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The HR Social Hour Half Hour Podcast

HR pros Jon Thurmond and Wendy Dailey talk to other practitioners about connecting, giving back, and building your network. Join us each week for the podcast and the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

We're joined by Jeff Palkowski, a public sector HR Specialist in Madison, WI.  We talk about the differences in working in the private and public sector, Jeff's participation in SHRM advocacy, free range dogs, and how he came up with HR Sushi Bar.  Jon also says farewell to one of his favorite non HR podcasts.

Jeff's recommendations (other than Steve Browne):

https://twitter.com/LouisLessig

http://www.advocacy.shrm.org/home?0

https://twitter.com/LouA

How to reach Jeff:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffpalkowski/

https://twitter.com/JeffPally

https://hrsushibar.wordpress.com/

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

 

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In this special one on one interview, Jon talks to Sara Potecha, author of "West Point Woman: How Character is Created and Leadership is Learned. Jon and Sara worked together and you'll see why Jon is such a big fan. Sara talks about her experience as one of the first female cadets as the US Military Academy, leadership lessons learned there, and how she applied those skills when entering the civilian workforce. She also shares tips for employers about hiring veterans and how to go about writing your first book.

"West Point Woman" is now available for purchase and a portion of all book sales will be donated to veterans' charities:

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1948238063

How to reach Sara:

http://www.sarapotecha.com/

 

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We're joined by Lorena Pabón, an HR Coordinator in the greater Orlando, FL area.  We talk about how she decided to pursue degrees in HR, the biggest surprise she's found as a practitioner, and about the time she told her one of her favorite musicians how much she loved him.

Lorena's recommendations:

http://www.evilhrlady.org/ (Suzanne Lucas)

https://www.bloglovin.com/

How to reach Lorena:

https://twitter.com/lpabonhr

https://www.linkedin.com/in/lorenapabon/

https://thefutureofhr.wordpress.com/

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

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In the 2nd episode of HRWonderWomen, Wendy & Anne talk with Sarah Morgan, also known as the Buzz on HR. We talk about how white women and HR can be allies to WOC and Sarah's annual blogging challenge: #BlackBlogsMatter (check out the hashtag on Twitter for last year's challenge and watch for 2019).

 
Sarah's podcast recommendations:
 
 
Find Sarah Morgan on most social media sites as BuzzonHR.
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We're joined by Sarah Noll Wilson, an Executive Coach, Speaker, and Learning & Development professor from Des Moines, IA. Jon tries very hard not to fanboy out through the episode (he's a big fan). We talk about how Sarah's theater background helped prepare her for business, how to be a great manager, and she and Wendy bond over Bob's Burger's. It's super fun and we know you'll be a fan of Sarah's after listening, too.

Sarah's recommendations:

https://twitter.com/tashaeurich

https://twitter.com/CreatingWE

https://twitter.com/criswildermuth

How to reach Sarah:

http://sarahnollwilson.com/

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

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We're joined by Laurie Ruettimann, speaker, host of the "Let's Fix Work" podcast, and "the most beguiling person in HR" according to Jon.  We talk about what she learned in corporate HR, what we enjoy about podcasting, and Laurie tells us about her dream job.  

Laurie's recommendations:

https://twitter.com/kris_dunn

https://twitter.com/Victorio_M

https://twitter.com/Frannyo

How to reach Laurie:

http://laurieruettimann.com/

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

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Richmond SHRM is holding their Leadership Conference on Thursday, October 11.  In this special episode, Jon talks to John Martin, the conference's opening keynote speaker.  John is the CEO and Managing Partner of SIR's Institute of Tomorrow.

How to reach John:

https://www.institutefortomorrow.com/

For more information and tickets to the Leadership Conference:

https://www.richmondshrm.org/page/2018ConferenceHome

 

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We're joined by Karlyn Borysenko, Principal and Founder of Zen Workplace in the greater Boston, MA area. We talk about her journey to Organizational Psychology, the main issues her clients are having in the workplace, and about her book, "Zen Your Work," which will be released September 25, 2018!

How to reach Karlyn:

http://www.zenworkplace.com/

https://www.zenyourwork.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/karlynborysenko/

https://twitter.com/DrKarlynB

Be sure to join us the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

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In this very special episode, we're joined by Debra Squyres, Chief Client Officer for Namely.  We talk about her time as an HR practitioner, what a Chief Client Officer does, and what Debra is learning from her clients about the major issues they face daily.

Debra's recommendations:

https://hros.co/ (HR Open Source)

https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights

https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insights/future-workforce-index

How to reach Debra:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/debrasquyres/

https://twitter.com/debrasquyres

debra@namely.com

To learn more about Namely's product offerings and read their blogs and library of learning materials, visit www.namely.com.

Be sure to join us on 9/23/18 for the #HRSocialHour Twitter chat sponsored and co-hosted by Namely where we'll be talking "Tackling the Human Side of HR: Employee Relations."

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We're joined by Chris Orozco, Team Member Relations Manager with Win-River Resort & Casino in Redding, CA. We talk about how he first got into HR, being genuine online, what he wants to do when he grows up, and Wendy gets a kick out of Chris' favorite music.

Chris' recommendations:

https://twitter.com/bakadesuyo (Eric Barker)

https://twitter.com/DanielPink

www.jennifermmclure.net

How to reach Chris:

https://www.chrisjorozco.com/

https://twitter.com/ChrisOrozco72

https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-orozco/

 

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