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22 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Employee Resource Groups (ERG) in DEI Organizational Structures
25 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
What Does DEI Success look like in the workplace a year after COVID / Social Justice Movement
16 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
How to Navigate the Freaking First Time to DEI issues
If someone approached you and asked how you would solve a DEI issue within your organization, what would you say? Have you ever attended a training and received your certificate, never to speak on the topic again? Join our hosts Jason and Regina with special guests Jerry Greenwell (CEO of CPS HR Consulting) and Jacques Whitfield (DEI specialist) as they discuss how they guide public agencies through the strain and confusion of addressing DEI concerns and empowering them to create a long-lasting solution.
28 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
So you're saying we need more than 4 hours of training?
DEI is more than a training you may or may not be listening to, it's a wellness program needing practice, dedication, and focusing on all areas. Join our hosts Jason and Regina and returning special guest Jacques Whitfield as they discuss how agencies can do more than just provide a one-and-done training.
15 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
How does an organization explore mission, vision, and values in the light of diversity, equity, and inclusion?
Does the demographic in your organization reflect the diversity of the area you are serving? Have you looked deeper than just the statistics of hire? What positions do each gender and ethnicity hold? How do the groups act within your organization- do they sector themselves or are they integrated? Join our hosts and special guests as they discuss how the public sector can create the right mindset in this new world and empower their employees on bridging the sectorial gaps not just within the organization but also throughout the populations that they serve.
23 minutes | Jul 24, 2020
DEI: White People Have Only Been White People Since 1680
We all know the expression, "History is written by the victors" but in the age of enlightenment with emphasis on diversity and inclusion, organizations are finding that the narrative they were taught is not only inaccurate but can be dangerous. How do we unlearn the mythology of our schooling and grow to understand our differences or lack thereof? Join our hosts and special guest Jacques Whitfield as they discuss the history of race classification and how that knowledge can be used to improve the workplace.
30 minutes | Jul 24, 2020
DEI: Creating a Cultural Learning Space
How do you talk about social bias and racial equity while creating a safe space? How do you support acknowledging the conversation without the need for agreement? Special guest Jacques Whitfield is back with your hosts Jason and Regina in part II of our DEI series, creating a cultural learning space in your workplace.
22 minutes | Jul 24, 2020
DEI: An Introduction / Broad Brushes
Where do we start on the journey toward a more inclusive culture? Do you understand terms like Unconscious Bias, Ally-ship, Micro-aggressions and how to effectively manage them? Join your hosts and special guest Jacques Whitfield, as they kick off our DEI series and lay the groundwork for sharing a common vocabulary in the social justice movement.
29 minutes | Jun 14, 2020
NASPE Leadership Series - Joyce Oreskovich
HR Director from the State of Maine and past NASPE President - Joyce Oreskovich discusses how a start in social work can lead to a career as a state executive and a mission to transform human resources in Maine.
27 minutes | Jun 13, 2020
Not all who wonder are lost...Garrett Rafols - LinkedIN Learning Solutions
What makes a career? How do you find your passion? Garrett Rafols discusses his career trajectory from random odd jobs to leadership at LinkedIn Learning Solutions. How does a growth mindset career lead to the ultimate goal of finding our work passion. Follow Garret on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/garrettrafols/
28 minutes | May 7, 2020
Freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences. - Jean Jordan
Jean Jordan attorney and public servant discusses reopening in the wake of COVID-19 and how to navigate the will of the people in her county with the state and federal agenda. How do rural areas navigate a pandemic. Follow Jean at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanjordan1/.
28 minutes | May 7, 2020
NASPE Leadership Series - Rebecca Hunter
Rebecca Hunter - Commissioner for the Department of Human Resources in Tennessee (Retired) shares insights about her career, passions and dedication to to service and how that helped make her a success as a state executive.
10 minutes | May 7, 2020
What day is it? Retention 2.0 - how do you stay visible to your employees?
The world has completely changed. As a workforce we have completely changed and with that change - how do we retain and reinforce organizational culture? Jason and Regina discuss keeping our workforce connected in a remote or semi-remote world.
30 minutes | Apr 30, 2020
What happens when your side gig becomes your main gig? (Remoun Said)
Remoun Said, chats about transition from public sector to private sector and making your side gig your main gig. Remoun offers great perspective on performance management, accountablility and what he learned from his private sector life that he wish he knew in his public sector life.
30 minutes | Apr 23, 2020
These are the times that try men's souls. (Leslie Scott)
Leslie Scott, Executive Director of the National Association of State Personnel Executives (NASPE) discusses how governor appointed - human resource executives are adapting to change. What are the biggest issues at hand? How are states working together to solve the challenges of the pandemic?
32 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
How are Organizations Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic (Bill Chiat)
In this podcast Bill Chiat - Dean of CSAC Institute for Excellence in County Government discusses how organizations are and should be responding to the COVID-19 crisis. From managing grief to leadership and communication - Bill, Jason and Regina discuss the opportunities and possibly silver lining in this time of massive work/life disruption.
31 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
Workplace Unmentionables - COVID-19 Edition (Bryce Tyler)
Does unmentionable mean that it's too embarrassing or unpleasant to talk about. We dive into both of those situations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bryce Tyler - Human Resource Manager for the Los Angeles County Internal Services Department (ISD) brings his perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on public sector counties. How can we support all of our employees in the face of mayhem and natural disaster? Breaking bad habits how to keep your head in the game and stay productive.
17 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
Does the interview matter or did the hiring manager already make their decision?
What you need to know about interviewing for a position. Do your answers matter, what should you prepare for? Are you playing to win - or not to lose? Top 5 things to do to prepare for interview success.
13 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
Marketing + HR
Why is it important to merge marketing and HR? What is employer branding? Organizations need to be aware that they are selling ideas, culture, strategy and themselves as an employer of choice. Marketing helps HR bring in talent that is a foundation to create organizational performance.
12 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Is it important to leave your job on good terms - even if you didn't have a good time?
When is it okay to quit without two weeks notice. Why should employees give their employers respect when they leave - even if the employer didn't show respect to the employee while they were working? In this episode - Jason and Regina talk about why leaving on good terms could be best for your future success.
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