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Geeks Geezers Googlization

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If you think this is just another podcast, think again. We are the voice of the most important crucial conversations confronting business leaders and people today. Our goal is to bring you ways to reimagine tomorrow and explore the impact and convergence of business, technology, and people.

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Insights at Work 2022 with Sarah White

September 21st, 2022

53:35

People are overwhelmed, burned out, and just exhausted- not just at work, but at home. You might think that’s old news and there’s nothing new to see …

Reinventing the Future of Leadership with Paul McCarthy

September 14th, 2022

57:38

Paul “Mac” McCarthy is on a mission to change the future of leadership. Why? Because he believes the current approach to leadership is filled with …

What’s Up with Goldman Sachs, Jobs, and the Economy with Odeon Capital Group's leaders

September 10th, 2022

50:47

What's next for jobs and the economy heading into 2023? Will we enter a recession? How long will it last? Will we see more layoffs and a reversal of remote work?  Will labor shortages ease?

These are just a few of the …

There’s Nothing More Important Than Hiring Great People with Lou Adler

August 25th, 2022

52:41

Recruiting and hiring top talent is top of mind these days, from C-Suite executives to Main Street business owners. But getting top results for many …

75+ Reasons You Don't Want to Miss HR Indiana 2022

August 22nd, 2022

33:40

The HR Indiana Conference is one of the largest regional human resources conferences in the United States. For the 1st time in 3 years, everything will be in-person and under one roof! There are over 50 speakers …

Extinguish Burnout with Terri & Rob Bogue

August 18th, 2022

50:37

What we don't know about burnout ... but should!

Feeling the effects of burnout?  You’re not alone.

The statistics are sobering. The impact is tragic.

Speaking Up Instead of Talking Down with Stephen Shedletzky

August 11th, 2022

39:07

Sharing your ideas is never without fear. Especially at work, and fear can lead to a slew of other negative emotions that greatly impact your job. You start to get worried. You’re nervous. But you still know deep inside …

Lead Yourself: The Most Difficult Job You’ll Ever Do

August 10th, 2022

48:45

When we talk about difficult jobs, rarely does anyone mention leading yourself. Leadership is typically focused on others and leadership development …

Reskilling and Upskilling: Ignorance is Not Bliss!

August 9th, 2022

45:05

Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to knowing your workforce’s skills. Instead of focusing on employee counts, maybe it's time to focus on job …

Unleash Your Why with Dr. Gary Sanchez

August 2nd, 2022

53:30

The pandemic has forced millions of people to take a long hard look at their lives and question what is really important to them, leading to a torrent of people abandoning their careers, relationships, and other …

Disrupt Yourself and Unleash Your Inner Power with Whitney Johnson

July 28th, 2022

39:50

Why is it always difficult to make big changes and start something new?

Not seeing immediate results can be disheartening, but it’s by challenging …

Fake It Til You Make It and Imposter Syndrome with Alex Perry

July 22nd, 2022

48:23

Trying to be confident in today’s Never Normal world is tough. Many experts suggest you should just fake it til you make it. But not so fast, says …

Hacking HR: Doing the Bare Minimum is Over with Enrique Rubio

July 17th, 2022

51:43

Doing the bare minimum is over, says Hacking HR founder Enrique Rubio. It could even make you unemployable in the near future. Enrique believes that …

Jobs, People, and the Spirit of Work with Marie Gervais

July 12th, 2022

48:32

It’s no secret that the pandemic was a catalyst for the shift that hit everyone’s workplace plans. It ripped back the crumbling facade of a connection between people and work that was accepted for nearly two centuries. …

How to Improve Talent Acquisition in a Perfect Labor Storm

June 30th, 2022

50:33

To say that talent acquisition is challenging these days is a blinding flash of the obvious. Why it is so difficult seems to be where all consensus …

Level Up Your Career, Get a Mentor

June 20th, 2022

54:35

Global wellbeing and employee engagement are cratering according to the 2022 Gallup State of the Workplace report. With only 9% of employees thriving …

Investing in Lasting Culture Change with Mita Mallick

June 16th, 2022

37:25

A toxic culture has ten times more impact on attrition than compensation, according to MIT’s Sloan Review.

In this episode, Mita Mallick, Head of …

Where Have All The Workers Gone?

June 9th, 2022

51:18

Where have all the workers gone? When will labor shortages ease? What can companies do to access and retain qualified and skilled employees? For over …

The Future of Work with Kate Lister

June 2nd, 2022

40:18

What employer wouldn't want to save $11,000 per employee?

That is just one of the benefits associated with embracing remote work. But Kate Lister, …

Why Does No One Listen to Me with Dr. Ali Atkison

May 26th, 2022

51:39

There is nothing worse than having a conversation with someone and feeling like they wish they can be doing anything besides listening to you? Admit it. Whether it’s your boss, customer, spouse, or kids, we’ve all been …

A Crossfit Gym for Your Brain with Cory Chadwick

May 24th, 2022

52:25

Do you feel stuck? Just going through the motions? Living someone else’s dream? Everyone knows that when you want to improve your physical health, lose weight, and get ready to show off that beach body as you head into …

Clarifying Your Talent Strategy with Marc Effron

May 19th, 2022

34:33

What does the best academic science say about how people and companies operate together?

Here to tell us is Marc Effron, Founder and President of The Talent Strategy Group, and co-author of Harvard Business Review books

Build Connection, Culture, Communication, and Retention in Remote Teams with Scott Novis

May 12th, 2022

50:17

Transitioning from in-person work to work-from-anywhere teams is undoubtedly different. Building culture, connectivity, collaboration, and engagement …

The Surprising Power of Community with Nikki Lewallen

May 12th, 2022

38:00

“Relationship building is the number one skill set you can have and being involved in community is the core that builds systems for you to really …

The Future Came Too Soon, Future Shock v.2022

May 2nd, 2022

46:05

More than 50 years the futurist Alvin Toffler described a future human condition called “future shock”: a shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too …

Adaptability is Our Superpower in the Never Normal with Greg Verdino

April 28th, 2022

49:05

The New Normal will be Never Normal, VUCA is our kryptonite, and adaptability will be our superpower. Our future isn’t just about digital transformation and how digital you are but how you are digital, says this …

Having the Courage To Do What Scares You with Dr. Joe Serio

April 21st, 2022

36:57

Nothing scares people more than the unknown. And the concentration of the uncertainty the world is currently experiencing is unprecedented.

