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HR Insights - The Podcast from Elliott Scott HR. Topical discussions with and for our global HR community.

HR Insights - The Podcast from Elliott Scott HR. Topical discussions with and for our global HR community.


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HR Insights - The Podcast from Elliott Scott HR. Topical discussions with and for our global HR community.




Series 3: Highlights of the Series

We are delighted to share with you the final episode of HR Insights – The Podcast, Series 3, a recap of the last 12 episodes. In this episode, our Marketing Manager Emily Abbott took the hosting baton. Emily has been with the company for almost 6 years and continues to grow and develop the brands that form the Elliott Scott Group. Emily spoke with our resident host, CEO and Owner of Elliott Scott HR, Stuart Elliott, and discussed his highlights and key takeaways from the series. They also...


Series 3: Creating an Inclusive Environment

We are excited to share with you episode 12 of HR Insights - The Podcast, our host Stuart Elliott speaks to our very own Anouk De Blieck, Executive Advisor for Elliott Scott HR. Anouk has an extensive, international career spanning over 30 years, she has been a senior leader and advisor to organisations in tech, payments and the banking sector before pursuing her career in HR. With a focus on DEI, she is considered an expert in her field and we are very excited to have her on the show. In...


Series 3: Why Company Values Matter

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, our host, Stuart Elliott speaks to Dr. David S Cohen, Ed.D. Founder and Principal Consultant of DS Cohen & Associates. David transitioned from education to corporate consulting over 30 years ago and works with leaders helping them understand what is required to build a thriving organisation with a desirable employee experience. In this episode David the difference between overt and covert values, what tools organisations can use to ensure they are...


Series 3: Successful HR Transformation on a Global Scale

In this week’s episode, our host, Stuart Elliott chats to Dr Rebecca Koch, Chief People Officer - Europe, at one of the biggest logistics firms in the world; DB Schenker. As a Senior HR Executive with global leadership experience, Rebecca has a proven track record in leading change, driving (HR) transformation, building high-performing organisations, developing talent, managing crises, and succeeding in fast changing environments. Rebecca is considered an expert in her field and specialises...


Series 3: Becoming a Strategic HR Professional

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, Stuart Elliott chats to Andrew Bartlow, CEO of People Leader Accelerator, a preeminent development program for start-up HR leaders. Andrew has 25 years of Human Resources and Talent Management experience across a wide spectrum of organisations varying in size and industry. He is also the co-author of ‘Scaling for Success: People Priorities for High Growth Organisations,’ and leads Series B Consulting, which helps businesses to articulate their people...


Series 3: De-stress Yourself

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, Stuart Elliott chats to Kathleen Bosman, Author, HR Expert, and ICF Professional Certified Coach. Kathleen has extensive experience in Human Resources and Sales, having led teams of up to 200 people in companies such as Citibank and Unilever. An accredited coach, she has also worked with organisations to develop a coaching culture and today she works closely with CEOs, HR leaders and management teams in all sectors to develop their coaching skills and...


Series 3: Are You Emotionally Literate?

In this weeks episode Stuart Elliott chats to Laura Simpson, Founder and Executive Coach at Altura Coaching. Laura is an as an EMCC-accredited executive coach, who helps those in high-performance environments dismantle the obstacles stopping them from thriving at work. Before launching her coaching business, Laura was hired by Latham & Watkins to lead on trainee development. Prior to that, she spent almost three years as Recruitment and Learning & Development Manager for Katten Muchin...


Series 3: Employee Experience - Treating Your Employees Like Customers

We’re excited to share the latest episode of HR Insights – The Podcast with you. This week our host Stuart Elliott speaks with Bianca Stringuini, Head of People Experience and Culture at KPMG. For the past 15 years Bianca has been responsible for creating and implementing I&D, Wellbeing, Engagement and Change Management strategies for Fortune 500 companies across multiple markets. She currently leads the People Experience and Culture team at KPMG in Singapore, where their aim is to create...


Series 3: The Power of HR Data in Driving Organisational Change

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, our host Stuart Elliott is speaking to Jordan Pettman, Head of Organisation Analytics and Insights at London Stock Exchange Group. Jordan has worked in People Analytics for around a decade, as both a consultant working with leading organisations all over the world, and in-house at his current role with LSEG. Prior to this he worked at Nestlé, where one of his projects was recently published in the Excellence in People Analytics book. Stuart and Jordan...


Series 3: Learnings from a Global HR Career with HRD Rhona Moodly

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, our host Stuart Elliott is chatting to Rhona Moodly, Human Resources Director, EMEA. Rhona is an international Senior Business Executive with truly global experience and perspective who has lived in the Middle East and Europe. She has worked and led teams across the multiple geographies of the emerging markets of Africa, Asia and Middle East, and the developed markets of Europe and North America. Rhona is the first of a selection of exclusive guests...


