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November 2, 2022

S2 E8: Tools for Motivating, Celebrating, and Honoring Your Teams

If you’re a regular listener of the show, you might remember just a few weeks back we talked about Quiet Quitting… losing employees not by watching them walk out the door, but by showing up disengaged, disconnected from the work they’ve been hired to do. It’s a tricky problem. This week, we’re taking on the […]

October 24, 2022

S2 E7: The Courage of Inclusion with John Regan and Juliette Mayers

What does it mean to be inclusive? A 2018 Pew Research Center report says that nearly half of post-Millennials or Gen-Zers are non-white. We know a diverse organization leads to diversity of thought and insight, but for HR pros? If you’re not thinking about diversity and inclusion in your recruiting and retention efforts, you’re missing […]

October 24, 2022

S2 E6: Quiet Quitting and Building the Unbreakable Employer-Employee Relationship

Is quiet quitting just an example of engaged workers setting reasonable boundaries, or of an impending productivity crisis in your organization? Terry Cook, Jen Moff, and Jillian Derby lend their insights to this quiet quitting phenomenon. When you think of quiet quitting, do you think of the film Office Space? Where Ron Livingston’s character Peter […]

October 12, 2022

S2 E5: Is Your Company Ready for Pay Transparency?

Back in the day, salary discussions were very hush-hush in the office. Now it seems as if we’ve done a total 180. With TikTok videos trending of people openly sharing their job and salary to pay, transparency laws are popping up all across the country. But what exactly is pay transparency? We’re here to break […]

October 12, 2022

S2 E4: The Competitive Advantage of Your Learning & Development Program

The economy is unpredictable, which can trickle down to your workplace budgets. One of the first line items to face scrutiny is the learning and development program. The truth is that a robust L&D program could be a competitive advantage for your organization. It could be the key to helping you retain and attract talent. […]

September 27, 2022

S2 E3: Managing Stress and Heading Off Burnout

Jen Moff, AIM HR VP of Learning & Development, joins Pete Wright to talk about the evolution of mental health in the workplace, the changing expectations of employers and employees about stress at work, and why strengthening the mind muscle might just be next on your exercise plan. If you’re an HR manager, learning how […]

September 21, 2022

S2 E2: Savvy Social Media and the HR Professional

Social Media. You might not personally be an Insta-influencer or TikTok star, but there’s an increasingly good chance that your employees are. How does their activity in their private lives impact what they do at work, and how does your organization’s social media policy guide your most public participants? This week, Terry Cook, our Senior […]

September 14, 2022

S2 E1: Dos & Don’ts of ADA Accommodations

The Americans with Disabilities Act is one of the more complex and challenging laws employers are navigating. What is the scope of the ADA? What do qualified accommodations look like at work? What might make for an accommodation that is declined? But most important, as an HR professional, what is your responsibility to guide the […]

July 12, 2022

E10: The “F” Word: Employer Flexibility

We did some digging into some of the advertised benefits through the early 2000s into the early 2010s and it’s a bizarre trip down memory lane. Here are a few of our favorite benefits: “free mechanical bull rides any time,” and “onsite live workout classes and massage,” or, “a personal assistant for every employee, free […]

June 28, 2022

E9: The Dos and Don’ts in Record-keeping for HR

It’s tedious, boring, and a lot of work, but it is one of the essential components of an HR person’s job. Record-keeping. Having organized documents can make it easier to do your job as an HR professional, such as evaluating claims and verifying information. But have we mentioned it’s a lot of work? Legally, there […]

June 21, 2022

E8: Managing, Mentoring and Motivating Across Generations

 Gen Z is in the workplace! Who are they? How are they different from millennials? And why has everyone forgotten Gen X? Dudes, will no one gag me with a spoon? This week, we have our own Gen Z’er is in the spotlight, along with her Millennial counterparts. Jen Moff, our VP of training, […]

June 16, 2022

E7: The Delicate Matter of Termination

It is one of the hardest parts of the HR job: terminations. Having a disruptive employee working can have a negative impact of the productivity and efficiency of others. The manner in which a termination is handled can impact the morale of the entire workplace and must be handled carefully, while being respectful of the […]

June 7, 2022

E6: Demystifying Mindfulness

Mindfulness has become a workplace buzzword, but what is it? Can you learn it? How do you practice it? Jen Moff and Kathleen Worthington join Pete Wright to delve into what HR and workplaces need to know about mindfulness, its benefits, and why you should care. What is mindfulness? Jen and Kathleen explore what it […]

May 31, 2022

E5: HR Prep for a Great Summer Work Season

We’re gearing up for the summer months and with the change in seasons comes a change in staffing for many of our organizations. Seasonal workers bring changing processes and may invite a younger demographic into your world. What do you need to know about hiring young people? Will you be impacted by child labor or […]

May 24, 2022

E4: FMLA, PFMLA, Earned Sick Time — Where to Begin with Leaves of Absence?

We’re used to employees taking time off for vacation or having a baby. But in addition to the many other things we’ve learned from our experience with the pandemic, we now know there are many, many new reasons for taking time away from work. Caring for family members, childcare closures, or maybe members of your […]

May 17, 2022

E3: HR & Recruiting Through the Great Resignation

A hot topic across the vast news cycle, the behavior and expectations of employees at work has changed dramatically in the turmoil of the last few years. One consistent theme we’re hearing from employers is “How do you recruit in this labor market?” Recruiting competition is peaking as we navigate the hiring environment now that […]

May 10, 2022

E2: The Slap Heard Round The World: Violence in the Workplace

According to Nielsen, the 2022 Academy Awards celebration was seen by 16.6 million viewers around the world. That’s 16.6 million people watching as Will Smith slapped Chris Rock across the face on stage. It was emotional and horrifying and, to us, it was a dramatic example of violence in the workplace. According to the National […]

May 10, 2022

5 Tips for Recruiting Seasonal Employees

As we gear up for better weather, more backyard BBQs, and the right to wear white after Memorial Day, some employers are diving into their busiest season, the summer. You will struggle if you rely on your year-round recruiting tactics to get seasonal employment. While recruiting has become even more challenging post-pandemic, seasonal workplaces have […]

May 3, 2022

E1: Putting Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the HR Spotlight

This week we’re talking all about Matt Lauer. And Harvey Weinstein. And Clarence Thomas. And Andrew Cuomo. And the list goes on, and on, and on. Truth be told, while we’re not going to be talking about any of those individuals specifically, we’re talking about all of them. Sexual harassment and discrimination have been long-standing […]

May 22, 2021

The Express Grant – Chase Corporation’s Story

When she was approached about applying for a grant, Paula Eckel, Vice President of Human Resources at Chase Corporation, a global manufacturer of protective materials for high-reliability applications based in Westwood, Massachusetts, was hesitant. She knew there was usually a lot of paperwork and that the process could be cumbersome and complicated. That is when […]


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