In this episode of Geeks, Geezers, Googlization, author, speaker, and …

Inclusion is for everyone, not just a lucky few with Amy C Waninger

April 13th, 2022

42:51

Inclusion has officially become a buzzword. Companies tout it all the time, but it's mostly all talk, little action. It's time for them to stand up and read the writing on the wall. While 80% of employees want to work …

How Relationship Intelligence Helps Leaders Excel and Communicate Better

April 12th, 2022

47:27

Relationship intelligence is a missed opportunity for managers and businesses. It helps leaders excel and communicate better. But many leadership …

Creating an Army of Recruiters Through Recognition with Sarah McVanel

April 7th, 2022

41:01

A paycheck alone isn’t enough anymore. Meaningful compensation and recognition have become just as important. So how can you show your people …

Vocal Empowerment for Virtual Communication with Dr. Laura Sicola

March 24th, 2022

44:56

We’ve gone from phone, to email, to text, to video. Communication is constantly evolving. Are you adapting with them to make sure you’re both heard …

Everywhere Workplace in a Never-Normal World

March 23rd, 2022

52:38

Remember the good old pre-pandemic days when people woke up, showered, got dressed, crawled through long commutes, and searched for a coveted parking …

Build a Burnout-Proof Work Culture

March 17th, 2022

43:31

Workers are stressed. Many employees are burned out, running on fumes. Symptoms of stress and burnout are proliferating. A recent McKinsey report …

Level Up Your Career Transition, Find Your "It" factor

March 12th, 2022

46:26

To everyone else, it looked like Dr. Loubna Erraji had a perfect life. She is a high achiever, a neuroscientist with 20 years of experience …

Putting the Humanity Back In HR with Steve Browne

March 10th, 2022

38:41

The Great Resignation, The Great Attrition, The Big Quit - whatever you want to call it, Steve Browne isn’t buying it. 

Steve, Chief People Officer at LaRosa’s Pizzeria, says people aren’t leaving the workforce, they …

Positive Impact of Purpose with Kiersten Rippeteau

March 6th, 2022

46:59

For Kiersten Rippeteau, purpose, meaning, and company culture aren’t just lofty words but high-impact actions. Unfortunately for many business …

Taking a Pulse on Today’s Labor Market with Gad Levanon

February 24th, 2022

36:18

“We are now experiencing two, once-in-a-century trends happening at the same time—the labor shortage is one and the shift to remote work is the other.”

Gad Levanon, Chief Economist at the Burning Glass Institute, has …

How to Grow Your Growth Mindset

February 16th, 2022

44:38

On this episode of Geeks, Geezers, Googlization, show hosts Jason Cochran and Ira S Wolfe are joined by the Dulead leadership team of Eric Hiler and …

Plan, Integrate, Automate with Chad Sowash

February 10th, 2022

39:02

Last year over 18 billion dollars were infused into HR tech, yet only 40% of senior HR leaders say they have a digital transformation plan in place …

Resilience Ready | Live with Vivian Blade

February 4th, 2022

44:06

Burnout and stress are at all-time highs. In what has been dubbed The Great Resignation, over 26 million people have said adios to their bosses in just 5 months. Nearly one-third of the workforce has changed jobs over …

Welcome to the never-normal: Geeks, Geezers, Googlization

February 3rd, 2022

3:36

In Geeks, Geezers, Googlization, Ira Wolfe and Jason Cochran explore the new, challenge the old, and dare to push back on everybody who’s said “When …

Live with Ben M. Bensaou, Built To Innovate

January 20th, 2022

45:53

If there ever was a time that HR and business leaders needed to reimagine their future and how they approach managing people, it's right now. Ben M. …

Live with Mo-Hamzian, CEO of VEL

January 6th, 2022

45:55

Imagine yourself loving to go to work, where your office workspace is equipped with perfect air quality, light, sound, and personalized design (even if you're left-handed!). This workspace helps you be more efficient …

Modern HR is not about HR

December 30th, 2021

45:07

Modern HR is not about HR, according to the “father of modern HR,” Dave Ulrich.

Dave has eloquently described the major stumbling block in HR’s …

Hiring and Recruiting Predictions 2022

December 23rd, 2021

43:48

Plagued by the double whammy of a record number of job openings and employee resignations, many companies have opened up their purse strings to toss …

Jobs, Labor, and What to Expect in 2022

December 16th, 2021

45:04

Making the right business (and personal) decisions heading into 2022 can be freaking terrifying! We want certainty and predictability. We’re experiencing “VUCA-fatigue” from all the …

Thinking About A Career Change? Start Here!

December 9th, 2021

45:58

If you’re thinking that the first place to start a career change is your resume, think again. On this week's episode of the GGG Show, we're thrilled to welcome expert career transition coach, Amy Sanchez, of Swim …

Reimagining the Future of Education

December 1st, 2021

47:12

Schools are opening back up but education will never be the same. Let’s start with a record number of teacher vacancies, alarming quit rates, and 1 …

Rocky Road to Hybrid Work

November 24th, 2021

48:11

The much anticipated post-pandemic return to work has gotten off to a very rocky start. Getting hybrid work to work it seems is definitely tougher than going all-in on in-person or all-remote. A recent survey conducted …

Reimagine Your Tomorrow with Life-Work Integration

November 17th, 2021

47:00

It’s your choice. What will it be in 2022? There is no get-out-of-jail-free card to escape uncertainty. Change is accelerating and there is no pause button.  Our Geeks Geezers Googlization Show guest this week is no …

How Hybrid Employee Experience Works

November 11th, 2021

48:52

On the Geeks, Geezers, & Googlization Show as we welcome Gil Cohen, Founder of Employee Experience Design, to discuss the changing demand conditions from employees.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me! …

Staying Power, Becoming a MAGNET to Keep Employees

November 7th, 2021

48:55

The Great Resignation is in full bloom. Quitting your job is no longer a black mark on your resume but a badge of honor on social media. No one …

9 Notable Leadership Skills of The Future Leader

October 27th, 2021

48:53

Leadership expectations are being transformed every second of every day. What has become painfully clear is that the leadership skills of yesterday …

Dare to Dream, Connect Purpose and Work

October 21st, 2021

43:38

We all have dreams. But the fact is that 7.5 out of 10 people have experienced loss, trauma, or betrayal and if people don’t transform that energy, they transmit it. Many of these people become leaders of organizations! …

Can Design Thinking Solve Your Hiring Woes?

October 6th, 2021

48:17

With labor markets in freefall, there is no other business function that requires as much reimagination as recruitment and hiring. Can design …

Post-Pandemic Legacy: The Hybrid Workplace

September 29th, 2021

48:18

Can your company culture survive when your workforce works remotely? Is it possible to create that spur-of-the-moment water-cooler or …

Let's Be Honest! Where Has Trust Gone?

