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HR, Performance, & Attention to Detail with Chris Denny #33

Reduce mistakes, improve task accuracy, and improve overall productivity. Chris Denny is a researcher, trainer, author and consultant who specialises in working with individuals and organizations to become more detail-oriented. Following over 6 years of research, Chris has developed a system that can improve performance with attention to detail. Listen in to find out more.

Recruiting in the Age of Googlization with Ira Wolfe #31

Ira Wolfe, President and Chief Googlization Officer of Success Performance Solutions is ranked by Thinkers360 as the #1Global Thought Leaders and Influencers in Future of Work category, #3 in HR, and top 20 for Leadership. He has been described as a “Millennial trapped in a Baby Boomer body and the world’s first Chief Googlization Officer.  We discuss recruitment in the age of Googlization!

employee burnout

Employee Burnout & Performance Management with David Shar #30

Employee Burnout & Performance Management with David Shar #30

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by David Shar, founder of Illuminate PMC to discuss how we can prevent employee burnout and improve performance management.

David is a sought after keynote speaker, consultant, and trainer and in this podcast, he examines how organisations can improve their leadership and culture, combat burnout, and design meaningful work.  David combines decades of leadership experience with the latest psychological research to help you discover how you can prevent burnout to attract, retain, and motivate top talent.

David holds his bachelor’s in human resource management from Colorado State University and his master’s in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Maryland – College Park. He is a current doctoral candidate in business psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where he is studying the interaction between meaningful work and burnout.

David is NOT your typical academic – as a scientist/practitioner translator, David makes leadership theory & business psychology accessible, implementable, and fun through the use of humor, stories, and ‘real-world’ examples.

In this “Employee Burnout & Performance Management” episode with David Shar on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. Employee burnout – what is it? What causes it? How can an organization fix it?
  2. How do I know if my company has a burnout problem?
  3. If I discover that my employees are burned out, what is the first thing step I can take to fix it?
  4. How are people supposed to find meaning in their work? What if I have a mundane job?
  5. How did you get into this line of work and where did you develop a passion for work?
  6. What long-term effects will COVID-19 have on the world of work?
  7. Why is diversity useless without inclusion?
  8. What have been your findings from studying the interaction between meaningful work and burnout?
  9. Where can we find out more about you David?

Links highlighted in this episode are included below:

Of course, if you are an HR or L&D Leader listening to this podcast and you have an HR-related vacancy that you would love some specialist human resources recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon

Remote Onboarding

Remote Onboarding a Modern Workforce with David Secunda #29

Remote Onboarding a Modern Workforce with David Secunda #29

David SecundaNick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by David Secunda, The Founder and CEO of WorkBright, an HR tech startup that moves traditional employee onboarding to a 100% remote process that workers complete before they arrive.

In this episode, we tackle the issue of remote onboarding. Clearly a relevant HR topic with the world experiencing repeated lockdowns in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, David takes the opportunity to demonstrate how a modern workforce can be onboarded remotely, helping businesses to build and support established remote or decentralized teams

David has led numerous organizations including Avid4 Adventure (Founder & Chairman, outdoor adventure camps), PlanetOutdoors (Founder & CEO, online outdoor retailer), and the Outdoor Industry Association (President).  He also worked as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Mobius Venture Capital and Sequel Venture Partners. He is an active mentor in the business community at Techstars, MergeLane and the CU Leeds School of Business, and has served on the boards of Entrepreneur’s Organization Colorado, RMC Health, The SCA, and was a founding board member of Leave No Trace. Additionally, he was the Governor appointed Chairman of the Colorado Department of Human Services Licensing Advisory Committee

In this “Remote Onboarding a Modern Workforce” episode with David Secunda on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. What is remote onboarding and why will it still be a best-practice after COVID?
  2. What challenges inspired you to create WorkBright?
  3. What trends are changing the current HR landscape?
  4. How is the gig economy reshaping the modern workforce?
  5. How are security and privacy evolving in human resources?
  6. How can organizations build and support a successful remote/decentralized team?
  7. How can organizations increase retention and job satisfaction for younger workforce members?

