HR Break Room
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The HR Break Room is a podcast from your friends working in Human Resources dedicated to bringing you the stories, tips and strategies you need to support the future of your people in the age of new HR technology. Hosted by Caleb Masters and Chelsea Justice, the HR Break Room brings together HR tech industry experts to discuss the latest trends, challenges and solutions emerging in the everyday workplace.
||CleanDr. Larry Barton - Safety First: Proactive Crisis Management||Dr. Larry Barton, the highest rated instructor at the FBI Academy and U.S. Marshall Service, joins HR Break Room host Caleb Masters and guest Jason Bodin to talk about how organizations can ensure they are prepared in case of a workplace threat.||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSlam Dunk: Defining Game-Winning Core Values||Kris Dunn stops by the HR Break Room to examine the most valuable lessons HR can learn from the annual college hoops competition||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCulture Dish: A Conversation on Measuring Employee Culture||Paycom's executive director of sales training Jessica Melo and HR Break Room stopped by Workology's HRetreat during SXSW to talk with other industry experts from Whole Foods, RetailMeNot, BuisinessSolver and Weeva about the current state of employee cul||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#LadyBoss: Identify and Develop Female Leadership||Harvard Business Review associate editor Nicole Torres joins HR Break Room for a special International Women’s Day conversation about the importance of women in leadership||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Dreaming: Why This State's Laws Matter Nationwide||Coby Turner from the California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog stops by HR Break Room to discuss the California laws gaining traction on the national stage.||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrit and Determination: Leadership Lessons from Minkah Fitzpatrick||The 2018 Paycom Jim Thorpe award winner, Minkah Fitzpatrick, stops by HR Break Room to discuss leadership lessons from his experience as the Alabama Crimson Tide's defensive back.||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Cupid Strikes: Managing Workplace Love||HR Break Room is joined by the executive editor of Harvard Business Review, Sarah Green Carmichael, to discuss the importance of creating a clear and simple dating policy that empowers employees.||2/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAction and Interaction 2018: Swaying Consumer Behavior and Fostering Collaboration||Elon University communications professor John Doorley joins HR Break Room to discuss 2018's workplace trends including how employees sway consumer behavior.||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWishing You Well: Wellness and Ergonomics in the Workplace||Leigh Stringer joins HR Break Room to discuss workplace wellness and ergonomics in the 2018 workplace.||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAwaken Your Recruiting Force With a Strong Employer Brand||Rachel Duran, manager of talent acquisition marketing at CA Technologies, joins us to look at what one of the year’s most anticipated movies can tell us about the employer brand.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHolidays, Not Holidaze: The Dos and Don’ts of Work Parties||Caleb talks with the director of SHRM’s Illinois State Council, Dave Ryan, about the dos and don’ts organizations can implement to ensure all attendees have a wonderful and safe time.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘Tis the Season: Retaining Top Performing Seasonal Employees||Melody Muniz and Clint Stone from Science Museum Oklahoma join HR Break Room to discuss how to retain top performing seasonal employees.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPursuing Your Leadership Potential: How the Best Can Be Better||Building a top-performing organization is challenging enough, but how do you continue to improve after you’ve mastered your trade or industry?||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHR Nightmares: Ghostly Office Tales||From somewhere within overstuffed filing cabinets of an unnamed office come two HR Nightmares. Join this special Halloween episode of HR Break Room to learn how HR technology can help protect your company.||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSexual Harassment: Making the Work Place a Safe Space||Workology founder Jessica Miller-Merrell and attorney Tony Puckett join Caleb and Chelsea in the HR Break Room to discuss how legal and HR can work together to review and revise sexual harassment policies and create a safe atmosphere for employees.||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerk Up: Coffee in the Office Make a Latte Difference||To celebrate the recent National Coffee Day, HR Break Room sits down with a Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMihir Desai - Dollars and Sense: Financial Literacy for the Millennial Workforce||Harvard professor of finance Mihir Desai joins HR Break Room to talk about the value of financial literacy in today's largely millennial workforce.||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJacob Morgan - Reason Yields Reward: A Simple Solution to Attract and Retain Talent||Jacob Morgan, futurist and author of The Employee Experience Advantage, returns to discuss organizations' "reason for being"||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJacob Morgan - Happy Employees = Happy Customers: The Equation for a Winning Workforce||According to the Deloitte 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, while nearly 80% of executives rated the employee experience as very important, only 22% said their companies excelled at building one. But what exactly is the employee experience, and h||9/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCy Wakeman - It's an Office, Not a Theater: Managing Workplace Drama||Special guest Cy Wakeman, author of The New York Times’ best-seller The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace joins HR Break Room to talk about managing workplace drama.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobin Schooling - Political Conversations at Work: Should HR Pass It or Veto It?||In this episode of HR Break Room, SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Vice President of HR for Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge, Robin Schooling, joins Caleb and Chelsea to discuss political conversations in the office.