28 episodes

Better is a podcast series from Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture. Each episode offers tips, strategy, and advice from executives at Certified companies that make their workplace culture a top priority, because they know it’s ultimately better for their people, better for business, and better for the world. In each episode, host Roula Amire chats with business leaders from some of the world’s best workplaces to learn more about the tools companies need to become better by focusing on the business case—and the results—that come from putting people first. Learn more at greatplacetowork.com

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Better is a podcast series from Great Place to Work, the global authority on workplace culture. Each episode offers tips, strategy, and advice from executives at Certified companies that make their workplace culture a top priority, because they know it’s ultimately better for their people, better for business, and better for the world. In each episode, host Roula Amire chats with business leaders from some of the world’s best workplaces to learn more about the tools companies need to become better by focusing on the business case—and the results—that come from putting people first. Learn more at greatplacetowork.com

    Rick Jackson on engaging frontline workers at the World’s Best Workplace

    Rick Jackson on engaging frontline workers at the World’s Best Workplace

    DHL Express is No. 1 on the World’s Best Workplaces™ list. Rick Jackson, EVP of engagement and enablement at Deutsche Post DHL Group, talks about how the massive transportation organization engages 110k workers in 200-plus countries, and the role gamification plays.
    He shares the three questions he asks himself every day, and what he tries to avoid at all costs when communicating with his team.

    • 27 min
    Pat Wadors on why pay equity doesn’t mean equal pay

    Pat Wadors on why pay equity doesn’t mean equal pay

    Pat Wadors, chief people officer at UKG, talks about misconceptions around pay equity, and why transparency and education are essential to fixing pay gaps.
    She shares why being an introvert and dyslexic is a superpower — and why regrets are gifts. She also tells us what nursing was like before pump rooms were available in offices. 

    Brian Doubles on the new way to lead

    Brian Doubles on the new way to lead

    Brian Doubles, Synchrony president & CEO, discusses how the pandemic transformed his leadership, eliminating college degree requirements, and what he thinks of return-to-office mandates.
    Hear how he decides when to work at home and when to come into the office—and how he maintains work-life balance with a busy job and family.

    • 29 min
    Irma Olguin Jr. on hiring people you want to hang out with

    Irma Olguin Jr. on hiring people you want to hang out with

    Irma Olguin Jr., co-founder and CEO of Bitwise Industries, talks about how to remove barriers from diverse hiring, and why you should hire someone you want to hang out with vs. hiring for their experience.
    She discusses why you shouldn’t take a “No” from someone who can't give you a “Yes” in the first place, what makes her relationship with her co-CEO work, how mediation has been transformative, and her favorite thing she does for her employees.  

    • 33 min
    Going fishing with Brittany Howard

    Going fishing with Brittany Howard

    Multi-Grammy award winner Brittany Howard talks with Roula Amire, content director at Great Place To Work.
    In this episode, Howard talks about the importance of belonging, being seen in the world, why she’s thankful for having so many jobs, the power of friendships at work, and what she would tell other women who want to do what she does.
    Hear what Missy Elliot means to her, the genesis of her first solo album, "Jamie," and why fishing — yes, fishing — sustained her during quarantine.

    • 31 min
    Great Place to Work's Tony Bond in Conversation with Hilary Giovale

    Great Place to Work's Tony Bond in Conversation with Hilary Giovale

    Tony Bond, EVP & Chief Innovation Officer at Great Place to Work in conversation with Hilary Giovale, community organizer, philanthropist, and author on power and purpose. 

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Blondievolsgirl ,

Learnings upon Learnings

I learn so much from these podcast. Please keep them coming. Amazing

NancyMChicago ,

Going Fishing With Brittany Howard

Loved “Going Fishing With Brittany Howard”! Hope there are more interviews like this, please!

ajskeetskirts ,

Great podcast

Can’t miss for anyone trying to build and scale a world class culture. It is approachable in nature and so informative.

Looking forward to more episodes!

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