September 22nd, 2021

48:50

Trust is deteriorating all around us. We have lost trust in our government, military, police, public health officials, business leaders, and even …

68 Million Conversations But Is Anyone Listening?

September 9th, 2021

48:48

Recruiting and retention woes are wreaking havoc on businesses as a result of the collision of the Perfect Labor Storm and the Great Resignation. One …

Recruiting Gen Z in a Tik-Tok World

September 1st, 2021

47:07

This episode is a masterclass on what your company must do to recruit and retain Gen Z in a Tik-Tok World. Gen Z is the newest cohort to join the working ranks. Knowing how to attract Generation Z employees starts with …

What You Need to Know About Human Capital Management Disclosure

August 18th, 2021

47:49

Early in May, the Workforce Investment Disclosure Act was introduced in Congress. Also referred to as Human Capital Management Disclosure, it will require public companies to disclose information about their workforce …

Top 100 HR Influencers of 2021

August 11th, 2021

44:32

Engagedly recently announced the “Top 100 HR Influencers of 2021” and Geeks Geezers Googlization host Ira S Wolfe was one of them! During the show, …

Taming Employee Turnover

August 4th, 2021

44:06

The quit rate of U.S. employees is at a record-breaking pace. In June 2021 alone, nearly 1 million workers left their jobs. This couldn’t come at a …

How to Solve the Remote Work Puzzle

July 28th, 2021

44:55

In March 2020, the physical workplace went dark for millions of businesses including a company called Puzzle Break. The multi-million dollar business …

Cognitive Dissonance: Where Have All The Workers Gone?

July 21st, 2021

45:54

Where have all the workers gone? That is the question nearly every employer is asking. So I invited Futurist David Houle to tell us! Houle believes …

Elevate and Monetize HR

July 14th, 2021

45:57

When it comes to filling open jobs these days, almost nothing should be off the table...and it's about time. The current labor shortage has finally …

Virtual Reality in HR and Stay Interviews

July 7th, 2021

49:02

For years, virtual reality (VR) has been synonymous with gaming. Matt Burns, founder of Bento HR and Global HR Summit, is betting VR will be the …

Microaggressions at Work

June 30th, 2021

46:08

Microaggressions are a workplace reality. Nearly 50 percent of Americans have experienced some type of microaggression at work. Over time, …

Game Changer: How To Be 10x in the Talent Economy

June 23rd, 2021

48:31

Rishon Blumberg isn't just any other game-changer in the world of talent acquisition and talent management. Rishon sources "rockstar" quality talent on demand, or what he calls 10X. His recent book is appropriately …

Post-Pandemic Recruiting College Students and Recent Grads

June 16th, 2021

47:28

Before February 2020, recruiting college students and recent graduates was a recurring annual tradition. Employers camped out on campus to secure the …

Can Video Job Postings Help Fill Open Jobs Faster?

June 9th, 2021

43:05

Struggling to attract great candidates fast? Open positions suffocating your company’s growth plans? What trends are shaping the future of recruitment and talent acquisition? There is definitely no one size fits all and …

The Future Workplace Will Be Hybrid. Now What?

June 2nd, 2021

47:53

Nine out of 10 companies will be embracing the hybrid workplace model according to a new McKinsey report. But 68 percent of them have no detailed plan. A recent Wall Street Journal described the emerging era of hybrid …

Women in the Workplace, Diversity Hiring Practices

May 26th, 2021

47:12

With job openings at an all-time high, it’s crunch time for companies to get diversity hiring right. Women dropped out of the workforce in droves during the pandemic (almost twice the rate of men) but many won’t be …

How to Get Millennials and GenZ to say "I Love It Here!" with Clint Pulver

May 20th, 2021

49:45

Can you imagine leading an organization where employees from all generations respond to “What’s it like to work here?” with “I love it here!”  Instead of making Millennials and Gen Z scapegoats and labeling 100 Million …

Human Capital Management Meets Wall Street

May 12th, 2021

50:56

Companies have promoted very proudly that “people are their most important asset.” But behind closed doors, they managed human capital as an expense. Recent changes, however, at The Securities and Exchange Commission …

Recruitment Crickets? Your Hiring Sucks

May 5th, 2021

47:50

If you’re hearing recruitment crickets, this could be why: your hiring process sucks! The economy is showing signs of a boom. The job market is …

Working Women Over 50 Are Not Done Yet!

April 28th, 2021

50:18

Working women have made impressive progress. Just 20 years ago, S&P 500 companies claimed only 2 women among the elite CEO club. Today, 41 women are CEOs of companies such as General Motors, Best Buy, Walgreens, The …

What Is Virtual Reality and How Can It Change Our World?

April 22nd, 2021

49:54

Have you experienced VirtualReality yet?

Are you wondering what the big deal is?

Are VR and AR just for gamers?

How much different would our jobs and …

Is It Time for Employers to Embrace Side Hustles?

April 14th, 2021

50:34

Did you know the average W-2 employee is working 13 hours per week from a side hustle? From the extraordinary growth of workers pursuing side hustles to how people think about their homes and employee activism, the …

4-Day Work Week in a Remote Work World + Diversity & EQ

April 7th, 2021

50:24

On the brink of normalcy, many organizations are wrestling with what a return to work looks like. Conversations about the future of remote work and …

Women & Masculinity: Glass Ceilings to Sticky Floors

March 31st, 2021

50:24

You're probably familiar with the glass ceiling? But have you ever heard about the glass cliff, glass escalator, and sticky floor? Dr. Kate Richmond

The Day Tomorrow Said No, Reboot Your Future

March 24th, 2021

50:12

Tomorrow said NO to today sometime in the year 2020. It refused the handoff to carry business-as-usual into the Future, according to our guest Bill Jensen, author of the new book “The Day Tomorrow Said No.” Jensen’s …

Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay

March 18th, 2021

50:53

Recruiting top talent is one thing. Getting your best employees to stay is another. But it’s not just about keeping people on your payroll. Employees …

Gender Diversity, Recruiting 2021, and the FairyGodBoss

March 10th, 2021

50:32

The case for gender diversity has never been stronger. An overwhelming 98% of organizations in a recent FairyGodBoss survey say diversity hiring is a focus in 2021. That’s a great start but reaching diversity …

Investing in Diversity and Social Impact

March 4th, 2021

50:02

As an investor, Marjorie Radlo-Zandi doesn’t just pay lip service to diversity and social impact. She literally puts her money on the line. …

Walk the Talk | Brand and Culture Alignment

February 24th, 2021

50:38

Shhh! Your company culture is speaking. What is it saying? Who is listening? What are they hearing? Is your messaging aligned with the vision of …

Emerging Mega HR Trends: Ethical Leadership & Anti-Fragility

February 17th, 2021

46:52

As companies emerge from the pandemic, the real work of HR is just getting started. Management and workers alike are facing a new era of perpetual uncertainty. What are the most emerging megatrends that will shape Human …

What's Next for Higher Ed?