||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdam Smiley Poswolsky - Under New Management: The Rise of Millennial Managers and Generation Z||Adam Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, rejoins HR Break Room for part two of our discussion on the role of millennials in the workforce.||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdam Smiley Poswolsky - A Hire Purpose: Build a Thriving Culture for Millennials||Adam Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, joins HR Break Room for a special two-part conversation to discuss the needs and demands of millennials in today’s workplace.||7/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Leadership Lessons HR Can Learn From American History||In honor of Independence Day, HR Break Room dives deep into the American Revolutionary War by examining the important leadership lessons from one of its most pivotal and iconic moments: George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River.||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHRM17 Special, Part Four: Emerging Hiring Trends, Handling Immigration under a New Administration and Communicating with Millennials||In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with attorney Jim Reidy about the challenges organizations face in updating their drug policies amid ambiguity in 2017.||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHRM17 Special, Part Three: SHRM Volunteering||In this special SHRM 2017 conference HR Break Room conversation, Caleb joins Dave Ryan and Brad Galin to talk about story behind how they got involved in SHRM’s state and national positions through local volunteering.||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHRM17 Special, Part Two: Finding the Best Session and Networking at SHRM||HR Break Room continues its special coverage as Caleb talks with Keynote Speaker and the Author of Folding Time, Neen James, and the Oklahoma HR State Council Director-Elect, Mike Shaw.||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSHRM17 Special, Part One: Workforce Analytics, a Purpose-Driven Workforce and Generation Z Trends||HR Break Room attended the 2017 SHRM conference to meet with industry leaders and conference attendees to learn more about the latest workforce trends.||6/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA New Leaf in Drug Screening Policies: Time for a Change?||In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with attorney Jim Reidy about the challenges organizations face in updating their drug policies amid ambiguity in 2017.||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFight or Flight: What HR Can Learn from the United Airlines PR Disaster||A panel of experts from the fields of HR, PR and legal join Caleb to examine the incident and reveal the important HR lessons buried beneath the ensuing United PR disaster.||5/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Want Answers: Identifying Today's Top Talent||Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s Director of National Recruiting, Tiffany McGowen, to discuss the importance of interviews along with some of today’s best practices.||5/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's My Motivation? Understanding Intrinsic and Extrinsic Values at Work||HR Break Room concludes its “What Employees Want” series by talking about the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSharlyn Lauby - How to Unlock a Culture of Communication||Learn more about the importance of feedback with special guest Sharlyn Lauby from HR Bartender||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEngaged to Be Engaged: Your Workforce Wants Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs||It pays to learn more about about your people, but you may have to look beyond survey results to find out what really drives employee engagement.||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDriving Engagement with Communication and Corporate Philanthropy||In today’s episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea are joined by Jessica Miller-Merrell from Workology.com to talk about engaging employees through surveys and the impact that corporate philanthropy has on employee engagement and retention.||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeading the Millennial Generation with Technology in 2017||We conclude HR Break Room’s “Life at Work” series by taking a look at the role of HR technology in managing and engaging the millennial workforce.||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReshaping Organizational Learning||In today’s HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with Tonya, an HR Director, about how she used a learning management system to completely reshape the way her employees were trained across multiple locations.||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEquipping Employees for Success with On-Demand Training||The necessity of training does not stop after the onboarding process, but remains important throughout the entire life cycle of an employee. Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s executive director of sales training, Jessica Melo, to learn about th||1/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNew Career Beginnings||very career starts with a first day of work, but is it always a productive one? In this edition of the HR Break Room, we begin our first podcast miniseries, Life at Work, by talking about the impact a successful onboarding strategy and company introduct||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOvercoming the Challenges of Deploying HR Tech in 2017||In part 2 of the HR Break Room podcast launch, Caleb and Chelsea discuss the unique challenges of embracing new HR tech in 2017 with industry experts.||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTransforming the Future of HR||In the first episode of the HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s chief operating officer, Stacey Pezold, to talk more about the latest trends and challenges in human resources.||1/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
The type of insight I wish I found in my own break room
The HR Break Room features some pretty sharp insights about the value of HR technology. There is a lot of good information here and I'm really looking forward to listening in my own break room at work.
I'm so happy I found this podcast. The topics are wonderful and I really feel I can apply what I learn here in my department.
HR Break Room is SO helpful!
I am so happy, as an HR official myself, to listen to the HR Break Room by Paycom. I'm really interested to look into some of these technology tools they talk about. Can't wait to hear more.