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HR Happy Hour, the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast, focuses on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. The show is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference and Trish McFarlane, CEO of H3 HR Advisors.

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HR Happy Hour, the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast, focuses on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. The show is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference and Trish McFarlane, CEO of H3 HR Advisors.

    HR Happy Hour 487 - The State of Employee Benefits

    HR Happy Hour 487 - The State of Employee Benefits

    HR Happy Hour 487 - The State of Employee Benefits

    Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane

    Guest: Misty Guinn, Benefitfocus

    This episode of The HR Happy Hour Show is made possible by Paychex, one of the leading providers of HR, payroll, retirement, and insurance solutions for businesses of all sizes.  More than half of business owners with 10-500 employees say the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing them to start, or start planning, their return to the workplace.  If you're thinking about instituting a vaccination policy, download Paychex's latest e-book, "Managing COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Return to Work," to learn about key considerations for developing your policy, as well as important health and safety measures for establishing a safe and productive return to work.  Go to payx.me/ebook-vaccines to download your copy of the e-book, today.

    This week we were joined by Misty Guinn, Director of Customer Advocacy at Benefitfocus to talk about the State of Employee Benefits.  We reviewed benefits data on enrollment, selection processes, and opportunities.  We learned that having a smarter healthcare consumer is the ultimate goal, and talked about barriers to adoption and how those can be overcome, as well as generational differences in adoption.  We discussed the uptick in supplemental insurance benefits, and how to improve employees engagement with their benefits overall.

    This was a great show.  Thank you Misty, for joining us!  Remember to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 35 min
    Radical Research 10 - Can Talent Acquisition Bring Candidates Joy?

    Radical Research 10 - Can Talent Acquisition Bring Candidates Joy?

    Host: Madeline Laurano

    Guests: George LaRocque, Gina Alioto

    Although the talent acquisition experience has improved over the past few years, it still creates frustration and inefficiencies for both candidates and employers. And while 68% of companies are committed to improving these experiences in 2021, they often fall short. Madeline Laurano, George LaRocque, and Gina Alioto discuss strategies for creating exceptional experiences, the impact of joy in the talent acquisition process, and the role of technology.

    • 23 min
    HR Happy Hour 486 - Inclusion Lessons from Special Olympics Athlete Leaders

    HR Happy Hour 486 - Inclusion Lessons from Special Olympics Athlete Leaders

    HR Happy Hour 486 - Inclusion Lessons from Special Olympics Athlete Leaders

    Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane

    Guests: Kiera Byland and Ben Haack, Athlete Leaders, Special Olympics

    This episode of the HR Happy Hour is sponsored by Paychex, one of the leading providers of HR, payroll, retirement, and insurance solutions for businesses of all sizes. More than half of business owners with 10-500 employees say the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing them to start, or start planning, their return to the workplace. If you’re thinking about instituting a vaccination policy, download Paychex’s latest e-book, “Managing COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Return to Work,” to learn about key considerations for developing your policy, as well as important health and safety measures for establishing a safe and productive return to work. Go to payx.me/ebook-vaccines to download your copy of the e-book, today.

    This week we were joined by Kiera Byland and Ben Haack, Athlete Leaders from the Special Olympics to talk about their experiences in athletics, what they have learned from competing and from being a part of a team, and what advice they have for HR and business leaders for creating more accessible, welcoming, and open workplaces for people having Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities. This was a really interesting and inspiring conversation with two amazing young leaders working to make the world a better place, by encouraging all of us to value all people, no matter what their challenges may be.

    Thanks Kiera and Ben for joining us!  Subscribe to the HR Happy Hour wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 36 min
    HR Happy Hour 485 - Labor Market News and What's Ahead in 2021

    HR Happy Hour 485 - Labor Market News and What's Ahead in 2021

    HR Happy Hour 485 - Labor Market New and What's Ahead in 2021

    Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane

    Guest: Nick Bunker, Economic Research Director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab

    This episode of The HR Happy Hour is made possible by Paychex. With the onset of COVID-19, Paychex quickly responded to support businesses and help them manage the new challenges brought on by the pandemic. The Paychex COVID-19 Help Center is the ultimate, comprehensive resource hub featuring articles, videos, scenario tools, live webinars, and podcasts that provide valuable and up-to-date insight on stimulus measures, managing a remote or hybrid workforce, travel restrictions, state specific guidance, and more. To access go to payx.me/helpcenter today.

    This week we were joined by Nick Bunker from Indeed for an overview of the Indeed Hiring Lab and the latest review of the labor market.  We talked about the April Jobs Report and why it was so disappointing as well as the JOLTS report with 8.1 million open jobs.  We also discussed the types of job postings Indeed has seen on the rise in the US.

    Thanks Nick, for joining us!  Be sure to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 32 min
    HR Happy Hour 484 - Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

    HR Happy Hour 484 - Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

    HR Happy Hour 484 - Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

    Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane

    Guest: Lindsay Mastrogiovanni, HR Coach at Paychex

    This episode of the HR Happy Hour is sponsored by Paychex, one of the leading providers of HR, payroll, retirement, and insurance solutions for businesses of all sizes. More than half of business owners with 10-500 employees say the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine is causing them to start, or start planning, their return to the workplace. If you’re thinking about instituting a vaccination policy, download Paychex’s latest e-book, “Managing COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Return to Work,” to learn about key considerations for developing your policy, as well as important health and safety measures for establishing a safe and productive return to work. Go to payx.me/ebook-vaccines to download your copy of the e-book, today. 

    This week we were joined by Lindsay Mastrogiovanni from Paychex to talk about May - Mental Health Awareness Month and the latest results from a recent Paychex survey surrounding a huge gap between what employers perceive is going on with their people versus what is actually going on with mental health in the workplace.  We talked about the importance of opening up dialogue and having those tough conversations surrounding mental health.  We also discussed ways to find resources that can help and how employers will have to make adjustments as the workplace changes and evolves post-COVID.  In closing, we talked about ways HR leaders can find help if they are finding adjustment difficult.

    Thank you for listening! Be sure to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour wherever you get your podcasts.

    • 36 min
    Inclusion Crusade 2 - Responding to Changes Post-Pandemic

    Inclusion Crusade 2 - Responding to Changes Post-Pandemic

    Guest: Charnessa (Charlie) Pleasant, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Founder & Executive Clinician of The Healing Collaborative

    On this episode, host Sarah Morgan and her guest, Charlie Pleasant, discuss mental health and self care post-pandemic.  They talked about dealing with the continual changes in our communities and how to best support people in the workplace. Sarah and Charlie discuss the importance of employers can help their employees feel emotionally safe and supported when returning to work.

    Leading In Color podcast episode: https://leadingincolorpodcast.libsyn.com/website/radical-self-care-during-covid-19-leading-in-color-s2-ep-26

    Connect with Charlie on Twitter @charliepleasant  and on LinkedIn at “Charlie Pleasant LCSW”

    • 49 min

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