February 10th, 2021

50:23

Whether you’re a teacher or parent, student or job seeker, this is a must-listen.

Imagine you're a professor. You're responsible for teaching 500 students. (Or maybe you’re one of those students and paying thousands of …

Key Takeaways from the 2020 Candidate Experience Research Report

February 3rd, 2021

52:25

Whether they are hired or not, do your job candidates walk away feeling like they mattered?  Are candidates who are not hired motivated to apply again or become customers? Does your candidate experience create loyal …

Your Employee Experience is All FCDD-Up!

January 27th, 2021

48:39

Employers have an opportunity to be heroes, not goats! Unfortunately, from pre-hire to departure in most organizations, the employee experience is all FCDD-up! The employee life cycle is filled with Frustration, …

Boost Your AQ with Improv

January 20th, 2021

51:03

The last thing most people would associate with the year 2020 would be laughter. But not Nancy Watt, our guest this week on Geeks Geezers and …

Creating a Culture of Caring

January 13th, 2021

49:14

You’ve likely heard about Match.com and the hundreds of other dating platforms. What if your business could use the same business model and …

The End of Jobs, The Future of Work

January 6th, 2021

50:26

The headlines suggest that robots and on-demand labor markets like Uber and Lyft are the future of work. Not so fast, says our guest Jeff Wald, best selling author of two books, including, The End of Jobs, The Rise of …

Business and HR Forecast 2021

December 23rd, 2020

55:20

Geeks Geezers and Googlization was selected by Thinkers360 as one of the top 50 podcasts to listen to in 2021!

For this 51st and final show of 2020, …

Reimagining How We Protect Our Digital Data

December 16th, 2020

49:48

Cybersecurity thought leader Dennis Hill believes our data privacy vulnerabilities lie in the fact that companies store our data on centralized …

Economic Outlook 2021: Boom, Doom, or Gloom

December 9th, 2020

50:01

Following a tragic pandemic, raucous election, devastating economic crisis, and massive social unrest, everyone seems ready to move on. So what can …

Employee Experience: Stop Beating the Human Out of HR

December 2nd, 2020

50:34

Companies have spent billions of dollars on improving employee engagement for more than 30 years. But according to our guest Mark S Babbitt,

Recruiters Beware: Job Aggregators May Be Killing Your Candidate Experience

November 25th, 2020

51:02

Not be getting the results you expect from your recruitment marketing? Graham Thornton, co-founder of Change State, offers a chilling warning: …

Torin Ellis on Inclusion: It's Time to Table Our Fragility

November 19th, 2020

52:13

We can again send men and women into outer space but we still can't figure out how to bring black men and women, veterans, and disabled people into our workforce? How can we do better?  What will it take to embrace …

The Submarine Way to Inclusion and Leadership

November 11th, 2020

50:02

If you are wondering what a submarine has to do with diversity and inclusion, it’s EVERYTHING! On a submarine, inclusion is critical to teamwork, to accomplish the mission, to reduce conflict, and to appreciate the …

Combatting Zoom Fatigue

November 4th, 2020

50:51

Are you feeling more exhausted at the end of your workday? You’re not alone. Zoom fatigue is real. Ever since the unofficial social experiment of working from home was launched in early 2020 due to the pandemic, video …

Hiring for Culture “Add” vs Culture "Fit"

October 28th, 2020

50:42

The long-held practice of hiring for culture fit (hiring only “round pegs” for “round holes”) is problematic. The realities of today require a better …

375M People Stuck in Deep SHIFT: Is AQ the Solution?

October 21st, 2020

51:49

The year 2020 will be remembered for many generations as the year the SHIFT our plans. Tomorrow will be so profoundly different that we can’t even begin to imagine it. Long after the coronavirus pandemic subsides, …

Shattering Black Male Stereotypes & Adversity Myths

October 14th, 2020

50:38

Michael Taylor is a successful motivational speaker, entrepreneur, author, and radio show host. Michael is also a black man who had to shatter all …

I Simply Can’t Take It Anymore!| How to Survive Burnout

October 7th, 2020

50:31

Michael Levitt is a burnout survivor and one of the world’s leading authorities in burnout recovery and prevention. In just one year Michael …

The Talent War: Great Organizations Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

September 30th, 2020

50:36

Who better to help your company win The Talent War than Mike Sarraille, a retired US Navy SEAL officer, and George Randle, former US Army officer, both trained to identify, mentor, and develop the best of the best …

Is Empathy Fatigue Inevitable?

September 23rd, 2020

49:00

From HR to politics, Main Street to Wall Street, an impassioned plea for more empathy can be heard. It’s being hailed as the cure for conflict and …

Will Post-Pandemic Work Ever Be Safe Again?

September 16th, 2020

51:04

In this episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization, Gordon Zeilstra, Chief Revenue Officer at Tracesafe, joins us to talk about the power and pitfalls of Contact Tracing and Social Distancing. Getting back to …

HR Needs Data Literacy More Than Ever

September 9th, 2020

50:29

It’s undeniable: The year 2020 will soon be written into the history book and HR needs data literacy more than ever.  And who better to talk about HR Data Literacy than Victor Assad, CEO of Victor Assad Strategic HR …

Noble Selling and the Purpose-Driven Culture

September 2nd, 2020

50:20

Do you know what separates top sales performers from average ones? It’s not grit, money, perks, finely tuned sales scripts, or a motivational tag line but a sense of purpose. It’s what our guest Elizabeth Lotardo, from

Diversifying Voices of HR Influence

August 26th, 2020

49:46

Micole Garatti is another not-so-Millennial Millennial, defying the stereotype as she helps to transform the future of work and the role Human …

Creating a Blue Ocean of Top-Tier Talent

August 19th, 2020

51:08

When the SHIFT hits your plan, hire a corporate anthropologist! Whether your business growth is stalled, sales are in a slump, or your talent pool is …

Success on the Corona-Coaster | Foresight & FutureNEXT

August 12th, 2020

48:25

Living on a “Corona-coaster?” Welcome to the New Normal where many of us are pinging between hope and despair, leaving us exhausted. Amidst all the disruption and uncertainty our guest John Sanei sees opportunity in …

