
Apr 24 2018
Rank #5: HR Works (E58): 'Engagement' Is Elusive—Focus on Driving Business Outcomes Instead
Dr. Scott Mondore is a predictive analytics expert, technology innovator, best-selling author, and speaker with over 17 years of experience in the areas of HR technology, analytics, strategy, talent management, measurement, organizational development and customer experience. Scott is a pioneer in developing the new way for HR to approach surveys and assessments: moving from a focus on the outcomes of surveys to utilizing surveys and assessments to impact business outcomes.
May 08 2018
Rank #6: HR Works 73: What Will HR Look Like in 2025?
How can HR professionals grapple with that lifecycle if they can’t predict the terrain of the HR landscape 5 or even 10 years from now?
We are very fortunate to be joined by Ira Wolfe to explore just that: what HR might look like by 2025 and 2030. Ira is the president of Success Performance Solutions, which excels in pre-employment testing software for sales, leadership, service, and production across a number of industries.
In addition to being a blogger and prolific business writer, Ira is an accomplished speaker, having visited the stages of TEDx and DisruptHR. He has also published books such as The Perfect Labor Storm and Recruiting in the Age of Googlization: When the Shift Hits Your Plan.
Dec 11 2018
Rank #7: HR Works(E59): Improve Your Organization's Culture Through Change Marketing
In this episode of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources, Bedwell and Osterday explain their approach for improving engagement and company culture—a marriage of HR and marketing.
May 22 2018
Rank #8: HR Works 78: No More Bad Hires
In this episode, we are joined by Jeff Hyman. Jeff is the Chief Talent Officer at Recruit Rockstars, an organization with a simple mission: no more bad hires!
Mr. Hyman is author of the bestselling book “Recruit Rockstars: The 10 Step Playbook to Find The Winners & Ignite Your Business.” As Professor at Kellogg School of Management, he teaches the MBA course about recruiting. He is also the host of the 5-star-rated "Strong Suit Podcast" and weekly contributor to Forbes.
Jeff is the keynote speaker at RecruitCon 2019. The keynote is called "The 10 Deadly Sins of Recruiting" and takes place on May 9th in Austin Texas. RecruitCon features workshops on May 8th and the main conference on May 9th and 10th. To learn more, check out this link: https://live.blr.com/event/recruitcon/
Feb 26 2019
Rank #9: HR Works (Episode 19) - Revamp Your Onboarding Experience to Improve Retention & Productivity
As president of her talent management and leadership development consulting company, Performance ReNEW, our guest Natasha Bowman helps employers develop their next generation of organizational leaders. Moreover, as Director of Education & Organizational Development at White Plains (New York) Hospital, Natasha has launched a new onboarding program called WOW that’s been very successful.
Natasha will be presenting on the topic of onboarding at BLR's upcoming LearningCon conference in Las Vegas November 7 & 8. Learn more about LearningCon at http://learningcon.blr.com.
It this podcast, Natasha provides details of her WOW onboarding program and explains to listeners how to get more positive, impactful and long-lasting results from their onboarding process.
Oct 18 2016
Rank #10: HR Works (E30): 2017 Recruiting Trends—Social Media Tactics, Negotiation & 'Thinking Locally'
In this episode of HR Works, Alexandra addresses:
• Trends in salary and benefits negotiation
• Importance of customizing your social media communications for different audiences
• Examples of successful social recruiting tactics (that also engage your current employees!)
• The characteristics of career sites that really attract top candidates
• The advantages of 'thinking locally' when recruiting
• Which metrics to provide to the C-Suite that measure your recruiting success
And much more!
A former nationally syndicated columnist for the Wall Street Journal and a current writer for the New York Times, Alexandra has authored several books, including the bestselling They Don't Teach Corporate in College, Success for Hire, and Blind Spots.
Mar 28 2017
Rank #11: HR Works (E35): How Can HR Truly Impact The C-Suite? A Q&A with Dave Ulrich
He says HR execs must be credible activists, strategic positioners, and paradox navigators—and he defines and explains the logic behind each term in this episode of HR Works. Dave, also known for backing up his recommendations with rigorous research and data—discusses the metrics and measurements that he recommends HR managers use when approaching the c-suite.
Jun 06 2017
Rank #12: HR Works (E42): Expand Your Onboarding Beyond the 'New Hire' Experience
Sep 19 2017
Rank #13: HR Works 76: 10 Minutes of Recognition Makes All the Difference
Today we are lucky enough to be joined by Gregg Lederman, President of Employee Engagement at Reward Gateway, the employee engagement people! He is also a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author. In October he released his most recent book, Crave: You Can Enhance Employee Motivation in 10 Minutes by Friday.
Between his title and the title of the book, I think we can safely say that we are good hands when it comes to employee engagement.
Jan 29 2019
Rank #14: HR Works 101: The Cultural Impact of 1 on 1 Meetings
We are pleased to have Shane Metcalf, Co-founder & Chief Culture Officer, at 15Five.
Shane is a seasoned executive coach and speaker who is obsessed with building healthy organizations, and creating the opportunity for people to have meaningful work and meaningful relationships.
Driven by his deep belief in the potential of our species, Shane co-founded 15Five, industry-leading performance management software that is unlocking the potential of the global workforce. As Chief Culture Officer, Shane understands what fundamentally motivates people, how to architect high performance, and which principles and rituals create “self-organizing cultures.”
