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Join Callie as she discusses the uncomfortable, ugly, complicated and sometimes beautiful, wonderful truths of the workplace. She's getting real about HR and organizations -- nothing's off the table. HR pros and anyone in the workplace welcome. Now earn SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification PDCs for listening!Details inside each qualifying episode mini-series.

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Join Callie as she discusses the uncomfortable, ugly, complicated and sometimes beautiful, wonderful truths of the workplace. She's getting real about HR and organizations -- nothing's off the table. HR pros and anyone in the workplace welcome. Now earn SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification PDCs for listening!Details inside each qualifying episode mini-series.

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89 Ratings
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Good range of topics but generalizations annoy me

By RdNailz - Jul 09 2019
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I enjoy the podcast, especially the range of topics discussed. Callie does a nice job of keeping the tone conversational. My only criticism is that there are comments that generalize and perpetuate HR stereotypes: Typically HR people don’t like math, HR usually doesn’t learn the business, etc. Maybe I’m being picky, but I don’t see how these statements contribute to the discussion.

An episode suggestion!

By Joey Taglienti - May 14 2019
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I am a senior at a SUNY college about to graduate this week (may 18th) with my HRM bachelors degree. Would love to hear an episode with some insider tips for navigating the open job market for new grads, and a few ways to stand out as someone who didn’t get much HR workplace experience during school. Thanks and keep up with the good work!

iTunes Ratings

89 Ratings
Average Ratings
60
18
3
5
3

Good range of topics but generalizations annoy me

By RdNailz - Jul 09 2019
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I enjoy the podcast, especially the range of topics discussed. Callie does a nice job of keeping the tone conversational. My only criticism is that there are comments that generalize and perpetuate HR stereotypes: Typically HR people don’t like math, HR usually doesn’t learn the business, etc. Maybe I’m being picky, but I don’t see how these statements contribute to the discussion.

An episode suggestion!

By Joey Taglienti - May 14 2019
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I am a senior at a SUNY college about to graduate this week (may 18th) with my HRM bachelors degree. Would love to hear an episode with some insider tips for navigating the open job market for new grads, and a few ways to stand out as someone who didn’t get much HR workplace experience during school. Thanks and keep up with the good work!
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Honest HR: A Podcast from SHRM Spilling HR Truths

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Join Callie as she discusses the uncomfortable, ugly, complicated and sometimes beautiful, wonderful truths of the workplace. She's getting real about HR and organizations -- nothing's off the table. HR pros and anyone in the workplace welcome. Now earn SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification PDCs for listening!Details inside each qualifying episode mini-series.

Rank #1: Be a Generalist and a Specialist and Don't Forget to Celebrate the "Wins" feat. Stephanie Mardell

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Callie and Deanna talk with Stephanie Mardell, VP of People at Button, about building teams and the importance of developing a thoughtful, intentional recruitment process in a start-up environment. They also get into managers--the people who make or break employee engagement and how it's important to be a generalist AND a specialist. Oh, and one more thing, grit.

Jul 16 2018

20mins

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Rank #2: The Best Bosses: Lead by Example, Show Empathy and Listen feat. Beth Lambrecht, SHRM-CP

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Callie and Deanna talk about the good, bad and the ugly of bosses with guest Beth Lambrecht. Beth talk about faking it until you make it on stretch projects and the importance of feedback, being accountable and humble.

Jul 30 2018

24mins

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Rank #3: What It Means to Be Agile: Collaborative Teams, Cohesive Environments and Transparency feat. Dan Van De Voorde, SHRM-CP

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Callie talks to Dan Van De Voorde about his experience working in an agile organization, failing fast and moving on and staying on top of your game. Dan, "The Rare Millennial," gives the audience a look at his career thus far and describes how working outside of HR helped him cultivate his unique perspective as an HR pro.

Jul 23 2018

22mins

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Rank #4: Entry Level to Next Level: Bouncing Back from Feedback and Failure and Knowing Your Worth feat. Sam Arpino, M.S.

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Callie talks to Sam about NOT bringing your whole self to work (gasp!), creating environments for people to raise their hands and be curious and taking full-on ownership of your own growth opportunities. 

Tune in and stick around to hear Sam's four important tips for taking the next step in your career. This episode is built to inspire and empower you to make that jump you've been considering. Come ready to listen leave ready to make moves in your career.

