Rank #1: 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.
Aug 30 2019
Rank #2: 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.
Aug 23 2019
Rank #3: 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.
Jan 11 2019
Rank #4: 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.
Mar 14 2018
Rank #5: 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.
Sep 04 2018
Rank #6: 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.
Apr 19 2019
Rank #7: 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.
Jun 21 2019
Rank #8: 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.
Sep 07 2018
Rank #9: 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.
May 10 2019
Rank #10: 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.
Feb 22 2019
Rank #11: 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.
May 17 2019
Rank #12: 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.
Apr 05 2019
Rank #13: 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.
Nov 30 2018
Rank #14: 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.
Dec 21 2018
Rank #15: 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.
Nov 02 2018
Rank #16: 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.
Sep 14 2018
Rank #17: 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.
Dec 07 2018
Rank #18: Meaningful Communication's Impact on Happiness and Morale
Aug 31 2016
Rank #19: Clashing Cultures During Mergers & Acquisitions
Sep 07 2016
Rank #20: 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.
Jan 18 2019