The Listening Lounge
The Listening Lounge consists of 10 minute interviews where HR and Payroll Leaders can talk about anything they like! They can publicly praise their team, talk about pressures of furlough, opportunities, promote a product or anything at all!
Remember, every good conversation starts with good listening!
The Listening Lounge Episode 68 – with Emily Curtin
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Emily Curtin, Chief Client Officer at Profusion, to discuss why it is essential that HR teams introduce a ‘data exit strategy’ to safeguard against the risks associated with data loss.
With widespread remote working and the highest-ever levels of employee turnover experienced by companies worldwide, the reality is that businesses are now at a greater risk than ever of losing valuable, sometimes mission-critical data.
Today, Emily will be providing us all with the simple steps HR teams can take to ensure that their data does not go with them when employees leave.
The Listening Lounge Episode 67 – with Kira Rubiano
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Kira Rubiano, Vice President of Global Payroll at Atlas!
Kira is a global payroll leader with over 15 years of experience managing cross-cultural payroll operations, enabling her to become one of the most renowned global payroll subject matter experts working anywhere on the planet right now!
Kira has managed payroll operations for countries located in Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific and she is extremely passionate about international business and actively involved in the global payroll industry.
The Listening Lounge Episode 66 – with Caren Kenney
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by leadership thought leader and C-suite executive coach Caren Kenney!
She is the Founder and CEO of Evolve Leadership, where its C-suite development programs have helped 1000s of executives achieve and sustain higher levels of physical wellbeing, mental and emotional resilience, and character-centred leadership, and we will find out how during this show!
The Listening Lounge Episode 65 – with Justine Riccomini
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Justine Riccomini, Head of Tax (Employment and devolved taxes) at ICAS, where her role involves studying and analysing employment law and tax legislation and attending meetings with bodies including the HMRC, HM Treasury, BEIS, DWP, Revenue Scotland, Scottish Government, Scottish Parliament and more!
Today Nick & Justine discuss ‘Why Payroll Employment Taxes Rule the World!
The Listening Lounge Episode 64 – with Elizabeth Batalla
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Elizabeth Batalla, who has been in corporate for over 30 years, has lectured at various academic institutions and is the founder of The Institute for Achievement and Excellence.
Elizabeth helps women level up in nine life areas to achieve their professional and personal transformation goals to secure leadership roles and business opportunities.
Today Elizabeth shares what she has learned and implemented from her own journey.
The Listening Lounge Episode 63 – with Simon Haines
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Simon Haines, founder and CEO of Simply Get Results; a strategic skills analytics platform. He also supports major corporations with insights and tools to identify and close skills gaps and improve your ability to hire!
Today’s show will be all about winning the skills war and how to gain an advantage in the market to ensure your business and your workforce have the right skills to thrive and grow.
The Listening Lounge Episode 62 – with Gary Henderson
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Gary Henderson, Manager on the National Minimum Wage team within People Advisory Services for EY!
Gary started his professional life with the HMRC at the tender age of just 16 – and in 2015, Joined the National Minimum Wage department as an investigator.
Gary presented NMW live webinars to over 20,000 employers every year, publishing online guidance, and running a number of projects with outside organisations – basically the carrot to the ‘stick’ of the usual enforcement work from HMRC.
Gary became known as ‘The Voice of NMW’.
The Listening Lounge Episode 61 – with Rameez Kaleem
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Rameez Kaleem, founder and director of 3R Strategy and author of the best-selling book, A Case of the Mondays!
Rameez has worked in reward for 20 years, both in-house and as a consultant, and he possesses a wealth of experience in job architecture design, bonus/sales incentives, pay structures, and equal pay.
Rameez spends his time supporting organisations with pay rewards transparency, job evaluation and architecture, pay structure design and equal pay. So, if you are keen to learn more about what pay transparency is (and isn’t) to understand how we can build a workplace culture of trust, then you are in the right place!
The Listening Lounge Episode 60 – with Meredith Fish
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by VP of People and Culture at Workramp, Meredith Fish!
