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HR Break Room

HR Break Room is a podcast from your friends working in human resources, dedicated to bringing you interesting break room conversations with experts on the latest buzz surrounding HR and HR tech. Hosted by Morgan Beard, HR Break Room brings together industry experts to discuss brewing trends and robust solutions to today’s workplace challenges.
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Now displaying: October, 2022
Oct 25, 2022

Guests:

Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane of H3HR

Mark Stelzner and Kimberly Carroll of IA

Stacey Harris of Sapient Insights Group

HR Tech is one of the biggest and most prestigious human resource conferences in the world, bringing the industry’s top thought leaders to the forefront.

HR Break Room®’s Morgan Beard sat down with several guests during this year’s conference to talk about the importance of HR tech and HR’s place in the world today.

In this “best of” compilation from Las Vegas, Morgan speaks with Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane of H3HR, Mark Stelzner and Kimberly Carroll of IA and Stacey Harris of Sapient Insights Group.

The conversations cover a wide array of topics including:

  • the importance of HR Technology Conference
  • how the world of HR is changing
  • how companies can best prepare for the future
Oct 18, 2022

Guest: Ben Brooks, founder and CEO of PILOT

As a part of Paycom’s HR Tech series, HR Break Room®’s Morgan Beard sat down with Ben Brooks, an executive coach and thought leader, for a wide-ranging conversation in Las Vegas.

From HR practitioner to the founder of his own company, PILOT, Brooks taps into his expertise of career coaching to discuss the state of HR, the workplace and the future of both.

“Work can be a transformative, exciting place where we meet best friends and have these transformative, amazing experiences. But it takes each one of us being a real active owner in our careers,” Brooks said.

In this episode of HR Break Room, Brooks discusses the:

  • importance of career development in regards to retention
  • difference between the “great resignation” and “quiet quitting”
  • blurring of work-life balance
Oct 4, 2022

Guest: Kim Hancock, vice president of human resources

When you’re a state-of-the-art aviation company, streamlined and reliable processes are essential in everything you do. And when safety is absolutely critical during every part of your process, eliminating distractions and inefficiencies can have an enormous impact felt by everyone in the organization.

As the vice president of human resources for a large firm that repairs and tests commercial aircraft engines, Kim Hancock has helped her workplace achieve next-level productivity and safety increases. Due in large part to a solid HR technology strategy including employee-driven payroll, Hancock and her organization empowered employees with innovative tech that helped them stay focused on their vital work of maintaining and testing aircraft engines.

Key Takeaways

In this episode of HR Break Room®, host Morgan Beard sits down with Kim Hancock, an aerospace manufacturer’s vice president of HR, to discuss:

  • the importance of HR tech from someone with hands-on implementation experience
  • how HR tech impacts employee engagement, company efficiency and even safety
  • why corporate culture and employee experience are directly linked to the quality and effectiveness of workplace technology
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