Your Worth Is Not Your Work

August 5th, 2020

48:53

Many people assume their job title as their identity. Any change in job status (from sudden unemployment to promotion) then puts well-being and …

Leaders Worth Following

July 29th, 2020

49:36

 

Help wanted: Leaders worth following! More than ever people seek effective leaders. Who can blame them? The world is a pretty complex and uncertain …

Tips to Stay Healthy from The Health Hero

July 22nd, 2020

47:13

The Health Hero rode into the Geeks Geezers Googlization Show this week. Tim James is living, walking proof about how getting rid of all the crap in our bodies - I’m being figurative and literal here - can change our …

Business Red Flags, Small Steps to Profits

July 15th, 2020

49:44

Never let a good crisis go to waste is a philosophy that drives Tony Guarnaccia. Beginning when his parent’s business failed and they lost everything, Tony set out on a life journey to "Democratize Marketing," to figure …

HR, The Labor Multiplier

July 8th, 2020

51:11

Most companies overlook the idea that Human Resources should be a labor multiplier. If you spend $100,000 each month on payroll, HR’s job is to …

Extreme Leadership: Respect Trumps Harmony

July 1st, 2020

44:29

Do you think sheltering in place and working from home is tough? Imagine finding yourself in the world’s most extreme workplace, experiencing a plane crash, living in a constant blizzard with temperatures that hover …

43%: The Motherhood Penalty

June 24th, 2020

50:56

Forty-three percent of women drop out of the workforce after becoming a mother. When they return or even while balancing work and raising kids, women are forced to take lesser job titles or put career advancement on …

Meet Your Next CEO (Chief Experience Officer) | Experience Rules

June 17th, 2020

51:08

Delivering a positive customer service has always garnered a lot of attention. But then the SHIFT hit our plans. COVID-19 was the last straw. Every …

We Need A Better Future Now

June 10th, 2020

49:52

We’ve got another first on this week’s episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization. Our guest is the “World’s 1st Industrial Philosopher” - Cristina …

What's Next for Recruiting, Video, Branding

June 5th, 2020

50:54

Recruiting in a VUCA world? (BTW, VUCA represents Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous.) To get a sense about what’s going on and where talent …

Future of Work: Unemployment and Income Inequality in America

May 27th, 2020

49:18

Unemployment in America is headline news in the U.S. As high as it is, Vinay Singh has real concerns that the actual rate of unemployment is significantly underreported. He questions how unemployment is tracked and more …

Hiring Right is Hardly a "No-Brainer"

May 20th, 2020

51:07

Hiring right is definitely not the “no-brainer” many HR and hiring managers think it is. They often allow conscious and unintended bias to cloud their judgment and predictable decision-making. The disappointing success …

We All Need More Grace

May 13th, 2020

50:39

Success will not be measured the same way in the New Normal as it was just a few months ago. Hopefully that’s a good thing. Recovering from the …

The Post-Pandemic Dawn of HR Digitization

May 6th, 2020

50:54

Business is re-opening and life is anything but normal. The past has been decoupled from the present and future. HR practices and processes that used to work don’t work the same way. Even if they do work, getting things …

They Didn't Get Your Memo

April 29th, 2020

49:13

Chances are that between emails, Zoom, Slack, text, and even phone, you’ve sent an important message to your employees that was missed or ignored. The information spigot is open. More than 560 billion emails are sent …

Shattering the Millennial Stereotype

April 22nd, 2020

50:33

Brianna Shelko is a Millennial. But you’d never guess she belongs to the generation that’s been called Trophy Kids, spoiled brats, self-centered, digital addicts...and that’s only what we can print! Simply mentioning  …

Life on the Exponential Curve

April 15th, 2020

51:14

A funny thing happened on the road to tomorrow. The SHIFT hit our plans! Now that the pandemic curve is flattening, our focus shifts to re-opening America (or the world for that matter.) What will “normal” look like? …

Chomping at the Bit to Reopen Your Business?

April 8th, 2020

50:38

Is there anyone on this planet that would question that navigating the pandemic has been disruptive, uncomfortable, stressful, and downright …

The Race to Normalcy, Throw Out Your Old Playbook

April 1st, 2020

50:44

Eventually, the COVID-19 crisis will pass. Management will reach for its playbook for getting back to normal. Unfortunately this time, there is no playbook. There is no modern-day parallel.

This pandemic triggered one …

Mindfulness and Wellbeing: Skills to Thrive and Survive a Pandemic

March 11th, 2020

51:26

Our health and wellbeing are being severely tested. Personal stress levels are in overdrive, or as we like to say on Geeks Geezers and Googlization, the SHIFT is hitting a lot of plans. Just minutes before this episode, …

Critical Moment: How to Manage Coronavirus Fears in the Workplace

March 4th, 2020

51:01

There’s a lot of things your company can’t control and the coronavirus is just one of them. But how you respond should be at the tip of your tongue. …

Candidate Resentment: Not The Experience HR Expected

February 26th, 2020

50:42

A job candidate should walk away from the recruitment experience feeling good, even if rejected. But despite billions of dollars invested in HR …

Say YES to Intuition

February 20th, 2020

45:40

Do you get your best ideas standing in the shower or when you wake up a few minutes early? Or how about a “hunch” that something good or bad is going to happen but have no facts to back it up? They don’t happen by …

Straight From the Heart: Leading and Living Above The Line

February 12th, 2020

49:36

Companies spend billions of dollars trying to get the best of their people. They coach, mentor, and train and yet talent shortages grow and employee …

Phishing, Civil War, Job Descriptions

February 6th, 2020

50:58

It just doesn’t get any wilder than this triple play of odd HR topics: phishing, Civil War, and job descriptions. But as it turns out, lessons learned from the Civil War can be applied to modern day workforce challenges …

Remembering The Father of Disruptive Innovation

February 2nd, 2020

50:47

Kobe, Shaq, Bono, Sting, Madonna, Cher are celebrities recognized by one name. A less famous but no less extraordinary individual was also recognized in the entrepreneurial and business community by one name - Clay. The …

The New ROI: What's the Worth of Your Employees?

