People leaders are more agile than ever, but opportunities to connect, learn and network as professionals are strained. Podcasts are a quick and nimble way to get new information about the field, helping us stay intellectually curious, learn from other leaders, and innovate. Here are our favorite podcasts for Human Resources professionals.
Laurie Ruettimann is a people leader who tells stories about the workplace. Each week, she features leaders, celebrities, politicians and human resources experts. Covering topics from the intersection between HR and activism to value-based leadership, Laurie is breaking boundaries.
Our favorite episode: Food and Social Activism with Chef Pierre Thiam
Adam Grant is an organizational psychologist who interviews some of the world’s most unique professionals. He explores "the science of making work not suck". Topics cover "how to love criticism" to "harnessing the power of frustration: You can expect a weekly episode where he truly covers some of the world's most interesting and extraordinary people at work. He's both accessible and fascinating.
Our favorite episode: Reinventing the Job Interview
This weekly podcast spotlights innovators and boundary-pushers and is conversational. A refreshing look at the future of HR. Geared toward people operations leaders of all disciplines and industries, Redefining HR interviews other pros who share their stories and talents from around the world.
Our favorite episode: Interview with Coda CEO and Cofounder
In Digital HR leaders, David Green connects with pros in the HR and tech space each week. Hear from a range of senior HR leaders who are pushing a data-driven HR agenda. From the impact of virtual to that of hybrid, David finds human resources professionals who challenge tradition and introduce us to various areas of the HR tech stack.
Our favorite episode: How Do You Create a Learning Culture in the Workplace?
Minda Harts is bestselling author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need To Know To Secure A Seat At The Table. In her podcast, she tells stories of everyday women of color. She digs deep to address the current state of work, interviewing women who are leaning into a workforce that isn't always for invested in their growth and success.
Our favorite episode: More Than Ready With Cecilia Muñoz
A weekly podcast the speaks to what it means to be a leader, an ally and an advocate for underrepresented people. Hear real-world stories of inclusive leadership and allyship. TWWL highlights individuals across industries within the world of leadership. This is a bright, authentic take on leadership and a pure delight.
Our favorite episode: Understanding Intersectionality With Rehana Mohammed
A podcast hosted by Damon Klotz. Culture First interviews people and culture professionals who speak about modern work across many industries. On a quest for the ultimate search for how we find meaning in our work, host Klotz explores journey of people - and those who put culture at the forefront of their work.
Our favorite episode: Designing for Love & Magic, with Oshoke & Chinedu
Interested more podcasts that are designed for the ears of People & Culture leaders? Listen to the Opus podcast. A fast-paced, fascinating, and at times irreverent, audio series hosted by Rachael Nemeth, CEO and co-founder. Season 1 features innovations by people leaders in the restaurant and food industry.