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Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.

Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.


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Discussing the future of Learning & Development, Training and HR.






Thriving in Uncertain Times with Suzanne Sibilla #24

Suzanne is an experienced Leadership and Employee Development Coach and best-selling author of “Pivot YOU! 6 Powerful Steps to Thriving in Uncertain Times. Master Your Mindset and Achieve Your Goals.”. With working from home (WFH) a hot topic right now as a result of the Covid19 pandemic, we discover how HR Leaders really can thrive in uncertain times!


Putting the Human back into HR with Su Patel #023

Su is author of "Putting The Human Back Into HR - Success as an HR professional Begins With You" which aims to provide leaders within Human Resources with solutions to build credible brands for people. We discuss this concept in more detail to discover the key strategies that can help HR leaders to ensure people are always at the heart of a business.


Creating High-Performing Cultures with Chief People Officer, Jason Treu #022

Chief People Officer, Jason Treu is an executive coach who works with HR leaders, managers and executives to help them build high-performing cultures and teams with unbreakable connections. Jason achieves this by promoting courageous conversations that maximise leadership potential and performance. Jason also helps leaders to build and execute their career blueprint. He's the best-selling author of Social Wealth, a how-to-guide on building extraordinary business relationships; he was a...


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace – with Woosh Raza #021

Recorded prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Nick Day sat down with Senior HR Leader, Woosh to discuss ED&I strategies for the Workplace. His passion for Equality & Diversity (BAME & LGBTQIA+ workstreams) meant I couldn't wait to get his voice on the show! Woosh is also an expert in developing strategic people plans that align with organisational goals and leading high performing HR teams.


Making Collaboration Work with Richard Watkins #020

Richard Watkins, a lifelong collaboration expert, has ran over 75 collaborative projects in over 20 countries. He has led teams to the creation of major brands and products in China, Europe and the US. In this episode of the HR L&D Podcast, Richard explores human dynamics to help us understand how organisations can collaborate better to help them thrive, become more effective and progress.


Management Mess to Leadership Success with Scott Miller #19

Scott Miller serves as FranklinCovey’s executive vice president of thought leadership and the bestselling author of FranklinCovey’s "Management Mess to Leadership Success: 30 Challenges to Become the Leader You Would Follow". Discover what makes a great leader and how you too can become a better leader.


Culture Types and iX Leadership with Dr. Rachel Headley and Meg Manke #18

We explore how an understanding of leadership development and culture types improve can improve corporate strategic alignment, communication, situational awareness, internal cultures and develop skills to help businesses prosper and thrive. We also discuss the IX Leadership Framework and Rachel and Meg's new book: iX Leadership: Create High-Five Cultures and Guide Transformation


Diversity & Inclusion Thought Leadership with Margaret Ochieng #017

Margaret Ochieng is a Business Psychologist and Diversity & Inclusion expert who designs workplace solutions that enable people and organisations to adopt “a village culture approach to inclusion”. Margaret’s approach to D&I helps individuals and organisations to identify and remove barriers to inclusion, performance and creativity posed by silos, “clans” and “tribes” that often emerge explicitly or implicitly in social groups including workplaces. Let's evolve organisational cultures!


Coaching Skills for HR Managers with Matt Somers #016

Matt Somers an MSc HR qualified leading voice on training and coaching in the UK. In this episode, we focus on the importance of coaching skills for HR Managers to discover what coaching means, when it should be used and why. We also learn that when mastered, coaching can drastically improve employee engagement, retention, growth and performance and enable you to leave a lasting legacy on any business.


Aligning Culture with Community, Leadership & Profits with Devin Halliday #015

Devin talks about how and why we need to focus on aligning cultures if we wish to inspire action and improve processes to deliver bigger profits. Most organizations have well-written, well-intentioned culture and values statements but when they are reviewed or challenged, they are often wholly inaccurate out outdated. In this episode, Devin talks about how we can reimagine core values, cultures and brands in a way that inspires tremendous loyalty, builds community, and delivers profits.


