While We Were Working: Your Weekly Small Business HR and People Leadership Podcast

While We Were Working: Your Weekly Small Business HR and People Leadership Podcast

Hosted by: Jumpstart HR LLC

This weekly podcast for HR Pros and People Leaders focuses on topics like employee engagement, workplace culture, and HR law for the agile, modern workplace. Hosts Joey Price and Sommer Ketron bring their own...

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031: The Great Regret? The Problem With The Great Resignation

The Great Resignation, also known as The Big Quit, is an ongoing economic trend in which employees quit their jobs in search of higher pay and a promise of better opportunities. But has this actually been the...
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030: Everything Small Business HR Should Know About Unions (2022 Update!)

Since the pandemic, there has been a drastic shift in the number of union petitions - in March of this year, the NLRB union petitions increased to a staggering 57%. While historically, unions have been essential in...
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029: What Viral TikTok Series 'Salary Transparent Street' Revealed About Pay Transparency and Equality

Should you share how much you make? In today's episode, Joey and Sommer welcome Hannah Williams, a 25-year-old content creator in the DMV area, to share her views on a major issue in the United States: salary...
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028: All You Need To Know About Independent Contractors vs. Full-Time Employees

While there are certain advantages to hiring independent contractors, converting those contractors to full-time employees is crucial for business growth. But when is the best time to convert a contractor to an...
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027: Skyrocket Your Hybrid Work and Talent Strategies with Gusto's New Features

A recent data report by HR platform Gusto shows that the share of fully remote workers has increased by 240% since the pandemic began. There is no doubt that flexibility has become a crucial factor in whether or not...
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026: Are College Degrees Still Relevant For Hiring The Right Talent in 2022?

Companies have long used college degrees as a proxy for job competency and career readiness. However, after the COVID-19 pandemic labor shortage and the rise of remote work, numerous companies, especially in tech, are...
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025: The 4 Keys To Choosing The Best HR Outsourcing For Your Small Business

When hiring an outsourced HR company, what should we be looking for? In this week's episode, Joey breaks down the four essential keys to successfully identifying and evaluating an HR partner that can work for your...
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024: Should You Be Monitoring Your Employees' Social Media?

Right off the bat, the idea of snooping through your employees' social media accounts might sound dubious. However, it also makes sense to ensure that what your employees post online isn't harming your business. So,...
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023: Remote Jobs Are Here to Stay! What Can Small Businesses Do About It?

According to a CareerBuilder survey, jobs that allow employees to work from home saw a substantially higher application rate than in-person jobs. Remote work has undeniably become a more desirable option for a...
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022: The Great Resignation 2022: Could It Be Beneficial For Small Businesses?

Many of the most common questions HR consultants get have to do with when to hire an HR advisor. Do you need to have a certain number of employees before starting an HR department? Do small businesses need HR at...
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021: Why You Might Need To Reevaluate Your Remote Work Policy

Where are your employees working from? Having employees working in different states where you're not legally registered to be conducting business could cause many compliance and tax issues for your business. And as...
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020: How The Metaverse Will Shape The Future Of HR Technology

What does the metaverse hold for small business HR? As mega brands are starting to explore the metaverseโ€™s potential in retail, small companies need to ensure theyโ€™re not getting left behind.ย  Small business owners...
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