Focus On HR Video Series Archive
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Focus On HR Video Series Archive

Focus on HR Video Archive

Episode 48 – December 5, 2013
In this episode: Who are your best leaders and performers? And why is workplace flexibility so vital to them—and your business?
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Episode 47 – November 21, 2013
In this episode: Two legal experts help untangle some of the complexities of California employment law. View this video
Episode 46 – November 7, 2013
In this episode: Mat Burrows of the NIC discusses the global trends his organization predicts businesses will encounter in the next 10 – 15 years. View this video
Episode 45 – October 24, 2013
News: Sox whistleblower protection, domestic partner benefits, humor at work.Feature: Boosting employee participation in retirement plans. View this video
Episode 44 – October 10, 2013
Strategy Conference Edition: Adapting how workers are managed, with author Peter Sheahan. Evaluating HR differently, with Professor John Boudreau. View this video
Episode 43 – September 26, 2013
News: Health care penalties, vet tax credit, more FMLA investigations. SHRM Segment: Immigration survey. Feature: Global values.
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Episode 42 – September 12, 2013
News: Same-sex benefits, flex schedule problems, texting at work. Feature: Flexible work at Unilever. View this video
Episode 41 – August 29, 2013
Focus on Leadership: Tune in to find out what Pulitzer-Prize Winning author Jon Meacham and best-selling author Dan Pink have to say about leadership. View this video
Episode 40 – August 15, 2013
News: Paid bereavement, video depositions, salary structure reviews.Feature: Open enrollment communication. View this video
Episode 39 – August 1, 2013
News: New Labor Secretary; NLRB changes; execs personally liable.Feature: HR as change agent. View this video
Episode 38 – July 18, 2013
News: Health care reform changes; Ramadan; ruling on DOMA. Features: HR's role in sustainability; Real-world sustainability lessons. View this video
Episode 37 – June 27, 2013
Annual Conference Edition: A glimpse of the 2013 conference; solo HR practitioners unite; keep your focus (interview with Peter Bregman). View this video
Episode 36 - June 6, 2013
News: Boost 401(k) contributions, costlier temps, and localities lose. SHRM Segment: Social Media.
Feature: Leading vulnerably. View this video

May 23, 2013 (BONUS)
BONUS FOOTAGE: Business author Dan Pink tells SHRM Multimedia Producer Patrick Mirza how HR professionals can remain positive when getting and giving bad news. View this video

Episode 35 - May 23, 2013
News: Next Secretary of Labor, cyber security, wellness program pitfalls. Feature: Interview with author Dan Pink on the power of persuasion. View this video

Episode 34 - May 9, 2013
News: Retaliation claims, wellness program incentives, Klout scores. Feature: Fostering creativity and innovation. View this video

Episode 33 -April 25, 2013
News: Plans rule!, Temp safety, Givers vs. Takers. SHRM Segment: Customized Benchmarking Feature: Deepak Chopra on Leadership. View this video

Episode 32 -April 11, 2013
News: Supreme Court ruling, I-9 audits, skills gap, less paper. Feature: Immigration reform preview. View this video

March 28, 2013 (BONUS)
Patrick Lencioni discusses the importance of work-life balance with Focus on HR's host Kathleen Koch. View this video

Episode 31 -March 28, 2013
: Labor Secretary nominated, new I-9 form, paying contractors with stock, and equal pay. SHRM Segment: Interviewing Veterans. Feature: Organizational Health.
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Episode 30 -March 14, 2013
Focus on Health: Five strategies to avoid; insights on adapting to reform. View this video

Episode 29 - February 28, 2013
News: Retirement delayed, risky copier business, wellness best bets. SHRM Segment: 2013 Legislative Update. Feature: Learning and the Skills Gap. View this video

Episode 28 - February 14, 2013
News: The rise of HSA and HRA plans, incentive training programs, a new app for handling chemicals in the workplace.SHRM Segment: Confidentiality for complaints. Feature: Fiduciary liability View this video

Episode 27 - January 31, 2013
News: NLRB Appointments, FMLA clarification, repercussions of Wal-Mart ruling. Feature: Inspiring creative work. View this video

Episode 26 - January 17, 2013
News:  Payroll tax changes, Labor Secretary resigns, shortage of high-tech workers. SHRM 
: Bette Francis on Leadership. Feature: Global skills gap.  View this video

