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DriveThruHR is a captivating, easy-to-digest, and occasionally irreverent lunchtime discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Our 30 minute shows include our guest and host(s) discussing a variety of topics including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR. Hosted by @MikeVanDervort, @RobinSchooling, @TheOneCrystal and @DwaneLay. Running continuously since February 1, 2010. #DTHR

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DriveThruHR is a captivating, easy-to-digest, and occasionally irreverent lunchtime discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Our 30 minute shows include our guest and host(s) discussing a variety of topics including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR. Hosted by @MikeVanDervort, @RobinSchooling, @TheOneCrystal and @DwaneLay. Running continuously since February 1, 2010. #DTHR

    Getting Back to Work with Bloom Health Partners

    Getting Back to Work with Bloom Health Partners

    No one ever imagined getting people to work in an office would become a huge employee relations issue. Join us Wednesday, Jan 19 as we discuss this issue with Andrew Morton, CEO of Bloom Health Partners. 

    Andrew Morton is a seasoned global technology executive with a track record of successfully building and running innovative companies.

    As the raging Omicron variant of COVID-19 infects workers across the nation and the coronavirus pandemic continues to disrupt labor markets globally, employers nationwide are in search of the best solution to help companies and schools return to work safely.  

    Bloom Health Partners was born in the midst of the pandemic and has had a huge hand in helping Hollywood productions, theme parks, events, Fortune 500 companies—and now, schools—safely reopen their doors. Bloom helps companies and industries navigate the covid crisis and continue to function by offering flexible Covid-19 testing and advisory solutions.

    What exactly is Bloom Health Partners?

    Can you tell us a little bit about creating a pop-up covid testing site in a parking lot and what happened to lead up to that moment? 

    What happened next? How did Bloom go from a parking lot to working with Fortune 500 companies, TV and Movie Studios and schools ? What is your vision for the Bloom service platform? 

    Tell us about the Custom Covid testing programs you have built and how they help companies get safely back to work.

    What are common challenges that executives are facing when navigating rTW?

    What are the hard decisions they are having to make?

    Do you have any key recommendations?

    What do you think are the biggest challenges that companies and industries face now in this phase of the pandemic? 

    Bloom was recently acquired by Maitri Health Technologies. What is next from here?

     

     

     

     

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    So long and thanks for all the fish, 2021 (antiwork and NLRB)

    So long and thanks for all the fish, 2021 (antiwork and NLRB)

    Michael does a solo show to end the year with a quick review of a LOT of labor relations developments

    Used as a humorous way of expressing farewell, used especially when a business closes, someone leaves a position, something is retired from the market, etc. The phrase comes from the title of the 1984 novel by Douglas Adams, in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series.

    r/antiwork uses the slogan "Unemployment for all, not just the rich!" Members of the subreddit are known as "idlers" in reference to the Protestant work ethic. Posts commonly criticize hustle culture[4] and share stories of employees' negative experiences at their jobs,[5] including unfair treatment and poor working conditions[6] as well as poor pay. The most common issues raised by members of the subreddit include "stagnation of wages, overworking, being expected to be on call on and off the clock."

     

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    DriveThruHR Holiday Show w/ all the ho-ho-hosts!

    DriveThruHR Holiday Show w/ all the ho-ho-hosts!

    Join Crystal, Dwane, Michael and Robin for our year end holiday show.  We will chat about the ghost of 2021 past, the ghost of 2021 present, and the ghost of 2022 future.  We will go a'wassialing, sip some Tom and Jerry's and remember auld lang syne. See you at noon central time on Wednesday, December 22!

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    Self-Definition and Pronouns: A Discussion Among Ourselves

    Self-Definition and Pronouns: A Discussion Among Ourselves

    Pronouns and Self-Definition: A Discussion Among Ourselves  (Episode 1601)

    December 7 is famously referred to as being " a date that will live in infamy", but it isn't because DTHR is doing a show on that day!  Join us and guest Katrina Kibben as we have a wideranging discussion about Pronouns and Self-Definition.  This isn't a lecture or a best practices symposium.  It will be different.  Give us a listen. 

     

     

    • 46 min
    Back in the Saddle

    Back in the Saddle

    DriveThru HR Co-Hosts Crystal Miller Lay and Dwane Lay (yes, they're related!) make their return to the DriveThru after an extended summer break to discuss what's new and happening now in the world of HR and Talent Acquisition. It's fall, so of course Crystal has budget season and 2022 predictions for planning on the brain. 

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    Predictive People Data with Fiona Jamison, CEO Spring International

    Predictive People Data with Fiona Jamison, CEO Spring International

    Join Michael today as he talks to Fiona Jamison of Spring International to discuss the use of People data in solving potential business risk, including labor activity. 
    Fiona, tell our listeners about your self and what you do Give us a succinct definition of people data and how it can be used.Do companies try to predict things like potential union organizing?Can you really predict the 'likelihood to unionize' from data?What are some of the ways companies today are using 'people data' to solve business challenges?How can employers leverage data to eliminate the need or desire for unionization?What should companies be measuring today - to help them build stronger relationships with their employees and reinforce their company culture?What are some of the leadership behaviors that have become even more important in this new pandemic / labor market shift environment?Where can people find you? 

    • 32 min

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