The People Strategy Podcast

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

EP 141: Hiring to win in today’s competitive market

What we’re specifically digging into within this specific conference is, how do we hire in a way that allows us to bring in the best quality candidates? And how do we ensure that we keep them over the long term.  Understand the Job Role: Every job has a need. Yet, not every leader in the...

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,...

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 13: The Importance of Orientation with Tess Heissner

The Importance of Orientation Orientation is a big topic for new hires and managers alike because a good orientation process really does set new hires up for success. Tess Heissner is a Human Resources Generalist at Baker Manufacturing based out of Wisconsin, and she joins me today to talk about the importance of a good...

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...

EP 09: Orientation and Onboarding for Your New Hires

Orientation and Onboarding for Your New Hires Onboarding really is that magic moment when an employee decides to become engaged—or remain disengaged—inside of an organization. If your organization is spending the time and the resources to hire an individual, you probably have a very specific need and a clear idea of what that is. Unfortunately,...