January 22nd, 2020

50:41

“People may be a company’s most valuable asset” but they don’t appear on a company’s balance sheet as an asset. They are, however, captured on the income statement as an expense. That is in sharp contrast to how HR …

Disrupting HR: Why It Can't Be Just Another Buzzword This Time

January 16th, 2020

50:52

Three in 5 HR leaders believe if the HR function doesn’t modernize, it may become irrelevant, according to a recent KPMG survey. The word “modernize” seems like a safe word. It resonates with HR and management because …

Breakthrough! Unleashing Human Potential

January 10th, 2020

51:06

With so many organizations challenged to grow and become more productive and innovative, maximizing each employee’s “bandwidth” is imperative. That oftentimes seems is easier said than done. So on this episode, we sat …

Hiring Outlook 2020: Deja Vu All Over Again?

December 19th, 2019

51:09

With the unemployment rate at historic lows, quit rates near all-times, and a stock market on fire, business leaders are anxious about the hiring outlook 2020. Will job creation continue? Will 2020 become déjà vu all …

Recruiting in a World of Talent Poverty

December 13th, 2019

50:04

Imagine a workplace where projects replace jobs, skills replace job titles, workers pitch their skills, and employers bid on them to create the best possible match. Despite significant investments in workforce planning, …

A Cure for the Common Company Culture

November 27th, 2019

50:20

Toxic workplace cultures cost US businesses $223 Billion in the past 5 years and drove 20% of employees out of their jobs.  Investment in growing …

9 Faces of HR Meets Future of HR

November 21st, 2019

49:29

Candidates hate it. Most recruiters aren’t satisfied either. But more than 98% of Fortune 500 companies use an ATS (applicant tracking software) to recruit workers. As we approach 2020, what HR tech is working and …

Moms Return to Work After Career Break

November 14th, 2019

49:46

Are you a working Mom on a career break (or an employer seeking more skilled workers?) Then don’t miss this episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization. Listen to serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Reena Gupta share …

Why Does Everyone Still Love to Bash Millennials?

November 11th, 2019

50:51

Millennials are possibly the most maligned generation in modern history. Why? The oldest Millennials are 40-something, the youngest in their 20s. …

Why Are We Still Talking about Candidate Experience?

November 3rd, 2019

50:46

After spending $250 Billion on HR technology for recruitment, interviewing, and assessments, the candidate experience should be spectacular. But it’s …

HR Must Learn to Spell CX

October 24th, 2019

50:11

CX. Just what HR needs, another acronym!  But don’t swipe left just yet. Bad candidate experience is almost single-handedly killing your talent acquisition efforts. Plain and simple - job seekers aren’t happy. Half of …

Unleash Your Curiosity, The Skill That Just Keeps Giving

October 16th, 2019

50:21

If you could pick just one job skill to learn, develop, and grow, it should be curiosity. Curiosity is so important that you might say that curiosity …

An Athlete's Fight to End Gender Discrimination

October 11th, 2019

50:16

Rhonda Leeman Taylor is taking the same competitive fight and lessons of leadership, teamwork,and perseverance she learned on the ice to beat an even tougher opponent - gender discrimination in our communities and …

HR Tech: Transformative, Scary, and Weird

October 4th, 2019

50:42

Congratulations Geeks Geezers and Googlization. To celebrate Season 2, my co-host Keith Campagna is live on the floor of #HRTechConf 2019.

Keith’s …

Design a Company Culture Employees Love

September 25th, 2019

50:44

Josh Levine has a disturbing message for HR and executives in the C-Suite: ignore company culture at your own risk. New SHRM stats prove his point. 1 …

The Evolution of Leadership: Lead with Purpose

September 24th, 2019

51:02

“Leadership needs to evolve,” says our guest John Dame. “Leaders need to lead with purpose.” Employees need leaders who they can trust, deliver …

Mindful Leadership: A Business Imperative

September 11th, 2019

51:45

Pandit Dasa, a former monk, has an extraordinary vision for Workforce 2030, quite different than the dystopian view of robots and machines kicking us out of jobs over the next decade. Pandit imagines a workforce where …

Conflict Management Can Be Like Fertilizer

September 8th, 2019

51:01

“Conflict can be like fertilizer. It stinks while you’re in it, but in the long run, it fosters growth,” says our guest Kira Nurieli, founder of Harmony Strategies Group. During this episode Kira reveals 3 crucial …

Using HR Tech to Humanize Recruitment

August 22nd, 2019

50:54

HR has a human bandwidth problem. The demand for talent is skyrocketing at the same time companies struggle with unprecedented competition for labor. Unfortunately inefficiencies and task-intensive workloads overwhelm …

Leadership When SHIFT Hits Your Plane

August 14th, 2019

51:05

When Dave Sanderson sat down on that plane 10 years ago, he had no clue that he was about to experience a "plane crash moment" that would alter his …

Your Recruiting Sucks, Stop Lying and Fix It!

August 8th, 2019

50:34

Talent acquisition is at the tipping point. The way talent acquisition gets done should scare the SHIFT out of management. Recruiting is broken and …

Prediction Isn’t My Job, Rehearse the Future

August 1st, 2019

50:45

What good is a futurist if he can’t predict? According to our guest Frank Diana, “prediction isn’t my job.” That seems to be a pretty odd thing for a futurist to say. But Frank’s response unleashed a flood of ideas when …

Leading Change with Empathy

July 24th, 2019

51:25

The American Workplace is Broken. Eighty-three percent of workers say they’re stressed about their jobs and 50 percent say it’s interfering with their sleep. We can no longer expect our employees to compartmentalize …

Video Learning: What You Need, When You Need It| Season 02:027

July 17th, 2019

50:51

When you purchase a device and you need help learning how to use it, it's likely you tap your screen and search YouTube. When employees want to learn a new skill, they typically have to request time off or wait weeks or …

Did the Future Come Too Soon for HR? Lessons From #SHRM19 | Season 2:026

July 11th, 2019

51:07

The future came too soon for HR, according to HR veteran and one of HR's top bloggers Mike Haberman. He joined us just a few days after #SHRM19. Mike attended quite a few session on AI at the conference including mine …

DREAMS Big! It’s Time to Reinvent Education | Season 2:025

June 26th, 2019

49:34

The demand for skilled workers is skyrocketing. Workers need new and better skills. Unfortunately education is tied with prisons and churches when it comes to innovation according to Noelle Kellich, Head of Teaching and …

Did Google Just Blow Up Your Recruitment Strategy Again? | Season 2: 024

June 19th, 2019

50:25

Happy birthday Google for Jobs!  It's been 2 years since you disrupted recruitment marketing forever. To "celebrate" Google recently announced another major algorithm update. This time mobile-first indexing goes into …

Warning! We're Living in Future Shock | Season 2: 023

June 13th, 2019

50:42

50 years ago Alvin Toffler warned us about Future Shock, a time when "too much change in too short a period of time” would leave us overwhelmed, …

