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We spend too much time at work for it to be a miserable experience! Join JoDee Curtis and Susan White as they discuss human resources and leadership topics with a goal of creating work environments where people can find their joy. If you want to learn about important workplace topics with a splash of joy (and earn SHRM credit!) this is the show for you.

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We spend too much time at work for it to be a miserable experience! Join JoDee Curtis and Susan White as they discuss human resources and leadership topics with a goal of creating work environments where people can find their joy. If you want to learn about important workplace topics with a splash of joy (and earn SHRM credit!) this is the show for you.

    How to Handle HR Burnout and Empathy Fatigue (with Liesel Mertes)

    How to Handle HR Burnout and Empathy Fatigue (with Liesel Mertes)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the burnout and empathy fatigue often felt by HR professionals with empathy expert and Holistic Lifestyle Coach Liesel Mertes.
    Topics include:
    Signs you may be experiencing burnout
    Some of the causes of burnout
    Why HR professionals may be particularly vulnerable to burnout
    How to demonstrate empathy when you're not feeling it in the moment
    How to fight through mental or emotional health exhaustion to bring your best self to work
    Mistakes HR professionals make when trying to demonstrate empathy
    Advice for listeners feeling empathy fatigue
    What to do when you're experiencing burnout
    How to help employees avoid burnout
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked about the most effective interview formats for virtual interviews. In the news, we discuss Lifestyle Spending Accounts (LSAs).
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-195-how-to-handle-hr-burnout-and-empathy-fatigue/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-195-how-to-handle-hr-burnout-and-empathy-fatigue/
    To get 0.50 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 38 min
    How Neurodiversity Impacts Productivity, Culture, and Retention (with Jeff Gibbard and Sarah Ohanesian)

    How Neurodiversity Impacts Productivity, Culture, and Retention (with Jeff Gibbard and Sarah Ohanesian)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss neurodiversity in the workplace with experts Jeff Gibbard and Sarah Ohanesian.
    Topics include:
    The benefits of a neurodiverse workplace
    Why you should encourage neurodiversity in your workplace
    How to support neurodiversity in the workplace
    The key terms to know when talking about neurodiversity
    How brains work differently
    How to be more curious about neurodiversity in a work setting
    How companies can plan and work to be more neuroinclusive
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked about HR resources. In the news, a Preply survey shows what quitting looks like worldwide and how well (or not) employees are handling it.
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-194-how-neurodiversity-impacts-productivity-culture-and-retention/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-194-how-neurodiversity-impacts-productivity-culture-and-retention/
    To get 0.50 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 36 min
    Nature in the Workplace: Creating Healthy, Vibrant Spaces Where People Thrive (with Stephanie Carlson)

    Nature in the Workplace: Creating Healthy, Vibrant Spaces Where People Thrive (with Stephanie Carlson)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss incorporating nature into your workspace with Stephanie Carlson, owner of Naturspire.
    Topics include:
    Why you should have art and plants in your workspace
    What biophilic design is
    The benefits of adding nature to the interior design of a workspace
    What to do if you don't have a green thumb or time to take care of plants
    How Naturspire incorporates nature into workspaces
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked about networking while still employed in a way that won't endanger your current position. In the news, 30% of employers have not responded meaningfully to ageism in the workplace.
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-193-nature-in-the-workplace/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-193-nature-in-the-workplace/
    To get 0.25 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 26 min
    Encore Careers: Finding a New Vocation in the Second Half of Life (with Christine Burrows and Marc Sheinbaum)

    Encore Careers: Finding a New Vocation in the Second Half of Life (with Christine Burrows and Marc Sheinbaum)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss pursuing a new vocation in the second half of life with Christine Burrows and Marc Sheinbaum, who have had "encore careers."
    Topics include:
    What an encore career is
    Our guests' encore careers and at what age they decided to pivot careers
    What led our guests to pursue new careers
    The benefits our guests have gained from reinventing their careers
    Whether our guests see another encore career in their futures
    Advice for listeners considering their own encore careers
    How to get started if you're thinking about an encore career
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked what to do if an employee brings a friend, family member, or attorney to an investigative meeting. In the news, we discuss some office jokes trending in 2024.
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-192-encore-careers/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-192-encore-careers/
    To get 0.75 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 47 min
    Personal Branding Strategies for Professional Triumph (with Daveeed Wagner)

    Personal Branding Strategies for Professional Triumph (with Daveeed Wagner)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss personal branding with keynote speaker Daveeed Wagner.
    Topics include:
    Why your personal brand is important
    Why the topic of personal branding is so hot right now
    How personal branding contributes to a more humane and inclusive workplace
    The first thing to do when looking to grow your personal brand
    How to leverage personal branding to build deeper and stronger long-term professional relationships
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked how to communicate to stakeholders who are resistant to change when the change is due to a policy compliance issue. In the news, wine tasting is the new thing for corporate connection.
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-191-personal-branding-strategies-for-professional-triumph/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-191-personal-branding-strategies-for-professional-triumph/
    To get 0.50 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 31 min
    Hardiness: The Link Between Stress and Success (with Sarah Turner)

    Hardiness: The Link Between Stress and Success (with Sarah Turner)

    In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how individuals cope with and respond to stressors with expert Sarah Turner.
    Topics include:
    The definition of hardiness
    What makes up a person's level of hardiness
    Whether you can grow hardiness skills
    The impact of hardiness personally and professionally
    How hardiness affects teams and cultures at the organizational level
    Resources for learning and growing hardiness
    In this episode's listener question, we're asked how to become a more tech-savvy HR professional and transition to a role in HR tech. In the news, 63% of Americans are overwhelmed by tipping requests.
    Full show notes and links are available here: https://getjoypowered.com/show-notes-episode-190-hardiness/
    A transcript of the episode can be found here: https://getjoypowered.com/transcript-episode-190-hardiness/
    To get 0.50 hour of SHRM recertification credit, fill out the evaluation here: https://getjoypowered.com/shrm/
    Connect with us:
    @JoyPowered on Instagram: https://instagram.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on Facebook: https://facebook.com/joypowered
    @JoyPowered on LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/company/joypowered
    Sign up for our email newsletter: https://getjoypowered.com/newsletter/ 

    • 30 min

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