12 min

PIVOT: The Impact of Building a Flexible Culture with Jessica Adams, Brad’s Deals POPS! The People Ops Podcast

    • Management

When a burst pipe sent everyone at Brad’s Deals home in February 2020, the company got a headstart on its remote work transition. Jessica Adams, VP of HR and Recruiting at Brad’s Deals, quickly discovered that flexibility and employee connections were the secret ingredients to a thriving remote culture.
In this episode of PIVOT, Jessica shares advice on building a flexible and burnout-proof culture, and why putting employees in the driver’s seat of company initiatives and programs makes all the difference.
On this episode, you’ll hear:
[01:28-04:53] How Jessica’s company got a headstart on remote work [04:54-05:37] Tips for “burnout-proofing” in a remote culture [05:37-06:37] How an emergency preparedness plan came in handy in February 2020 [06:37-08:23] The power of employee-led wellness, DEI, and mentoring programs [08:23-09:57] Why flexibility is crucial in times of uncertainty [09:58-11:31] Where a business should start in building a flexible culture [11:34-12:18] What Jessica is most excited about in the small business world After you listen: 
Brad’s Deals: Celebrating unique bargains and unique people: https://www.zenefits.com/customer/brads-deals/ Pre-order your copy of our book People Operations: Zenefits.com/pops-book Follow the podcast  Submit your People Ops questions: https://www.zenefits.com/workest/ask-a-question/

When a burst pipe sent everyone at Brad’s Deals home in February 2020, the company got a headstart on its remote work transition. Jessica Adams, VP of HR and Recruiting at Brad’s Deals, quickly discovered that flexibility and employee connections were the secret ingredients to a thriving remote culture.
In this episode of PIVOT, Jessica shares advice on building a flexible and burnout-proof culture, and why putting employees in the driver’s seat of company initiatives and programs makes all the difference.
On this episode, you’ll hear:
[01:28-04:53] How Jessica’s company got a headstart on remote work [04:54-05:37] Tips for “burnout-proofing” in a remote culture [05:37-06:37] How an emergency preparedness plan came in handy in February 2020 [06:37-08:23] The power of employee-led wellness, DEI, and mentoring programs [08:23-09:57] Why flexibility is crucial in times of uncertainty [09:58-11:31] Where a business should start in building a flexible culture [11:34-12:18] What Jessica is most excited about in the small business world After you listen: 
Brad’s Deals: Celebrating unique bargains and unique people: https://www.zenefits.com/customer/brads-deals/ Pre-order your copy of our book People Operations: Zenefits.com/pops-book Follow the podcast  Submit your People Ops questions: https://www.zenefits.com/workest/ask-a-question/

12 min