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HR Talk with HRLocker
32 minutes | May 17, 2021
Designing Virtual & Hybrid Employee Experiences - Sasha Wight, wrkflow
In the world of HR, people are the core of every organisation. Sasha talks to us about her role as an Employee Experience Designer and how she helps companies build positive HR and people Transformation initiatives. With people working from their front room, companies need to redesign their workplace to create a positive and productive workplace to keep their employees happy and engaged. Sasha breaks it down for us and gives us some great actionable steps to begin building an EX framework.
28 minutes | Apr 19, 2021
Contracting - Is it the key to the Future of Work? Ciara Garvan, WorkJuggle
On today's show, we are really lucky to have one of Ireland's trailblazers in tech, Ciara Garvan, Founder of WorkJuggle, an online platform connecting highly skilled professionals with flexible, remote and contract roles. Ciara has been a notable contributor to the Irish technology industry over the past fifteen years, holding senior roles in blue-chip companies, such as Accenture, Eir and Meteor. We asked Ciara to talk to us about the benefits of contracting if it is a good way for organisations to scale up without making a huge investment, and the importance of making your contractors feel like they are part of the team in order to maintain a great work culture. Ciara also talks to us about her collaborative academic research project with DCU on the Future of Work and calls upon HR Managers to help, by giving their valued insights. Link included in the podcast. If you are considering contractors for your business, this the show for you, we hope you enjoy it. Click here to complete the academic research with DCU on the Future of Work
22 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
How to hire and retain your people when scaling with James Hallahan
[4:24 PM] Jenny Martin Welcome to the HRLocker podcast. Our host is Crystel Rynne, who talks James Hallahan, Director in the UK & Ireland for Hays Digital Technology, James Harvard and Hays IT… a leading global specialist recruitment group, and market leader. James has over 20 years’ experience in technology and digital recruitment and is responsible for delivering strategic growth across both the private and public sectors. Today, James talks to us about the issues some companies have when scaling up, and offers us some solutions as to how you can attract the best hires for your growing organisation. He talks to us about hays rise, a subscription-based product designed specifically for tech start-ups and scale-ups offering access to the most in-demand talent pools. Once such company that use the service is Block Aviation, and we hear from John about how the program has given him the flexibility to grow at the right pace. If you are a growing company, or if you’re having difficulty in finding highly skilled individuals for your organisation, this is the show for you… its full a great information and insights…we really hope you enjoy it…
32 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Deirdre Carbery, Human Security & Gender Advisor
Deirdre is a Security Strategist, Gender Advisor and military veteran. She has also previously held the appointment of Chief Instructor in the United Nations Training School Ireland, and previously worked with the UN and NATO to progress the Women, Peace and Security Agenda internationally. Since retiring from the military in January 2020, Deirdre works with FACEBOOK as a Global Security Strategist and continues to provide consultancy services to organisations internationally. On the podcast today, Deirdre explains to us the difference between the gender pay gap and equal pay, how to create a diverse and inclusive workplace and she give us some great resources on how to get started. Deirdre talks to us about the findings of the recent HRLocker survey on gender pay gap reporting… what companies are bound by law to report on it, and why every company, no matter what its size should do it. (free to download on HRLocker.com/freedownloads
28 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Empathy, trust and teamwork; the human key to innovation - Aisling Curtis, Microsoft
Aisling talks us through the findings of a recent Microsoft survey on the future of work, which highlights some interesting insights that business leaders and employees will face as things slowly start to return to the ‘new normal’ Figures show that hybrid working is here to stay which means that changes will have to take place when we do return to a flexible working lifestyle… We talk about innovation, how you can create an environment to support innovative ideas, and the issues surround this when remote working…
38 minutes | Feb 15, 2021
Agile Leadership, Diversity & Inclusion & HR in a new global landscape
Today, we talk about how Covid-19 has brought about a global digital transformation, and how this huge shift to remote work has opened up new opportunities for business globally. We explore how difficult is it to expand our workforces into different countries, and the issues companies have to contend with. Our guest Sherisa talks to us about the role HR must play in the company structure - because maintaining that human connection is what keeps the workplace strong and helps your employees to thrive.