This episode is sponsored by 15Five (https://www.15five.com/podcast).
Dec 09 2019
Rank #15: HR Works (E62): How Can HR Combat Unconscious Bias?
While most workplaces have clear anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policies in place, unconscious bias can nonetheless creep in and damage workplace culture, productivity, and even retention. How does this happen? And what can HR do about it?
Here to provide some insights is Patricia Pope, a recognized subject matter expert with over four decades of knowledge and experience in diversity, inclusion, and culture change.
Jul 03 2018
Rank #16: HR Works (Episode 21): Hire for Success Through Cultural Fit Interviews
To get some tips on how to assess cultural fit, we’ve asked Tara Kelly to join us. Tara, CEO of customer experience software provider SPLICE Software, conducts culture interviews with candidates alongside conventional interviews to determine who will mesh with her existing team, and who has the necessary soft skills to sell their communication-focused product and brand.
Nov 15 2016
Rank #17: HR Works 89: What to Do When Leadership Doesn't Listen to HR
Below is a partial transcript of this episode. For a complete transcript, go here: https://hrdailyadvisor.blr.com/2019/08/07/getting-senior-leadership-to-truly-listen-to-hr/
Jim: Hello, everyone, and welcome to HR Works, the podcast for HR professionals. We really appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to join us. I am the host of HR Works—Jim Davis—and the editor of the HR Daily Advisor.
Today, we are joined by a strategic HR expert, Ed Muzio. Ed’s mantra is higher output, lower stress, sustainable growth. He is also the author of a number of books, including his most recent, Iterate: Run a Fast, Flexible, Focused Management Team, an Inc. Original publication, and that was published in 2018. Ed has also been featured in national and international media, including CBS News, Fox Business News, and the New York Post, and has contributed regularly to CBS, Monster.com, and the Huffington Post, among others.
Jim: Ed, thank you so much for taking the time to join us today. We are really excited to have you here.
Muzio: Jim, thank you. It’s great to be here.
Jim: Why do so many of us in HR have a hard time making ourselves understood to senior leadership?
Muzio: You know, I think the answer has a lot to do with language and the language we use to talk about the work and the output it produces. Senior leadership, in my experience, and I do a lot of work with middle to senior leaders and executives; they’re focused on what they’re focused on, which is producing output for stakeholders, and a lot of times in HR, we have some language problems with that.
For example, here’s one that I talk about in my book Iterate. I like to say we have a deficit of language around managing. We have what I call managing with a capital ING, and that is if you have direct reports, you are managing them, with a capital ING. You’re setting goals. You’re helping them develop. You’re modeling policy. You’re dealing with issues. I think HR is very good about talking about those kinds of things and has a lot of good tools for that.
Often, you’re also doing what I would call change management, with a capital CHANGE, which is major shifts in structure or purpose for the whole organization, shepherding large groups of people through those shifts—again, an important thing to do, just like managing, and HR has some good tools and some good language.
But there’s a third part of the equation, and it’s what I call management with a capital MENT, and that is that anyone who’s in management, particularly true in middle and senior leadership, is part of a system of people who are together working to allocate and reallocate the resources of the organization in pursuit of its output, to keep adjusting it back on track toward the output we need it to produce.
We don’t have, a lot of times in HR, good language for that, and so we end up talking—whether it’s about tactical things like hiring and firing or whether it’s even about strategic things like talent strategy or succession planning—we end up using a lot of language that’s sort of internally focused, whereas what our clients care about and what they’re hearing about from the other people around their sort of metaphorical and physical leadership table is they’re hearing about their output. What am I doing? What are you doing to support their output?
I think when HR has a hard time drawing that line, when we don’t do a good job of saying, “Look, I’m here in support of your output, and here’s what I’m doing in support of your output,” I think we have a hard time honestly getting taken seriously by the people we’re trying to serve.
Jul 23 2019
Rank #18: HR Works 65: Increase Productivity & Profits by Focusing Your Workforce on the Right Things
But it’s not a time management crisis, Neen says— it’s an attention management crisis. The title of her new book is Attention Pays, and she explains why following her suggestions will boost workplace productivity, increase profits, and drive accountability.
Aug 14 2018
Rank #19: HR Works 90: Great Leaders Generate Excellent Employee Engagement
Today's guest is a CEO that has won Glassdoor's Top CEO for multiple years, and the New York Times has profiled him in an article titled, "The Incalculable Value of a Good Boss." Aron Ain, CEO of Kronos, attributes truly believes in making work a better place, and that results in great employee engagement.
Ain began at Kronos in 1979 and never left! In fact, he worked his way up to CEO and has been going strong ever since. He has been tackling employee engagement for years, and practices what he preaches.
Jul 30 2019
Rank #20: HR Works (E50): How HR Can Use Design Thinking for Creative Problem Solving
John won an Olympic silver medal in speed skating—an achievement he attributes directly to his design thinking background. His mission is to innovate the human experience, and he has been applying design thinking to Fortune 500 companies, careers, and leadership challenges for more than 20 years.
John will be keynoting the HR Daily Advisor 2018 conference (http://live.blr.com/event/hr-daily-advisor) March 8th and 9th in Savannah.
Jan 16 2018