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Transformation Over Transaction: Using Lean and Six Sigma in HR

10/22/2019
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This week we are continuing our rebroadcast of our popular three-part mini-series on business acumen. This is part two of that mini-series and is called Transformation Over Transaction: Using Lean and Six Sigma in HR. During this episode the founder of Svelte HR, Robin Chapeskis, talks process mapping, and process improvement methodologies. The future of HR is going to involve more metrics and more analytics - if it isn't already for you. Our goal with this episode is to help you expand...

Duration:00:31:35

Becoming the Sought-After HR Pro

10/8/2019
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This week we are rebroadcasting our very popular three-part mini-series on business acumen. This is part one of that mini-series and is called Becoming the Sought-After HR Pro and Understanding the Business of Your Organization. A conversation on HR influence with Parker McKenna, an expert with 18-years of experience under his belt. Parker has always taken the approach, regardless of his HR title, from the perspective of being an organizational leader first. And second as a professional who...

Duration:00:37:34

Authenticity: Exclamation Marks in Email & Egocentrism

9/24/2019
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This week we are continuing our rebroadcast of our first two-part mini-series on leadership and navigation and communication. This is part two of that mini-series. This episode featured guest Brittany Hanson, a Talent Acquisition Consultant for UW Credit Union in Madison, Wisconsin. You'll hear about the time Brittany, brought humor to a strategic workplace meeting - let's just say it involved purple post its. The reality is not everyone's most authentic self meshes with their entire...

Duration:00:34:34

Entry Level to Next Level: Bouncing Back from Feedback and Failure and Knowing Your Worth

9/10/2019
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This week we are replaying for you our Honest HR season 2 opener. On this episode, Callie and guest Sam Arpino, previously the Talent & Culture Manager of DoSomething.org and currently the Director of People Operations at the Trevor Project, discuss what it means to "develop an authentic professional version of yourself". One that you're proud of while understanding there are parts of your personality that may not set you up for success right when you're starting out. ///// EARN SHRM...

Duration:00:38:18

An Honest Update: Hang Tight for Season Three!

8/27/2019
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That's a wrap on Season Two - thanks as always, for listening! Callie gives an update on what's next for Honest HR.

Duration:00:01:42

Who Are YOU at Work? feat. Jon and Wendy from The HR Social Hour Podcast

8/13/2019
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This week on Honest HR, Callie we have a bonus conversation with HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey, from The HR Social Hour Podcast, on networking and communication. If you enjoyed their recent episode, Finding Your Comic Book: Defining Yourself as a Professional, you'll definitely want to hear more! --- EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits (PDCs) toward your...

Duration:00:23:00

Shining the Light Where You Want: Networking 2.0 feat. Erich Kurschat

7/30/2019
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On this episode of Honest HR, Erich Kurschat is back! He and Callie continue their conversation on communication and the all too relatable struggle of networking. Networking is hard, and not everyone likes it. But it can be both enjoyable and fruitful. For Erich, that meant reframing what success looked like in a way that was genuine and authentic to his personality style. Listen in as two self-described introverts discuss shifting your perspective on the uncomfortable world of networking,...

Duration:00:37:34

Finding Your Comic Book: Defining Yourself as a Professional feat. Jon and Wendy from The HR Social Hour Podcast

7/17/2019
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On this episode of Honest HR, Callie's guests are HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey, from The HR Social Hour Podcast to discuss networking and communication. People react differently to who you are as a person vs. who you are as a professional. They may be intertwined, but sometimes you resonate more as a person than a professional. Some people connect with puppies and others with comic books. How important—and what does it mean—to define your voice as a professional and as a whole...

Duration:00:33:29

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable When It Comes to Diversity feat. Clint Bradley, SHRM-SCP

7/3/2019
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The talent market has shifted, and people aren't going to get any less diverse. There's no place for the 'if you don't look like me, sound like me, act like me, I'm not going to hire you,' attitudes of yesterday. How can HR pros shift their own thinking as well as help their business leaders and people managers leave assumptions and stereotypes at the door, allowing them to get in the headspace to have those conversations? It starts with asking yourself and others, "What is your...

Duration:00:37:19

Generations in the Workplace feat. Alexis Fiocchi, SHRM-SCP

6/28/2019
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Listen to this episode because there is an art and science side to addressing age diversity in the workplace. On the one hand, it can hinder your organizational culture if you're too focused on varying generations. The balance is in figuring out what are those differences and how the team/(organization) can benefit from each other and create a positive multi-generational culture. What does it look like to allow people to tell their stories and bring their WHOLE SELVES to work; their...

