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 workplace. Jeanne is the receipt of the Distinguished Contribution in Workplace Learning Award, an award given by Association For Talent Development to one executive each year honoring their body of work. She is also a Contributor to Forbes Magazine. She is the co-author of the best selling book, The 2020 Workplace: How Innovative Companies Attract, Develop & Keep Tomorrow’s Employees Today.
Steve and Trish talked with Jeanne about the importance of thinking ahead, about identifying important trends in workplaces, and how HR and business leaders can be ready for the future. We also talked about the panel Jeanne will be leading at the upcoming HR Technology Conference in October, on ‘The Consumerization of HR’.
Give this lively episode a listen, and be sure to subscribe to the HR Happy Hour Show on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, or your favorite podcast app.
H3 HR Advisors is excited to share a new video series we have in partnership with Oracle. Human Talks is a show where we talk to HCM practitioners, analysts, and Oracle partners. Each episode is approximately 5 minutes, so well worth your time in hearing what is happening in the world of HCM. These episodes were recorded at HCM World 2016.
Please check out our second episode with Tim Hickey. Tim is the Director of HR Strategic Services at Exelon. Exelon is the largest utility and largest nuclear operator in the US. With over 30,000 employees, Tim’s job reaches across many of the HR issues other organizations face. We talked to him about some of those issues, including how organizations are implementing modern HR technology. Check it out! Also, be sure to connect with Oracle and Exelon on Twitter.
Thank you for watching. Be sure to visit the Oracle site for more information about Oracle and HCM World 2017.
Today is a big day for H3 HR Advisors, and specifically, for the HR Happy Hour podcast. Steve Boese, my co-host, created the show back in 2009. I was a listener and guest host until 2013, when I joined officially as a co-host. Since then, we’ve talked to business leaders, technology solution providers, authors and more. We’ve shared research and ideas on how to make your business better. It’s been such a great experience and we’re so proud that our listener network has grown so much. That growth led us to the realization that even more shows are needed. This is where things get exciting.
Today is the official launch of the HR Happy Hour Podcast Network, and the details of the three new shows that will soon debut on the HR Happy Hour umbrella. We are thrilled to be joined by such a great lineup of shows and contributors, and you can read the details of the announcement HERE.
And now with the launch of the new HR Happy Hour Network (details are in the release here), we are partnering with George LaRocque, Ben Eubanks, Madeline Laurano, and Mollie Lombardi in what we know will be an exciting new group of shows. Their shows will expand on topics that Steve and I know are important to not only the HCM industry, but to businesses globally.
Many thanks to everyone who has listened to, supported, or even guested on the show so far – stay tuned for more great and informative content, HR and HR technology insights, and hopefully – lots of fun from your pals at the HR Happy Hour Show and Network.
Recently on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and I talked about one of our favorite reports. The KPCB Internet Trends Report by analyst Mary Meeker. In the report, Ms. Meeker examines macro trends in technology, economics, demographics and more. We discussed a few of the major items, one being the impact of generations on the workplace and behavior. There is a heated debate regarding what impacts behavior most.
FYI – Steve felt he was right of course.
We also talked about some of the major shifts in world and workplace demographics and how some of the major tech trends might impact work, workplaces and Human Resources.
You can listen to the show on the show page HERE or by using the widget player below:
This was a fun and interesting converstaion for sure. And many thanks to our HR Happy Hour Show sponsor Virgin Pulse, www.virginpulse.com.
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This has been a big month for the HR Happy Hour show. First, we are THRILLED to welcome our new partner and sponsor, Virgin Pulse to the HR Happy Hour show! Virgin Pulse, part of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, designs technology that cultivates good lifestyle habits for your employees. This is especially important if you want to better engage your employees and help them participate in ways to improve their well-being. Please visit them at www.VirginPulse.com for more information.
This week on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve and I talked with Dave Fiacco, President and COO of PeopleStrategy. As President and Chief Operating Officer of PeopleStrategy, David Fiacco sets the bar high and ensures the company upholds its promise to deliver exceptional solutions coupled with extraordinary service.
Dave talked with us about a topic that leaders everywhere struggle with. Do you need a HR system? Do you need to upgrade your system? If so, how do you know and what are the steps?
Some of the issues we tackled on the show:
-What considerations should HR think about during the process of moving from using Excel or other home grown tools to an actual HR system?
-How do HR leaders (or other leaders) decide if a suite or point solution is what they need?
-How does the type of solution you choose tie into pricing?
Remember to download and subscribe the the HR Happy Hour on iTunes, or using your favorite podcast app for iOS or Android – just search for ‘HR Happy Hour’ to never miss an episode.
This week on a very special HR Happy Hour Show – it’s the 2nd Annual HR Happy Hour Academy Awards Preview and Prediction Show! Steve and I will review the top movies from 2015, make some predictions on who will be taking home the Oscars, and give a HR/workplace spin on what’s going on with the movies and the Oscars this year.
I know you might be wondering what makes the HR Happy Hour crew qualified to talk Oscars? Well, we do our best to see as many of the nominated movies and we’re true fans. I think that puts us in a great place to weigh in. In addition, there are MANY people who love the Oscars as much as we do and we hope you all listen and call in. It is sure to be a fun and fast-paced hour in what has become a beloved annual tradition on the show.
We hope you can join us this Friday as we break down the awards, make a few predictions, and have some fun on a Friday! Join us at NOON ET.
This week on the show, Steve and I were joined by Peter Cook, who leads Human Dynamics, offering Business and Organisation Development. He also delivers keynotes around the world that blend business intelligence with parallel lessons from music via The Academy of Rock.
We chat with Peter about the impact of music on our success and learning in business. We also talk about his new book (coming out in early 2016) called Leading Innovation, Creativity and Enterprise. Peter shares his stories from a lifetime in business and experiences with many well-known musicians.
You can listen to the show on the show page HERE, or by using he widget player below, (email and RSS subscribers will need to click through)
This was a really fun and interesting show and I hope you will check it out.
As a reminder, you can find the HR Happy Hour Show on iTunes and all the major podcast apps for iOS and Android. Just search for ‘HR Happy Hour’ and add the show to your playlists and you will never miss a show. And follow the HR Happy Hour Show on Twitter – @HRHappyHour.
It’s an exciting start to 2016 because Steve Boese and I recorded the first HR Happy Hour Show of the year! We chat about email and the impact of connectivity on multiple platforms. How often do we have people who not only email us, but then follow up with Twitter DMs, FaceBook messages, LInkedin Connections, etc.? Too often! We somehow get derailed a little bit and end up discussing what Steve plans to do before conference season starts. Hint….it has to do with facial hair!
We wrap the show by talking about why we won’t make predictions about the HCM industry. Everyone else already does. Instead, we cover what should HR leaders be talking about in 2016. From intelligent technology, the world of benefits, to the importance of the employee experience, we cover it all. Please listen in and then weigh in on what you think is important for the upcoming year.
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