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Pursuing Your Leadership Potential: How the Best Can Be Better

11/14/2017
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Guest: Mark Sanborn, motivational speaker, leadership expert and international best-selling author Building a top-performing organization is challenging enough, but how do you continue to improve after you’ve mastered your trade or industry? In his new book, The Potential Principle, leadership expert Mark Sanborn reveals strategies for doing even better once you already have given your best. In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with Sanborn about: Additionally, you...

Duration: 00:23:41


HR Nightmares: Ghostly Office Tales

10/31/2017
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From somewhere within overstuffed filing cabinets of an unnamed office come two terrifying tales. The first story investigates a haunted onboarding experience caused by excessive paperwork, while the second explores an infestation of manual processes so creepy, your skin will crawl. Luckily, these HR nightmares can have a happy ending when the right HR technology comes into play. In this special Halloween episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea share “HR Nightmares” that cover...

Duration: 00:14:56


Sexual Harassment: Making the Work Place a Safe Space

10/24/2017
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Guests: Jessica Miller-Merrell, Founder of Workology.com Tony Puckett, attorney at MacAfee & Taft Sexual harassment has dominated headlines lately. Following recent allegations of sexual harassment and assault that led to the firing of film producer Harvey Weinstein, organizations all over the country are taking note. What can HR and organization leaders nationwide do to prevent sexual harassment and create a safer workplace for their employees? In this episode, Jessica Miller-Merrell...

Duration: 00:37:00


Perk Up: Coffee in the Office Make a Latte Difference

10/12/2017
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Guest: Misha Goli, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Coffee remains an integral part of most organizations. In fact, a recent Workonomix survey discovered that 80% of adults consume caffeine every day. According to the Food and Drug Administration, the average intake is 200 milligrams or about two 5-ounce cups of coffee a day. Employees continue to be more passionate about their caffeinated beverage choices than ever before. To celebrate the recent National Coffee Day, HR Break Room sits down...

Duration: 00:09:51


Mihir Desai - Dollars and Sense: Financial Literacy for the Millennial Workforce

10/10/2017
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Guest: Mihir Desai, Mizuho Financial Group professor of finance at Harvard Business School and author of The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return According to a recent study by Pricewaterhouse Coopers, more than 81% of college-educated millennials have at least one term debt, but only 24% can demonstrate basic financial knowledge. With such a need, how can organizations use financial education programs to recruit top talent and engage employees? In...

Duration: 00:27:34


Reason Yields Reward: A Simple Solution to Attract and Retain Talent

9/26/2017
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Guest Host: Jacob Morgan, futurist and author of The Employee Experience Advantage In our last episode, special guest Jacob Morgan described “The Employee Experience Equation” and one of its key pieces: an organization’s “reason for being,” which Jacob said directly affects an organization’s ability to attract and retain talent. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the quitting rate rose to over 3 million employees earlier this year, so retaining your talent has become even...

Duration: 00:14:28


Jacob Morgan - Happy Employees = Happy Customers: The Equation for a Winning Workforce

9/12/2017
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Guest Host: Jacob Morgan, futurist and author of The Employee Experience Advantage Recently, “the employee experience” has gained the attention of today’s industry leaders. According to the Deloitte 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, while nearly 80% of executives rated the employee experience as very important, only 22% said their companies excelled at building one. But what exactly is the employee experience, and how does it impact your bottom line? In today’s HR Break Room...

Duration: 00:44:37


Cy Wakeman - It's an Office, Not a Theater: Managing Workplace Drama

8/29/2017
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Office drama can be an expensive distraction in your workforce. According to Cy Wakeman’s book No Ego, employees spend nearly three hours each workweek on drama, which costs organizations millions in lost time. Navigating especially toxic office dynamics can be a challenge, even for the best managers. How can HR assist leadership in creating policy that sets the foundation for a drama-free culture? In today’s HR Break Room discussion with special guest Cy Wakeman, author of The New York...

Duration: 00:32:25


Political Conversations at Work: Should HR Pass It or Veto It?

8/15/2017
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In the wake of a heated, post-election season, political conversations often seem inevitable. The strongest organizations are made up of diverse groups of people from many different walks of life. When those varying worldviews all come together to work under one roof, strong opinions and disagreements – especially related to politics – often can emerge. In this episode of HR Break Room, SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Vice President of HR for Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge, Robin Schooling, joins Caleb...

Duration: 00:28:14


Adam Smiley Poswolsky - Under New Management: The Rise of Millennial Managers and Generation Z

7/31/2017
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Guest Host: Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Author of The Quarter-Life Break Through Global Workforce Trends reported that by the end of 2017, 3.6 million baby boomers will retire. As they do, more and more millennials will begin transitioning into management roles. And behind the millennials is the even younger generation – Generation Z – who are on track to make up 27% by 2030. With a shift in the workforce upon us, what can organizations learn about these new trends to better prepare? Adam...