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 1 of a two-part series. When you listen to both parts of the series, you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Mar 05 2019

37mins

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Rank #5: Becoming the Sought-After HR Pro and Understanding the Business of Your Org feat. Parker McKenna, SHRM-SCP

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On this episode Callie and Parker talk about how HR is at the center of everything because people and money are the center of everything business does (talk about influence!).

Parker talks about being an organization leader first and an HR professional second. He and Callie about about how when HR is "cool" you're doing it right and there's a trickle down effect that creates positive outcomes. You'll want to be sure to catch this episode!

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 1 of a three-part series. When you listen to all parts of the series you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Apr 02 2019

36mins

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Rank #6: Strategic Planning For HR Teams feat. Katie Powers, SHRM-SCP

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Listen to this episode to get your strategic mindset on.
Strategic planning should be on your radar as an HR professional; if your organization is known for strategic planning, so should your HR department.  You’ll also learn if  there is a secret sauce to setting realistic timelines for HR initiatives. 

Key episode takeaway: “It all goes back to the culture of the organization we work in. If we don't have support from the top down, it's hard for HR to see how strategic planning and HR  are connected.” Interdepartmental relationship management is crucial—keeping up-to-date on other departments and their timelines is essential. No matter how large or small your department is, you can accomplish this without running out of time.

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 3 of a three-part series. When you listen to both parts of the series, you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Apr 30 2019

38mins

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Rank #7: Disciplinary Actions: Mental Toughness and "Icky" Feelings feat. Brittany DiSciullo, SHRM-CP

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Callie and Brittany dive into a discussion on disciplinary actions, how there are no "cookie cutter" rules, that you have to learn to be comfortable in the silence and how this is the no-fun part of HR practice.

Jan 17 2019

31mins

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Rank #8: Bottom Line: Org Change is Hard feat. SHRM President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP

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Callie and Deanna talk to Johnny about leadership change, how it impacts organizations, the importance of getting managers on-board and HR's role. Together they "pull back the curtain" on the org change happening at SHRM and the need for initiatives like the culture club.

Aug 06 2018

32mins

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Rank #9: Who Are YOU at Work? feat. Jon and Wendy from The HR Social Hour Podcast

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This week on Honest HR, Callie we have a bonus conversation with HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey, from The HR Social Hour Podcast, on networking and communication.

If you enjoyed their recent episode, Finding Your Comic Book: Defining Yourself as a Professional, you'll definitely want to hear more! 
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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode NOT apart of a series and is NOT eligible for SHRM recertification PDCs.

Aug 13 2019

23mins

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Rank #10: Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable When It Comes to Diversity feat. Clint Bradley, SHRM-SCP

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The talent market has shifted, and people aren't going to get any less diverse. There's no place for the 'if you don't look like me, sound like me, act like me, I'm not going to hire you,' attitudes of yesterday. 

How can HR pros shift their own thinking as well as help their business leaders and people managers leave assumptions and stereotypes at the door, allowing them to get in the headspace to have those conversations? It starts with asking yourself and others, "What is your intent?" 

Grab your beverage of choice and stay a while. We're over here having a conversation on the kinds of conversations that put the human back into human resources


Key episode takeaway: "D & I is a journey. Once you step foot in that journey, you're always going to be on it because you're always going to be learning more about people."

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 3 of a three-part series. When you listen to all parts of the series, you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Jul 03 2019

37mins

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Rank #11: Shining the Light Where You Want: Networking 2.0 feat. Erich Kurschat

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On this episode of Honest HR, Erich Kurschat is back! He and Callie continue their conversation on communication and the all too relatable struggle of networking. Networking is hard, and not everyone likes it. But it can be both enjoyable and fruitful. For Erich, that meant reframing what success looked like in a way that was genuine and authentic to his personality style.  

Listen in as two self-described introverts discuss shifting your perspective on the uncomfortable world of networking, to focusing on the value of connecting with people in a way that's natural (and maybe even a little fun!).

Key episode takeaway: "Anytime you're going to make a connection with someone, whether it's face to face or in some virtual capacity, it's more meaningful if you provide some sort of context."

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 2 of a two-part series. When you listen to all parts of the series, you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Jul 30 2019

37mins

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Rank #12: Living the HR Department of One Life feat. Drew Cherry, SHRM-CP

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Callie and Drew talk The Office, being a DOO (Department of One) and HR as a calling not a career.

Sep 24 2018

31mins

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Rank #13: Authenticity: Exclamation Marks in Email & Egocentrism feat. Brittany Hanson, MBA

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Callie and Brittany discuss being your authentic self at work and how it leads to success. You'll want to hear Brittany's examples of using humor and enthusiasm in the workplace. Tune in and hear about what authenticity means for Callie and Brittany and how being authentic in the workplace allows your sincerity to shine through.

