Introducing Amplify Academy With Lars Schmidt

Introducing Amplify Academy With Lars Schmidt

Welcome to this bonus episode of Punk Rock HR! For this episode, I’m joined by my good friend, bestselling author and founder of Amplify, Lars Schmidt. Lars is here to celebrate the launch of his new initiative, Amplify Academy, which is officially live. We explore what Amplify Academy is, how this initiative supports professionals in…

Megatrends in HR with Karina Monesson

My guest today is Karina Monesson. She’s a writer, speaker and the senior manager of human insights, research and advisory, at UKG, the Ultimate Kronos Group. Karina joins us to talk about her research into megatrends, specifically gray-collar workers. In this episode, we talk about who these workers are, how they contribute to the economy…

Coaching HR for HR with Julie Turney

My guest today is Julie Turney. She’s an HR for HR coach, public speaker and host of the HR Sound Off podcast that is helping burned-out and frustrated human resource professionals take control of their careers. If that’s not enough HR for you, she’s also the author of a terrific book called “Confessions of an…

Baiba Žiga

Ukraine, HR and Leadership With Baiba Žiga

There is a war in Ukraine that we cannot ignore. You’ve seen it either on the news, social media, newspaper, etc. Russia invaded Ukraine, and from a U.S. standpoint, Vladimir Putin’s attitude is controversial. Worldwide, opinions have differed, while many HR professionals are saying, “Not another thing I have to deal with, and why should…

Be Your Own HR

People think HR is there to help workers, no matter how often you tell them otherwise.  It’s not like employees are stupid. Intellectually, they know HR is there to do two things: Pay people and protect the company from lawsuits. Everything else is fake-work created by an industry of consultants who realized that a bigger…