Links highlighted in this “Remote Onboarding a Modern Workforce episode are included below:

Of course, if you are an HR or L&D Leader listening to this podcast and you have an HR-related vacancy that you would love some specialist human resources recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon

Leaders Worth Following

Becoming a Leader Worth Following with Tim Spiker #26

Becoming a Leader Worth Following with Tim Spiker #26

Becoming a Leader Worth FollowingNick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by  Tim Spiker, the author of the book “The Only Leaders Worth* Following,” and he has been passionately investigating exceptional leadership effectiveness since 1999. Tim and his organization, The Aperio, help people become, be, and stay leaders who are actually worth following.  Tim has identified the ingredients that create exceptional leaders. Tim’s work puts him in a variety of roles including delivering keynote talks, creating unique and customized learning experiences, and guiding long-term developmental journeys. He has worked with leadership teams in North America, Australia, and Asia. He resides in the United States in Atlanta with his wife and four children.

The Aperio, is A Latin word meaning to uncover, lay bare, make clear, or reveal.  https://www.theaperio.com/about-aperio

In this “Becoming a Leader Worth Following” episode with Tim Spiker, on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. What it is that you think makes an exceptional leader?
  2. What is exceptional leadership?
  3. How can we understand the hidden truths of leadership?
  4. How can we determine which leaders are worth following?
  5. What is the Who* Not What Principle?
  6. How can we apply the Who* Not What Principle right away?
  7. What does it mean to be “Inwardly Sound” and “Others Focused”?
  8. What is the most critical thing for organizations must understand about leadership?
  9. What challenges are leaders typically faced with when they are leading in the midst of significant uncertainty – such as this global COVID-19 pandemic?
  10. We find out more about Tim’s latest books “The Only Leaders Worth* Following” 
  11. How to spot leaders who appear successful but aren’t well-developed as people!
  12. Have leadership styles changed?
  13. What are the key transferable soft skills people should focus on developing within a leadership context?

Links highlighted in this “Becoming a Leader Worth Following” episode are included below:

Of course, if you are an HR or L&D Leader listening to this podcast and you have an HR-related vacancy that you would love some specialist human resources recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

www.jgarecruitment.com

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon

Su Patel

Putting the Human back into HR with Su Patel #023

Human into HRPutting the Human back into HR with Su Patel #023

Nick Day sat down with International Leadership Consultant, HR Thought Partner, Author and Speaker, Su Patel.  Su is also Founder and Director of HR Training and Consulting Ltd, where she also hosts The HR Leadership Academy and The HR Networking Club.

The majority of Su’s work experience has been within the fast-paced retail sector.  She worked for Tesco as a Senior HR Manager and Learning and Development Manager impacting over 300,000 employees and more recently she has worked within the Education, Insurance and Printing industries. She has been having an impact on HR for over 25 years and loves serving businesses and people.

Su now focuses her time on transforming HR by training and empowering HR professionals and leaders globally so they can continue to provide a world-class, human approach to leading teams.

Su is also the author of “Putting The Human Back Into HR – Success as an HR professional Begins With You” and which aims to provide leaders within Human Resources with solutions to build credible brands for people.  We discuss this Putting the Human back into HR concept in more detail to discover the key strategies that can help HR leaders to ensure people are always at the heart of a business

In this “Putting the Human back into HR with Su Patel” podcast episode, we discover:

