Interview Hacking

September 24, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to have a great job interview, from both the interviewer's and the interviewee's perspectives. Topics include interview formats, questions you need to have an answer for, and questions to avoid to stay legally compliant. Listener Dave asks if it's okay to fire someone for having a negative attitude if they're technically competent. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes

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Unconscious Bias

September 10, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss unconscious bias with speaker, trainer, author, and unconscious bias expert Julie Kratz. Topics include the definition of unconscious bias, why now is the time to educate people on it, and whether creating tribes increases the likelihood of unconscious bias. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes

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SHRM Credit: Diversity in the Workspace

August 27, 2018

Need SHRM recertification credits? This episode is eligible for 1.5 credits and combines three popular past episodes: "Women Winning in the Workplace," "Aging in the Workplace," and "Communication Strategies with a Multicultural Workforce." JoDee and Susan discuss common misconceptions about older workers. Gender-based stereotype expert Saundra Schrock talks about what's different for women in the workplace, and LUNA Language Services president Marina Waters suggests ways to overcome language barriers at work. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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Offering Outplacement? Outstanding!

August 13, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss outplacement services with career coach Catherine Schmidt of Purple Ink. Topics include what outplacement entails, why you should offer outplacement, and what an outplaced employee should expect. Listener Kara asks what to do if her employer is disregarding immigration rules like i-9 documents. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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How to Become an HR Consultant

July 30, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss a question they get a lot: “How do I become an HR Consultant?” Topics include how to get started, how to determine how much to charge, and how to get the word out about your consulting business. Listener Hayley wonders when (or if) it’s appropriate to tell the accused in a sexual harassment investigation who accused them. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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Podcasting for Internal Communications

July 16, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss creating, utilizing, or enhancing podcasts for internal communications with expert podcaster Jen Edds of The Brassy Broadcasting Company. Topics include why podcasts are great for internal communication, why now is a good time to start a company podcast, and how to get started. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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SHRM Credit: Communication in the Workspace

July 2, 2018

Need SHRM recertification credits? This episode is eligible for one credit and combines two popular past episodes: "Healthy Office Communications," and "HR Naysayers to HR Thought Leaders." JoDee and Susan discuss communication best practices at the office. Special guest Alex Rufatto-Perry talks about what makes someone communicate like a thought leader vs. a naysayer. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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Managing Up

June 18, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss how to build and maintain effective relationships with your boss, executive team, and other leaders. Topics include the right and wrong ways to manage up and how to get your boss to trust you. Listener Rosemary wants to know if it's okay to look at candidates' social media during the hiring process. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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Communication Strategies with a Multicultural Workforce

June 4, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan discuss communicating with a multicultural workforce with Marina Waters, president of LUNA Language Services. Topics include why language services is a fast-growing industry, how to attract culturally diverse applicants, and how to overcome language barriers. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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HR Naysayers to HR Thought Leaders

May 21, 2018

In this episode, JoDee and Susan talk about using communication to connect and become a thought leader with Alex Rufatto-Perry, founder of Practically Speaking, LLC. Topics include what makes someone a naysayer vs. a thought leader, why HR professionals are often perceived as naysayers, and how to build a personal brand. Visit www.getjoypowered.com for full show notes.

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