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TalentCulture #WorkTrends

You've been in the HR trenches for years. Now, are you ready to look toward the future? Join host, Meghan M Biro on the #WorkTrends podcast from TalentCulture as she talks about how work is changing. You'll get all the news you need to stay current, and hear from leading experts, HR tech vendors and HR practitioners about what inspires them. Join us on Twitter every Wednesday at 1:30 pm Eastern for a live chat using the hashtag #WorkTrends.

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Your Fall Conference Season Primer: 9 HR Tech Vendors to Watch

As fall conference season gets underway, you’re probably looking for a guide to all the HR tech vendors you’re about to start hearing from. In this special bonus episode of WorkTrends, we talk to leaders from 9 of the hottest HR tech companies to get the scoop on the problems they’re solving and the solutions they’re offering. Our interviews were recorded earlier this year at the HR Transform conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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30 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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How to Give Your People Story a Heart

In the Age of the Employee, your employer brand matters more than ever. Meghan M. Biro interviews agency founder Tiffany Sauder, who has found herself helping more and more clients tell their employer brand story.


23 Aug 2019

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Who Should You Hire?

Even for seasoned HR pros, hiring is hard. If you’re building a team to grow your organization, keep your culture alive, and serve customers, how can you make sure you hire the right people? We asked 2 pros for their tips. Listen for interviews with Carol Quinn, the queen of motivation-based interviewing, and Nick Martin, an organizational psychologist at Aon who’s rethinking assessments and selection.


11 Jan 2019

Rank #3

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Building Your EQ

Let’s be honest, we don’t check our emotions at the door when we start work every day. But most of us aren’t very tuned into our emotions. EQ coach Valerie Sargent shares how teams and leaders can work together to build their EQ and improve workplace culture.


14 Mar 2018

Rank #4

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How AI Will Change HR

Are robots taking our jobs? No, but they are making HR processes a whole lot better. We talk to longtime HR pro Ben Eubanks about his new book, “Artificial Intelligence for HR,” and to Frank Gullo, director of digital and mobile strategy at Aleron, about how new technology will change the way we work.


4 Sep 2018

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Building a People-Focused Culture

People! They’re the most important part of any organization. On this episode of #WorkTrends, we’re talking all about how YOUR company (yes, YOUR company) can build a more positive, people-focused culture. This episode is sponsored by Citrix.


19 Apr 2019

Rank #6

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How to Build a Company Where Everyone Wants to Work

We all want to work at companies with positive cultures, but how do you really build one from scratch? Longtime HR leader Diane Adams tells the story of how she has transformed culture by building a culture roadmap, partnering with groups outside HR, and listening to employee feedback.


21 Jun 2019

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The Way We Work

The way we work is changing — fast. Where we work, who we work with, and how we get work done is all evolving. We talk to Sarah Travers, CEO of the coworking space Workbar, and to one head of recruiting who thinks remote and co-working aren’t going anywhere.


7 Sep 2018

Rank #8

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How to Make 2020 a Transformational Year

We’ve all been talking about buzzwords like engagement and retention for years. Today’s guest, Brent Colescott, says NOW is the moment to turn those ideas into reality. He shares how to make sure 2020 is a transformational year for your organization. This episode is sponsored by Skillsoft/SumTotal.


10 May 2019

Rank #9

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How to Build the Company of the Future: HR Transform

On this special episode of #WorkTrends, we’re talking innovation. Get a sneak peek at this spring’s hottest HR conference, HR Transform. You’ll hear from conference organizer Samara Jaffe and speaker Ron Storn, chief people officer at Zume. Find out how he is building a people-focused company even amid major change.


22 Feb 2019

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How to Build a More Diverse Pipeline

We’re all about moving beyond the buzzwords, and this week we’re breaking down “diversity in hiring.” What are the tangible steps you can take to attract, hire and retain more diverse candidates and add fresh faces to your About page? Longtime tech leader Carrie Maslen is here to walk you through it.


