Episodes tagged: Workplace

 

Bayer’s Transformation Plan Involves Removing Hierarchy and Empowering Employees

In this episode Steve discusses how pharmaceutical giant Bayer hopes to engineer a business turnaround by dramatically reducing corporate hierarchy and empowering its employees.

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The Largest US Companies Ranked by Number of Employees in 2024

In this episode Steve shares highlights from the list of the largest employers in the US, ranked by employee count.

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Vulnerability, Leadership, and Trust in the Workplace

Today, we spoke with Pat Wadors of UKG about the importance of vulnerability and trust in the workplace.

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HR Organizations Should Increase Focus on Employee Growth and Wellbeing

In this episode Steve discusses a new HBR article that contends that HR organizations need to return to employee advocacy and support – particularly in the areas of growth, development, and well-being.

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The Skilled Trades are Becoming More Popular and Appealing to Gen Z Workers

In this episode Steve discusses how a combination of the increased costs of traditional college education and the threat that AI technology poses to white collar work has led more members of Gen Z to seek training and jobs in the skilled trades professions.

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Enhancing Workplace Bereavement Policies: Incorporating Pet Loss Support

Enhancing Workplace Bereavement Policies: Incorporating Pet Loss Support

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Could Employee “Right to Disconnect” Laws Come to the United States?

In this episode Steve discusses a new proposed “Right to Disconnect” bill in California that would allow employees to legally ignore off-hours work emails, calls, texts, and messages from their bosses and employers.

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Dare to be Naive: Harnessing the Good in Business and People

Today, we met with author Joshua Berry to talk about his new book, Dare to be Naive and its impact on people and the workplace.

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US Corporate Profits Soar, Along with Dividend Payouts and Stock Repurchases

In this episode Steve shares new data showing how record US corporate profits have been increasingly used to increase shareholder dividends and accelerate stock buybacks – often at the expense of average employee compensation.

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Understanding Employee Experience and the Moments that Matter

In this episode Mervyn Dinnen talks to Nicky Hoyland, CEO and Co-Founder of Employee Experience platform Huler, about the increasing focus on retention, engagement and experience.

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