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There's a lot of Crazy HR SHIFT going on! Our Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Podcast tries to help listeners like you make sense of this new world of unknown unknown. We talk about the future of work, jobs, careers, business, and HR.

Geeks Geezers and Googlization Show Ira S Wolfe

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There's a lot of Crazy HR SHIFT going on! Our Geeks, Geezers and Googlization Podcast tries to help listeners like you make sense of this new world of unknown unknown. We talk about the future of work, jobs, careers, business, and HR.

    Hiring Right is Hardly a "No-Brainer"

    Hiring Right is Hardly a "No-Brainer"

    The disappointing success rate of new hires (30 percent) over time confirms the poor choices many managers make. Our guest HireBrain CEO David Nason intends to take the guesswork out of the job interview by applying neuroscience, probability science, and social science.

    • 51 min
    We All Need More Grace

    We All Need More Grace

    Recovering from the pandemic stronger and better will require more grace, more compassion, more empathy, more humanity, according to our guest Julie Ann Sullivan. In her book Catalysts of Culture she identified 4 attributes leaders have in common that create thriving cultures and workplaces.

    • 50 min
    The Post-Pandemic Dawn of HR Digitization

    The Post-Pandemic Dawn of HR Digitization

    Business is re-opening and it’s anything but normal. HR practices and processes that used to work won’t work the same way. Even if they do work, getting things done will take longer. Declan Murphy, CEO of Datalive, believes the new next normal problems will be solved by the digitization of HR.

    • 50 min
    They Didn't Get Your Memo

    They Didn't Get Your Memo

    Chances are that between emails, Zoom, Slack, text, and even phone, you’ve sent an important message to your employees that was missed or ignored. What is it that you need to do differently?  CEO of Guide Spark Keith Kitani, a corporate communication strategy expert, joins us on this episode 

    • 49 min
    Shattering the Millennial Stereotype

    Shattering the Millennial Stereotype

    Brianna Shelko is a Millennial. But you’d never guess she belongs to the generation that’s been called Trophy Kids, self-centered, digital addicts...and that’s only what we can print! Brianna shatters the Millennial myth. At 26 y/o, she’s the CEO of a social media marketing company PLUS 14 more revenue streams!

    • 50 min
    Life on the Exponential Curve

    Life on the Exponential Curve

    A funny thing happened on the road to tomorrow. The SHIFT hit our plans! Now that the pandemic curve is flattening, our focus shifts to re-opening America (or the world for that matter.) What will “normal” look like? Will companies discover that work-from-home productivity is better than when employees go to work?

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

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jas - Mere Mortal ,

Knowledgeable and relevant

This podcast is relaxed, informative and fun.

PGH MB ,

Worth the time

Ira is cutting edge! His topics are timely and interesting. He talks about real life issues and tangible application. His speakers are great and Ira is a master! Thank you for helping us all out there in HR!

M.A.Walker ,

Interesting and Important

I have been listening to Ira and Keith's show from the beginning and continue to find the information they share very interesting and important. I urge anyone interested in the topics about the relationship between employers, employees and technology to listen in and enjoy! I can't wait to see what their future shows bring.

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