All Things Work

All Things Work is an audio adventure hosted by Tony Lee, Vice President and Head of Content at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Every episode, Tony talks with thought leaders and tastemakers to bring you an insider's perspective on all things work. All Things Work is a podcast from SHRM.

21:20:32 2022-05-13
Employees of Jewish heritage have long encountered antisemitic attitudes, stereotypes and discrimination at work, and half of all Jewish workers report encountering antisemitism at their jobs. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with ...
21:21:37 2022-05-07
Employees today feel called to make an impact as they make a living. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Alan Murray, the CEO of Fortune Media and a veteran business journalist, on the importance of corporate social responsibilit...
21:20:05 2022-04-29
Employers continue to play an important role in providing health care benefits to large segments of the workforce and their dependents, but face serious challenges successfully containing health care costs during a time of rising inflation. In this episod...
21:20:18 2022-04-02
With its promises of making work both easier and more efficient, adoption and implementation of AI continues to expand across every industry. Likewise, AI is now also increasingly relied on by hiring/talent acquisition professionals to help solve continui...
21:20:45 2022-03-10
Inflation, rising energy prices and geopolitical instability are impacting wages and organizations’ ability to attract and retain talent. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with David Mitchell, professor of economics and director o...
21:17:21 2022-02-12
Hispanic people represent a substantial portion of the workforce and consumer base, but continue to be underrepresented in corporate boardrooms and senior executive roles. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Esther Aguilera, pres...
21:21:07 2022-01-29
In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Ken Rusk, owner of Toledo, Ohio-based construction conglomerate Rusk Industries and author of Blue Collar Cash (HarperCollins, 2020), about how employers will need to expand their views of empl...
21:20:15 2022-01-22
Talent and labor shortages are widespread and at historic highs across almost every industry. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Marie Artim, vice president of global talent acquisition for Enterprise Holdings (Enterprise Rent-A...
21:19:24 2022-01-08
What employees want and what employers think they want in terms of benefits and compensation are often misaligned. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Amy Spurling, co-founder and CEO of Compt, a firm specializing in helping empl...
21:19:56 2021-11-20
Research suggests that the missing piece in most organizations’ attempts to increase effectiveness and achieve results is workplace happiness. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Jenn Lim, author of Beyond Happiness, to discuss...
21:21:53 2021-10-30
Millennials are often described as entitled and obsessed with praise, validation and brunch. These stereotypes fail to recognize the tremendous importance of Millennials in the world of work: Now the largest generation in the workplace, Millennials compri...
21:22:05 2021-10-16
The pandemic has made everyone’s jobs harder, and employees are now more stressed, depressed and anxious than ever. They’re also leaving their jobs in record numbers. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Lindsey Garito, SHRM-S...
21:20:40 2021-10-09
The pandemic illustrated how difficult it is for one parent to manage the demands of work and parenthood simultaneously. Working moms are the most visible examples of this challenge. Single dads are in a similar situation and face their own unique difficu...
21:20:42 2021-09-07
SHRM President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, joins All Things Work host Tony Lee to discuss questions explored in SHRM’s new book, Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval. As the book’s author, Johnny discusses the role of ...
21:20:34 2021-07-16
With reports that more than 75 percent of employees are experiencing burnout at their jobs, workers desperately need a break. One of the best cures for burnout is time off, and a workplace where employees feel good about taking time to recharge, reset and...
21:20:14 2021-07-09
The concept that companies have an obligation to help improve society is not new, but there is a growing expectation among employees that corporate America should have an active role in driving positive social change. In this episode of All Things Work, h...
21:19:56 2021-06-26
Reports indicate that the world of work is heading for a “turnover tsunami,” with more than half of employees planning to look for a new job in 2021. This speaks to the importance of managers knowing what to do when employees announce they’ll be mov...
21:20:08 2021-06-18
Asian-American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are no strangers to adversity in the workplace, but their experience often doesn’t receive much attention because of longstanding positive stereotypes of AAPI as hard workers and good employees. In this episod...
21:22:38 2021-06-11
Vaccines have proven highly effective at halting the occurrence and transmission of COVID-19. Unfortunately, resolving mental health issues in the workplace hasn’t been as successful at reversing the symptoms of depression, stress and anxiety that have ...
21:20:49 2021-06-04
The pandemic has shifted perspectives on remote work and the office footprint and has led to a re-evaluation of headquarter locations. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee is joined by Grant Morgan, co-founder and CEO of biosafety company R-Z...
21:25:06 2021-05-21
The pandemic has undoubtedly changed the future of the workplace, but we really don’t know yet how that will look. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee is joined by research leader Marcus Buckingham to discuss the impact of COVID-19, how em...
21:19:33 2021-05-14
Immigration is a tool employers can use to source talent for jobs when the right talent in the right numbers isn’t available domestically to fill open positions. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee is joined by Grossman Young & Hammond’s...
21:21:25 2021-05-07
Trans employees (those identifying as transgender, non-binary and gender queer) are a segment of workers who have historically encountered severe and frequent discrimination at work, including discriminatory hiring, promotion and termination, insensitive ...
21:23:31 2021-04-30
Resilience and the ability to bounce back after difficult times is definitely an invaluable trait, but COVID-19’s largescale disruption of day-to-day business operations brought into focus the importance of resilience in the world of work, because compa...
21:20:38 2021-04-23
COVID-19 put a spotlight on employees’ responsibilities to care for family members, such as babies, children, aging parents or any family member requiring ongoing assistance in meeting their basic needs. However, the closure of schools and other care pr...
21:19:52 2021-04-09
COVID-19 changed employees' needs and concerns at work, which prompted many companies to change their approaches to employee satisfaction and retention to keep workers from leaving. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with leading emp...
21:19:35 2021-03-19
The arrival of a new presidential administration that actively supports reversing previous cuts to the civil service prompts consideration for the future of public sector employment. In this episode of SHRM’s All Things Work podcast, host Tony Lee speak...
21:20:20 2021-03-12
You probably know Goodwill Industries International for their iconic retail stores, but what you might not know is that the organization also specializes in providing workforce development initiatives at a large scale. In this episode of All Things Work, ...
21:19:55 2021-02-26
As a second year of life under the pandemic is underway, workplace and mental health continues to be a serious issue: Reported symptoms of depression and anxiety have tripled and quadrupled since the start of the pandemic and nearly 75 percent of workers ...
21:16:35 2021-02-19
Smokey Denmark’s Smoked Meats Company is a small business in Austin, Texas producing premium quality sausage. In this episode of All Things Work, host Tony Lee speaks with Smokey Denmark’s owner, Melissa Pace, about her decision to hire nine Burmese i...
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