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Employee Health Screenings (SHRM Credit)

May 9th, 2022

27:49

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the importance of convenient preventative healthcare and testing with Travis Rush, CEO and cofounder of Reperio. Topics include the consequences of delaying health screenings, …

Becoming a Chief Human Resources Officer (SHRM Credit)

April 25th, 2022

45:05

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to get the top job in HR with recently retired CHROs Susan Weber and Anne Leyden. Topics include the best and worst parts of the job, advice for aspiring CHROs, and CHROs' …

Virtual Learning (SHRM Credit)

April 11th, 2022

31:21

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss making virtual learning engaging with Diane Kubal, founder of Fulcrum Network. Topics include why it's …

Cut the BS: Addressing Burnout and Stress in the Workplace (SHRM Credit)

March 28th, 2022

37:52

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss stress and burnout with Jason Cochran, co-founder of iAspire and Dulead. Topics include how burnout affects …

Strengthening Remote Teamwork (SHRM Credit)

March 14th, 2022

27:42

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss relationships in the hybrid working world with Ed Stevens, founder and CEO of Preciate. Topics include pain points for companies that have switched to remote or hybrid working …

How to Have Difficult Conversations at Work (SHRM Credit)

February 28th, 2022

29:33

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to have honest, open, and effective conversations on topics that can be unpleasant. Topics include letting your boss know that something they want to do is wrong, having race …

Employers Supporting Work Life Integration (SHRM Credit)

February 14th, 2022

27:23

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how employers can foster work life integration with leadership experts Debbie Cohen and Kate Roeske-Zummer. Topics include what we can do to support our employees in having …

The Four Day Work Week (SHRM Credit)

January 31st, 2022

27:23

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the popular idea of four day work weeks. Topics include the hosts' experiences with four day work weeks, the …

Taking a Look at the Future of Leaders (SHRM Credit)

January 17th, 2022

38:22

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss leadership with entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and leadership coach Jennifer McClure. Topics include why it's important for leaders to have a personal brand, what skill leaders …

2022 HR Trends (SHRM Credit)

January 3rd, 2022

37:02

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss what's hot in the world of people leadership with fellow podcasters Derrin Slack and Liesel Mertes. Topics include the new employer-employee social contract, empathy in the …

How to Win High-Consequence Conversations (SHRM Credit)

December 20th, 2021

33:33

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss being a good conversationalist with Lisa Mitchell, conversation expert and owner of Pulse Analytix. Topics …

Workplace Religious Accommodations in the Age of COVID-19 (SHRM Credit)

December 6th, 2021

23:43

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss religious accommodations and religious exemptions for vaccine mandates with Kayla Ernst, an Associate in Ice Miller's Labor and Employment Group. Topics include employers' …

Becoming an Award-Winning Workplace (SHRM Credit)

November 22nd, 2021

33:55

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss workplace awards with Angie Redmon, President of StriveHR. Topics include why you might want to apply for an award, steps to take before applying, and what types of awards are …

How to Set Boundaries without the Guilt (SHRM Credit)

November 8th, 2021

22:24

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss setting boundaries with Sarah Ohanesian, founder of SO Productive. Topics include why boundaries matter, …

Recruiting in the Age of Googlization (SHRM Credit)

October 25th, 2021

40:57

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss recruiting with author, speaker, and podcaster Ira Wolfe. Topics include what Googlization is, why companies …

Mitigating Risks in Hybrid Workplaces (SHRM Credit)

October 11th, 2021

24:09

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss hybrid workplace models with Corinne Spencer, Chair of Pearlman Brown & Wax's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Topics include how employers' risk exposure increases as …

Finding Quality Talent Using Skills-Based Practices (SHRM Credit)

September 27th, 2021

28:49

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss recruiting focused on needed skills with Natalie Wenzler from Skillful Indiana. Topics include why …

Background Screening for a Better Workplace (SHRM Credit)

September 13th, 2021

29:56

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss background screens with Brad Odil, President and COO of RSI. Topics include the primary reasons companies …

Thriving Beyond a Global Pandemic (SHRM Credit)

August 30th, 2021

34:38

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss helping businesses and staff members move through the emotions many have experienced due to the pandemic with Dr. Saundra Schrock, CEO of Levelhead. Topics include why it's …

Write Right and Speak Smart (SHRM Credit)

August 16th, 2021

38:40

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss writing and speaking skills with trainer Linda Comerford. Topics include why it's important to know the latest in grammar and punctuation skills, how oral grammar differs from …

Powering Up the People Profession (Sponsored Episode)

August 9th, 2021

13:15

If you're a consultant in the people space - or an organization that wants to reach them - you'll want to listen to this one! In this sponsored …

Sabbaticals (SHRM Credit)

August 2nd, 2021

29:40

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss sabbaticals with university professor Dr. Carlotta Berry and retired CPA firm partner Joe Meyer. Topics include advice for anyone going on sabbatical, concerns about taking …