48 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
2021 Employement Law Updates with Derek McKay, AdareHRM
Today on the show we have Derek Mc Kay from Adare HRM who helps us get to grips with the new Employment law updates for Ireland in 2021. He goes into great detail with our host Crystel Rynne about how the new updates will impact and affect HR in organisations across Ireland. They cover: 1. The right to request remote work 2. the right to disconnect 3. The real cost of the end of the PUP scheme 4. Health and safety policy for homeworkers 5. Sick pay a statutory payment 6. How has HR evolved in the last 12 months
29 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
Highlighting the gaps in the world of HR with Louisa Meehan, President of Network Ireland
Louisa is the owner of Woodview HRM specialising in providing expert Human Resource and Workplace Mediation Solutions to SME's through consultancy, mentoring and training the of Leaders and People Managers. As a strong supporter of women in business Louisa was a founding member of the Network Ireland Wicklow Branch and is the National President of Network Ireland for 2020 supporting the development of professional women. In addition, she lectures in the field of HR and Organisational Behaviour in UCD, Smurfit on a part-time basis. We ask Louisa what the biggest HR challenges HR Managers face going into 2021.
15 minutes | Nov 16, 2020
What does it take to develop the necessary skills for leadership?
Bob Casey joins us to discuss the challenge of leadership. Having played at the highest levels of international and club rugby, Bob is vastly experienced in motivating people to get the very best out of them. Following his retirement from the sport in 2012, he successfully transitioned to the corporate world, taking on the role of CEO at London Irish, before returning to Ireland in 2017 to join Korn Ferry, the world's largest organisational consulting firm. On today's show, Crystel and she asks Bob about the skills it takes to be a great leader - on and off the pitch, and the measures executives can apply to build a better, more engaged culture.
21 minutes | Oct 29, 2020
The future of work, issues to overcome in the remote workplace
On today's podcast, we have our very own Adam Coleman, CEO of HRLocker. HRLocker has grown into a thriving business over the last number of years. Adam acknowledges that instilling a great work culture has played a very strong role in the ongoing success of the company. Adam was recently asked to speak at a conference about the “future of work,” We asked him to break it down for us… And although the future of work is a very broad topic, we asked him to give us some takeaway insights on what a company like HRLocker has done in order to maintain a productive and happy workforce ….
26 minutes | Oct 8, 2020
Lay-offs and redundancies - what are the key areas to consider?
34 minutes | Sep 29, 2020
How to communicate effectively in an online world
27 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
The future of work, and how to get the most out of your remote workforce
With us today we have JJ Caffey. JJ is based in Silicon Valley in San Francisco and is the Founder & CEO of 'Order in', a digital platform for leaders of remote work. She specialises on the topics of productivity and wellbeing and has a strong background in company culture. JJ talks to us about the future of work and how to build a strong, happy, productive workforce.
20 minutes | Aug 26, 2020
HRLocker Podcast - Core Impact
On today's podcast, we have JP Taggart and Sean Grant from Core Impact. The company has developed systems and processes built upon its Impact Success Model, to deliver positive outputs. About Core Impact Core Impact has a combined 24 years of management experience in leading award-winning teams and a track record of year on year profit increases. Their unique leadership approach has been the foundation of success that can be brought to any organisation.
29 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Anja Simic from Deel talks to us about onboarding teams remotely
How to onboard your remote working team Typically when an employee starts a new job their first day of work is in the office, but with recent events, companies have been forced to recruit online and now are faced with employees starting their first day of work remotely from their bedroom. Anja talks to us about the procedures around onboarding when your employee has never set foot in the office and how you can manage a remote workforce easily. About Anja Simic: Anja lives and breathes remote work. She is the Head of Marketing at Deel, the payments and compliance platform for remote teams. Anja is passionate about amplifying the message that talent is everywhere and the opportunities should be as well. Contact Anja: email: email@example.com web: letsdeel.com
21 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
HRLocker Podcast - Kim Johnson from Q Agency
In our latest HRLocker podcast, we talk to Kim Johnson from Q Agency about outsourcing and contracting and how it is fast becoming a new way to work. We asked Kim about the pros and cons of outsourcing, the decline of the office workspace and how best to manage remote working teams.
