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The 8 Best HR Podcasts This Year

August 21, 2018 by Aley Brown


Have you heard about these things?

They are basically episodes of talk radio that centralize around a certain theme.

And I’m not talking about your dad’s favorite AM talk radio that made you roll your eyes on the way to middle school (or was that just me?).

People make podcasts today about every subject known to man. There are podcasts about politics, chemistry, fiction, murder, and everything else you can think of.



So why has it taken so long for the HR scene to get into the podcast game?

We don’t know, but we are on a crusade to make HR podcasts hot by the end of this year!

Help us out with achieving this goal, and listen to one of the podcasts we have listed below.

1. Hiring on All Cylinders



Hiring On All Cylinders is having the important conversations about Recruitment, joined each week by the professionals who are on the front lines filling their organizations with top talent.


2. HR Happy Hour



HR Happy Hour, the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast, focuses on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. The show is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference.


3. TalentCulture #WorkTrends



#WorkTrends is a podcast and Twitter chat hosted weekly by Meghan M. Biro and the team at TalentCulture. Every week, Meghan interviews a guest who’s thinking creatively about the future of work.


4. Nine To Thrive HR



Looking for fresh content to solve your human capital issues but don’t have a full hour? Subscribe to the HCI podcast series to gain access to leading HR practitioners from Fortune 1000 companies, as well thought-leaders, authors, and academics. These experts cover everything from talent acquisition and analytics to engagement, retention, and development.


5. DriveThruHR


DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time. The radio program is hosted by @MikeVanDervort- tune in for great HR conversations and follow us on the twitters at @drivethruhr and #dthr


6. HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources



HR Works provides clear, relevant, actionable information on topics that matter to human resources (HR) professionals


7. Human Resources for Small Business



The Human Resources for Small Business podcast is the ultimate resource for HR professionals and small business owners. Join Xenium’s Brandon Laws as he chats with guests from all sides of the industry—digging up tips, tools and insights you can apply to your own small business. We’ll dig into a different HR-focused topic each episode—ranging from business strategy and leadership to HR policy, legal updates and more.


8. Workforce Health Engagement



Workforce Health Engagement is a show exploring strategies to improve your employees’ health and productivity – and to protect your bottom line. Join us as industry experts discuss how to engage employees in population health management, wellness, and healthcare consumerism. Workforce Health Engagement is a special series for CEOs, HR executives, and other business leaders about creating a culture of health and building on the latest trends in areas such as communication, epidemiology, disease management, benefit plan design, worksite clinics, price transparency, and more. Over the long term, a “program of the day” won’t help you boost employee health, productivity, and your bottom line. For sustainable success, you need an integrated approach to workforce health engagement.


Did we miss any of you favorite HR podcasts? Let us know!

Happy listening!

Aley Brown

Aley Brown

Aley is a versatile global business leader with proven experience managing high-performing teams and engaging a data-driven approach to strategies that exceed company objectives.

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