The JoyPowered® Organization

July 19th, 2021

32:00

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the newest JoyPowered® book, The JoyPowered® Organization, with JoDee's fellow authors Megan Nail and Jeremy York. Topics include the difference between our first book and this …

Employment Litigation: Lessons Learned (SHRM Credit)

July 5th, 2021

24:13

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss employment litigation with Kayla Ernst, an attorney in Ice Miller's Labor and Employment Group. Topics include an overview of the litigation process, what makes litigation …

You and the EEOC (SHRM Credit)

June 21st, 2021

23:47

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission with EEOC trial attorney Gina Carrillo. Topics include common EEOC charges, novel issues the EEOC is currently facing, and what …

SHRM Credit: Elevating Your Game - Moving from Tactical Thinker to Strategic Leader

June 7th, 2021

35:20

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss strategic leadership with author, speaker, and executive coach Val Grubb. Topics include key elements of good strategic leadership, how to find time for strategy, and how those …

Championing Change Management

May 24th, 2021

34:00

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss change management with change experts Emmett Vollenweider and Delia Mallory. Topics include advice for …

Moving the Whole Company to Work from Home

May 10th, 2021

26:49

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss working remotely with Ragini Sidhu, Vice President of Human Resources for ONVU Technologies. Topics include …

Shifting Cultures

April 26th, 2021

30:19

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss shifting your organization's culture. Topics include the top 6 reasons an organization might want to change …

Navigating the Post-Covid Workplace

April 12th, 2021

27:33

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the challenges employers are facing today with Domenique Camacho Moran, Head of the Labor and Employment Group at Farrell Fritz, P.C. Topics include the biggest challenges …

SHRM Credit: Employee Separation Agreements

March 29th, 2021

1:01:05

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss severance agreements with Michael Blickman from Ice Miller LLP. Topics include when you should not offer a …

Mental Health in the Workplace

March 15th, 2021

28:14

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to support your team's mental health with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Paul Pendler. Topics include the …

Cybersecurity

March 1st, 2021

28:21

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss cybersecurity with Heather Stratford, founder of Stronger International, Inc. and Drip7. Topics include common cybersecurity concerns, how businesses can help reduce the risk of …

Employee Benefit Plan Audits

February 15th, 2021

34:45

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss employee benefit plan audits with Dave Leising, National EBP Audit Director for BKD. Topics include what drives a company's requirement to have an audit, what deliverables you …

Difficult People and Negative Attitudes

February 1st, 2021

27:58

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss dealing with people who can be unpleasant. Topics include the hosts' experiences with difficult people, …

Ethics, Diversity, and High Performing Cultures

January 18th, 2021

27:20

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss ethics with speaker, author, and consultant Karl Ahlrichs. Topics include the connection between ethics and …

Standing in the Gap in the Workplace

January 4th, 2021

28:43

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss developing a culture of accountability and transparency with Derrin Slack, Founder of ProAct. Topics include …

SHRM Credit: Diversity Recruiting

December 21st, 2020

1:03:18

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss diversity recruiting with Jerome Ternynck, Founder and CEO of SmartRecruiters, Vern Howard, CEO of Hallo, and Andrew Darby from AXIS Capital. Topics include strategies for …

Listener Questions

December 7th, 2020

33:37

In this episode, JoDee and Susan catch up on some of the listener questions they've received over the years. Topics include unique incentives, advice …

SHRM Credit: Executive Compensation and Incentives

November 23rd, 2020

58:24

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss executive compensation and other incentive programs with Jennifer Loftus from Astron Solutions. Topics …

It Takes Strength to Seek Financial Help

November 9th, 2020

31:17

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss financial health with USA Today columnist, author, radio host, and CEO Peter Dunn, AKA "Pete the Planner." …

Self-Leadership and Building Resilience

October 26th, 2020

38:35

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to strengthen your self-leadership and become more resilient with leadership coaches Dr. Benjamin Ritter and Susan Drumm. Topics include what self-leadership is, how you can …

Personal Branding

October 12th, 2020

24:33

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss personal branding and how to promote it. Topics include what a personal brand is, why it's important to understand and shape your personal brand, and how to find out what your …

EQ - Emotional Intelligence

September 28th, 2020

31:41

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss emotional intelligence with EQ trainer and coach Linda Comerford. Topics include what emotional intelligence is, how emotional intelligence training makes a difference in the …

Employee Relations

September 14th, 2020

28:16

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss creating and maintaining a positive relationship with employees. Topics include what the term "employee relations" means, how to start an employee relations program, and the …

SHRM Credit: Investing in Employee Development - Your Competitive Advantage

August 31st, 2020

56:59

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss employee development with Jenny Budreau and Michelle Baker from FORUM Credit Union and SHRM's Ann Godmere. …