27 minutes | Aug 5, 2020
Intuity Technologies - Aoife Mc Nena
Intuity Technologies is an ISO Certified Managed Services Provider headquartered in Galway with offices in Dublin and Sligo. We deliver IT Services & Solutions as well as Secure Managed Print Solutions to our clients in Ireland, the UK and the USA and are experts in the areas of IT & Data Security. Today, our team of 60+ staff guide our clients in regulation, compliance and strategic IT planning daily. We partner with clients across multiple sectors including MedTech, Construction, Legal and Financial Services. About Aoife: Aoife McNena is Head of HR at Intuity Technologies. With over 16 years’ experience as a HR Professional working across Manufacturing, Higher Education, Health and IT and Not for Profit sectors, she is a chartered fellow with the CIPD and an accredited Executive and Leadership Coach. Aoife is a BA Graduate of Law and Economics with NUIG and holds a H.Dip in Business and Masters in HRM and Corporate Strategy also from NUIG. Aoife has a wealth of experience working with Seniors Leaders and Managers across organisations creating optimal conditions for high performing teams and embedding a coaching mindset as key measures of success.
28 minutes | Jul 14, 2020
Cait Lynch - HR Adviser at ISME - How to return people to work after Covid 19
15 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
How businesses can help their employees through wellness initiatives at this vital time.
COVID 19 has seen a huge change in the business landscape and has impacted everyone. With a lot of people now working from home, wellness & keeping employee morale up has become a huge issue. Tricia McDonnell joins us on the podcast to discuss what recommendations she would make to companies who are trying to reach out and maintain wellness initiatives remotely? About Tricia Tricia McDonnell, originally from Ennis, Co. Clare is the owner of Doolin Yoga Studio. There, she runs day and weekend yoga retreats on a monthly basis, teaches a variety of weekly yoga classes (vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, yin and restorative, kids yoga and meditation), she works with local football teams providing a combination of yoga and lifecoaching & sports psychology. She is a life coach and can be found at yourbestlife.ie. Tricia has a fantastic list of achievements to her name in sports as well as being the teacher of physical education in Limerick prison, she also represented Great Britain and Ireland in golf in the Curtis Cup and Vagliano Trophies as well as being a former Irish Ladies Golf Champion and winner of Irish Golf Writers Award for female amateurs as well as being a former member of the winning Irish Home International team. Follow Us On: Twitter Facebook Instagram LinkedIn
20 minutes | Jun 16, 2020
The Importance of Employer Branding when Hiring – Samantha Kelly
Samantha Kelly Samantha is a Twitter expert, author, community builder and founder of the Women’s Inspire Network – a global online network for Female entrepreneurs. Named as one of the top marketing influencers on many global lists, Samantha has an engaged following of over 52,000 and is an international speaker. Her mantra is: “People buy from people and ‘Don’t worry about people copying your ideas, just keep being the best at what you do.” Featured in Forbes Named as 50 Top Social Medial Marketing Influencers 2018 Named as one of the Top 37 Social Medial Influencers to follow in 2019 International Women’s Day – Top 100 Influencers on Gender Equality and Diversity 2019 Top 100 B2B Thought Leaders and Influencers by Thinkers360 Top 20 Social Media Influencers in 2020 Samantha’s speaking topics include: Brand Perception: Building relationships with customers using social media How to use Twitter to raise your profile How to get your event trending on Twitter How Twitter can change your life How to create communities online and bring them offline Live streaming, Twitter and social media Five mistakes Businesses are making on social media How to deal with trolls and negativity on social media Contact Samantha Samantha Kelly firstname.lastname@example.org +353 86 168 8743
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