You don’t know what you don’t know. And, when it comes to HR and employment laws, most employers are SHOCKED by what they learn from talking to CEDR CEO and Founder Paul Edwards for just ten minutes.
But Paul’s a busy man. And, though he would love nothing more than to talk one-on-one with each and every business owner and manager interested in learning about HR compliance, team management strategies, and how to protect their businesses, there’s only so much Paul to go around.
So, we’ve got the next best thing for you - Introducing "What the Hell Just Happened?" In this new podcast, Paul sits down with a different HR expert from his Solution Center team each week to discuss the burning HR questions facing you now, and to offer expert insights on important HR considerations you didn’t know you didn’t know.
Episode 514: Privacy vs. Productivity - The Challenge in Employee Monitoring
What's the most logical solution to making sure your employees are always working, even when you're not in the room? Filming them of course! (NOT!) In this highly requested episode of "What the Hell Just Happened?!", join host Paul Edwards and guest Ally Dagnino as they delve into the complex world of workplace monitoring. This episode unpacks the legal, ethical, and practical aspects of using cameras and audio recording devices in the workplace. Discover not only the implications of employee surveillance but also alternative strategies for boosting productivity and compliance. From discussing real-world scenarios to evaluating the impact of monitoring on employee morale, this episode is packed with insights for HR professionals, business leaders, and office managers alike. Tune in to learn how to navigate the fine line between surveillance and support in today's dynamic work environment.
Episode 513: HR Gone Wrong Part 2 - Workplace Dilemmas and Ethical Conundrums
In this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Jennie and CeCe from CEDR HR Solutions take over as hosts to delve into a series of intriguing workplace scenarios that challenge the boundaries of ethics and professionalism. From the discovery of employees' controversial online activities on platforms like OnlyFans to confronting inappropriate behavior in office settings, this episode unpacks the complexities of modern workplace dynamics. Listen as they discuss the implications of personal life on professional conduct, explore the intricacies of privacy and digital footprints in the work environment, and provide insights into how HR departments can navigate these delicate issues.
Episode 512: Cooking at Thanksgiving - Dishing Out the Secrets
Feast your ears on the latest episode of "What the Hell Just Happened?!" where host Paul Edwards (formerly chef Paul in another life) and content curator Amanda Rishor slice into prepping for Thanksgiving. Learn about strategic leftovers, as Paul reveals his ultimate late-night sandwich that might rival the main event. Imagine layers of succulent turkey, tangy cranberry sauce, and a slather of mustard that kicks harder than your favorite football team. So, unbuckle your belts and tune in for a dose of laughter, culinary confessions, and the answer to the age-old question: "What the Hell Just Happened to make this Thanksgiving so successful?"
Episode 511: Is Your Employee Demanding to be an Independent Contractor?
In this enlightening episode, Paul Edwards and Moriah Ochoa dive deep into the complexities of worker classification, using the real-world example of a dental hygienist. Drawing from an actual IRS determination from 2017, they shed light on the risks of misclassifying workers as independent contractors when they should be employees. The hosts emphasize the importance of understanding and adhering to regulations, warning businesses of potential pitfalls and hefty penalties. Join them as they unravel the intricacies of this topic, offering valuable insights and guidance for businesses navigating the challenging landscape of worker classification.
Episode 510: Spooky Hour - Horror Stories From the Crypt
In this chilling Halloween episode of What the Hell Just Happened?!, we delve deep into the haunted halls of office lore, unearthing the spookiest HR tales that will make your skin crawl... with laughter. But beware, for beneath the humor lies the very real horror of navigating business best practices and remaining legally compliant through it all. Tune in, if you dare, and be regaled with tales that will make every day feel like Friday the 13th in the office. Happy Haunting!
Episode 509: War of the Wigs - Malicious Dress Code Compliance
You have dress code policies and expectations for a reason. You want to strike the right tone with your customers and your patients. What happens when an employee finds a loophole in your policies and really leans into it? This week on What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards and Harley Hartliep sit down to discuss Dress Code Policies and how to avoid Malicious Compliance.
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We enjoy this podcast and appreciate the effort put into it to make it insightful and helpful for business owners. I’m not sure how they’ve made HR fun to listen to, but they’ve done it. Recommended!
HR must great podcast!
This podcast uses relatable content to help with employee coaching sharing a an authentic response to real life issues in the workplace.
Great podcast! Loved how easily the show flowed, excited to hear more!