Meredith has over 19 years of experience identifying & developing potential and has learned several valuable lessons during this time. Still, one stands out: companies need to be more human!
Meredith says she has seen the rationale of “I want to work in HR because I like people” end in a lot of disappointment and burn-out because it sets up the HR practitioner to be disappointed by the reality that not all people in the workplace are likeable, or worse, they have a deep need for everyone to like them.
The Listening Lounge Episode 59 – with Lesley Cooper
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Lesley Cooper who is a management consultant with over 25 years of experience in the design and delivery of all elements of employee wellbeing management programs!
Now with Global competitive pressures resulting in employees and leaders being put under more pressure than ever to perform, it means that social, domestic, and economic responsibilities are placing growing and conflicting demands on limited time.
In this episode, Nick discusses Wellbeing and Performance with Lesley!
The Listening Lounge Episode 58 – with Burcin Ressamoglu
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Burcin Ressamoglu, CEO at Sodexo Engage!
She is a steering member of the Sodexo Global Gender Equality Advisory Board – #SoTogether, where she actively leads the gender equality policies of Sodexo.
Burcin is not afraid to shatter glass ceilings and has become a vocal advocate for supporting women to achieve their full potential in the workplace.
The Listening Lounge Episode 57 – with Jacqui Barret
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Jacqui Barrett, co-founder of Wider Thinking and an award-nominated Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist and Keynote speaker!
In this episode, Nick & Jacqui discuss the core differences between ‘equality’ and ‘equity’!
The Listening Lounge Episode 56 – with Nicole Behne (with captions)
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Nicole Behne, who creates inclusive workplace solutions for people who are hard of hearing (HOH).
Nicole is passionate about advocating for and providing practical solutions to business professionals with hearing loss disabilities. Each space and situation presents a unique opportunity to find efficient and effective ways to navigate the hurdles affecting hearing loss individuals.
The Listening Lounge Episode 55 – with Kerry Hudson
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by global payroll, employment, and expatriate tax expert, Kerry Hudson ATT ACIPP!
Kerry has spent her entire career immersed in the world of Employment, Payroll & Expatriate Tax and won the Expatriate Payroll Manager of the Year award Issued by the Global Payroll Association (GPA) in both 2017 and 2019.
The Listening Lounge Episode 54 – with Gustaf Nordbäck
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Gustaf Nordbäck, CEO of Headspring Executive Development!
Gustaf is driven by a belief that education can change lives for good and in this episode, we explore a new approach to continuous learning.
Gustaf believes that it is time for businesses to take a new approach to continuous learning. Moving away from the annual training and growth mindset methodology, and into facilitator learning. Helping individuals – and the businesses they work for – to grow towards their true potential.
The Listening Lounge Episode 53 – with Trayton Vance
Trayton’s mission is to create sustainable performance cultures by developing and embedding a coaching mindset in client organisations. He views his purpose and ‘why’ as “Coaching for a better tomorrow”. He achieves this by leading a portfolio of coaching expertise that enables forward-looking organisations to improve their performance.
In the episode, Trayton discusses why businesses and HR leaders should embed high-performance coaching cultures if they wish to unleash the maximum potential of their human capital.
The Listening Lounge Episode 52 – with Heather Hansen
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Heather Hansen, the Founder and Managing Director of Global Speech Academy!
Heather helps top global leaders show up, speak up, and inspire action in today’s rapidly changing world.
Heather’s passion is focused on fostering unmuted communication cultures where every voice is heard, resulting in greater inclusion, innovation and efficiency across remote and global teams.
The Listening Lounge Episode 51 – with Marcelo Lebre
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Marcelo Lebre, the COO and co-founder of Remote!
Marcelo co-founded Remote in 2019 to simplify how companies employ global talent by opening up the world of work for every person, business, and country. The business continues to evolve, and one of these evolutions has seen Remote take care of global payroll, benefits, compliance, and taxes. Remote continues to help and support companies so they can focus on their most important asset, their people.
