Category: HR Break Room

Paycom’s bi-monthly podcast, HR Breakroom, is hosted by business veterans and content creators, Caleb Masters and Chelsea Justice. Episodes feature hard-hitting interviews with guests that occupy an array of different spaces and titles. Recent episodes include topics like sexual harassment training, corporate philanthropy, and workplace flexibility.

Creating a Resilient Workplace Culture in 2021 with Adam Grant

Guest: Adam Grant, organizational psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don’t Know For businesses, 2020 was marked by exponential change. Many HR professionals who were on the front lines leading changes are now dealing with […]

Workplace Background Check Trends for 2021

Guests: Louis R. Lessig, Brown & Connery, LLP partner AJ Griffin, Paycom’s director of government and community affairs The pre-employment screening process — criminal background checks, credit checks and so on — is crucial to many organizations’ ability to bring in reliable talent. But the laws that govern that process […]

Culture of Courage: Empowering Employees to Speak Up

Guests: Karin Hurt and David Dye, authors of Courageous Cultures Have you ever had a potentially good idea that you kept to yourself? It’s a common experience, and in the world of work, it can be a problem. Organizations of all sizes and industries employ thoughtful, talented people who have […]

Better Conversations: The Importance of Diversity and Inclusion

Guests: Jennifer Kraszewski, Paycom vice president of human resources Dickens Aubourg, Paycom director of client learning Creating an atmosphere of inclusion starts with the hiring process and extends through initiatives and conversational channels that make employees feel understood for the duration of their careers Crucially, diversity means more than demographic […]