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HR IS NOT YOUR FRIEND! OR IS IT?

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Ricky and JC discuss HR issues at Microsoft Corporation as outlined in the Fortune Magazine article called “HR is Not Your Friend. Here is Why.”

http://fortune.com/2018/02/16/microsoft-hr-problem-metoo/

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WORKPLACE COMPLAINTS!

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On this episode Ricky and JC talk about handling common complaints filed in HR. But what happens when you come across an “uncommon” complaint?

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INTER-OFFICE RELATIONSHIPS & LOVE CONTRACTS

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Love is in the air….. And if you’re not careful, so will complaints of conflict of interest as flowers, cards, and chocolate make their yearly rounds at the office this Valentines Day. Ricky and JC talk about inter-office relationships and what to do when employees focus a little too much on the “H” in HR.

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HR TECH VENDORS & STORY TELLING

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As organizations turn to technology to get an edge over the competition, navigating through crucial data is becoming more of an art form than a scientific equation. How do you make sense of terabytes of data? You tell stories!

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TALKING LABOR AND RACE RELATIONS WITH SPECIAL GUEST JASON GREER!

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On this episode JC and Ricky connect with the founder and President of Greer Consulting, Inc. (GCI), Jason Greer. As a nationally renowned labor relations consultant, Jason is recognized as a Labor Relations expert by major national publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Forbes. Highly rated CBS, ABC and Clear Channel Network stations in top markets across America including New York City, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Portland, and Cincinnati have all called upon Jason Greer’s expertise. Jason is also the author of “People Matter Most,” with became a #1 best selling book on Amazon.com.

You can learn more about Jason at www.greerconsultinginc.com or follow him on twitter @LaborDiversity

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5 WAYS HR DIRECTORS SCREW UP! WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAVID MIKLAS

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On this episode JC and Ricky speak with David Miklas on the different ways HR directors get in trouble. Mr. Miklas is the managing attorney of the Law Office of David Miklas, P.A. For 20 years he has practiced all types of labor and employment law exclusively representing Florida employers, including both private employers, as well as Florida municipalities. He is the co-author of one of the country’s leading legal Treatise on Employment Law in Florida, has written hundreds of employment law articles, including a LexisNexis Expert Commentary in his field of work.  For seventeen years, he was a contributing author for The Developing Labor Law book. Mr. Miklas a member of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys, has previously served on the Florida Bar Labor & Employment Law Section’s Wage and Hour Administration Liaison subcommittee. He has been listed in Florida Super Lawyers since 2009 and he is a frequent employment law presenter and is a nationally recognized speaker and an invited guest lecturer addressing employment law and human resource issues with over thirty universities.

Mr. Miklas can be reached at www.MiklasEmploymentLaw.com




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TALKING HR WITH AMANDA BRUNSON!

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky connect with Amanda Brunson. Amanda is an HR Young Professional and is still fairly new to the HR profession. She works for a rapidly growing consulting firm in Orlando as their HR Generalist. Amanda is an active SHRM member and is heavily involved in volunteering in various capacities. She is currently on the SHRM Young Professional Advisory Council and she is the Communications & Marketing Director for the Greater Orlando SHRM chapter.

A few other facts about Amanda: She earned her SHRM-CP credentials earlier this year, she is originally from West Virginia, and she is a huge fan of everything Disney. In fact, her favorite quote of all time is by Walt Disney: “If you can dream it, you can do it.”

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PREVENTING EMPLOYEE BURNOUT!

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky speak with “employee burnout prevention” guru, Aaron LeClair.
Aaron is the Co-Founder of Taab (Travel as a Benefit) a company focused on providing a unique travel benefit program for employers to offer their employees. Taab helps employees enjoy their paid time off so they can get away, refresh, recharge, and come back a more productive employee. With Taab, Aaron is working to change the way we view employee wellness and workplace culture through the power of meaningful personal travel.

That’s right. Aaron wants you to take your vacation time to the next level!

Want to know more? Go to www.taabcard.com for details.

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THE THANKFUL EPISODE!

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It’s that time of year! There’s a crisp in the air, football teams are letting fans down, and holiday commercials are replacing political ads. Either way you look at it, it is the season to be thankful! But what does that mean exactly? Leslie Mizerak stops by the A1A Beachfront Studios to discuss the art of “Gratitude.”

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TAKING THE LEAP IN TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT WITH GININE CAPOZZI

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On this episode of HR Talk! JC and Ricky connect with Ginine Capozzi, a passionate training and development guru who thrives on helping organizations develop their people to achieve career happiness. Ginine is the founding member of KnowledgeForce Consulting (www.knowledgeforceconsulting.com), a full-service talent development firm in Buffalo, NY.

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