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Human Resources for Small Business

The Human Resources for Small Business podcast is the ultimate resource for HR professionals and small business owners. Join Xenium’s Brandon Laws as he chats with guests from all sides of the industry—digging up tips, tools and insights you can apply to your own small business. We’ll dig into a different HR-focused topic each episode—ranging from business strategy and leadership to HR policy, legal updates and more.

Apr 17, 2018

 

Aman Brar, CEO of Canvas, a text-based interviewing platform, joins Brandon Laws for a future-oriented discussion about the impact technology is having on recruiting. They discuss how A.I. and machine learning are playing a role in the way employers recruit, top technology trends in recruiting, and how technology...


Apr 10, 2018

In the second episode of What's Up in the Workplace, Lacey Partipilo and Brandon Laws discuss why one CEO is keeping "assholes" out of the workplace, common severance policies amongst employers, and how one CEO is bringing athletics into the workplace to drive culture and results. 

Check out the articles Lacey and...


Apr 3, 2018

Complaints are an unfortunate but inevitable part of working in human resources. But not all employers know how to handle complaints and investigations into those complaints, and unprofessional or callous complaint processes can sour any workplace.

In this episode, Alishia Young, Xenium’s Director of HR Services,...


Mar 26, 2018

It’s a common mistake to promote star employees into leadership roles before they’re ready, or before they fully understand their new responsibilities. Both you and the employee in question can end up feeling dissatisfied if you move too quickly. Becoming a manager is a big step, and it takes any employee time to...


Mar 15, 2018

Radical honesty, the importance of cultural fit—these terms are familiar to most of us. But when Patty McCord, Chief Talent Officer of Netflix, first introduced them to the tech world, they were pretty radical. Xenium’s Tyler Meuwissen joins Brandon Laws for a discussion of McCord’s new book, Powerful: Building a...