Sensitive People Issues

August 17th, 2020

26:27

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss some of the more delicate issues that business leaders and HR professionals have to navigate through. Topics include bosses with personal characteristics that drive you nuts, …

Powered for Life - Leveraging Energy Management

August 3rd, 2020

24:39

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss leveraging energy management with Denny Faurote and Sarah Turner from The Faurote Group. Topics include why energy is so important, the most important element of energy …

Coaching

July 20th, 2020

33:09

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss personal coaching. Topics include the tools used to enhance coaching, transparency when a company hires an …

SHRM Credit: Pre-Employment Assessments

July 6th, 2020

59:39

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss pre-hire assessments with Phil Devendorf, President of PDServices, and Mellissa Boggs, Executive Vice President of Employee Experience at Kite Realty Group. Topics include why …

Health Savings Accounts 101

June 22nd, 2020

29:41

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) with Kim Walker from FORUM Credit Union and Brea Dantin of ProCourse …

HR in Startups

June 8th, 2020

38:37

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the HR component of business start-ups with Grady White, Head of Growth for Vivante Health, and Dawn Lively, …

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

May 25th, 2020

30:47

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the dysfunctions and behaviors of cohesive teams with certified coach Laura Hayes. Topics include what the five behaviors of a cohesive team are, what's at stake if teams don't …

Diversity and Inclusion

May 11th, 2020

18:55

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss diversity and inclusion with expert Erin Brothers. Topics include how the diversity conversation is changing, how to be more inclusive, and what to do to promote diversity and …

Virtual Training Tips

April 15th, 2020

14:53

We've slowed down our posting schedule to focus on helping our businesses and clients through the COVID-19 pandemic. Our next full-length episode …

Managing Perks

April 13th, 2020

25:32

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss perks that help attract and retain the best teams with Amy Spurling, CEO and Co-Founder of Compt. Topics include what kind of perks most companies are providing, what employees …

SHRM Credit: FMLA - A Practical Approach to Leave Management

March 16th, 2020

53:30

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) with Laura North from Purple Ink. Topics include how to stay on …

Tackling Turnover

March 9th, 2020

29:40

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss employee turnover with Lorraine Ball, owner of Roundpeg and host of "More than a Few Words." Topics include examples of turnover concerns, contributors to turnover, and what to …

Employee Retention: Employees Are Customers, Too!

March 2nd, 2020

24:04

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss employee retention with bestselling author Ali Cudby. Topics include the impact of poor employee retention, the benefits of better employee retention, and how to improve employee …

Handling Workplace Conflict

February 24th, 2020

34:21

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss workplace conflicts with consultant Rhonda Beard. Topics include how to resolve workplace conflicts, common …

Helping Your Managers Lead Today

February 17th, 2020

28:29

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss helping team members grow with author, business owner, and Gallup-certified Strengths Coach Sarah Robinson. Topics include Sarah's acronym for what people look for at work, the …

SHRM Credit: Encore Careers

February 10th, 2020

53:22

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss older workers pursuing new careers. They …

Boss to Coach

February 3rd, 2020

39:53

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss shifting from boss to coach with Diane Brown and David Graham from Archos Advisors. Topics include how the …

Art, Culture, and Engagement

January 27th, 2020

35:32

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss arts and culture in the workplace with business executive, art advocate, and entrepreneur Jill Lehman. …

Millennials As Managers

January 20th, 2020

35:48

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss millennials as managers with professional speaker Lindsay Boccardo. Topics include the differences between generations, the skills millennials have from growing up with …

SHRM Credit: Creating an Engaging Company Culture

January 13th, 2020

58:08

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss how to create a culture that engages your …

Transgender Employees in the Workplace

January 6th, 2020

31:06

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss transgender employees with Jeremy York, President and Lead Consultant at InvigorateHR. Topics include why …

Onboarding and Equipping Your Employees for Success

December 30th, 2019

38:10

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss onboarding with Chris Ronzio, founder and CEO of Trainual. Topics include important components to include in onboarding, when to begin documenting your processes, and the best …

SHRM Resources

December 23rd, 2019

30:10

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the Society for Human Resource Management, its podcasts, and other resources with Tony Lee, SHRM VP and Head of Editorial Operations and host of the All Things Work podcast. …

Extinguishing Burnout and Igniting Engagement

December 16th, 2019

26:00

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to reduce burnout and increase engagement with authors and speakers Robert and Terri Bogue. Topics include who's responsible for burnout, how people get into and out of …

SHRM Credit: Enhancing Your Business Communications

December 9th, 2019

57:14

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan speak with Linda Comerford about business communications. Topics include why communication skills are consistently …

Insider Threat

December 2nd, 2019

37:49

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss insider risk with Mark Grimes, Certified Threat Manager and owner of 23 Risk LLC. Topics include how HR and business leaders can minimize insider risk, additional scrutiny in the …

