Steve Boese Trish McFarlane

HR Happy Hour


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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, Trish McFarlane, a Human Resources Executive, and writer/speaker on HR and workplace topics.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 8pm EST, 7pm CST. The HR Happy Hour goes back on the road with a special live show from the Fail Spectacularly event in Chicago, IL. Details on the event can be found at more

Thursday, October 29 - 8PM ET Does HR really need to disappear? Is the whole idea of a central department to help manage all of an organization's talent really a relic? If HR is really dead, what happens to all the HR folks today? If HR is not... more

Thursday, October 22 8PM ET Shauna Moerke and I are looking for your craziest and wildest HR and workplace stories, we want to hear them. Employee relations nightmares? Most shocking things you ever found in a candidate background... more

Join Shauna Moerke and I Thursday, October 15 at a special time, 9PM ET for a really special Episode of the HR Happy Hour. Who knows more about people and relationships than HR pros? Is the relationship advice people are getting today... more

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 8PM ET This week the HR Happy Hour takes on the topic of Work/Life balance. What does it mean, in a recession does it make sense to worry about it, is the nature of work changing to fundamentally alter the... more

Episode 12 - October 1, 2009 8PM Eastern (7PM Central). The HR Happy Hour is on the road for the second week in a row, this time live from the HR Technology Conference in Chicago. Shauna Moerke and I will welcome some old show... more

Friday September 25, 2009 6PM EDT Join Shauna Moerke and I with a live, remote HR Happy Hour show from the offices of technology vendor Halogen Software, We will welcome the crew from Halogen to... more

We know unemployment is almost 10% in the US, and much higher than that in many especially hard-hit states. This show is all about giving some practical, simple advice and strategies for the job-seeker, facing the worst... more

Thursday, September 10 - 8PM EDT Due to a scheduling conflict, the 'HR and Small Business' show scheduled for September 11, has been postponed and will be re-scheduled. In its place, Shauna and I will open up the Happy... more

What are the connections between Sports and HR and Talent Management? Is managing superstar employees at all like managing superstar athletes? What can coaching Little League baseball tell you about management? Are my beloved... more
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