The Listening Lounge Episode 50 – with Liam Martin
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Liam Martin, the founder of Time Doctor and Staff.com — one of the most popular time tracking and productivity software platforms used by top brands today. Liam also runs Running Remote, the World’s Largest Remote Work Conference.
Liam explains how leaders can implement a robust Remote Working Methodology that delivers exceptional business performance.
The Listening Lounge Episode 49 – with Dr Jen O’Ryan
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Dr Jen O’Ryan, an Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity strategist focused on helping people build authentically inclusive and welcoming companies.
With plenty of experience in leadership, mental health, and change management Jen has a lot to talk to us about!
The Listening Lounge Episode 48 – with Darren Richards
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Senior Customer Success Manager Darren Richards, who is an expert in customer success to tell us all more about how and why this payroll pathway has become so popular.
Darren possesses over 12 years experience in customer success, so he has seen the rise of the ‘Customer Success Manager’ evolve in front of him – so today we are going to find out more about this new payroll “buzz word”.
The Listening Lounge Episode 47 – with Yaro Starak
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Yaro Starak who is the co-founder of InboxDone.com, an email management company that enables business leaders to achieve more in less time!
Yaro has made over 30 successful angel investments in tech startups including Steezy, LeadIQ, Fluent Forever, FitBod, and Nutrisense, and in partnership, he has even built a 3.6MW solar farm.
Yaro has been featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Foundr, Problogger, Social Media Marketing World, UpWork, and hundreds of media outlets and events and today we are delighted to welcome him to The Listening Lounge!
The Listening Lounge Episode 46 – with Louise Bhatia & Charlotte Yardley
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Louise Bhatia, Head of Delivery at Silver Cloud HR and Charlotte Yardley, Head of Partner Success at Sage People and we will be today we will be talking all about “Implementation Project Cycle Pitfalls, Considerations and Best Practice”!
Whether you are thinking about embarking on an implementation project, are midway through a project or maybe you just want to upskill yourself to know and understand what it takes to deliver a successful implementation project – this episode is going to give you all the answers you need so you can avoid the common pitfalls and instead deliver a seamless transformation!
The Listening Lounge Episode 45 – with Eisha Karol
Nick Day is joined on The HR L&D Podcast sofa by Eisha Karol, who is founder of PronounceMe, an award-winning business which provides highly tailored level of pronunciation training to address every aspect of language learning.
With inclusivity and diversity at the heart of most HR agendas, it is surprising how often language is overlooked. However, Language is an expression of a person’s culture, and learning a new language is a process of cultural interchange. Here in the UK, English-speaking teams form the backbone of almost every company. And yet, not everyone can hear and create the sounds of the English language, because they don’t exist in other languages.
The Listening Lounge Episode 44 – with Simon Fanshawe
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Simon Fanshawe, OBE, who is a former Perrier Award-winning stand-up comedian and co-founder of Stonewall.
Simon was referred to in the 1980s as the UK’s ‘first openly gay comedian’ and he now works with businesses and organisations to encourage honest conversations about diversity to achieve real change.
Now, after becoming increasingly frustrated by the silencing of views and the impact of cancel culture in the workplace, Simon wrote a ‘manifesto for change’ which has just been published as a book titled – ‘The Power of Difference’.
The Listening Lounge Episode 43 – with Stephen M. R. Covey
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Stephen M. R. Covey to discuss his radical yet straightforward principle of “Trust & Inspire”. In this episode, we discuss Stephen’s latest book, titled: “Trust & Inspire, How Truly Great Leaders unleash Greatness In Others“. This newest book builds on the principles outlined in The Speed of Trust by focusing on the leadership skills required in our new world of work to enable leaders trust to inspire greatness in others.
Get the Book – Trust & Inspire: https://lnkd.in/eiFTTB22
Get the Book – The Speed of Trust: https://lnkd.in/e2cRRA8H
The Listening Lounge Episode 42 – with Kevin Campbell
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Kevin Campbell, who is an Employee Experience Scientist at Qualtrics, and the founder of Lifted Leadership, LLC.