  1. What are the critical challenges that HR leaders typically face every day and how can HR leaders ensure they are equipped with the tools to handle them?
  2. What motivated you to write your book “Putting The Human Back Into HR – Success as an HR professional Begins With You”
  3. What are the 5 areas HR professionals need to master to be effective?
  4. What is your HR blueprint for ensuring HR leaders can deliver a balanced approach to employee issues and make a positive impact strategically?
  5. How HR leaders can be more proactive
  6. Tips for creating an enjoyable work environment for employees
  7. What are the key leadership skills an HR leader needs to master
  8. The key strategies that can help an HR leader put people at the heart of its business
  9. What will be the future for HR

To find out more about this Putting the Human back into HR with Su Patel” episode of the HR L&D Podcast is highlighted below:

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Of course, if you are an HR or L&D professional listening to this podcast and you have an HR, HRIS or L&D related vacancy that you would love some specialist HR recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!

I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

Thanks for listening  – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon!

Best Wishes,

Nick Day | JGA HR Recruitmentnick@jgarecruitment.com 01727800377

ED&I with Woosh Raza

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace – with Woosh Raza #021

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace – with Woosh Raza #021

ED&I with Woosh RazaRecorded prior to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, Nick Day sat down with Senior HR Leader, Woosh Raza, Head of Human Resources and Learning & Development for a brilliant charity called Phoenix Futures and an individual who is incredibly passionate about Equality & Diversity.

I met Woosh recently when he kindly invited me to form part of a CIPD London panel which explored how we can improve diversity and inclusion in relation to recruitment practices. Woosh is an expert in developing strategic people plans that align with organisational goals and leading high performing HR teams.

Phoenix Futures are a charity committed to supporting those who suffer from alcohol addiction or substance abuse. The charity is well recognised in the sector.  Woosh has worked in senior HR roles for over a decade in the remit of generalist and as a leader of HR teams so it was an absolute delight to be able to sit down with him and talk all about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace.

 As Woosh articulately tells us on the episode:

  •  Equality is having a seat on the table
  • Diversity is raising your voice
  • Inclusion is about having that voice heard

In this “Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace” podcast episode, we discover:

  1. Why it is essential HR and L&D teams address issues related to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  2. What does Equality, Diversity & Inclusion mean in the workplace context?
  3. What should and can be done by HR and L&D Teams to combat ED&I challenges
  4. Are issues related to ED&I progressing or regressing?
  5. How can technology help in address and improve ED&I practices
  6. What are the common pitfalls that organisations are making when it comes to ED&I?
  7. Why diversity leads to better profits?
  8. What are the immediately implementable actions an HR practitioner can take after listening to this episode of the HR L&D podcast?

To find out more about this “Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace” episode of the HR L&D Podcast is highlighted below:

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Of course, if you are an HR or L&D professional listening to this podcast and you have an HR, HRIS or L&D related vacancy that you would love some specialist HR recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!

I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

Thanks for listening  – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon!

Best Wishes,

Nick Day

JGA HR Recruitment

nick@jgarecruitment.com

01727800377

 

Making Collaboration Work with Richard Watkins #020

Making Collaboration Work with Richard Watkins #020

Making Collaboration Work with Richard Watkins #020

Making Collaboration Work with Richard Watkins #020

Nick Day sits down with Richard Watkins, a lifelong collaborator who started his career with BP where he spent 8 years across Research & Development and product strategy before working as a strategist with What If Innovation, where Richard ran over 75 collaborative projects in over 20 countries, leading teams to the creation of major brands and products in China, Europe and the US.

Richard explores human dynamics by creating models and tools that help people make good choices; consulting with organisations who want to make sense of what it takes to thrive, and playing with a range of creative projects.

He founded “Let’s Go” in 2013 to offer specialist support to organisations who want to get more from collaborative working. Outside of work, his creative projects have led to exhibitions in Beirut, Cape Town, Istanbul, LA, and his hometown London.

