HR Work Break

A series of conversations with members of the HR community, covering the latest trends and popular topics that are driving the world of human resources and people operations.

HR Work Break: Remote, Hybrid, or In Office?

Guests: Carol Howard, Chief People Officer at Eptura In a recent report from Resume Builder, 90% of companies say they plan to implement return-to-office policies by the end of 2024. As many high-profile business like Amazon, Netflix, and Google shift to hybrid or office-first work, leaders everywhere are trying to find the best system for […]

HR Work Break: This Barbie Is a Recruiter Part 2

Guests: Brianna Rooney, CEO of TalentPerch Welcome back to part 2 of my conversation with Brianna Rooney, CEO of TalentPerch, about Barbie and what recruiters can learn from the blockbuster film. Tune in as we discuss how to contextualize various skills for career growth, the importance of diversity and representation, and more. Remember, you can […]

HR Work Break: This Barbie Is a Recruiter Part 1

Guests: Brianna Rooney, CEO of TalentPerch The Barbie Movie took the world by storm—it became the highest grossing movie of 2023, earning $575 million domestically and over $1 billion globally. As the film continues to dominate headlines, is there anything HR professionals can learn from Barbie and her friends? Brianna Rooney, CEO of TalentPerch, joins […]

HR Work Break: Beating Burnout & Improving Mental Health

Guests: Jeri Hawthorne, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Aflac U.S. September was National Suicide Prevention Month. While more employers are providing access to mental health services, 67% of employees with mental illness struggle to access these services. As burnout, depression, and anxiety affect more and more of the population, what can […]

HR Work Break: What Is Toxic Behavior Carryover?

Guests: Lena McDearmid, Co-Founder, COO, and Chief Culture Officer at Momnt The American Psychological Association found that 19% of workers say their workplace is very or somewhat toxic, and over 1 in 5 workers (22%) said they have experienced harm to their mental health at work. What can leaders do to address workplace toxicity and […]

HR Work Break: Decoding AI’s Role in Recruiting

Guests: Will Rose, Chief Technology Officer at Talent Select AI 68% of recruiting professionals say that the best way to improve recruiting performance over the next five years is by investing in new recruiting technology. So, what should hiring teams keep in mind as they incorporate new technologies into their recruiting strategy? Will Rose, Chief […]

HR Work Break: Back to School Best Practices

客人:赛迪恐慌和莎拉顿从最好的Place for Working Parents Working Parents Day is on September 16th. Over 15 million US workers quit their jobs since April 2021, and 45% of them cited the need to care for their family as a key factor in their decision. As September shakes off the last […]

HR Work Break: Interview Intelligence and the Human Element

Guests: Rich Mendis, CMO of HireLogic The hiring process can be long and complicated, and unfortunately, hiring decisions are based on gut instinct 85% to 97% of the time. Even in the midst of a technological revolution, the interviews remain mostly analog. So, how can HR professionals bring together the power of AI while maintaining […]

HR Work Break Podcast: The Road to True Inclusivity

Guests: Melissa Danielsen, CEO and Cofounder of Joshin About 90% of companies have DEI initiatives, but only about 4% of those programs include disability, which vastly under represents that portion of the workforce. In fact, 15-20% of the US population identify as neurodivergent or disabled. What can employers do to better support their disabled and […]

HR Work Break Podcast: The Future of Employee Benefits

Guests: Joshua Dunsby, PhD, Vice President ofClient Advocacy and Consultant Relations at One Medical; Gwen Gollmer, Executive Director of Total Rewards at Ally Financial Inc; and Sony Jean-Michelle Thornton, Senior Human Resources Business Partner at Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center Gallup found that 64% of employees ranked increased benefits and compensation as a key factor […]