HR Sound Off

HR Sound Off

By Julie Turney
This podcast has been created to help shed light on some of the many misconceptions about human resources. To show you who we are at our core and what we are passionate about, which is championing for the people in our organizations. You will learn of our struggles and our fears. You will see our human side and I hope that it makes us as real to you as you are to us.
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HR & The Gig Economy
What is the Gig Economy and what are the chances of this being the way forward for companies coming out of COVID-19? Here to discuss this topic with me in the sound booth is Dr. Rochelle Haynes. Dr. Haynes is very passionate about this subject and brings a lot of knowledge and experience to the fore. HR professionals, need to engage in discussions that lead to recruiting talent for the smooth and effective operations of companies. Coming out of this pandemic one of those conversations will surround, does everyone need to go back to the office, and if not which jobs can continue to work from home or anywhere in the world? In addition, what positions can you now consider recruiting for outside of your country and benefit from the immediate expertise of a candidate you would have once dismissed? Join Rochelle and me in the sound booth for this engaging episode.
37:55
May 18, 2020
The rebellious side of employee engagement
In this episode, I talk to Debra Corey, Co-author of the book "Build It: The Rebel Playbook for World Class Employee Engagement". Join us as Debra shares her story of how she got into HR, why it is important to think outside of the box when engaging employees, the misconception about HR that bothers her the most, and what she is up to next. Welcome to the rebellution.
28:05
May 3, 2020
The Future of HR is Disruptive
In this episode, Jennifer McClure visits the sound booth and we discuss DisruptHR. The speaker event series that she started with her friend Chris Ostoich in 2013 to engage HR and business professionals in her home town of Cincinnati.  What started as a potentially one-off event to fill a need for professionals in their home town, has exploded into a global rebelution.  What inspired them to create this event? What is the format? How global is it? Jennifer answers these questions and more as we sound off in this disruptive episode. Want to learn more about DisruptHR go to www.dirsupthr.co
56:20
April 21, 2020
Living Through Tough Times - COVID-19
2020 has gotten off to a very rocky start. Everywhere we turn we are bombarded by news reports, WhatsApp messages, e-mails and other forms of social media messaging as it relates to COVID-19. Businesses have been forced to lay off, reduce salaries and find other ways to keep their day to day going or shut down altogether. Families are reduced to waiting on government grants and other contributions to keep things going and at the heart of all of what is happening are the HR professionals who are working non-stop to process paperwork, give consoling messages and work with leadership on damage control. This podcast focuses on positive ways to get through each day, despite the difficult times we are going through.
20:58
March 30, 2020
Digital Upskilling and Reskilling
In this episode, I talk to Joanna Robinson on the topic of digital upskilling and reskilling. As we think of the future of work and the skills that will be required for the future of work which is now, how do we engage our employees to learn and grow? How do we challenge them to think about reskilling when the possibility of their current role becoming obsolete is in sight? Managing technology and data has changed dramatically and Joanna is going to walk us through how we can manage these changes and coach our people to shape and grow with the organization.
33:50
March 10, 2020
The "Bhranding" Equation - Branding + HR = Bhranding
In this episode, I sound off with Ron Johnson who is the Co-Founder of Blueprint Creative Inc. a branding agency in Barbados. we talk about this formula that he has created that sees the marriage between branding and HR and why organizations should want to include HR in their branding strategy meetings. We also sound off on company culture, employee engagement, Disrupthr Barbados and a misconception about HR that bothers us both, So listen now as we sound off.
46:31
February 24, 2020
The Robot-Proof Recruiter
In this episode of HR Sound Off, I speak to the amazing Katrina Collier about her book "The Robot-Proof Recruiter" and the importance of keeping the "human" in the recruitment process despite the increasing use of AI. We talk about DisruptHR and as always misconceptions about the HR profession that need to be put right. Katrina is a native Australian based in the UK and we talk about the impact the Australian bush fires have had on everyone. Should you wish to donate to the recovery of this beautiful country and it's wildlife, you can click on the links below to learn more. https://www.wires.org.au/ https://www.redcross.org.au/campaigns/disaster-relief-and-recovery-donate
34:28
February 9, 2020
Mental Health In The Workplace and You
In this episode, I talk to the very passionate Ms. Jolene king of 246 King Consulting on the topic of mental health in the workplace. The numbers are in from numerous reports around the world and they all say that mental health needs to be a higher concern on the agenda for employers. What can we as HR practitioners do to help remove the stigma and increase awareness? Jolene and I sound off on this and more.
33:39
January 26, 2020
HR Transformation
In this episode, I explore the world of HR transformation with Perry Timms. Why does HR need to transform? What are we missing and how can we close the gap to give organizations what they require while achieving self-fulfillment? What in the world is an HR Hackathon? This episode will disrupt you in a great way.
34:22
January 15, 2020
Digital Transformation is not important in HR until...
In this episode, I sit down with Katrina Sam to talk about the recent digital transformation that she and her team at the Caribbean Development Bank are undergoing to streamline their HR processes and procedures. Join us as we sound off on the highs and lows of her journey.
30:35
December 29, 2019
Men in HR
According to statistics there are more women in HR than men. Why is that and what can we do to draw more men to the profession? Joining me to sound off on this topic is Shane Howell.
32:37
December 15, 2019
Agile and HR sitting in a tree
In this episode I talk to the very talented Rishita Jones about why HR needs to become more Agile. Known for working in the tech space Agile has become the new way to bring teams together to create products over a shorter and faster time, but can this really work for HR? Join Rishita and I as we sound off on this topic.
20:47
December 2, 2019
Welcome to HR Sound Off
In this introduction, I explain why I created this podcast and what you can look forward to listening to in the many episodes to come.
01:19
December 2, 2019