It's About People

by Xenium Resources, Inc

It's About People
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 15
  • Last: 2 Nov 2015
"It's About People" is a podcast co-hosted by Brandon Laws, Suzi Alligood and Molly Kelley of Xenium HR. Brandon, Suzi and Molly discuss the latest news and hot topics in human resources and leadership that affect people in the workplace. Each episode, the hosts discuss a popular HR or leadership article or hot topic and they will discuss and debate what it means for employers.

Episodes (15)

  • 5 Myths About What Makes a Great Workplace
    5 Myths About What Makes a Great Workplace
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    Published: 2 Nov 2015 Duration: 15:07
    Brandon Laws leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Molly Kelley of Xenium HR about the HBR.org article titled 5 Myths of Great Workplaces.   
    Brandon Laws leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Molly Kelley of Xenium HR about the HBR.org article titled 5 Myths of Great Workplaces.   

  • Why You Shouldn't Cancel One-on-One Meetings
    Why You Shouldn't Cancel One-on-One Meetings
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    Published: 16 Oct 2015 Duration: 09:03
    Molly Kelley leads a discussion with Brandon Laws and Suzi Alligood on an article from HBR.org titled Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity. During the episode, they share their opinions on why cancelling one-on-one meet... Read more →
    Molly Kelley leads a discussion with Brandon Laws and Suzi Alligood on an article from HBR.org titled Cancelling One-on-One Meetings Destroys Your Productivity. During the episode, they share their opinions on why cancelling one-on-one meet... Read more →

  • Should Employers Scrap Annual Performance Reviews?
    Should Employers Scrap Annual Performance Reviews?
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    Published: 2 Oct 2015 Duration: 12:24
    Suzi Alligood leads a discussion with Molly Kelley and Brandon Laws on an article from the Washington Post about why Accenture plans to get rid of annual performance reviews and rankings. During the episode, they discuss whether or not ann... Read more →
    Suzi Alligood leads a discussion with Molly Kelley and Brandon Laws on an article from the Washington Post about why Accenture plans to get rid of annual performance reviews and rankings. During the episode, they discuss whether or not ann... Read more →

  • Should the U.S. Government & Employers Offer Paid Leave for New Fathers?
    Should the U.S. Government & Employers Offer Paid Leave for New Fathers?
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    Published: 18 Sep 2015 Duration: 14:55
    Suzi, Molly and Brandon discuss an article in the Washington Post called "Richard Branson has announced a great paid leave policy for 0.2 percent of his workers". They discuss the details of the paid paternity policy, discuss what other emp... Read more →
    Suzi, Molly and Brandon discuss an article in the Washington Post called "Richard Branson has announced a great paid leave policy for 0.2 percent of his workers". They discuss the details of the paid paternity policy, discuss what other emp... Read more →

  • Is Drug Testing Pointless?
    Is Drug Testing Pointless?
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    Published: 4 Sep 2015 Duration: 12:03
    Molly Kelley leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Brandon Laws on an article from The Atlantic on "The Pointlessness of the Workplace Drug Test." During the episode, they discuss why drug testing become so common, whether or not it ac... Read more →
    Molly Kelley leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Brandon Laws on an article from The Atlantic on "The Pointlessness of the Workplace Drug Test." During the episode, they discuss why drug testing become so common, whether or not it ac... Read more →

  • How to Build a Remote Workforce
    How to Build a Remote Workforce
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    Published: 7 Aug 2015 Duration: 12:33
    Brandon, Molly and Suzi discuss an essay from Inc.com called "The Right Way to Build a Remote Culture." In this episode, they discuss the main ideas from the essay and also share some of their experiences in working with clients that have r... Read more →
    Brandon, Molly and Suzi discuss an essay from Inc.com called "The Right Way to Build a Remote Culture." In this episode, they discuss the main ideas from the essay and also share some of their experiences in working with clients that have r... Read more →

  • Leading and Working With Millennials
    Leading and Working With Millennials
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    Published: 3 Jul 2015 Duration: 12:02
    Molly, Brandon, and Suzi discuss the articles "5 Tips for Leading Millenials" from Entrepreneur and "What you think about millennials is wrong" from the Washington Post. They also share what they have learned about working with millennials ... Read more →
    Molly, Brandon, and Suzi discuss the articles "5 Tips for Leading Millenials" from Entrepreneur and "What you think about millennials is wrong" from the Washington Post. They also share what they have learned about working with millennials ... Read more →