He’s also a certified coach, with over 1,000 hours of paid executive coaching and workshop facilitation sessions.
Kevin currently helps Fortune 500 HR teams leverage data to develop and retain their people and so today I am going to dive into his 10 years of experience to understand the techniques he uses to identify and coach the high-potential, high-performance next-generation leaders of tomorrow.
We will also explore why a disconnect has developed between data researchers and most HR leaders.
The Listening Lounge Episode 41 – with Donna Serdula
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Donna Serdula, who is an influencer that has been pivotal in pioneering the concept of LinkedIn profile optimization for business leaders across the globe.
Now, Let’s be honest, when was the last time you took a detailed look at your own LinkedIn profile? How many of you know it could be a little better and yet we still haven’t done anything to improve it? Or perhaps the question we should be asking ourselves is this – what incredible opportunities are we missing out on because of an un-optimised profile?
Fear not, LinkedIn Profile branding expert Donna Serdula is here to help!
The Listening Lounge Episode 40 – with Rachel Gilfrin
Recorded on International Women’s Day, Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Rachel Gilfrin who is a Confidence & Career Coach who works with ambitious women to grow their confidence and propel their careers.
International Women’s Day has been observed since 1911 and the day marks a celebration of women, encouraging people to come together and campaign for gender equality.
Well, Rachel who joins Nick today works with women on developing confidence in all areas of life, but she also works with businesses to improve and support gender diversity in the workplace.
The Listening Lounge Episode 39 – with Matt May
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Matt May, Founder of Premier Team Building & Interactive Experiences, who offer collaborative programs that design & develop team building and interactive experiences for businesses.
Matt May, author of the book “Take the Fear Out of Team Building” designs & develops team building and interactive experiences for businesses and he is a lead facilitator of employee engagement/team-building experiences. As a team-building expert, Matt has delivered team experiences to clients worldwide. In this episode, Matt discussed how to remove the fear and anxiety that is associated with creating and delivering team building based initiatives.
The Listening Lounge Episode 38 – with Arthur Woods
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Arthur Woods, a social entrepreneur and LGBTQIA+ advocate working at the intersection of equity, inclusion, and technology.
He is the Amazon Bestselling author of Hiring for Diversity and the Co-Founder of Mathison, a technology platform that equips employers with everything they need to manage their diversity hiring efforts.
Arthur was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and 40 Under 40 by BEQ. He is a three-time TEDx speaker and has advised leading brands from Disney, Sonos, and MetLife to the Smithsonian.
Arthur is also the creator of the first Equal Hiring Index to assess and benchmark inclusive hiring practices. He came from Google where he led operations for YouTube’s Education division and oversaw YouTube for Schools. Arthur previously co-founded Imperative, a leading social learning platform; Out in Tech, the largest global LGBTQ technology community; and Social Impact 360, a collegiate social enterprise education program.
The Listening Lounge Episode 37 – with Michele Molitor
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Michele Molitor, an Internationally recognized speaker, certified executive confidence coach, Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) practitioner, consultant and Founder and CEO of Nectar Consulting Incorporation.
Michele is also co-author of the best-selling book “Breakthrough Healing” and she is renowned for her work which involves enhancing the capacity of leaders, to build high performing teams and exponentially increase bottom-line results.
Michele’s unique Rapid Rewiring approach is a culmination of years of study in the realms of emotional intelligence, neuroscience, organizational psychology and Rapid Transformational Therapy and it is Michele’s passion for helping others by amplifying their natural talents and leadership qualities that we will be talking about in more detail today!
Michele will also tell us more about her unique approach that can help us all subconsciously remove the fear, self-doubt & blocks that are created by “imposter syndrome”.
The Listening Lounge Episode 36 – with Marques Ogden
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Marques Ogden, an ex-NFL Professional Footballer and Howard University graduate, who followed his dream, and his brother Jonathan Ogden’s footsteps (who is an NFL Hall of Famer by the way), by getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. Marques is also the author of the best-selling book, “The Success Cycle” 3 Keys for Achieving Your Goals in Business and Life”.