In this “Making Collaboration Work” podcast episode, we discover:

  1. What approaches should leaders, teams and organisations undertake to improve collaboration?
  2. What do organisations get wrong when it comes to collaboration?
  3. When should we collaborate and when should we not collaborate?
  4. How can individuals get better at collaboration?
  5. What are the five dynamics that need attention?
  6. How can organisations set up to make collaboration more effective?
  7. How can we discover the hidden conversations that unlock progress?
  8. Why organisations need to be more collaborative
  9. Is technology taking us away from the traditional face to face contact being a requirement?

To find out more about this “Making Collaboration Work” episode of the HR L&D Podcast is highlighted below:

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Of course, if you are an HR or L&D professional listening to this podcast and you have an HR, HRIS or L&D related vacancy that you would love some specialist HR recruitment support with – please also get in touch with me!  

I would love to help show you what a great HR recruitment experience feels like!  You can reach out to me directly at nick@jgarecruitment.com or give me a call – 01727800377

Thanks for listening folks – I look forward to bringing you the next episode of the HR L&D Podcast real soon!

Best Wishes,

Nick Day

JGA HR Recruitment

nick@jgarecruitment.com

01727800377

 

Scott Miller FranklinCovey Management Mess to Leadership Success

Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller #19

Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller #19

Scott Miller FranklinCovey Management Mess to Leadership SuccessNick Day from JGA HR Recruitment is joined on the HR L&D Podcast by Scott Miller who serves as FranklinCovey’s executive vice president of thought leadership. He is the host of On Leadership with Scott Miller, a weekly leadership webcast, podcast, and newsletter that features interviews with renowned business titans, authors, and experts. Scott also authors a weekly leadership column for Inc.com and is a regular contributor to Arianna Huffington’s Thrive Global and the American City Business Journal.

He is the bestselling author of FranklinCovey’s Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow, and Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team.

Scott began his professional career in 1992 with the Disney Development Company as a founding member of the development team that designed the town of Celebration, Florida. Scott now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and three young sons

In this “Management Mess to Leadership Success” episode of the HR L&D Podcast we discover:

  1. What were the choices that led Scott Miller to become both a best-selling author on thought leadership and executive vice Books franklin coveypresident and of the world-leading consultancy and training firm, FranklinCovey?
  2. What it was that motivated Scott to write Management Mess?
  3. Are Scott’s experiences based on the many leaders he has professionally coached?
  4. What makes a great leader and what can people do to become better leaders?
  5. Are leaders often made the scapegoats for commercial problems?
  6. Was this the intention of your Management Mess to Leadership Success book?
  7. What does leadership mean to Scott Miller?
  8. Why everyone should celebrate individual and team success!
  9. What are the principles, practices, and 30 leadership challenges in the book based on?
  10. How can these 30 leadership challenges help readers become better leaders?
  11. Are all leaders in some way a ‘Management Mess’?
  12. What is the one thing you really hope readers will learn and take away from the book?
  13. Does FranklinCovey have leadership training that is based on the book?

To find out more about this “Management Mess to Leadership Success” episode of the HR L&D Podcast is highlighted below:

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A word from the host, Nick Day

If you have an HR recruitment requirement that needs the assistance of a niche HR recruiter – please get in touch with me.  As well as playing the host of The HR L&D Podcast, I am also Managing Director of JGA HR Recruitment.

As an HR boutique recruiter, we focus on quality, not quantity and we place all levels of HR professional from HR Advisors through to Global HR Directors.

If you have read this far (or if you have listened to my HR L&D Podcasts), then I hope you know that when it comes to HR Search, I am absolutely committed to providing all of my clients and candidates with a world-class HR consultancy service.   I am extremely passionate about raising the profile of HR and L&D and I would love the opportunity to work with you.

So, if you have an HR-related vacancy that requires the support of a genuine HR recruitment specialist.  Contact me today on Nick@jgarecruitment.com / 01727 800 377

In the meantime, please also check out our free expert-level HR whitepapers or find out more by visiting us at www.jgarecruitment.com

I can’t wait to partner with you!

