The Culture Chat
Culture Chat: The Intentional Connection Between Culture and Employer Brand

Culture Chat: The Intentional Connection Between Culture and Employer Brand

March 19, 2017

In this month's Culture Chat Podcast, we talked to Kristy Nittskoff, CEO of Talent Savvy, about how to make an intentional connection between culture and your employer brand.  

Culture Chat: Startup Life and Workplace Culture

Culture Chat: Startup Life and Workplace Culture

January 30, 2017

In this episode we chat with Jonathan Herrick, CSO/CMO, Co-Founder and Chief High-Fiver of Hatchbuck. Jonathan is passionate about building a Culture of Engagement, helping individual employees develop personal and professional strengths. He says that "in this environment, innovation blossoms, and customer expectations are exceeded, resulting in unprecedented company growth." We asked him, "How do you balance a focus on culture with the priorities of startup life?"

Culture Chat: On Building a Culture of Accountability

Culture Chat: On Building a Culture of Accountability

January 7, 2017

This episode features a fascinating conversation with Jonathan Raymond, CEO of Refound and author of Good Authority, a book about how to align personal and professional growth.  How do you hold people accountable without acting like a jerk?  How do you create a culture where accountability is welcomed and desired and aligned with doing your best work?

Culture Chat: How Employee Benefits Can Impact Culture

Culture Chat: How Employee Benefits Can Impact Culture

December 21, 2016

Today's episode features Jovan Hackley, Director of Marketing and PR for Student Loan Genius, an employee benefits company that believes in benefits as a way to build a relationship with employees--related to culture, that can give organizations the edge, particularly in recruiting the younger generation in the workforce.  

Culture Chat: Culture and the Customer Experience

Culture Chat: Culture and the Customer Experience

November 27, 2016

In this episode of the Culture Chat podcast, we're excited to dig into the topic of culture as it relates to the customer experience.  Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, once famously said that "brand is a lagging indicator of culture" - in this conversation we talk to Aimee Lucas, customer experience transformist at the Temkin Group, about her thoughts on how exactly culture impacts how customers relate to the companies they interact with.

Culture Chat: NTEN and the Relationship between Community and Culture

Culture Chat: NTEN and the Relationship between Community and Culture

November 4, 2016

In this episode, we talk to Amy Sample Ward, CEO of The Nonprofit Technology Network, a nonprofit that serves nonprofits. NTEN grew out of the community that birthed it and community feeds and is integral to the maintenance, protection and evolution of their culture. 

Culture Chat: Glassdoor and the Rise of Transparency

Culture Chat: Glassdoor and the Rise of Transparency

October 23, 2016

Join WorkXO in episode 8 of the Culture Chat, where we talk to Kirsten Davidson, Head of Employer Brand at Glassdoor, about the impact of transparency on the business world of today.

The Secret to Making HR Relevant Again - QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 3 of 3

The Secret to Making HR Relevant Again - QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 3 of 3

September 12, 2016

Excerpt 3 of 3 from a webinar series hosted by QuestionPro. "This webinar features two leading thinkers in the HR space who will challenge and encourage you with a frank conversation about the state of the HR crucial function and what needs to change." See full recording with slides here - https://youtu.be/sdwRCU5o814

The Secret to Better Performance Management - QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 2 of 3

The Secret to Better Performance Management - QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 2 of 3

September 12, 2016

Excerpt 2 of 3 from a webinar series hosted by QuestionPro. "For years, both managers and employees have dreaded the annual performance review, and some large companies have recently ditched them in a high-profile way. But when all is said and done, we still want a system for making sure that top performers get rewarded, that people are growing and developing, and performance is getting better over time. " See full recording with slides here - https://youtu.be/OJONRhrgalE

The Secret to Recruiting the Right Talent (QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 1 of 3)

The Secret to Recruiting the Right Talent (QuestionPro Webinar Excerpt 1 of 3)

September 12, 2016

Excerpt 1 of 3 from a webinar series hosted by QuestionPro. "Learn to create authentic branding and engage top talent. Join WorkXO founders and employee engagement experts Jamie Notter and Charlie Judy as they explore why brand authenticity matters, how to use data to create an authentic employer brand, the importance of building a strong work culture, and how to start designing the culture you want." See full recording with slides here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKFk7hQIUyw

Culture Chat: Culture Change and the New CEO

Culture Chat: Culture Change and the New CEO

September 12, 2016

In this episode of the Culture Chat, Charlie and Jamie chat with Jeff Morgan, CEO of the Club Managers Association of America, and go deep on how he managed the culture change that comes with coming into an organization as a new CEO charged with turning things around. Listen to this great conversation!

Culture Chat: On Grit

Culture Chat: On Grit

August 28, 2016

In this episode, we welcomed Caroline Miller, author of many books including the forthcoming Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose. Her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success provides a fascinating topic for discussion around how Grit connects with workplace culture.

Culture Chat: Culture as a Living Breathing Thing

Culture Chat: Culture as a Living Breathing Thing

August 13, 2016

In this episode, we talk to David Neff, VP of Consulting for Clearhead, working for Fortune 500 brands and large nonprofits on digital transformation. He is also the founder of Lights. Camera. Help., a nonprofit that helps other causes tell their mission through video, and co-author of the book IGNITE : Setting your Organization’s Culture on Fire with Innovation.  Our big question was "what does it mean for culture to be a living and breathing thing?"

Culture Chat: Improve It and Culture Improvisation

Culture Chat: Improve It and Culture Improvisation

July 7, 2016

In this episode, we talked to Erin Diehl, founder of Improve It, (www.improveitchicago.com) a corporate team-building workshop company that helps organizations use improvisation to build better, "yes, and" cultures.

Culture Chat: Branding and Culture

Culture Chat: Branding and Culture

June 5, 2016

How should employers get intentional about making sure their brand - consumer, employer, internal, external - authentically reflects their culture?  That's our big question for this episode's conversation with Tim Padgett, CEO of the Chicago-based marketing agency the Pepper Group. 

Culture Chat: VisaNow on Preserving Cultures that Work in the Fast-Moving Startup World

Culture Chat: VisaNow on Preserving Cultures that Work in the Fast-Moving Startup World

May 17, 2016

The big question we posed Dick Burke, CEO of VisaNow:  “You’re a startup that has grown rapidly.  As you continue to grow and evolve, what got you here, from a culture standpoint, might not get you there.  What are the risks of changing so quickly? How do you hold on to the best parts of your culture and the things that made you successful, while growing and becoming who you need to be in the future?” Join WorkXO in our at-least-monthly podcast!

Culture Chat: Millennial Alignment and IQ Solutions

Culture Chat: Millennial Alignment and IQ Solutions

May 7, 2016

Millennials are now the largest segment of the workforce--a spot they will hold for decades. Are you aligning your culture with the direction this generation will be leading us? This month’s Culture Chat podcast digs into this topic with IQ Solutions, a company adapting quickly to the needs of their heavily Millennial workforce.