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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 hot topics of HR and HR Technology, one cup of coffee at a time. Hosted by Caleb Masters and Chelsea Justice, HR Break Room is designed to inspire you to harness the power of HR technology to empower your people and organization.
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Jul 24, 2018

Guest:

Christine Porath, associate professor of management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and author of Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace

Workplace incivility leads not only to a toxic culture, but also to negative impacts on your workforce’s productivity and profits. According to a study conducted by this episode’s guest, Christine Porath, employees who have experienced uncivil action in the workplace showed a drop of 25% in performance, while 80% stated they had lost time due to the unpleasant interactions.

In this HR Break Room conversation recorded live at SHRM18, host Caleb Masters and Paycom HR manager Tiffany Gamblin are joined by Christine Porath to discuss:

  • what constitutes incivility and how it affects employee morale
  • the cost of having a culture that is not civil
  • how leaders can foster a workplace of civility to drive employee happiness and productivity

Learn more about the importance of creating a workplace of civility by reading our Discover the Employer’s Role in Preventing Sexual Harassment white paper.

 

Jul 17, 2018

Guest:

Joey Price, CEO of Jumpstart:HR

Have you taken the right steps to connect with – and retain – your millennial workforce?

In this episode of HR Break Room, Joey Price, CEO of Jumpstart:HR, joins host Caleb Masters from the SHRM18 exposition floor to discuss:

  • what this generation wants from work and how organizations can recognize those needs
  • the role of workforce identity in engaging millennials
  • how HR technology can help engage employees and make HR more strategic

Learn more about how to engage your millennial workforce by reading our What Employees Want: Overlooked Insights in Employee Engagement white paper.

Jul 10, 2018

Despite HR’s best efforts to improve employee engagement, only 34% of U.S. employees are engaged. With 81% of employees stating that technology is an important factor to their happiness in the workplace, is your organization missing the opportunity to engage employees in all the interactions that shape their attitudes about work?

In this HR Break Room conversation, TalentCulture CEO Meghan M. Biro joins Paycom HR manager Tiffany Gamblin and host Caleb Masters on the SHRM18 exposition floor to discuss:

  • what’s missing from today’s employee engagement efforts
  • the term “employee activation” and how it differs from employee engagement
  • how you can improve activation and engagement across the employee life cycle by using a robust self-service technology

To learn more about the benefits of self-service HR technology, sign up for our on demand webinar Ready, Set, Activate: Engaging Employees with HR Tech featuring Meghan M. Biro.

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