How Do You Unlock Employee Potential? | Season 02:022

June 6th, 2019

50:54

Unemployment rates are at record lows.  Employee turnover is at a 10-year high. Your competitors have undoubtedly placed targets on the backs of your top talent. Without training and development, these workers are 12X …

Can Podcasting Open A Recruiter's Door to Top Talent? | Season 2 : 021:

May 30th, 2019

49:57

Hey Recruiters? Looking for a way to attract and engage more top talent? I'll bet you never thought about podcasting for talent! Podcasting might just be that secret sauce recruiters need to reach more candidates. …

Season 2:020 Save Your Job: Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

May 23rd, 2019

50:47

Worried about a robot taking your job?  Boosting your emotional intelligence may be your ticket to a long, lucrative career. With machines becoming more intelligent every day, it is essential that all of us focus on …

Season 2: 019 Millennials, Labor, and 2020 Economic Trends

May 11th, 2019

50:52

Wondering where emerging trends will lead our economy and labor markets in 2020? You'll want to tune in and hear from our guest today, Alan Beaulieu

Season 2: 018 Crippling Costs of Caregiving Crisis

May 2nd, 2019

50:25

A caregiver crisis is growing at an alarming rate ... and we're not just talking about a lack of caregivers. Every day workers are forced to choose between being a good employee and being a good son, daughter, and …

Season 2: 017 People Analytics: Can Data Save The H in HR?

April 29th, 2019

50:00

Technology, globalization, and shifting demographics are emasculating the traditional ways and means of recruitment. Are candidates instantly …

Bonus Episode: Pre-Employment Testing: Junk or Science?

April 22nd, 2019

1:10:29

Listen to this podcast before using another pre-employment testing! Are pre-hire tests just junk marketing or based on predictive science? In this special episode of Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization, podcast host Ira S …

Season 2: 016 Knock, Knock! Humor That Works

April 19th, 2019

51:17

Humor Engineer is not an oxymoron. It's a new role every worker should master, according to the first Humor Engineer and Humor That Works author …

Session 2: 014 Engaging Top Talent with Digital Age Job Descriptions

April 4th, 2019

50:52

The recruitment process is a terrible experience for most job candidates beginning with job descriptions. Ongig co-founder Rob Kelly has a better idea. Imagine posting your next job listing using video, images, company …

Season 2: 013 Why Is HR Still Fighting for a Seat at the Table 25 Years Later?

March 31st, 2019

50:35
Is your organization struggling with people problems? Then don't miss this episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization.

For 25 years, Human Resources has been fighting for respect, for the proverbial seat at the table. …

Season2 : 012 HR, UX, and World of Unknown Unknowns

March 21st, 2019

50:18

Jeff Gothelf, author of "Sense and Respond," shared his favorite stat - Amazon releases new software updates every 11.6 seconds - during this episode of Geeks Geezers and Googlization. Amazon and companies like Netflix …

Season 2: 011 Hacking HR: Saving "Technology Refugees"

March 15th, 2019

50:26

Are you a "technology refugee? HR evangelist Enrique Rubio stopped by this week's Geeks Geezers Googlization show to chat about his article "Do …

Season2: 010 HR & People Analytics: Where's the Proof?

March 9th, 2019

50:49

People analytics is consistently one of the top 2 trends in HR today (the other being candidate experience), but despite the fact that more than 70% of CEOs identify human capital as a key source of competitive …

Season 2 : 009 AI, Video & Emergence of Microlearning

February 27th, 2019

50:21

First of all, before I jump into this week's Geeks Geezers and Googlization podcast about the evolution of L&D (learning and development), who …

Season 2: 007 Workplace Violence: Tips to Prevent and Survive

February 22nd, 2019

51:07

Workplace Violence: Is it something that social media and news outlets have normalized within our culture? Current statistics state that over the …

Season 2: 005 How to Plug Company Career Site Leaks

February 20th, 2019

49:37

David Searns, Haley Marketing CEO, stopped by Geeks Geezers and Googlization this week to discuss the staffing industry's post-Indeedageddon era. (For those of you who don't know, effective 1/7/19 Indeed no longer …

Season 2: 006 How to Make Google for Jobs Work for You

February 19th, 2019

50:40

According to our guest Venkat Janaparaddy, CEO of Jobiak, over 80% of jobs are not getting indexed by Google. That's a huge problem because 73% of job seekers start their job search on Google! That's why Venkat came up …

Season 2: 004 -Job Descriptions & Accidental HR Manager

February 1st, 2019

50:23

Job Descriptions are the most unlikely topic for a fun but informative podcast. And yet, our guest today, Karen Young, CEO of HR Resolutions, managed …

Season 2: 003 Are 3rd Party Recruiters Worth The Money?

January 24th, 2019

50:38

Is working with a 3rd party recruiter worth it? If yes, when is the right time to hire a recruiter and what are reasonable expectations? As more and more companies turn to search firms, or "headhunters," executive …

Season 2: 002 Job Hunting: Time to Go Back to School

January 18th, 2019

40:56

Job hunting used to be so easy. Send a resume. Fill out an application. Schedule an interview. Get hired. Today, it's become a lot more complicated. …

Season 2: 001 Candidate Experience or Resentment 2019

January 9th, 2019

48:40

Founded in 2011, Talent Board wanted to shed light on companies that were attempting to improve the candidate experience. About 3 ½ years ago, our guest on today’s show, Kevin Grossman, was approached with the offer to …

012 Is The Diploma A Bad Hiring Credential?

December 20th, 2018

51:12

Our guest today is Danny Iny, author of Leveraged Learning and CEO of the online business education company, Mirasee. With his works followed by …

011 Social Media, AI, MeToo & Employment Law

December 13th, 2018

50:01

Today, Keith and I are happy to have Eric Meyer on the show discussing social media as it applies to at-will employment and HR.

