The People Strategy Podcast

Bridging the gap between CEO's and HR Professionals of talent optimization for your business

EP 106: The Many Facets of HR with Andrea Grant

Get ready to continue our conversation about how HR professionals can optimize employees, this time with one of our very own Elevated clients! Andrea Grant is with Jackson’s Chips, and we helped to recruit her into the organization as their very first HR and Purchasing Specialist. She joins the show today to share what the...

Onboarding that Impacts Retention

  Onboarding that Impacts Retention By Traci Scherck, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Do you remember your first day on the job?  Was it super organized and aligned with who you are or was it well… not the best experience? There is nothing worse that starting a new job and when you arrive on the first day,...

Increase Employee Retention With Strong Teams

  Increase Employee Retention With Strong Teams By Traci Scherck, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Accountability, trust, and fun. What do those words make you think of? If you said a dream team, you are right! A dream team is one that is cooperative, collaborative and committed to each other and the key outcomes. They meet every...

Aligning People Strategy With Business Strategy

Aligning People Strategy With Business Strategy By Traci Scherck, MPA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP Have you ever found yourself in a crunch where they need to hire someone “yesterday” and end up hiring someone to fill the position without looking at the entire person?  What we often hear is 30 – 60 –90’s day after a person is...

EP 65: The Key Drivers of Employee Engagement

The Key Drivers of Employee Engagement Why do people stay at their current job with their current employer? This is a question that has been asked so many times, especially over the last few years as we’ve seen the Great Resignation take place. So, in this episode, Traci digs into the data behind employee retention...

EP 64: Fitting The Right People With The Right Roles with Michael Yinger

Fitting The Right People With The Right Roles Recruiting is about so much more than filling a seat—it’s a unique sales process that aims to fit people with the right roles. Michael Yinger has been in talent acquisition for 20 years, providing support to organizations across a spectrum of industries, and is the COO and...

EP 15: Inspiring You to be a Better Leader

Inspiring You to be a Better Leader Today I want to inspire you to be creative about how you lead your team, including those new members of your leadership team. It can become overwhelming when you are trying to check off every single box by yourself, but what you may not realize is that things...

EP 12: Effectively Onboarding Your New Hires with Nicole Markos

Effectively Onboarding Your New Hires We know that onboarding is an important step during the hiring process—and something that requires a lot of planning and strategy. So how do we onboard individuals based on the size of the organization, the type of the organization, and the type of position that we are looking to fill?...

EP 11: Starting Your Employees Off on the Right Foot with Kristen Robertson

Starting Your Employees Off on the Right Foot Many of us have experienced the thrill of being part of an amazing team, but unfortunately, we have also likely experienced a less-than-positive onboarding process. To help us continue our conversation about onboarding today is Kristen Robertson from The Predictive Index. In this episode, we discuss what...

EP 10: Understanding Your Why with Nicole Smithback

Understanding Your Why Today we are going to continue our conversation about onboarding and orientation, this time with the help of Nicole Smithback, a Certified Patient Experience Professional and healthcare administrator with a passion for the patient experience. In this episode, we will be discussing how to create a shift in your employees’ perspectives so...