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The Workology Podcast is a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader who’s tired of the status quo. Beginning in 2014, the Workology Podcast is focused on highlighting the art and science of the workplace, HR, and recruitment.

The Workology Podcast is a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader who’s tired of the status quo. Beginning in 2014, the Workology Podcast is focused on highlighting the art and science of the workplace, HR, and recruitment.
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The Workology Podcast is a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader who’s tired of the status quo. Beginning in 2014, the Workology Podcast is focused on highlighting the art and science of the workplace, HR, and recruitment.








Ep 159 – How Tech Adoption Drives Employee Experience

In this competitive market for talent, it’s not just about recruiting. It’s also about retaining the employees that we’ve hired, trained, and developed, and helping them perform at the highest levels possible. A big part of this is creating a great culture and employee experience for them. The tech we choose to leverage in our […] Source


Ep 158 – Supporting Your Employees When There’s a Cancer Diagnosis

According to research by the National Cancer Institute, nearly 40% of men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point during their lifetimes. And this number is growing which makes the subject of cancer in the workplace a more common one. I’m not just talking about benefit plan negotiations but the support, resources, […] Source


Ep 157 – Driving Maximum Performance in Your Workplace Without Alienating Your Employees

The economy is strong and companies are working hard to ride the bull markets. That means taking the bull by the horns and focusing on driving maximum performance, revenue, and profitability. That’s easier than it sounds. Employee engagement, retention, and recruiting are at the forefront of creating a high-performance culture. The real question is: What’s […] Source


Ep 156 – Workplace Politics and Running for Office While in HR

Two years after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party, and with a record number of women running for Congress in 2018, a majority of Americans say they would like to see more women in top leadership positions – not only in politics, but also […] Source


Ep 155 – Driving Organizational Change: Rebuilding Trust and Culture

According to research by Deloitte, 94% of executives and 88% of employees believe a distinct corporate culture is important to a business’ success. My next guest believes that there is a strong correlation between employees who claim to feel happy and valued at work and those who say their company has a strong culture, but […] Source


Ep 154 – Artificial Intelligence Basics in HR and Recruiting

A 2017 Gartner study found that the hype around AI is making it hard for many users to understand the technology’s true value to their organizations. The concepts of artificial intelligence are vast, complicated and ever changing, which is why I thought it was important for us to level, set things straight a bit, and […] Source


Ep 153 – How to Handle Workplace Stress

According to the Attitudes in the American Workplace study by Harris Interactive, 80% of workers say they encounter stress on the job with nearly half of respondents saying they need help managing stress. Episode 153: How to Handle Workplace Stress with Dr. Cynthia Ackrill (@cackrill) Today, I’m joined by Dr. Cynthia Ackrill. She is a […] Source


Ep 152 – The Bigger Strategy Behind Workplace Productivity

The search for optimum productivity and maximum efficiency is a struggle as we juggle our personal lives and professional ones, not to mention friendships, families and our personal interests. There never seems like there is enough time to get things done. Our next podcast guest walks us through strategies for being your most productive and […] Source


Ep 151 – How to Use Agile in Human Resources #hrtechconf

We’re all interested in being more productive, effective, and nimble in our jobs no matter what the role. Agile is an philosophy and a methodology that can help us get there personally and professionally. Agile is a common practice in IT with Harvard Business Review reporting over 80% of companies adopting it, so I thought […] Source


Ep 150 – How Collaboration Technology Drives Business Results

Work collaboration tools can be fantastic for getting things done and driving results within teams. They also can offer more than just efficiency – with today’s technology you can gain insights, data, and information that HR and business leaders often only dream of. This can happen with a variety of technology including artificial intelligence and […] Source


Ep 149 – Women in HR Tech

This is a special podcast episode devoted to women who work in the human resources technology industry. In this episode, we are talking to three impressive women who work in HR tech. You’ll hear about their careers, their work, and how they are leaning in to help support other women in our industry. Episode 149: […] Source


Ep 148 – No Bull Recruiting Strategies from @timsackett

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the U.S. unemployment rate has dropped to below 4 percent for the first time in more than 15 years. In the United States, there are now more job openings than there are candidates to fill them. Episode 148: No Bull Recruiting Strategies with Tim Sackett (@TimSackett) Today, I’m joined […] Source


Ep 147 – Effective Workplace Productivity for Leaders

The economic consequences of productivity are approximately $7 trillion in lost productivity, according to this Gallup report which found that 70% of that lost productivity can be attributed to managers. Given this, one solution becomes clear: It’s time to transform management and time management for good, which is why today we are talking about how […] Source


Ep 146 – Workplace Elephant: Tackling Age Discrimination

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my years as a writer and speaker in HR, it’s that there is power in a personal story—which is what you’re about to hear. Age discrimination is topic that is hidden away behind closed doors, but the simple fact is that we are all growing older. According to […] Source


Ep 145 – Recruiting Metrics Drive Business Processes

The role of recruiting and talent acquisition is firmly in the spotlight as companies struggle to find talent to fill their roles within the organization. And with that spotlight comes the added pressure of communicating the value that we add to the organization in a way that executive leadership and hiring managers can understand. So […] Source


Ep 144 – Women at Work: How to Support New Parents and Life Changes

It’s no secret that being a new parent is one of the most stressful events of your life. While the transition to being a parent and new provider isn’t enough, most parents also have to balance their jobs and careers with those new parenting responsibilities. Episode 144: Women at Work: How to Support New Parents […] Source


Ep 143 – How Workplace and People Analytics Can Drive Results in HR

HR is the secret weapon for an organization. In part, this is due to its responsibility for planning and strategy surrounding a company’s most valuable asset: its people. In order to be our most strategic selves, we need to have access to information and resources to help us make the most informed decisions possible. That […] Source


Ep 142 – Inclusive Hiring: How to Hire Global Autism Talent

One of my most popular articles on the Workology site is an ongoing list of employers that have autism hiring programs. Each week I receive several messages, emails and phone calls from kids, adults, parents and friends who have loved ones diagnosed with autism and looking for work. I thought it best to talk to […] Source


Episode 141: Future of Work: Apprenticeships and Employing People With Disabilities

I don’t think I need to remind you that we are at an inflection point when it comes to employment and the available talent we have in the market. There are now more jobs than unemployed looking for work. Especially in the technology sector, there are not enough skilled workers to fill these highly technical […] Source


Ep 140 – Future of Work: Autonomous Vehicles Provide Mobility for All

It isn’t just the workplace that’s evolving. It’s the way in which we work, combined with the way in which we travel to work, that is also changing. Autonomous vehicles offer a new way to travel and transport ourselves and our families. Today, we’re diving into how autonomous vehicles are changing the future of the […] Source