Tel: 01727 800 377.
Email Nick@jgarecruitment.com

 

Culture Types

Culture Types and iX Leadership with Dr. Rachel Headley and Meg Manke #18

Culture Types and iX Leadership with Dr. Rachel Headley and Meg Manke #18

Culture TypesNick Day from JGA HR Recruitment is joined on the HR L&D Podcast by two incredible Culture & Leadership experts,  Dr. Rachel MK Headley and Meg Manke, founders Rose Group international who are a leadership, training and transition change consultancy who help guide businesses through major changes with increased engagement and powerful new attitudes.

Rose Group International (RGI), specializes in leadership development to improve corporate strategic alignment, communication, situational awareness, internal cultures and develop leadership skills to help them to prosper and thrive.

So, who are Rachel and Meg?

Dr. Rachel MK Headley, CEO, is a PhD scientist who spent two decades working in the satellite industry. She uses the lessons she learned from working in big teams and undertaking complex challenges to create solutions for business that work.  She has managed multi-million-dollar projects, uniting diverse international stakeholders, and guiding teams through change.

Meg Manke, COO, is a human-resources professional, with over a decade’s experience in leading HR offices in a large multi-national corporation. She has merged organizations, designed and implemented behaviour-based culture initiatives, and developed leaders in a variety of organizations. She has degrees in Finance, Business Ethics, and Strategic Leadership.  Both Rachel and Meg are also TEDx speakers who have delivered an HR Disrupt talks on stage to over 12,000 people!

Their Rose International programs are also based on their book iX Leadership: Create High-Five Cultures and Guide Transformation and this is something we will find out more about during this episode.  iX Leadership was released in 2018 and is designed to reconnect leadership with their people, to give leaders the tools to drive change, and to create unstoppable teams.

If you want to know more about culture types, great leadership, implementing change, how you can create a culture of innovation or how to inspire powerful teams to produce then you are going to enjoy this!

In this ” Culture Types and iX Leadership” episode of the HR L&D Podcast we discover:

  1. What is the IX Leadership Framework?
  2. So, at the heart of engagement is culture. but what do we mean by Culture Types?
  3. How can being aware of Culture Types improve the way we communicate?
  4. What prompted the creation of Culture Types and iX Leadership?
  5. Does the organisational structure of a business affect the way we communicate?
  6. What makes Culture Types more effective than other popular work assessments?
  7. How do you think work Cultures will continue to evolve?
  8. Is Internal experience (iX) of an organization a leadership choice?
  9. With 50% of people are disengaged at work, how does the IX Leadership model address this?
  10. Advice for leaders who want to implement change, create a culture of innovation or inspire powerful teams to produce?
  11. Is an academic foundation important when it comes to developing strong leaders or developing influence?
  12. The key objectives for the book, iX Leadership: Create High-Five Cultures and Guide Transformation

To find out more about this “Culture Types and iX Leadership” episode of the HR L&D Podcast is highlighted below:

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A word from the host, Nick Day

If you have an HR recruitment requirement that needs the assistance of a niche HR recruiter – please get in touch with me.  As well as playing the host of The HR L&D Podcast, I am also Managing Director of JGA HR Recruitment.

As an HR boutique recruiter, we focus on quality, not quantity and we place all levels of HR professional from HR Advisors through to Global HR Directors.

If you have read this far (or if you have listened to my HR L&D Podcasts), then I hope you know that when it comes to HR Search, I am absolutely committed to providing all of my clients and candidates with a world-class HR consultancy service.   I am extremely passionate about raising the profile of HR and L&D and I would love the opportunity to work with you.

So, if you have an HR-related vacancy that requires the support of a genuine HR recruitment specialist.  Contact me today on Nick@jgarecruitment.com / 01727 800 377

In the meantime, please also check out our free expert-level HR whitepapers or find out more by visiting us at www.jgarecruitment.com

I can’t wait to partner with you!

Tel: 01727 800 377.
Email Nick@jgarecruitment.com