HR Happy Hour

Hosted by Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane, the HR Happy Hour show is the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast.

Over the last decade the HR Happy Hour has welcomed a wide and exceptionally impressive array of guests – HR leaders, Academics, practitioners, consultants, and authors – to talk about the most timely, relevant, and challenging issues that are influencing HR technology, impacting organizations, and driving change in the global workplace today.

Hosted by

Steve Boese

Co-Founder of H3 HR Advisors and Program Chair, HR Technology Conference

Trish McFarlane

CEO and Principal Analyst, H3 HR Advisors

HR Happy Hour Episodes


HR Happy Hour 371 – Modern Approaches to Candidate Experience

Today on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve was joined by Paul Wolfe, SVP of HR from Indeed to talk about modern approaches to the candidate experience and how organizations can provide better overall experiences to their job candidates.

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HR Happy Hour 370: Elevating the Employee Experience

Today Steve and Trish were joined by frequent HR Happy Hour guest Cecile Alper-Leroux, and first time guest Jonathan Benhamou, both from Ultimate Software to get an Ultimate update.

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HR Happy Hour 369: Driving Improvements with Cloud Technology

Recorded live at the Oracle Modern Business Experience event, Steve and Trish were joined by Jennifer Martindale of Boise State University to talk about their journey to the cloud for administrative systems.

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HR Happy Hour 368: Conversational Technology – The Evolution of HR Tech

In a special episode recorded live at Oracle Modern Business Experience, Steve and Trish were joined by Emily HE, SVP, Oracle HCM Cloud at Oracle.

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HR Happy Hour 367: Busting Technology Implementation Myths

Have you ever been tasked with making a technology selection for your organization, then leading that implementation?

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HR Happy Hour 365: The Chatbot Revolution in HR

This week on the first of four shows recorded LIVE at the Oracle Modern Business Experience event Steve and Trish were joined by Brian Sommer of TechVentive.

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HR Happy Hour 364: Finding the Root of the Productivity Gap

For as long as I can remember, organizations have been trying to find ways to increase the productivity of employees.

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HR Happy Hour 346: Implementing a New HR Technology Strategy

This week Trish recorded live from Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco and talked with Alex Smith, CHRO for The City of Memphis.  

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HR Happy Hour 345: WorkInspired – How Leaders Can Build Great Organizations

This week Steve and Trish welcomed Aron Ain, CEO of Kronos, and author of WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work.

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HR Happy Hour 344: Make Work Simpler, Smarter, and More Agile

This week Trish talked with Emily He about the themes Oracle is embracing in developing solutions to support the workplace of the future.

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