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Paychex HR Leadership Podcast Series

Engaging conversations and insights around the most pressing issues of the day, brought to you by most progressive thinkers in the industry.

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Season 2 | Episode 13
Dr. L. Casey Chosewood, Director of the Office for Total Worker Health(r) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
COVID-19 Podcasts 25:32 min listen

Investing in Total Worker Health with Dr. Casey Chosewood

According to Dr. Casey Chosewood, Director of the Office for Total Worker Health(r) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, when it comes to employee wellbeing, businesses too often focus on policies instead of programs and practices that can help alleviate the employee-related stress they’re seeing. Join us as we discuss why you might not be getting the results you want out of the workplace wellness programs you’re providing, and how you can go beyond your wellness program to foster a happy, healthy, and more engaged workforce.

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If you’re looking for information about addressing employee mental health in the workplace, don’t forget to download our Guide to Workplace Mental Health.

Season 2 | Episode 12
Jake Flaitz, Director of Benefits and Wellbeing at Paychex
COVID-19 Podcasts 22:28 min listen

The Power of Employee Wellbeing in the Workplace

Historically, businesses have been slow to embrace programs centered around employee wellbeing. But, with the COVID-19 pandemic having a significant impact on the emotional, financial, and physical health of individuals across the globe, employers can no longer wait to invest in these programs. Join us for a discussion with Jake Flaitz, Director of Benefits and Wellbeing at Paychex, where we discuss the critical role that employee wellbeing has on your overall business success.

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For information about addressing employee mental health in the workplace, download our Guide to Workplace Mental Health.

Season 2 | Episode 11
Sheri Giger Principal at Jackson Lewis P.C.
COVID-19 Podcasts 22:42 min listen

Legal Considerations for Your Workplace Vaccination Polic‪y‬

Considering a vaccination policy? You’ll want to listen in as Sheri Giger, a principal in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, office of Jackson Lewis P.C., discusses the different approaches you can take, how these may expose you to different levels of risk, and how government regulations and emerging case laws need to be taken into account.

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To learn more about vaccination policies, including data on how businesses plan on managing the process, download our free guide, Paychex COVID-19 Research Report.

Season 2 | Episode 10
Somi Arian; tech philosopher, filmmaker, author, and entrepreneur
Podcasts 44:10 min listen

Using Technology to Bridge Gaps in the Workplace

In this episode, Somi Arian, tech philosopher, filmmaker, author, and entrepreneur, talks with us about the important role technology plays in the socioeconomic status of women in the workplace; how HR professionals can use technology to help bridge the gap between Baby Boomers and Gen Z; and more.

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Season 2 | Episode 9
Ben Eubanks, Researcher of Talent and HR Technologies
Human Resources Podcasts 27:20 min listen

HR Technology and Its Impact on Business Agility

Did you know research shows companies that have increasing levels of agility actually see better business results? In this episode, Ben Eubanks, author, speaker, and researcher of talent technologies and HR practices, talks with us about the correlation between agility and business success, and how HR technology plays a key role in business strategy.

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View more from Ben Eubanks and how the right HR technology can help HR Professionals drive business performance by downloading our whitepaper, "The Future of Work: Using HR Technology to Increase Productivity."

Season 2 | Episode 8
Christophe Riedl & Anita Williams Woolley
COVID-19 Podcasts 25:26 min listen

Burst Communications with Chris Riedl & Anita Williams Woolley

How is it possible for remote teams of people across different locations and time zones to communicate efficiently? For remote teams, communication is both a challenge and a priority — and it will remain so, long after the pandemic has ended.

Researchers Christoph Riedl, associate professor for Information Systems and Network Science at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, and Anita Woolley, associate professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business, join us in this episode for a fascinating discussion about “burstiness” – the idea that remote communication is most effective when teams coordinate to communicate in rapid-fire bursts.

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For more tips on managing teams, maintaining employee motivation, and adopting collaborative work tools within a virtual work environment, download our eBookCreating a Robust Virtual Workplace.

Season 2 | Episode 7
Alison Stevens
COVID-19 Podcasts 21:28 min listen

The Future of Work with Alison Stevens

2020 has challenged HR leaders in a way they never could have anticipated; while continuing to play an important strategic role in their organizations, they’ve also had to devise and implement rapid HR responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, Alison Stevens, director of HR Services at Paychex, discusses the most common issues HR leaders are facing today, and what they might expect in the year ahead.

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Learn more about how HR professionals are contributing to the success of their companies by downloading our whitepaper, Paychex Pulse of HR Survey: Stepping Up to Lead

Season 2 | Episode 6
Pam Sherman
COVID-19 Podcasts 29:04 min listen

Igniting a Passion for Your Mission with Pam Sherman

In this episode, nationally-syndicated columnist, actor, and leadership consultant, Pam Sherman, discusses what it takes to ignite a passion for your brand’s mission in others, and the impact of authenticity and expressiveness in leadership, as well as business and organizational development.

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If you're looking to build culture and leadership in your company, check out our whitepaper, Paychex Pulse of HR Survey: Stepping Up to Lead

Season 2 | Episode 5
David Meerman Scott
COVID-19 Podcasts 29:22 min listen

Building Fanocracy Within Your Organization With David Meerman Scott

In this episode, marketing and sales visionary David Meerman Scott, discusses his concept of Fanocracy, and the positive effects that putting the needs and wishes of employees ahead of every other priority within your organization can have on your organization, long-term.

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Season 2 | Episode 4
Josh Bersin
COVID-19 Podcasts 25:51 min listen

Josh Bersin: HR Earned a Seat at the Table. Now What?

In this episode of the HR Leadership Series, renowned HR research analyst, Josh Bersin, discusses how HR leaders are adapting to new responsibilities and changing priorities. Listen in for great insights around new techniques for networking with your industry peers, getting more from your existing HR technology platforms, the Bersin Academy, and the power of a positive outlook.

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