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 2 of a two-part series. When you listen to both parts of the series you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Mar 19 2019

33mins

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Rank #14: Mental Health in the Workplace: Warning Signs, Stigma, Critical Conversations & What Managers Can and Should Do feat. Eve Sweeting

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Forty four million Americans are impacted by mental health conditions in any given year. Depression is the #1 cause of disability in the U.S. 

Eve Sweeting is taking mental health in workplace head on and has tips for HR professionals and people managers alike in this episode. Straight from Eve: "Silence undermines workplace productivity, its harming our business cultures and its costing us billions of dollars each year."

Listen in as Callie and Eve talk about what orgs, leadership, managers and employees can do to take on this important issue.

Dec 11 2018

25mins

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Rank #15: Transformation Over Transaction: Using Lean and Six Sigma in HR feat. Robin Chapekis, SHRM-SCP

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This is the episode to listen to if you want to get the attention of leadership. Using these methodologies HR professionals can show up with numbers and facts and avoid the "I feel like" trap to describe what's happening in the workplace.

Robin describes Lean as reducing known "waste," Six Sigma addresses the unknown causes to reduce variation in processes, etc.

Key episode takeaway: "HR is relying on the excuse that we understand human behavior. We give ourselves the free pass to ignore the data." Can we really say anyone truly understands human behavior?

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 2 of a three-part series. When you listen to all parts of the series you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Apr 17 2019

30mins

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Rank #16: Use Your Power for Good: Employee and Payroll Data Best Practices feat. Ann Ramos

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Callie and Ann talk about how in HR you are paid to keep secrets, how the most important hires are often those that can come in and create, lead and execute with little supervision, and more on this jam-packed episode of Honest HR.

Jan 08 2019

42mins

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Rank #17: Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion feat. Jeremy York, SHRM-SCP

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Listen to this episode because there's a business case for diversity besides it being the right thing to do. Most of the diversity and inclusion conversations have been solely focused on race and gender. But many aspects of diversity are not as visible. Diversity of thought has to be brought to the forefront. To allow for people to have different perspectives and kinds of experiences that can be shared at work. While an organization can value diversity, it doesn't necessarily make it an inclusive one. Inclusion is about creating workplaces where people can feel comfortable bringing their WHOLE selves to work. 

Leaders and managers are only as strong as the people backing and supporting them. Inclusion is what makes diversity work.

Key episode takeaway: "We've never seen such a diverse amount of people in the labor pool as we see today. Whether it's through a generation standpoint, race, sexual orientation, social-economic status–everyone is different. When organizations can learn to capitalize on diversity, it can help them to get ahead faster."

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EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING
Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP recertification! All you have to do is listen to a full mini-series to earn PDCs! All relevant details, including the Activity IDs, are provided during the podcast recording itself.

The Honest HR podcast is only one of SHRM's podcast offerings. And currently, it is the only one approved for recertification PDCs.
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This episode is Part 1 of a three-part series. When you listen to all parts of the series, you are eligible to receive PDCs for your participation.

Jun 18 2019

37mins

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Rank #18: Not Everyone Is Cut Out to Manage People...and That's OK feat. Lyndsey Tym, SHRM-SCP

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Callie and Lyndsey talk getting management experience where you can, how some of the smartest people in your org may not be the best managers and how some leaders lead with strong ideas.

Lyndsey's advice: use your voice and drive your career.

Head's up Honest HR producer Bailey Yeager jumps on to give her insight into the "natural progression" conversation.

Dec 04 2018

30mins

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Rank #19: The Case for More Thank You's: Beyond Service Awards feat. Lori McKnight

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Callie and Lori talk employee recognition: ROI, analytics as the future and fatal flaws. They dig in on the four ways to succeed at employee recognition, starting with having the right stakeholders at the table in the beginning and ending with campaigns to keep the momentum going. 

Nov 21 2018

44mins

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Rank #20: Building Credibility: Come Prepared, Build Mutually Beneficial Partnerships and If All Else Fails Try Welding feat. Claire Petrie

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Callie sits down with Claire Petrie at SHRM's 2018 Leadership Development Forum (LDF) to discuss building credibility as a young professional. Along the way, they dig in on failing royally, acting like "a deer in the headlights" and mutually beneficial partnerships like mentoring.  Listen in for tips on how to build your own credibility and put failure in perspective.

Oct 09 2018

23mins

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