Healthy Living

November 18th, 2019

25:09

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss healthy living and high performance with Erica Ballard, CEO of The B Method. Topics include why you should …

SHRM Credit: AI in Recruiting

November 11th, 2019

57:16

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss artificial intelligence in recruiting with Keith Campagna, founder of Lifework Integration, and Zach Linder …

SHRM Credit: Workplace Investigations

October 28th, 2019

52:56

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss conducting workplace investigations. …

Corporate Social Responsibility

October 21st, 2019

41:18

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss corporate social responsibility with Sara Glenn from Limelight Consulting. Topics include how corporate …

Story Powered

October 7th, 2019

40:35

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the power of storytelling in a workplace setting with professional storyteller Dr. Sally Perkins. Topics include the two parts of a human mind, storytelling in the recruitment …

Confidence in the Office

September 30th, 2019

37:28

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss confidence in the workplace with author, keynote speaker, and leadership consultant Erin Fischer. Topics …

SHRM Credit: Compensation 101

September 16th, 2019

58:47

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss the fundamentals of compensation management with Jennifer Loftus, founding partner and national director for …

Building High Performance Teams

September 9th, 2019

47:13

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to build high-performance teams and workplaces with Sue Bingham and Bob Dusin from HPWP. Topics include …

What Leaders and Improvisational Comedians Have in Common

August 26th, 2019

35:35

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how the tools of improv comedy can make you a better leader with Beth St. Clair, founder of ActUp …

HR in Nonprofits

August 12th, 2019

44:59

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the unique challenges for HR in not-for-profits with United Way of Central Indiana's Nancy Ahlrichs. Topics include recruiting and retention strategies, the best parts of working …

Empathy in the Workplace

July 29th, 2019

43:14

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss workplace empathy with consultant Liesel Mertes. Topics include the cost of disruptive life events, why …

Creating Client Focused Cultures

July 15th, 2019

32:58

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss creating a great customer experience with Amy Woodall of Sandler Training. Topics include misconceptions …

SHRM Credit: Team Building

July 1st, 2019

52:02

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss team building experiences with Deseri Garcia of Vida Aventura. Topics include team strengthening processes and …

SHRM Credit: Civility in the Workplace

June 17th, 2019

53:52

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss behaving civilly in the workplace with Purple Ink's Denise McGonigal, Republic Airways CEO Bryan Bedford, and …

Creative Problem Solving

June 3rd, 2019

35:13

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss using creativity to solve problems. Topics include how to become more creative, how to help others be more …

The JoyPowered Team

May 20th, 2019

41:47

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss their new book, The JoyPowered Team, with their co-authors and editor. Topics include what inspired the …

SHRM Credit: Benefit Trends

May 6th, 2019

51:39

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss what's new in benefits with Paul Ashley …

Careers Without College

April 22nd, 2019

42:36

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss careers that don't require a college degree with Chuck Haberman of Gaylor Electric Company, David Decker of …

SHRM Credit: Switching Careers

April 8th, 2019

1:01:03

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss changing jobs with Purple Ink Career Coach Peggy Hogan. Topics include why people switch careers, what to do if …

SHRM Credit: Mindfulness in the Workplace

March 25th, 2019

59:09

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss the growing movement of mindfulness in …

SHRM Credit: Networking

March 11th, 2019

54:24

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss why you need to network and how to do it effectively. Amy Waninger of Lead at Any Level calls in to talk about …

Great Companies Make Their People Better

February 25th, 2019

32:23

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how great companies can make their people better with Kyle DeFur and Gretchen Schott of trueU. Topics include what makes an employer great, whether it makes sense to separate …

SHRM Credit: Creative Talent Sourcing

February 11th, 2019

54:01

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss how to find great candidates for the job openings in your company. Topics include internal sources, external …

Building a Tribe

January 28th, 2019

31:15

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss building a tribe with Jason Barnaby, Tribe Leader and Chief Fire Starter of Fire Starters, Inc. Topics …

SHRM Credit: HR Business Partnering

January 14th, 2019

50:42

Need SHRM recertification credits? This all-new episode is eligible for one credit. JoDee and Susan discuss what an HR Business Partner is, what competencies HRBPs need, and where to gain the skills you need to be an …

How Personal Style Can Build Confidence

December 31st, 2018

27:02

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how personal style can build confidence with personal brand and style expert Nicole Busch, owner of Nicole …

Propel Your Career Through Volunteer Leadership

December 17th, 2018

32:02

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how volunteer leadership can advance your career with Julie Petr, executive director of Dress for Success …

Executive Coaching

December 3rd, 2018

38:55

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss the executive coaching process. Topics include coaching credentials, how executive coaching works, and trends in coaching. In best practice sharing, they discuss listeners' best …

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