17 May 2019

Rank #11

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Limitless: A New Framework for Employee Engagement

We don’t have a good shared language about employee engagement. Author and former executive recruiter Laura Gassner Otting wants to change that. This week on #WorkTrends, we talk to Laura about how to find your own best career path and how to help employees do the same.


5 Apr 2019

Rank #12

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How to Help People Reach Their Full Potential at Work

“Work is a relationship, not a contract.” Do you agree? This week on #WorkTrends, we’re talking about helping employees reach their full potential — by rethinking our basic work structures. Jason Lauritsen tells us about his new book, “Unlocking High Performance,” and Dr. Pamela Howze shares new apprenticeship programs designed to drive success for the next generation.


30 Nov 2018

Rank #13

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Best of #WorkTrends 2018, Part 1: Building More Authentic Connections at Work

In 2018, we’ve released some of our favorite episodes in the history of #WorkTrends. But we know it’s hard to catch every interview. Consider this our end-of-year gift to you: a roundup of our favorite guests, interviews and topics from 2018. In part one, we talk about developing more authentic connections at work. Featuring conversations with Lisa Prior, Valerie Sargent, Kimberly White, Erica Keswin and Heather Hanson Wickman.


21 Dec 2018

Rank #14

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The Evolved Executive

The way we work is leading to stressed-out employees, unfulfilled leaders and unhappy teams. There has to be a better way. Author Heather Hanson Wickman agrees. On this episode of #WorkTrends, she tells us why she wrote her new book, “The Evolved Executive: The Future of Work Is Love in Action.” We also hear from one leader who is completely rethinking the way we work.


2 Nov 2018

Rank #15

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Smoothing Out Your Messy HR Processes

HR is at a crossroads. Technology is making it easier to streamline messy, time-consuming HR processes. But where does that leave HR teams? Long-time HR pro Ryan Higginson-Scott joins us with answers every HR team needs.


14 Sep 2018

Rank #16

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Diversity in Practice

On this week's episode of WorkTrends, we’re talking about diversity and inclusion. What does a successful diversity program REALLY look like? We asked two experts for their takes on D&I. We’ll hear from Symantec CHRO Amy Cappellanti-Wolf and author Rania Anderson.


7 Dec 2018

Rank #17

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Meaningful Communication's Impact on Happiness and Morale

Meaningful communication has a dramatic impact on happiness and morale in all facets of life. Join us for this #WorkTrends podcast and Twitter chat as our guest Mike Lindstrom discusses some powerful communication tips and tools to help you better understand the impact of your words on others. We will also cover why engaging people around you on a deeper level actually triggers happiness in the brain and creates a strong rapport. Get out of your own way and join us to discuss this very important topic with Host Meghan M. Biro and Guest Mike Lindstrom on 8/31 at 1pm ET.


31 Aug 2016

Rank #18

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Clashing Cultures During Mergers & Acquisitions

Join Host Meghan M. Biro (@meghanmbiro) and Guest Patrick Morin (@patrickbmorin) to discuss how to handle clashing cultures during mergers and acquisitions. Patrick Morin is a Managing Director with Transact Capital Partners, a Virginia-based investment banking firm that specializes in the mergers and acquisitions of privately owned companies. He is also a founding partner of BrightHammer, LLC., a global consultancy that assists in post-merger cultural integrations. Together, we will discuss: Bringing different corporate cultures together amicably;The Buy-In vs. Performance Matrix; andHow to initiate a corporate culture overhaul. This interesting and delicate topic is sure to be a great discussion.


7 Sep 2016

Rank #19

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Why Social Media Has Failed Recruiting

“Social recruiting” has been a buzzword as long as social media has been around. But this week’s guests say social recruiting as we know it has failed. It’s tough to give candidates an accurate picture of the company and great companies don’t stand out in the crowded social arena. How can we make social recruiting better? Listen in for ideas from Michael Webb and Cyndy Trivella from WorkScene.


18 Jan 2019

Rank #20