You may wonder why Nick has invited an ex-pro American football player to The Listening Lounge? Well Marques has quite the story to share! He is also now a skilled Author, Celebrity Success Coach, Commentator and Leadership expert!
The Listening Lounge Episode 35 – with Stephen Campbell
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Stephen Campbell who is a stand-up comedian, social entrepreneur, and owner of U Streat Comedy.
Stephen is developing new ways to make a social impact, which is through comedy!
Stephen’s mission is to provide an alternative way of thinking through humour, an alternative business model through social enterprise, and an alternative way to fundraise through art.
Stephen also hopes to raise $25 million dollars for partner non-profits, he wants to create 250 self-sustaining jobs for comedians and artists, and inspire 50 new social enterprises to employ a business model that meshes passion, social, and financial incentive by 2025.
The Listening Lounge Episode 34 – with Sumit Gupta
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by emotional intelligence, communication and leadership coach, Sumit Gupta who is a qualified Leadership Coach who has worked with teams and individual in India and Europe for the past 15 years.
Sumit has researched and studied the psychology and neuroscience behind human behavior and leadership and he has used this knowledge to help others to realise how powerful and influential they are.
Sumit coaches changemakers from both the business world to help them see past their own challenges, to enable them to make a big impact in the world.
The Listening Lounge Episode 33 – with Dr. Steve Yacovelli
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Dr. Steve Yacovelli (AKA “The Gay Leadership Dude®”) who is an award-winning author, speaker, and catalyst for inclusive leadership – in and out of the workplace.
Dr. Steve Yacovelli is also an entrepreneur, having founded TopDog Learning Group, LLC in 2008, and a thought leader in leadership, diversity, inclusion and belonging, and change management.
Steve and TopDog have worked with Fortune 500 greats like The Walt Disney Company and Bayer to amazing not-for-profits like The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help clients to grow, develop, expand, and be successful with their corporate learning, change management and diversity and inclusion objectives.
With over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership, strategy, organizational learning, and communication, Steve is a rare breed of professional that understands the power of using academic theory and applying it to the corporate setting to achieve business results.
The Listening Lounge Episode 32 – with Julie Morgenstern
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Organising and Productivity expert, Julie Morgenstern, founder of Julie Morgenstern Enterprises.
Julie is also a New York Times best-selling author of a number of books including Organizing from the Inside Out, which aims to help everyone to organise their lives more effectively!
In fact, for over 30 years, Julie has been teaching people all around the world and at all stages of life how to overcome disorganization to achieve their goals.
Now as we watch companies transition back into the office, or at the very least, new ways of working, many companies, hiring managers and HR leaders are being forced to navigate new obstacles created by the pandemic, from preventing employee burnout to finding ways to re-engage their workforces after so much time on Zoom.
The Listening Lounge Episode 31 – with Bryan Seely
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Bryan Seely! Bryan is someone who has advised the White House and is the only hacker and speaker who has successfully wiretapped the United States Secret Service and the FBI!
Later that year same year, my guest also de-anonymized the highly valued mobile app, Secret, which put him on the front page of Wired.com, CNNMoney, CNET, Forbes, and the Washington Post — all in the same day!
That is because Bryan is a world-famous Security Keynote Speaker, Ethical Hacker, Author and Former US Marine who is joining us today to talk about the importance of cyber security.
The Listening Lounge Episode 30 – with Ama Afrifa-Tchie
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Ama Afrifa-Tchie, Head of People, Wellbeing & Equity at Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England!
Ama has championed diversity and inclusion with different industries such as Startups, Tech, Professional services, Legal, Financial services, Media & Entertainment. Ama is a valiant cultural builder, who’s specialism spans across people experience, workplace culture, diversity & inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, and corporate responsibility.
She is experienced in leading the design, analysis, and implementation of people-centric products/services, inclusion & wellbeing initiatives. She is a Fellow of The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
The Listening Lounge Episode 29 – With Jonathan Chester
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Jonathan Chester, founder of Bitwage who offer employees the option to receive wages in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin.