A partner in the …

Episode 010: Employee Well Being Builds Bottom Line

December 6th, 2018

50:05

With 300 million people worldwide suffering from depression and with depression and anxiety disorders costing over 1 trillion dollars each year, I …

009 Helping HR and Recruiters Become Marketers

November 29th, 2018

50:16

Today we’re talking with Phil Strazzulla, CEO and Founder of the recruitment marketing company, Next Wave Hire, and creator of the YouTube series

008 Hire Veterans For The Right Reasons

November 23rd, 2018

49:34

Today, we’re talking with a man who was pronounced dead at birth, diagnosed as retarded by his guidance counselor, and never spoke a word until he …

005 Can AI Help Hire Talent Who Have Jobs?

November 1st, 2018

51:00
Is AI something that could be utilized in the recruitment process without eliminating the need for the human element in HR? This week, Keith and I …

004 The Future of Talent Acquisition

October 26th, 2018

50:01

This week’s podcast features our guest Janine Woodworth, Director of Strategic Services at Jobvite. Janine, Keith, and I had a fast-paced conversation about the current state of talent acquisition, why corporations are …

003 HR's Role in the Era of #MeToo

October 18th, 2018

50:00

This week on The Geeks Geezers and Googlization Show we’re talking about the #MeToo movement and its effects on the culture of HR as we know it. …

002 Why Do Older People Bash Millennials?

October 10th, 2018

50:16

On this episode of The Geeks Geezers and Googlization Show, we’re talking with the Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine, Jason Feifer. Keith, Jason, and I dive deep into the resentment that each generation seems to …

BeTheTalk147: Make Change Work for You with Ira Wolfe

June 27th, 2018

19:20

Join me on BeTheTalk, a 7 day a week podcast, where Nathan Eckel chats with me about my journey to and from my TEDx talk, living in a VUCA world.

Ira …

Is HR on the Fast Track to Irrelevance?

May 26th, 2018

29:19

Is HR on the fast track to irrelevance or what will it take for HR to finally get a “seat at the table?” Those are just a few of the critical questions discussed in this episode of Geeks, Geezers, and Googlization. My …

Future of Work: Meet Generation R(obot)

April 29th, 2018

27:52

True or False? 

There is a brewing technological storm threatening to eliminate hundreds of jobs and leave millions of workers without a paycheck.

6 Ways to Make Your Job Posts Stand Out

March 20th, 2018

6:00

This podcast is the second in a 2-part series. You can listen to the 1st podcast here.

For decades, posting a job opening was a relatively simple task. All a recruiter had to do was share the job description across the …

Business Builders Show Interview with Ira S Wolfe

March 18th, 2018

24:14

Business Builders Show host Marty Wolff interviews Ira S. Wolfe, author of this great new book Recruiting in the Age of Googlization: When The Shift …

Simple SEM and SEO Hacks for Recruiters in 2018

March 17th, 2018

7:16

Google receives 300 million job-related search requests each month, which makes up nearly 30 percent of all Google searches. Unfortunately, for many organizations, there's often a significant disconnect between how job …

Introduction Chapter | Recruiting in the Age of Googlizations

March 7th, 2018

19:10

"Shift or die. It's that simple." These are the opening words of the new best seller Recruiting in the Age of Googlization. Author Ira S Wolfe …

Talent Acquisition: 2018 is the Year of the Video

January 27th, 2018

20:34

“Is this year going to be more challenged than last year” when it comes to talent acquisition. "Yes" is the nearly unanimous answer!

Consequently, recruiters and HR are scrambling to chase top talent. Unfortunately …

How to Use Video to Attract and Engage Top Talent with Guest Lou Bortone

December 15th, 2017

18:49

Recruiting top talent in 2018 - from the production floor to the C-Suite - will be more competitive than ever. To reach and engage qualified candidates, organizations must stand out. And no matter how creative the …

Millennials: Bad Attitudes or Low Emotional Intelligence?

April 15th, 2017

17:32

Sociology professor Tony Campolo said, “I am convinced we don’t live in a generation of bad kids. We live in a generation of kids who know too much …

It’s Not a Misprint: Millennials on the Same Page as Baby Boomers

February 14th, 2017

30:02

A Baby Boomer walks into a room and finds 3 smart, hard-working Millennials sitting at a table.

That’s it. There is no joke. Sparks didn’t fly. Attitudes didn’t clash. The Millennials didn’t ask to be CEO tomorrow. …

Leadership Needs a New Game Plan with Dr. Liz Alexander and Dr. Ira Wolfe

January 28th, 2017

20:39

In these VUCA (Volatile-Uncertain-Complex-Ambiguous) times, what’s next seems to be top of everyone’s mind these days from the coffee shop to the …

What's the Purpose of Business if It Isn't Money?

December 27th, 2016

38:39

Purpose, vision, and mission often get bantered about in board rooms as if the words held magical powers.  They don't. It's the passion and action behind those words that matter.

During this podcast, my friend and …

What Does the Future of Work Look Like Now?

December 4th, 2016

19:15

What does the future of work look like was the focus of a recent interview I had with Rick Anthony on his Entrepreneurs Network Radio show.

Like most of our conversations, we started off with a discussion about the …

It's Extraordinary: Millennials, Gen Z, and Technology Converge

September 26th, 2016

35:23

Whether you believe that change is going to impact your business 2 years, 5 years, or 10 years from now, Ira S Wolfe has some breaking news. 

There …

"Code Red" for Talent Management?

August 28th, 2016

27:18

Talent management is in a “state of confusion.” Those were the words of Mike Haberman, a long term friend and colleague of mine. I respect Mike a lot …

Setting the Record Straight about DISC

June 24th, 2016

30:58

DISC is one of the most popular assessment tools on the planet. Millions of people complete the assessment each year. And still it's often …

What Happens When The Tired, Wired, and Technology Converge

May 31st, 2016

12:43

Bashing Millennials has become a national pastime. Older generations watch and wonder who invaded the souls of nearly 80 million American …

Recruiting is Changing Faster Than You Think

May 24th, 2016

2:56

Most everyone recognizes that technology is changing the way we work and the pace of change is accelerating ...except when it comes to how companies …

Recruiters to Millennials: Can you hear me now?

May 23rd, 2016

3:21

85 percent of Americans ages 18-29 (Millennials) are smartphone owners. For many of them, the recruiting pitch lobbed to Millennials is so far outside the strike zone, the candidates just step back and vanish.

If your …

Confessions of a Millennial Basher

May 22nd, 2016

4:56

Bashing Millennials has become a national pastime. Described as narcissistic, immature, trophy kid slackers, this generation (born between 1980 and 1996) has become the "alien" generation. Other generations watch and …

High Cost of a Bad Hire

May 15th, 2016

8:50

Truth be told, the cost of a bad hire induces widespread collateral damage — like spending $100 bills to earn pennies. When you consider that a toxic …

Recrooglization: Recruiting in the Age of Googlization

May 15th, 2016

38:49

“This [interview] is a clinic for small business owners and HR.”

Those were the words used by Business Builder Show hosts Marty Wolff and Kerry …

The ABCs of Emotional Intelligence

May 12th, 2016

29:24

Until recently emotional intelligence was largely ignored or dismissed. But with volatility, uncertainty, complexity,and ambiguity confronting us on …

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