Duration: 00:22:29


Adam Smiley Poswolsky - A Hire Purpose: Build a Thriving Culture for Millennials

7/18/2017
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Guest Host: Adam Smiley Poswolsky, Author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough According to Pew research, in 2015, the millennial labor force surpassed Generation X as the largest in the workforce. Understanding their needs will be critical in motivating and retaining the employees of today and the future. Adam Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, joins HR Break Room for a special two-part conversation to discuss the needs and demands of millennials in today’s workplace. In...

Duration: 00:25:00


5 Leadership Lessons HR Can Learn From American History

7/7/2017
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Guest Host: Jim Quillen, Director of Tax, Paycom The United States of America may be more than two centuries old, but the examples laid down by the founding fathers still teach us new lessons every day. In honor of Independence Day, HR Break Room dives deep into the American Revolutionary War by examining the important leadership lessons from one of its most pivotal and iconic moments: George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River. In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and...

Duration: 00:27:48


SHRM17 Special, Part Four: Emerging Hiring Trends, Handling Immigration under a New Administration and Communicating with Millennials

7/1/2017
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Guest Hosts: Chad Raymond, Vice President of HR, Paycom Chanse Moucka, HR Manager, Paycom Paycom attended the 2017 SHRM conference in New Orleans to meet with industry thought leaders, SHRM volunteers and conference attendees, and learn more about the latest workforce trends. In this talk, HR Break Room concludes our 2017 SHRM conference special. Caleb rejoins Paycom’s Vice President of HR, along with one of Paycom’s HR Managers to reflect on the entire conference and talk about their...

Duration: 00:09:03


SHRM17 Special, Part Three: SHRM Volunteering

6/30/2017
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Guest Hosts: Dave Ryan, Director of the Illinois HR State Council of SHRM Brad Galin, President and Principal Consultant of Allegro HR, SHRM Blogger Paycom attended the 2017 SHRM conference in New Orleans to meet with industry thought leaders, SHRM volunteers and conference attendees, and learn more about the latest workforce trends. In this special SHRM 2017 conference HR Break Room conversation, Caleb joins Dave Ryan and Brad Galin to talk about the big changes happening in SHRM’s...

Duration: 00:09:56


SHRM17 Special, Part Two: Finding the Best Session and Networking at SHRM

6/28/2017
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Every year, the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) holds an annual conference so that HR professionals from around the world can gather and learn from industry experts, and share their experiences. Paycom attended the 2017 SHRM conference in New Orleans to meet with industry thought leaders, SHRM volunteers and conference attendees, and learn more about the latest workforce trends. HR Break Room continues its special coverage as Caleb talks with Keynote Speaker and the Author of...

Duration: 00:09:36


SHRM17 Special, Part One: Workforce Analytics, a Purpose-Driven Workforce and Generation Z Trends

6/27/2017
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Guest Hosts: Chad Raymond, Vice President of HR, Paycom Chanse Moucka, HR Manager, Paycom Every year, the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) holds an annual conference so that HR professionals from around the world can gather and learn from industry experts, and share their experiences. Paycom attended the 2017 SHRM conference in New Orleans to meet with industry thought leaders, SHRM volunteers and conference attendees, and learn more about the latest workforce trends. HR...

Duration: 00:12:06


A New Leaf in Drug Screening Policies: Time for a Change?

6/6/2017
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Guest Host Jim Reidy, Attorney at Sheehan Phinney In the November 2016 election, eight of the nine states with marijuana-related decisions on the ballot voted to legalize the drug for medical and/or recreational purposes. And now that marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes in more than half the nation, tensions have emerged between the new laws and companies’ existing drug policies across the country. Workplaces are still trying to find the right strategy that protects their...

Duration: 00:32:31


Fight or Flight: What HR Can Learn from the United PR Disaster

5/23/2017
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Guest Hosts: Brent Gooden, Founder and CEO, Gooden Group Chad Raymond, Vice President of HR, Paycom Matthew Paque, Director of Legal and Compliance, Paycom On April 9, a United Airlines passenger was removed from Flight 3411 by airport security when United employees were unable to convince him to give up his seat. In the weeks since, this incident has become an infamous public relations crisis of huge proportions. The storm of negative PR and costly legal action has forced the entire...

Duration: 00:26:10


We Want Answers: Identifying Today's Top Talent

5/10/2017
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Guest Host: Tiffany McGowen, director of national recruiting, Paycom Conducting a successful interview can be difficult. It may sound easy on paper, but knowing how to talk with prospective employees about what they can bring to the table can make or break the quality of your hires. With new workforce data from the recent U.S. Jobs report showing that an increased number of people are entering the workforce and Americans are quitting their jobs at a rate not seen since 2009, it’s more...

Duration: 00:27:21


What's My Motivation? Understanding Intrinsic and Extrinsic Values at Work

4/25/2017
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Guest Host: Stacey Pezold, Chief Learning Officer, Paycom HR Break Room concludes its “What Employees Want” series by talking about the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators with Paycom’s chief learning officer, Stacey Pezold. Intrinsic motivators are important, yet often overlooked. Employees whose work is acknowledged are 47% more productive and, according to Gallup, companies with productive and engaged employees have 147% higher earnings per share than their...

Duration: 00:20:25

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