Is Cryptocurrency payroll the future? Discover how the methods we get paid can impact positively on employee engagement!
The Listening Lounge Episode 28 – With Rohit Mathur
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Rohit Mathur, Head of HR/Payroll Business units with Global Payroll Provider, Ramco HR with Global Payroll.
With Global Payroll, AI and Machine Learning all hot topics right now in the world of payroll, Rohit discusses the value possibilities such technologies can add to a payroll operation!
The Listening Lounge Episode 27 – With Andrew Freedman
Nick Day is joined on The Listening Lounge by Andrew Freedman, EMBA, who talks to us all about how we can THRIVE in the workplace.
Because every good conversation starts with good listening, take a moment, sit back, relax and enjoy this Friday conversation dedicated to helping us all to become high-performance leaders so we can develop high-performance cultures!
We also discuss wellness in the workplace, “work-life rhythm” and “finding your why”!
The Listening Lounge Episode 26 – With Richard Limpkin
A new episode of The Listening Lounge is out now featuring Richard Limpkin, Chief Product Officer at Immedis!
Being at the cutting edge of global payroll tech, I have been keen to welcome Richard to the show so he can bring to life some of the exciting innovations we are going to start seeing infiltrate the global payroll process from delivering touchless payroll operations to RPA and analytics!
The Listening Lounge Episode 25 – With Tina Clements
A new episode of The Listening Lounge out today featuring the wonderful Tina (Frey) Clements all about “Performance Feedback”!
Tina firmly believes that a company’s success is directly related to the engagement of its people, so in this short video, we explore the importance of giving performance feedback; how to give it relevance, and how we can utilise feedback effectively as we move into more remote ways of working.
The Listening Lounge Episode 24 – With Stephen M. R. Covey
The Listening Lounge episode 24 is now live!
In this episode Nick Day is joined by Stephen M. R. Covey as they discuss the importance of #TRUST.
Stephen delivers a compelling case for explaining why “The Speed of Trust” can be the one thing that changes everything!
The Listening Lounge Episode 23 – With Ian Topping
The Listening Lounge episode 23 is now live, featuring Ian Topping who talks about the future of voice technology in the HR employee cycle.
Ian is Director at Allsop – Intelligent Software Solutions and he tells Nick Day exactly why voice technology has a bright future, but also how it can help organisations to reduce bias and improve inclusivity.
How would you feel if you had the opportunity to apply for your next role completely via voice?
The Listening Lounge Episode 22 – With Emma Wynne
The Listening Lounge episode 22 is now live! In this episode, Nick Day, founder of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Emma Wynne, Founder of Gateway HR!
In this episode, we explore:
– What are your company values?
– Are they still relevant?
– Are you accountable to them and do you try and follow them?
– If you could change them, what would you change them too?
– Does one value stand out as being more important that the rest?
The Listening Lounge Episode 21 – With Lars Hyland
The Listening Lounge episode 21 is now live! In this episode, Nick Day, founder of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Lars Hyland, Chief Learning Officer at Totara Learning!
In this episode, we explore:
– What are the underlying disruptors that will shape our organisations in the future?
– What motivates people at work and how can we use this motivation to underpin performance and productivity?
– How will HR and learning technology support people at work going forward?
The Listening Lounge Episode 20 Part 2 – With Paul Gallichan-Todd
The Listening Lounge episode 20 part 2 is now live! In this episode, Nick Day, founder of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Paul Gallichan-Todd, Global Talent Director!
Questions explored include:
– What are the typical challenges managers face when it comes to delivering feedback and 1-2-1’s?
– What feedback approaches work – especially in lockdown?
– What else can managers do to become world-class at providing feedback?
The Listening Lounge Episode 20 Part 1– With Paul Gallichan-Todd
The Listening Lounge episode 20 part 1 is now live! In this episode, Nick Day, founder of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Paul Gallichan-Todd, Global Talent Director!