Duration:00:31:47

Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion feat. Jeremy York, SHRM-SCP

6/18/2019
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Listen to this episode because there's a business case for diversity besides it being the right thing to do. Most of the diversity and inclusion conversations have been solely focused on race and gender. But many aspects of diversity are not as visible. Diversity of thought has to be brought to the forefront. To allow for people to have different perspectives and kinds of experiences that can be shared at work. While an organization can value diversity, it doesn't necessarily make it an...

Duration:00:37:35

Financial Wellness w/ Mary Feuerbach, SHRM-CP

6/4/2019
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Listen to this episode for out of the box thinking about financial wellness. According to data from the Federal Reserves, nearly 40% of Americans would struggle to cover a $400 emergency expense. If this is affecting 40% of Americans—it’s affecting your employees and your bottom line! When employees are losing sleep over unexpected expenses, their work is affected. Customizing any program to meet every individual need can be difficult. What is your organization doing to help employees...

Duration:00:36:32

Student Loan Repayment Programs & Other Education Benefits w/ Crystal Frey, SHRM-SCP

5/28/2019
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Listen to this episode because Comp and Ben has its place in HR. You can't have a one-size fits all approach to benefits in multi-generational workplaces. Research supports that a large percentage of Americans would look favorably at an organization that provides a student loan repayment program. But what does that look like? And how does it align overall with what organizations are offering in terms of outside and professional development? This is an episode you're going to want to...

Duration:00:37:02

Strategic Planning For HR Teams feat. Katie Powers, SHRM-SCP

4/30/2019
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Listen to this episode to get your strategic mindset on. Strategic planning should be on your radar as an HR professional; if your organization is known for strategic planning, so should your HR department. You’ll also learn if there is a secret sauce to setting realistic timelines for HR initiatives. Key episode takeaway: “It all goes back to the culture of the organization we work in. If we don't have support from the top down, it's hard for HR to see how strategic planning and HR are...

Duration:00:38:10

Transformation Over Transaction: Using Lean and Six Sigma in HR feat. Robin Chapekis, SHRM-SCP

4/17/2019
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This is the episode to listen to if you want to get the attention of leadership. Using these methodologies HR professionals can show up with numbers and facts and avoid the "I feel like" trap to describe what's happening in the workplace. Robin describes Lean as reducing known "waste," Six Sigma addresses the unknown causes to reduce variation in processes, etc. Key episode takeaway: "HR is relying on the excuse that we understand human behavior. We give ourselves the free pass to ignore...

Duration:00:30:46

Becoming the Sought-After HR Pro and Understanding the Business of Your Org feat. Parker McKenna, SHRM-SCP

4/2/2019
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On this episode Callie and Parker talk about how HR is at the center of everything because people and money are the center of everything business does (talk about influence!). Parker talks about being an organization leader first and an HR professional second. He and Callie about about how when HR is "cool" you're doing it right and there's a trickle down effect that creates positive outcomes. You'll want to be sure to catch this episode! --- EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR...

Duration:00:36:33

Authenticity: Exclamation Marks in Email & Egocentrism feat. Brittany Hanson, MBA

3/19/2019
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Callie and Brittany discuss being your authentic self at work and how it leads to success. You'll want to hear Brittany's examples of using humor and enthusiasm in the workplace. Tune in and hear about what authenticity means for Callie and Brittany and how being authentic in the workplace allows your sincerity to shine through. --- EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs FOR LISTENING Honest HR podcast episodes will help you build your competencies while you earn professional development credits...

Duration:00:33:32

Entry Level to Next Level: Bouncing Back from Feedback and Failure and Knowing Your Worth feat. Sam Arpino, M.S.

3/5/2019
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Callie talks to Sam about NOT bringing your whole self to work (gasp!), creating environments for people to raise their hands and be curious and taking full-on ownership of your own growth opportunities. Tune in and stick around to hear Sam's four important tips for taking the next step in your career. This episode is built to inspire and empower you to make that jump you've been considering. Come ready to listen leave ready to make moves in your career. --- EARN SHRM RECERTIFICATION PDCs...

Duration:00:37:18

An Honest Update: Hang Tight for Season Two

1/23/2019
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Callie gives an update on what's next for Honest HR, new and returning guests, topics and more on tap for season two. Plus, updated audio (!!!) and requests for all your best episode ideas and guests!

Duration:00:05:23

Disciplinary Actions: Mental Toughness and "Icky" Feelings feat. Brittany DiSciullo, SHRM-CP

1/17/2019
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Callie and Brittany dive into a discussion on disciplinary actions, how there are no "cookie cutter" rules, that you have to learn to be comfortable in the silence and how this is the no-fun part of HR practice.

Duration:00:31:32