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The Speed of Trust & HR Leadership with Stephen M. R. Covey #35

Nick Day asks the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of “The Speed of Trust” (which has sold over 2 million copies worldwide), Mr Stephen M. R Covey, questions related to how HR Leaders can truly develop trust! Significantly, once trust has is established, we explore how it can positively impact and improve engagement and productivity. Is trust a learnable skill? Discover why Trust is the “One Thing That Changes Everything!”.

Stephen is also the co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust. A Harvard MBA, Stephen also co-founded and currently leads Franklin Covey’s Global Speed of Trust Practice.

Investing & Integrating HR Tech with Robert Hicks #34

Robert Hicks, Group Human Resources Director at Reward Gateway joins Nick on the HR L&D Podcast to talk about HR tech, employee wellbeing, reward programmes and Diversity and Inclusion.  Listen to this episode to discover why all firms should be considering investing in HR innovation and technology – not just the big brands!

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.

Why Aligning HR with Marketing is Critical with Neil Bedwell #32

Aligning HR with Marketing is Critical which is why Neil wants to inspire HR practitioners to think and work like marketers to build belief, fuel adoption, and create opportunities for all employees to become owners of change. Why? Because the future of work depends on it.

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

Lisa Haggar

Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO with Lisa Haggar #27

Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO with Lisa Haggar #27

Lisa Haggar

Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Lisa Haggar, a strategic and innovative Human Resources Director who always seems to be helping, coaching or advising others!  Her energy seems to be limitless and it is clear from all of her activities that Lisa is highly skilled in translating business visions into HR initiatives that really do improve performance, profitability, growth and employee engagement.

Lisa is a genuine influencer, LinkedIn guru and HR disruptor and so I am delighted to welcome her today to the HR L&D Podcast!

In this “Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO” episode with Lisa Haggar on The HR L&D Podcast, we also explore:

  1. Why are you so passionate about closing the gap between HRD to CEO?
  2. How have you gone about writing your HRD to CEO programme?
  3. What are the three main reasons why there are so few HRD who make it CEO’s?
  4. Do you think gender has anything to do with why so few HRD’s are making it to CEO status?
  5. Where does the CIPD fit into the HRD to CEO journey?
  6. What’s Lisa’s secret for gaining huge LinkedIn engagement?
  7. The one thing about HR Lisa would change (and why)!

Links highlighted in this “Closing the Gap from HRD to CEO” 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