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HR Tips for New Managers - with Joe Price
Managers have a responsibility to Protect the House. This means handling safety issues, customer care issues, and finally, and sometimes most importantly, legal issues. Our guest today is Joe Price, Member of the Robinson & McElwee PLLC law firm from Charleston, WV. Joe takes the time to show you step-by-step how lawyers can make your job very difficult if you're not taking care of your people. This is probably one of our most important podcasts so tune in and take lots of notes!!!
Current Trends in Recruiting and Retention - with Martin Plumlee
The early 2020s will probably be remembered for challenges in remote work, recruiting, and retention. Navigating this can be challenging for any company and certainly any HR professional. Our guest today, Martin Plumlee, is an expert in the world of recruiting and talent management. We discussed the nature of the current challenges, strategies to attract the best talent, and ideas to keep your best talent where it belongs: in YOUR company. Martin is a great guy and I know you will enjoy this interview!
Extreme Words of Wisdom for the Newly-Promoted Supervisor - with Keppel Bharath
More often than not, people are promoted to roles in management with very little training and few expectations set. That of course is a recipe for disaster (although it keeps us busy at Boss Builders!) but one you can prevent. Our guest today is one of the most knowledgable people I know. Keppel Bharath is a retired Senior Fellow from Pratt & Whitney Canada. I had the pleasure of meeting Keppel many years ago and was amazed at his knowledge. He was on my original podcast a couple of years ago and I want you to hear this powerful interview. Lots of tips so be sure to take good notes!
How to Create a Workplace Where Everyone Belongs - with DDS Dobson-Smith
Many of my listeners are busy working on developing cultures of diversity, equity, and inclusion. My guest on this episode, DDS Dobson-Smith tells us to also include BELONGING in this effort. DDS is the Founder of Soul Trained. He is an author, coach, speaker, and consultant who helps organizations create the type of culture where people are accepted for WHO they are, leading to a more cohesive, successful, and effective organization. DDS is the author of You Can Be Yourself Here: Your Pocket Guide to Creating Inclusive Workplaces by Using the Psychology of Belonging.
How to Create the Workplace You Crave - with Anne Jacoby
Is it possible to create a workplace culture that exudes creativity? According to our guest Anne Jacoby, it is. Anne is an accomplished public speaker, author, entrepreneur and CEO of Spring Street Solutions, dedicated to cultivating creativity at work. She offers practical tools for business leaders to build the culture they crave. By blending her background in the arts and business know-how, Anne addresses how cultivating creativity is essential in the new world of work.
Promotions are so Yesterday - with Julie Winkle Giulioni
You know that careers don't operate like they used to. And yet, career development continues to keep going along as it has for decades. Something's got to change. It's time to discover a new framework and tools that will allow you to reimagine and update career development so you can help employees tap the endless possibilities for growth and satisfaction beyond promotions. Our guest today, Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development and helps executives and leaders optimize talent and potential within their organizations. Julie and I discuss this as well as training strategies to use in today's hybrid environment.