  • Tony Hsieh and the Holacracy Model at Zappos
    Tony Hsieh and the Holacracy Model at Zappos
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    Published: 19 Jun 2015 Duration: 11:33
    Suzi, Molly and Brandon discuss an article from Business Insider in regards to Zappos' CEO Tony Hsieh moving the organization to a holacracy, which is a self-management model. Each of them share whether or not they can think such a drastic ... Read more →
    Suzi, Molly and Brandon discuss an article from Business Insider in regards to Zappos' CEO Tony Hsieh moving the organization to a holacracy, which is a self-management model. Each of them share whether or not they can think such a drastic ... Read more →

  • One Company's New Minimum Wage - $70k a Year
    One Company's New Minimum Wage - $70k a Year
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    Published: 5 Jun 2015 Duration: 10:32
    Brandon, Suzi, and Molly discuss a New York Times article about how Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, is raising his company's minimum wage to $70,000 a year. They discuss the implications of implementing such a high minimum wage ... Read more →
    Brandon, Suzi, and Molly discuss a New York Times article about how Dan Price, the founder of Gravity Payments, is raising his company's minimum wage to $70,000 a year. They discuss the implications of implementing such a high minimum wage ... Read more →

  • Tips for Building Company Culture
    Tips for Building Company Culture
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    Published: 22 May 2015 Duration: 12:03
    Brandon, Suzi and Molly discuss an article by the Harvard Business Review titled "6 Rules for Building and Scaling Company Culture." They discuss what they agree with and add commentary based on their experience in developing company cultur... Read more →
    Brandon, Suzi and Molly discuss an article by the Harvard Business Review titled "6 Rules for Building and Scaling Company Culture." They discuss what they agree with and add commentary based on their experience in developing company cultur... Read more →

  • Coaching Remote Employees
    Coaching Remote Employees
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    Published: 15 May 2015 Duration: 14:50
    Molly, Suzi and Brandon discuss an article from Harvard Business Review on managing and coaching remote employees. During the episode, they touch on popular tools, technology and other methods for coaching remote employees.
    Molly, Suzi and Brandon discuss an article from Harvard Business Review on managing and coaching remote employees. During the episode, they touch on popular tools, technology and other methods for coaching remote employees.

  • Will a Walking Treadmill Desk Boost Your Productivity at Work?
    Will a Walking Treadmill Desk Boost Your Productivity at Work?
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    Published: 27 Apr 2015 Duration: 06:55
    Brandon Laws and Suzi Alligood discuss an article from Fast Company titled, "Treadmill Desks Aren't Just Healthier, They'll Also Boost Your Work Performance." Suzi and Brandon debate whether or not treadmill desks are practical in the workp... Read more →
    Brandon Laws and Suzi Alligood discuss an article from Fast Company titled, "Treadmill Desks Aren't Just Healthier, They'll Also Boost Your Work Performance." Suzi and Brandon debate whether or not treadmill desks are practical in the workp... Read more →

  • How Will Technology and Automation Impact the Workplace?
    How Will Technology and Automation Impact the Workplace?
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    Published: 10 Apr 2015 Duration: 12:17
      Suzi Alligood, Molly Kelley and Brandon Laws of Xenium HR discuss how cognitive technology and increased automation is changing the workplace. During the episode they talk about the changing workplace, how we should adapt, and what trend... Read more →
      Suzi Alligood, Molly Kelley and Brandon Laws of Xenium HR discuss how cognitive technology and increased automation is changing the workplace. During the episode they talk about the changing workplace, how we should adapt, and what trend... Read more →

  • Proposed FLSA Regulations
    Proposed FLSA Regulations
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    Published: 1 Apr 2015 Duration: 10:30
    Molly Kelley of Xenium HR has been closely watching the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations proposal, which has been delayed. In this episode, Molly leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Brandon Laws where they discuss the s... Read more →
    Molly Kelley of Xenium HR has been closely watching the new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations proposal, which has been delayed. In this episode, Molly leads a discussion with Suzi Alligood and Brandon Laws where they discuss the s... Read more →

  • 2015 HR Trends and Predictions
    2015 HR Trends and Predictions
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    Published: 25 Mar 2015 Duration: 11:58
    In the "It's About People" podcast premiere, Suzi Alligood leads a discussion with Brandon Laws and Molly Kelley of Xenium HR about the SHRM article "What's in Store for HR in 2015" written by Josh Bersin. During the episode, they highlight... Read more →
    In the "It's About People" podcast premiere, Suzi Alligood leads a discussion with Brandon Laws and Molly Kelley of Xenium HR about the SHRM article "What's in Store for HR in 2015" written by Josh Bersin. During the episode, they highlight... Read more →