– Listen in as Paul talks about the typical challenges you see from managers around feedback and 1-2-1’s.
– Learn about the feedback approaches that Paul has found have worked, especially within current lockdown conditions.
– Discover what else you can do to become a manager capable of providing world-class feedback!
The Listening Lounge Episode 19 – With Robert Hicks
The Listening Lounge episode 19 is now live! In this episode, Nick Day, founder of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Robert Hicks, Group HR Director at Reward Gateway!
– What does Robert see as the biggest trends in the HR space?
– Why is D&I a game-changer for HR in the future?
– What changes due to COVID do you see happen in the HR space at Reward Gateway?
The Listening Lounge Episode 18 (Part 2) – With Neil Hollister
Episode 18 Part 2 of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group talks to Neil Hollister, CEO at The Payroll Centre about the future of payroll skills assessments and how training can positively impact retention, wellbeing and performance!
If your employer has invested in you, how did it make you feel? Nick would love to know and this is a great chance to reference all the fantastic employers out there who invest in training and developing their staff!
The Listening Lounge Episode 18 (Part 1) – With Neil Hollister
Episode 18 Part 1 of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group talks to Neil Hollister, CEO at The Payroll Centre about The Future of Payroll Skills Assessments.
Businesses are now focusing on employee-centric initiatives to improve engagement, wellbeing and retention, but Nick believes learning and development plays a central role in this equation!
The Listening Lounge Episode 17 – With Ted Smith
Can anyone become a mentor? In episode 17 of The Listening Lounge, Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group asks this question to Ted Smith, HR Director, Author and Mentor!
If you are someone who is open to learning from others and listening to others in order to help others, then this episode is for you!
The Listening Lounge Episode 16 – With Su Patel
The Listening Lounge episode 16 is now live! Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Su Patel, Coach and Mentor for HR Leaders!
Since their last chat together, Su has launched a coaching programme for individuals who need support banishing the ghosts of the past to pave a way to a more positive future.
Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/4-week-group-coaching-programme-tickets-128270391193
The Listening Lounge Episode 15 – With Matt Somers
The Listening Lounge episode 15 is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Matt Somers, a leading voice on training and coaching in the UK and is also the author of “Coaching at Work” in 2006 and “Coaching in a Week” in 2016.
The world has changed. Many leaders are relying on outdated information or styles. Are you? Have a listen – and let us know what you think!
The Listening Lounge Episode 14 (Part 2) – With Hari Kalymnios
The Listening Lounge episode 14 (part 2) is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group continues his chat with Hari Kalymnios, MSc.!
They discuss Energy Audits as well as what we as both employees and employers can do to keep energy levels high to boost performance, wellbeing, health and resilience.
The Listening Lounge Episode 14 (Part 1) – With Hari Kalymnios
In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group talks to Hari Kalymnios, one of the UK’s leading wellbeing consultants, TedX speaker and author of “𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙏𝙝𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝𝙩 𝙂𝙮𝙢” (available on Amazon).
Hari tells us how we can all regain positive control of our actions, mindset and wellbeing – whatever the circumstances we found ourselves in.
The Listening Lounge Episode 13 – With Jeanette Hibbert
In Episode 13 of The Listening Lounge, Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group talks to Jeanette Hibbert, Head of Customer Payroll at Legal & General, about the pressures of delivering one of the UK’s largest pension payrolls as well as acting as product owner on one of the biggest transformation projects ever seen in payroll!
Fortunately, Jeanette is one of the most accomplished payroll transformation managers in the business!
The Listening Lounge Episode 12 (Part 2) – With Gary Goldsmith
Episode 12 (Part 2) of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to multi-millionaire i͟n͟t͟r͟a͟p͟r͟e͟n͟e͟u͟r͟, Gary Goldsmith!
Gary highlights that success in business is not always about being an entrepreneur. On the contrary, sometimes the best victories are won working for someone else who can help steer you to inspiration and success.