The Dark Side and the Good Side of HR – with Emma Wynne #014

The Dark Side and the Good Side of HR - with Emma Wynne is a podcast episode focused on employee engagement, mental health, wellness and workforce management practices that can improve happiness at work. Emma tells us how we need to develop a better understanding of how to create and promote a happy workplace if we really want the people we employ to operate at their best.


Will a robot steal your job? Talking HR Disruptive Tech with Devyani Vaishampayan #013

"Will a robot steal your job?". Nick Day from JGA HR Recruitment is joined on the HR L&D Podcast by Devyani Vaishampayan to discuss this vital question. Devyani is uniquely positioned to answer this question as she is the Managing Partner of the HR TECH Partnership, a People Tech Investment venture whose investors are all senior Non- Executive / Corporate Directors. The HR TECH Partnership run Human Capital Digital Innovation Hubs which help corporates/HR teams learn and experiment around...


Are Payroll Robots Going to Take Over? With Mike Walsh #034

Are Payroll Robots going to take over? Futurist and global nomad Mike Walsh joins the Payroll Podcast to discuss how leaders of all types and organisations of all sizes can survive and thrive in this era of unprecedented disruptive technological change. Mike provides a guide for payroll leaders that will help guide the payroll profession to effectively harness the power of AI and Automation to succeed where others have failed. Should payroll professionals be fearful of automation? and AI?...


Achieving Productivity Gains in Business with “Mr Productivity”, Mark Struczewski #012

Mark Struczewski (AKA “Mister Productivity”), joins the HR L&D Podcast to talk about how we can all be more productive - despite our distracted worlds. Mark is a professional who has dedicated his life to improving productivity (including how we can become the boss of our own emails!!). With productivity and engagement often found at the heart of HR & L&D Strategies, I think this is an episode you are going to enjoy.


Maverick Leadership for HR Managers with Judith Germain – #011

Since 2005, Judith Germain (Fellow CIPD) has been working specifically with leadership teams that want to become more maverick in nature. The Maverick Paradox builds and accelerates the development from her book The Maverick Paradox: The Secret Power Behind Successful Leaders. Judith works with companies that need a maverick approach to their leadership because what they have, isn’t working.


Acting as a Career: Gender, Opportunity and Love with the Cast of “How Love is Spelt” #010

Acting as a Career: Gender, Opportunity and Love with the Cast of "How Love is Spelt". Nick Day has a rare opportunity to sit down with the cast of the play "How Love is Spelt" starring Michelle Collins (EastEnders and Coronation Street), Nigel Boyle (Line of Duty) Benjamin O’Mahoney (Ripper Street) , Yana Penrose, Larner Wallace-Taylor (Humans) and Duncan Moore. We discuss Acting as a career, promotions, gender imbalance in the acting profession, how actors handle multiple jobs at the same...


Wealth Creation and Wellness with Om Suthar #009

Nick Day of JGA HR Recruitment is joined on the HR L&D Podcast by Om Suthar, Founder of SQRL, a wellness and wealth creation platform that allows employers to advocate for the physical and financial wellness for their employees. Is this the future?


Career Coaching & Talent Sourcing with Joanna Vinacour #008

Joanna Vinacour, a qualified Career Coach and an experienced HR professional, joins Nick Day on the HR L&D Podcast to explain exactly how clients & candidates can make better career-related decisions. We also discuss exactly how employers can improve their abilities to not just recruit top talent but also retain it.


Unlocking Performance with Josh Schneider – #007

I am joined by on the HR L&D Podcast hot-seat by Josh Schneider, author of “5 Days to Your Best Work Yet: A Human Like Approach to Better Work”. Josh is a sought-after keynote speaker and author and we sit down and discuss how businesses and HR departments can go about successfully unlocking performance to achieve better employee engagement and employee happiness at the same time! Discover the strategies we can all use to help us find meaning in our daily lives while at the same time...


The HR Algorithmic Leader with Mike Walsh – #006

The HR Algorithmic Leader: 10 Principles for Leadership Success. In this episode of the HR L&D Podcast, Nick Day from JGA HR Recruitment. is joined by Futurist and global nomad Mike Walsh who has synthesized years of research and interviews with some of the world’s top business leaders, AI pioneers and data scientists into a set of "10 principles about what it takes to succeed in the algorithmic age".