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 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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HR Happy Hour 343: Taking on Today’s Talent Acquisition Challenges

This week Steve talked with iCIMS Chief Marketing Officer Susan Vitale about how organizations are tackling today’s talent acquisition challenges.

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HR Happy Hour 342: Sports and HR with The 8 Man Rotation

Today on the HR Happy Hour Show, Steve was joined by two of the founding members of the ‘Sports and HR’ crew known as The 8 Man Rotation, Kris Dunn and Lance Haun.

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HR Happy Hour 341: The Evolution of Talent Branding and Candidate Experience

This week Steve was joined by Kathryn Minshew, CEO and Founder of The Muse, a platform used by 50m+ people to navigate their careers and by companies looking to attract, hire and retain great talent.

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HR Happy Hour 340: Creating the Employee Driven Learning Organization

This week Steve and Trish talk with Connie Costigan from Saba and  Helen Rossiter from West Marine on how they have created an employee centric learning organization.

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HR Happy Hour 339: Using Culture and Feedback to Evolve Performance Management

This week Steve recorded live from the OC Tanner Influence Greatness Conference in Utah and learned how HH Hunt, a 2,000 employee organization is evolving their performance management practices.

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HR Happy Hour 338: LIVE from the 2018 HR Technology Conference

This week on a special LIVE show recorded at the HR Technology Conference Steve and Trish welcome back Don Weinstein, Gretchen Alarcon, and Cecile Alper-Leroux to talk HR Tech, innovation, women in technology, and much more.

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HR Happy Hour 337: The 2018 HR Technology Conference Preview

This week Steve Boese and Trish McFarlane preview the upcoming HR Technology Conference to be held September 11 – 14, 2018 in Las Vegas.

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HR Happy Hour 336: Hiring Success with Recruitment Automation

This week Steve Boese is joined by Madeline Laurano of Aptitude Research Partners to discuss some new research they’ve recently published on Recruitment Automation.

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