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    Friday
    Dec142018

    PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 350 - The US Labor Market and Economic Trends for 2019

    HR Happy Hour 350 - The US Labor Market and Economic Trends for 2019

    Hosts: Steve BoeseTrish McFarlane

    Guest: Josh Wright, Chief Economist, iCIMS

    Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com

    Listen HERE

    This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve was joined by Josh Wright, Chief Economist from iCIMS to talk about the important labor market trends, why these trends are important for HR and Talent Acquisition leaders, and what 2019 might have in store for the labor market and the economy at large.

    Josh shared his thoughts on why HR and Talent leaders should care and follow these big picture data points and trends, why economics is the language of business, and how understanding the economic outlook at a macro and local level can help HR leaders make better decisions.

    We also geeked out a little on some of the important economic data sets like the monthly jobs report, weeky new jobless claims, and Steve's favorite, the monthly BLS JOLTS report. In addition, Josh shared why keeping abreast of the housing market can be of value to HR leaders.

    Josh also shared the interesting work iCIMS is doing with their Monthly Hiring Indicator, and how that data can help HR and Talent leaders in their organizations. Finally, Josh shared some thoughts on what 2019 might have in store for the labor market and the economy overall.

    You can listen to the show on the show page HERE, on your favorite podcast app, or by using the widget player below:

    This was a fun and geeky show! Thanks so much Josh for joining us,

    Remember to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts - just search for 'HR Happy Hour.'

    Tuesday
    Nov272018

    PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 349 - Unlocking High Performance with Jason Lauritsen

    HR Happy Hour 349 - Unlocking High Performance with Jason Lauritsen

    Hosts: Steve BoeseTrish McFarlane

    Guest: Jason Lauritsen

    Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com

    Listen HERE

    This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish were joined by Jason Lauritsen, Employee Engagement expert and author of Unlocking High Performance. On the show, Jason shares many of the insights and lessons learned from his career as a human resources leader, consultant, speaker, and thought leader on employee performance and engagement.

    Jason shared some of the big ideas in Unlocking High Performance such as how work has fundamentally changed from a contractual agreement to more of a relationship-based agreement, how understanding that work is a relationship is critical for employers to understand how to engage employees and create an environment for high performance, and then some of the approaches to create a successful performance management program by focusing on planning, cultivation, and accountability. This is a big book with lots of great ideas and on the show we tried to give listeners a taste of what Unlocking High Performance is all about.

    Listen to the show on the show page HERE, on your favorite podcast app, or by using the widget player below:

    Thanks Jason for coming on the show!

    Remember to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour Show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts - just search for 'HR Happy Hour'.

    Wednesday
    Nov212018

    PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 348 - Back to Human with Dan Schawbel

    HR Happy Hour 348 - Back to Human with Dan Schawbel

    Host: Steve Boese

    Guest: Dan Schawbel

    Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com

    Listen HERE

    This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve was joined by Dan Schawbel, author of Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation to talk about the impact of technology in the workplace and how to make work more human in the age of constant connection. Despite all the technological advance that have made remote work more accessible, and workplace flexibility more common, many of us are less connected to our colleagues and are feeling more isolated at work. And the importance of connection at work is clear - when employees are better connected and have more friends in the workplace they are more engaged, more productive, and more likely to stay with the organization.  In the book, Dan shares strategies and approaches to help better connect workers to each other, and how to make sure all workers, especially remote workers are included. 

    Additionally, Dan shared some findings from research he did for the book, in partnership with Virgin Pulse that gives HR and business leaders insights into how to make workplaces more connected and to create environments where people can thrive both at work and outside of work.

    You can listen to the show on the show page HERE, on your favorite podcast app, or by using the widget player below:

    This was a really interesting and fun conversation, thanks so much to Dan for joining the HR Happy Hour Show.

    Remember to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour Show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Podcasts or your favorite podcast app - just search for 'HR Happy Hour'.

    Friday
    Nov162018

    PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 347 - Technology at Work: It's Complicated

    HR Happy Hour 347 - Technology at Work: It's Complicated

    Hosts: Steve BoeseTrish McFarlane

    Guest: Dan Staley, PwC

    Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com

    Listen to the show HERE

    This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish were joined by Dan Staley, Partner, US HR Technology Leader, PwC to talk about Technology in the Workplace, and how HR and Business leaders can better support employees with technology. PwC recently released a new report titled 'Our Status With Tech at Work: It's Complicated'

    PwC asked 12,000 people from Canada, China and Hong Kong, Germany, India, Mexico, the UK, and the US to share their views about the digital tools they use in their daily work. We heard from all generations, from C-suite titles to administrative roles, and from a range of industries including consumer markets, health industries, financial services, manufacturing, and technology and media. On the show, Dan shared some of the interesting findings from the report as well as offering some recommendations for HR leaders for improving the employee experience with technology at work.

    The report showed that their often is a disconnect between what employees want from their workplace technologies and what their organizations are providing. Additionally, we discussed some deas to improve technology selection and deployment processes to better align employee expectations and goals with management's eventual decisions around workplace technology.

    You can listen to the show on the show page HERE, on your favorite podcast app, or by using the widget player below:

    You can access and download the PwC report here.

    Thanks again for Dan for joining us!

    Remember to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour show wherever you get your podcasts.

    Wednesday
    Nov072018

    PODCAST: #HRHappyHour 346 - Implementing a New HR Technology Strategy

    HR Happy Hour 346- Implementing A New HR Technology Strategy

    Sponsored by Virgin Pulse - www.virginpulse.com

    Host: Trish McFarlane 

    Guest: Alex Smith, CHRO for The City of Memphis

    Listen to the show HERE

    This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Trish recorded live from Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, to talk with Alex Smith, CHRO for The City of Memphis.  Alex talks about her role withing a government position and how human resources and the technology approach are a bit unique.  

    The City of Memphis is going through a HR transformation journey and it is being supported by the technology they are putting in place.  Ms. Smith shared some of the challenges, their approaches to those challenges, and some of the early results.

    You can listen to the show on the show page HERE, on your favorite podcast app, or by using the widget player below:

    This was a really interesting and fun show - thanks to Alex and everyone at Oracle for having the HR Happy Hour Show at their event.

    Subscribe to the HR Happy Hour Show on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher Radio, Google Podcasts, or your favorite podcast app - just search for 'HR Happy Hour'.