HR Break Room is a podcast from your friends working in human resources, dedicated to bringing you interesting break room conversations with experts on the hot topics of HR and HR Technology, one cup of coffee at a time. Hosted by Caleb Masters and Chelsea Justice, HR Break Room is designed to inspire you to harness the power of HR technology to empower your people and organization.

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According to the Deloitte 2017 Global Human Capital Trends report, while nearly 80% of executives rated the employee experience as very important, only 22% said their companies excelled at building one. But what exactly is the employee experience, and how does it impact your bottom line?
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In this HR Break Room discussion, special guest Cy Wakeman, author of The New York Times’ best-seller The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace talks about managing workplace drama.
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In this episode of HR Break Room, SPHR, SHRM-SCP and Vice President of HR for Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge, Robin Schooling, joins Caleb and Chelsea to discuss managing political conversations in the office.
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Adam Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, rejoins HR Break Room for part two of our discussion on the role of millennials in the workforce.
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Adam Poswolsky, author of The Quarter-Life Breakthrough, joins HR Break Room for a special two-part conversation to discuss the needs and demands of millennials in today’s workplace.
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In honor of Independence Day, HR Break Room dives deep into American history to examine the important leadership lessons from one of its most pivotal and iconic moments: George Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River.
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In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea talk with attorney Jim Reidy about the challenges organizations face in updating their drug policies amid ambiguity in 2017.
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In this episode of HR Break Room, a panel of experts from the fields of HR, PR and legal join Caleb to examine the incident and reveal the important HR lessons buried beneath the ensuing media disaster.
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Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s Director of National Recruiting, Tiffany McGowen, to discuss the importance of interviews along with some of today’s best practices.
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HR Break Room concludes its “What Employees Want” series by talking about the differences between intrinsic and extrinsic motivators with Paycom’s chief learning officer, Stacey Pezold.
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Learn more about the importance of feedback with special guest Sharlyn Lauby from HR Bartender.
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Caleb and Chelsea continue the “What Employees Want” series by discussing the essential needs of every employee through Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Listen to learn about how security, recognition and self-actualization impact your workforce.
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In this episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea are joined by Jessica Miller-Merrell from Workology.com to talk about engaging employees through surveys and the impact that corporate philanthropy has on employee engagement and retention.
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We conclude HR Break Room’s “Life at Work” series by taking a look at the role of HR technology in managing and engaging the millennial workforce.
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After discussing the advantages an LMS can bring organizations in our last episode, your hosts decided to find a company that recently implemented a new learning program so that we could hear the perspective of someone who's been there.
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In today’s episode of HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s executive director of sales training, Jessica Melo, to learn about the importance of continuous training after an employee’s first day.
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In this episode, we begin our first podcast miniseries, Life at Work, by talking about the impact a successful onboarding strategy and company introduction can have on a new employee.
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Caleb and Chelsea talk with Paycom’s leaders of HR and product management, Chad Raymond and Williams Espino, to learn more about the new technology available in 2017
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In the first episode of the HR Break Room, Caleb and Chelsea sit down with Paycom’s chief operating officer, Stacey Pezold, to talk more about the latest trends and challenges in human resources.
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HR Break Room sits down for a recap of the 2017 SHRM conference day one sessions with Paycom’s Vice President of HR, along with one of Paycom’s HR Managers to talk about their big takeaways.
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In this special SHRM 2017 conference HR Break Room conversation, Caleb talks with keynote speaker and author of Folding Time, Neen James, and the Oklahoma HR State Council Director-Elect, Mike Shaw.
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In this special SHRM 2017 conference HR Break Room conversation, Caleb joins Dave Ryan and Brad Galin to learn about the story behind how they got involved in SHRM’s state and national positions through local volunteering.
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HR Break Room concludes our 2017 SHRM conference special with a recap from Paycom’s Vice President of HR and one of Paycom’s HR Managers from the final day's sessions.
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