Series 3: Change Management for a Changing World

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, our host Stuart Elliott is speaking to Friska Wirya, Principal Owner of Fresh by Friska. Friska is a change management expert who turns sceptical stakeholders into involved participants who want to co-create change in their organisations. She’s led change efforts for the digital transformation of a large ASX-listed miner, spearheaded changes impacting 23,000 stakeholders and a $42m tech implementation for the world’s largest policing jurisdiction. In...


Series 3: Are Annual Performance Reviews a Thing of the Past?

Our next episode of HR Insights – The Podcast is out now! Stuart Elliott chats to Roly Walter, Founder of Appraisd, an employee performance management system that is unique in aiming to help managers get the best from their team members. Appraisd began in Roly’s garden shed where he combined his experience working as an HR and business analyst with his interest in coding. He began with the kernel of an idea: an employee-first approach to performance and development; something that employees...


Series 3: 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Trends

We are thrilled to be launching the third series of HR Insights - The Podcast with returning guest Sasha Scott, CEO & Founder, Inclusive Group. Sasha is an expert in her field, she understands the commercial drivers behind reducing bias within the workplace and the critical need to promote and sustain inclusive workplace cultures in order to attract and retain talent. Sasha has been recognised by the Global Diversity List as a Top 10 Diversity Consultant. Emily Ramji has passed the baton...


Series 2: How Organisations Can Best Attract Job Applicants in the New World

Our final episode of Series 2 of HR Insights The Podcast is available for download now! This week our host Emily Ramji is speaking to Missy Lafferty, Founder and Principal at Beam Talent. Missy is a recruiting master; she established Beam Talent to help high growth companies identify, attract and engage top talent. Emily and Missy discuss how organisations can best attract candidates in the new world of hybrid work, how to recruit effectively in the current competitive market, and best...


Series 2: Leading Agile Organisations

Our latest episode of HR Insights The Podcast is available for download now! This week our host Emily Ramji is speaking to Marc Dellaert, General Manager Europe at the Center for Creative Leadership. Marc is a Consultant, Leader, Author, Coach and Key Note Speaker for a range of topics, including Agile. Emily and Marc discuss the concept of organisational agility, looking at its growing importance in the world we’re living in today and the key role both leaders and HR professionals play to...


Series 2: Fairness, Care and where C&B goes next…

Our next episode of HR Insights – The Podcast is available now! Emily Ramji chats to Sarah Leverson, Facebook’s Director of Compensation & Benefits for the EMEA region. Prior to Facebook Sarah developed reward strategies at eBay, PayPal and data science experts Dunnhumby. Sarah and Emily discuss the how the events of 2020 have forced organisations to think differently about their C&B strategies, with Sarah sharing examples of the practical steps Facebook has taken to address the needs of...


Series 2: Strategies for Hiring Diverse Talent

In this week’s episode Emily Ramji chats to Dan Silverman, Head of Diversity Talent Sourcing at Bloomberg. Dan spent six years in agency recruitment, and the following seven years working in house for Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan and now Bloomberg. As discussed in previous episodes, the business case for creating and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce has never been clearer. Many organisations are now grappling with how to actively increase the diversity of their employee base. In 2020...


Series 2: Unhappy Parents Are Bad for Business: Rethinking Parental Support

We’re happy to share the latest episode of HR Insights – The Podcast. This week our host Emily Ramji is speaking to Sofie Jacobs, founder of Urban Hatch. Sofie is a clinical midwife and entrepreneur who is re-defining parental support strategies for the workplace. Emily and Sofie discuss the opportunity organisations have to re-think parental support; partnering not just with expectant parents but also with their line managers and by providing digital and accessible solutions at the moments...


Series 2: Why Mental Health Needs To Be at the Top of Your Workplace Agenda in 2021

This week on HR Insights – The Podcast, our host Emily Ramji is speaking to Zoe Sinclair, Co-Founder of This Can Happen, a business set up to empower workplace mental health. This Can Happen was born out of a passion to support employees in the context of work and life, something that Zoe has been doing for nearly twenty years. Mental Health Awareness week runs in the UK between the 10th- 16th May, ahead of this Zoe and Emily discuss some of the key challenges organisations face when...


Series 2: Wellbeing Benefits for the Modern Workforce

This week on HR Insights - The Podcast, our host Emily Ramji is chatting to Jonathan Shooshani, Co-Founder of JOON. Jon has spent the last decade working at the intersection of wellness and technology and is passionate about building businesses that help people lead happier and healthier lives. Emily and Jon discuss the latest thinking on wellbeing benefits for the modern workforce. In order to create a culture of wellness and wellbeing, organisations need to gather data in order to design...