Category: Human Resources

HR Works Presents A Seat at the Table: Planting Seeds for a Positive Culture

Building a better culture is a wise investment in your organization’s future. Like a gardener, organizations must keep their garden (workplace) healthy and productive. So, what does this entail? Well, mindfulness and intentionality are key. And that starts with being intentional about what seeds you plant in your organization. My […]

Can’d Aid Partnerships Build Community Impact: The Journeys Group Story

In this episode of the Nine to Thrive HR podcast, host Cindi Koetzle welcomes guests Diana Ralston, Executive Director of Can’d Aid and Bailey Saunders, Community Outreach Manager of the Journeys Group. They discuss how Can’d Aid, a national nonprofit, partners with organizations like Journeys to facilitate various volunteer initiatives […]

A Fresh Approach to Employee Benefits with Melanie Langsett

In this episode of the Transform Your Workplace podcast, Melanie Langsett from Deloitte discusses the company’s innovative approach to employee well-being. Unlike traditional one-size-fits-all plans, Deloitte’s benefits are tailored to meet individual needs. Tune in and learn how Deloitte gets creative when it comes to benefit offerings and leave programs, […]

Crafting Connections through the Power of Storytelling

Crafting Connections through the Power of Storytelling Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish Steed Guest: Elena Valentine, CEO & Co-Founder of Skill Scout Films This episode of At Work in America is sponsored by Paychex, one of the leading providers of HR, payroll, retirement, and insurance solutions for businesses of all sizes. After years of being in survival […]

Listener Q&A – We Answer Your Questions! Establishing Policies

Welcome to another Listener Q&A with The Team at HR Stories! Today’s episode goes into these questions:How do you properly calculate travel pay for hourly employees?How do you communicate policies that are not in the employee handbook?Looking for direction on bereavement policies – do you offer pre-death (hospice care) leave, leave for the death of a pet, etc.?Email your questions to!Support the showNOW AVAILABLE and approved for 3 SHRM Recertification Credits – The Ultimate Book of HR Checklists – Getting HR Right: Your Step-by-Step Reference for Avoiding Costly Mistakes. Go to (On sale – 30% off ) Do you have a situation or topic you’d like the team to discuss? Are you interested in having Chuck or John talk to your team or Emcee your event? You can reach the Team at for suggestions and inquiries.Join the HR Team of One Community on Facebook or visit and sign up for emails so you can be the first to know about new things we have coming up.You can also follow us on Instagram and TikTok at @HRstoriesPodcast Don’t forget to rate our podcast, it really helps other people find it!The viewpoints expressed by the characters in the stories are not necessarily that of The Team at HR Stories. The stories are shared to present various, real-world scenarios and share how they were handled by policy and, at times, law. Chuck and John are not lawyers and always recommend working with an employment lawyer to address concerns.