Finding the Root of the Productivity Gap

For as long as I can remember, organizations have been trying to find ways to increase the productivity of employees.  A number of tactics have been used including measurement and tracking, incentives, engagement plans, self-imposed targets and more.  But for as many tactics as leaders use, there are as many…

HR Happy Hour 344 – Make Work Simpler, Smarter, and More Agile

HR Happy Hour 344- Make Work Simpler, Smarter and More Agile Sponsored by Virgin Pulse – www.virginpulse.com Host: Trish McFarlane Guest: Emily He, SVP of Marketing for Human Capital Management at Oracle Listen HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Trish recorded live from Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, to talk…

The Human Friendly Workplace 6 – How Trust Enables Great Company Culture

The Human Friendly Workplace 6 – How Trust Enables Great Company Culture Host: Jason Lauritsen Guests: Chris Hutchins and Michael Krebs, Software Developers for Menlo Innovations Listen HERE Have you tried to adopt an “agile” workplace in your organization and have it fail? Do you have enough trust within your…

We’re Only Human 28 – Four Millennial Myths to Avoid

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We’re Only Human 28 – Four Millennial Myths to Avoid Host: Ben Eubanks Guest: Kristina Minyard Listen to the show HERE Millennials are entitled–they think they need a trophy. Millennials need constant praise and feedback. Millennials can’t survive without technology. These kinds of conversations happen every day at employers globally….

HR Happy Hour 317 – When Women Thrive: Supporting Women in the Workplace

HR Happy Hour 317 – When Women Thrive: Supporting Women in the Workplace Host: Steve Boese Guest: Pat Milligan, Mercer Sponsored by Virgin Pulse – www.virginpulse.com Listen HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve is joined by Pat Milligan of Mercer, where she leads the When Women Thrive research initiative to…

HR Happy Hour 305 – Workplace Movie Hall of Fame: ‘Big’

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HR Happy Hour 305 – Workplace Movie Hall of Fame – ‘Big’ Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Listen to the show HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, it is the return of the popular ‘Workplace Movie Hall of Fame’ series with a look at 1988’s massive hit ‘Big’ starring Tom…

HR Happy Hour 294 – Labor Day Special: Talking About Work

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HR Happy Hour 294 – Labor Day Special: Talking About Work Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Listen to the show HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, for a special Labor Day 2017 weekend show, Steve and Trish share some of their experiences of work, workplaces, bosses, and more. Bad…

HR Happy Hour 293 – Workplace Movie Hall of Fame: Flashdance

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HR Happy Hour 293 – Workplace Movie Hall of Fame – Flashdance Hosts: Trish McFarlane, Steve Boese Listen HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish continue The Workplace Movie Hall of Fame series with a look at the big HR and workplace themes in the 1983 hit…

HR Happy Hour 256 – Steps to Re-invent and Re-imagine Your Workplace

HR Happy Hour 256- Steps to Re-Imagine and Reinvent Your Workplace Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Guest: Jeanne Meister Listen to the show HERE This week on the show, Steve and Trish were joined by Jeanne Meister.  Jeanne is a Partner at Future Workplace, a firm dedicated to re-thinking, re-imagining and re-inventing the…

HR Happy Hour 248 – Generational Influence vs. Life Stages – The Battle!

HR Happy Hour 248 – Generational Influence vs. Life Stages: The Battle! Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Listen to the show HERE This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and Trish talk about one of their favorite reports.  The KPCB Internet Trends Report by analyst Mary Meeker came out last week. In…