The Listening Lounge Episode 12 (Part 1) – With Gary Goldsmith
In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to multi-millionaire i͟n͟t͟r͟a͟p͟r͟e͟n͟e͟u͟r͟, Gary Goldsmith!
Gary has experienced a glittering recruitment career spanning 30+ years and was part of the team that took SThree public. Now, co-founder of the RDLC Pirates, (the ultimate network for recruitment business leaders), Gary supports over 300 recruitment owners to reach new levels of success.
The Listening Lounge Episode 11 (Part 2) – With Jane Vivier
Episode 11 (Part 2) of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Reward expert Jane Vivier!
Want to know why working in #Reward is an alluring career choice? In this episode, Jane discusses exactly why working in Reward is so… well, “rewarding”!
The Listening Lounge Episode 11 (Part 1) – With Jane Vivier
In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Jane Vivier! As the owner of The Rewarding Company Ltd and a Reward expert, Jane shares with us how Covid-19 has changed Reward. Jane shows so much passion and knowledge for Reward in this episode that it is hard not to come away from this with some newfound insights!
The Listening Lounge Episode 10 (Part 2) – With Stuart Hall
Episode 10 (part 2) of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Stuart Hall! They talk about emotional loss, career break challenges and taking positive action against a backdrop of challenges.
Stuart shares his emotional story and shows us all that we can achieve anything when we apply courage, passion and conviction to an idea. They also discover what it takes to achieve entrepreneurial success – and how you too can start your journey.
The Listening Lounge Episode 10 (Part 1) – With Stuart Hall
Episode 10 (part 1) of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Stuart Hall! Stuart is a successful payroll entrepreneur, Executive Director at The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP), and highly accomplished Trombone player with The Salvation Army Band!
The Listening Lounge Episode 9 – With Fidelma McGuirk
Want to know more about payroll digital transformation and the tech impact of COVID-19 on the global payroll space? Well, The Listening Lounge Episode 9, features Fidelma McGuirk, CEO of Payslip and they talk about exactly that! There are few people more enthusiastic then Fidelma when it comes to discussing global payroll technology! They also chat about the role technology will play in the payroll aggregator market – both now and in the future. What role do you think technology will play in the future for payroll?
The Listening Lounge Episode 8 – With Amy Aylwin-Fergus
In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Amy Aylwin-Fergus! Amy candidly shares stories of adversity, from finding herself unemployed in the midst of the pandemic and baking to beat the blues; to falling pregnant against all the odds.
We also discover more about her love for both HR (and teachers)! Most importantly, Amy demonstrates that extraordinary things really are always hiding in places people never think to look!
The Listening Lounge Episode 7 – With Kathryn Wright
Episode 7 of The Listening Lounge is now live! In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Kathryn Wright, Head of Payroll Operations at Fourth! They had a great chat talking about adapting to the pandemic to deliver a seamless payroll operation, all while balancing family life at home.
The Listening Lounge Episode 6 – With Haig Kingston
In this episode Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group chats to Haig Kingston, Head of Client Services at Pay Check Limited where they discuss the brand new #payrollsuperheroes campaign and National Payroll Week #NPW20!
The Listening Lounge Episode 5 – With Lisa Haggar
Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Lisa Haggar, Human Resources Director! Lisa shares some inspirational guidance, stories, advice and views for maximising LinkedIn Stories and engagement as well as her thoughts on raising the profile Human Resources.
The Listening Lounge Episode 4 – With Lou Gray
Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Lou Gray ChMCIPP, Head of Transitions & Operations at EY! In this episode, Lou makes a great case for why all Payroll Professionals should be considered Payroll Superheroes!
The Listening Lounge Episode 3 – With Su Patel
Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Su Patel, Coach and Mentor for HR Leaders!
The Listening Lounge Episode 2 – With Mark Bremner
Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined by Mark Bremner, Director of MBKB Training!
The Listening Lounge Episode 1 – With Liz Robins
Nick Day, CEO of JGA Recruitment Group is joined on the first episode by Liz Robins MCIPP, Managing Partner of As Robins Llp!