HR Studio Podcast
About This Show
HR Studio Podcast is designed to accelerate the development of new and aspiring HR leaders. Guests will include senior HR executives, thought-leaders, authors, speakers and trend-spotters from the field of HR and beyond. Listeners will learn what it takes to succeed in HR today through career stories and journeys; developmental references and resources; human capital trends and much more.
Each show concludes with an open ended question for the audience to answer in the LinkedIn Group.
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Most Recent Episode
Episode 22 | How to Disrupt HR with Nancy Harris
4 days ago
What do you find disruptive in HR? What does HR need to do to reinvent itself to minimize the disruption, to navigate the changing landscape and to rebrand itself to its business partners - to ensure a seat at the table? Nancy Harris joins Kyle O’Connor to discuss these thought-provoking topics. Nancy is a cutting edge HR leader. She has worked for organizations such as Ford and BP who was rated ‘Best Place to Work’ in Chicago under her leadership. She leads forums that focus on innovation in HR and is a Co-Founder of Disrupt HR, Chicago. ________________________________________ Key Learnings From This Episode ● Nancy’s passion: Nancy’s passion is ‘Innovation’ - having the opportunity to innovate in HR and help clients transform processes that no longer serve employees or organizations. ● How did Nancy transition into a more innovative HR role? As Nancy worked with great HR professionals, she realized HR was still ‘fighting’ to get a seat at the table. Nancy also looked at some of the processes HR was using (Performance Management as an example) that had still not evolved over the past 20 years and she felt there must be more innovative ways to implement and manage some of the typical HR processes. She wanted to see how they could do things differently to elevate the function and elevate the organizations they worked in. She began listening to some of the webinars run by the University of Southern California (Dr. John Boudreau) including its work around the ‘future of work’ and what HR needs to look like to lead and support and lead the future of work. ● What is ‘Disrupt HR’? Disrupt HR started in Ohio with a small group of people. It began with the idea of launching an event that would bring together speakers who would talk about the things that are disruptive in HR. The speakers would include HR practitioners, founders of startups, and others. They would use an ‘ignite format’ where presenters would have five minutes to cover their topic. They had a tremendous response and decided to expand to other cities. It is now a global phenomenon. Nancy is the Co-Founder of DisruptHR Chicago and the organization’s second Chicago event took place in October, selling out weeks prior to the event. ● What is CHREATE? CHREATE was started at the University of Southern California at its Center for Effective Organizations. CHREATE stands for the Global Consortium to Reim