Episode 25 - January 4, 2013
Building creative teams, report on EVP, new hire database. SHRM Segment: SHRM Board Chair Bette Francis.
Feature: Strategic Relationships. View this video

Episode 24 - December 20, 2012
News: Volatile health costs, 2013 health fund limits, new FCRA sheriff. SHRM Segment: SHRM Foundation. Feature: Onboarding first-time workers. View this video

Episode 23 - December 6, 2012
News: Painkiller addictions, new anti-discrimination laws in California. Feature: Onboarding.
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Episode 22 BONUS MATERIAL - Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra on improving health care.
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Episode 22 - November 22, 2012
News: Sick leave for sick children Feature: Deepak Chopra on Holistic Employee Well Being and more
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Episode 21 - November 8, 2012
News: Whistle blowing ADR, new HR standard, sleep apnea. SHRM Segment: Workplace bullying. Feature: Compensation.
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Episode 20 - October 25, 2012
News: NRLB hates courtesy, flexibility toolkit, CA records law. SHRM Segment: Academic initiatives. Feature: CHROs on social media.
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Episode 19 - October 11, 2012
Question: What metrics do you track and why? SHRM Segment: 2012 Losey Award winner. Feature: Using games to improve work.
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Episode 18 - September 27, 2012- (BONUS MATERIAL)
Tom Brokaw discusses being a ‘tweener, and whether today’s generations have the “right stuff.”.
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Episode 18 - September 27, 2012
: OSHA cuts its lists, HR protects the brand, the cons of overconfidence. Feature: Tom Brokaw on generational issues.
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Episode 17 - September 13, 2012
: Fixing open enrollment, inequality at work, 401(K) plans. SHRM Segment: SHRM Connect. Feature: leadership development.
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Episode 16 - August 30, 2012
: I-9 forms, hiring women, competition for grads. SHRM Segment: Onsite child care. Feature: Employer branding.
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Episode 15 - August 16, 2012
Vacation time, NLRB off-duty policy, why workers quit.Feature: Rapid business growth.
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Episode 14 - August 2, 2012
Vacation time, NLRB off-duty policy, why workers quit.Feature: Rapid business growth.
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Episode 13 - July 19, 2012
Health care reform, arrest records. SHRM Segment: Volunteers help homeless. Feature: Aging workforce.
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Episode 12 - June 21, 2012
Back to work, union decline, medical marijuana. SHRM Segment: ACIP agreement. Feature: Medical testing.
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Episode 11 - June 7, 2012
: pension plans, OSHA visits, Pinterest liability. SHRM Segment: SHRM benefits research. Feature: People data.
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Episode 10 - May 24, 2012
: Finding fraud, cheap ER visits, union election rules. Focus on SHRM: the Hive. Feature: federal agencies get aggressive.
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Episode 9 - May 10, 2012
: Background check guidelines, health coverage dips, Dr. Shaquille O'Neal.Feature: Fixing health care.
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Episode 8 - April 26, 2012
News:  NLRB poster rules, EEOC Changes, tattoos. Focus on SHRM: BUZZ site. Feature:  Safety Training.
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Episode 7 - April 12, 2012
News: Retirement plans, telecommuting, boomers retiring. Focus on SHRM: HR Certification. Feature: Social media. View this video

Episode 6 - March 29, 2012
News: Health reform law, health data protection, body odor. Focus on SHRM: Cost per hire standard. Feature: NLRB poster rules.
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Episode 5 - March 15, 2012
News: Bullying, retaliation claims, FMLA Advisor updated. Focus on SHRM: FMLA advice from SHRM Knowledge Advisors. Feature: Employee development.
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Episode 4 - March 1, 2012
News: Financial education programs, flu update, and flimsy excuses for being late to work. Focus on SHRM: SHRM leadership's trip to Cuba. Feature: Domestic violence in the workplace.
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Episode 3 - February 16, 2012
News: Financial education programs, flu update, and flimsy excuses for being late to work. Focus on SHRM: SHRM leadership's trip to Cuba. Feature: Domestic violence in the workplace.
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Episode 2 - January 19, 2012
News: Payroll tax, NLRB appointments, supporting innovation. Focus on SHRM: 2012 legal and regulatory outlook. Feature: State of diversity and inclusion. View this video


Episode 1 - December 12, 2011
News: Seasonal workers legal rights, holiday parties, LINE report, brilliant mistakes. Focus on SHRM: 2011 Losey Award winner. Feature: Job creation. View this video