Diagnosing The Workplace: Not Just An HR Podcast

Roman 3

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Should We Be Hiring For Fit?
Mar 13 2024
Should We Be Hiring For Fit?
Send us a Message!In this episode, we examine "fit" and how we may have been misunderstanding the reality of hiring for fit.Our prescription for this episode: avoid the trap of looking for people who will "fit in" and prioritize finding talent who will add value to your organization and who will "be a good fit".You can reach out to us to talk more about fit at info@roman3.ca or through our LinkedIn page at https://www.linkedin.com/company/roman3The 6 Roles of SPECtrumo   Binders are bridge builders. They have very good interpersonal skills and can work with many different kinds of people.o   A Finder is motivated by the chase and has a knack for turning leads into new triumphs. They excel at focusing on the idea.o   Minders are administrators. They are the backbone of a team and keep everything moving and everyone on task.o   Grinders are creators, they are often behind the scenes workhorses that produce significant quantities of high-quality work.o   Pathfinders are explorers. They look for success and innovation, but they need their crew to be with them along the way.Spellbinders are influencers. They are very persuasive and good at creating convincing, evidence-based arguments.  Learn more about SPECtrum™: A Catalyst for Increasing Team Performance with our online fundamentals course: https://academy.roman3.ca/product/spectrum-a-catalyst-for-increasing-team-performance/ About Our Hosts!James is an experienced business coach with a specialization in HR management and talent attraction and retention. Coby is a skilled educator and has an extensive background in building workforce and organizational capacity. For a little more on our ideas and concepts, check out our Knowledge Suite or our YouTube Channel, Solutions Explained by Roman 3.
What Lessons Can We Learn From 2023?
Dec 20 2023
What Lessons Can We Learn From 2023?
Send us a Message!In this episode, we examine the important workforce events that happened in 2023, as well as what we should be the fundamental takeaways from this very busy year. We identify 5 main lessons to learn from 2023 that will impact our success in 2024.Our prescription for this episode: realize that things have permanently changed, and if we want to have success going forward, we need to think differently, revise our priorities, and move beyond the traditional way of doing things.Statistics Referenced:The number of workers on Strike in 2021 was 141,000 for the full calendar yearThe number of workers on Strike in 2022 was 242,000 for the full calendar yearThe number of workers on Strike in 2023 was 453,000 as of OctoberCornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations' Labor Action TrackerData as of October 2023(29%) of companies enforcing office returns are struggling with recruitment.76% of employees stand ready to jump ship if their companies decide to pull the plug on flexible work schedulesIn the SHED survey, the gravity of this situation becomes more evident. The survey equates the displeasure of shifting from a flexible work model to a traditional one to that of experiencing a 2% to 3% pay cut.Fortune (2023).  We’re now finding out the damaging results of the mandated return to the office–and it’s worse than we thought.Past Podcast Episodes Referenced:The 7X3 Rule:S2 E15 - Is Job Dissatisfaction Really That DangerousThe Autonomy Freeway:S2 E6 - Can we fix talent attraction and burnout with PTOFractional HR Supports:S2 E25 - When Should A Small Business Prioritize HR And Their Workplace CultureAI in the WorkplaceS2 E6 - What Is The Impact Of AI On HRAbout Our Hosts!James is an experienced business coach with a specialization in HR management and talent attraction and retention. Coby is a skilled educator and has an extensive background in building workforce and organizational capacity.For a little more on our ideas and concepts, check out our Knowledge Suite or our YouTube Channel, Solutions Explained by Roman 3.
What Is The Impact Of AI On HR?
Nov 22 2023
What Is The Impact Of AI On HR?
Send us a Message!In this episode, we examine the realities of artificial intelligence (AI) in our workplaces, specifically looking at its impact on Human Resources. We break down AI into practical terms with the intent to make its use and integration into our workplaces more practical and meaningful.Our prescription for this episode: understand what is and is not AI, as there are a lot of misconceptions out there. Also start thinking of AI as a productivity tool, that is like adding another member to your team.Statistics referenced:49% of HR professionals say they leverage seven or more employment systems of record, inclusive of their HRIS, ATS, benefits administration, payroll, and time-tracking systems. 38% of HR professionals whose organizations have more than 1,000 employees report having ten or more employment systems in their tech stack.The vast majority (84%) of HR executives at the VP level or higher (e.g., Head of HR, CHRO, etc.) believe their teams are using generative AI, yet only 34% of individual contributors report doing so.- Finch. Early Look: Finch Survey Finds Many Opportunities to Improve the Employment Tech Stack. (2023)About Our Hosts!James is an experienced business coach with a specialization in HR management and talent attraction and retention. Coby is a skilled educator and has an extensive background in building workforce and organizational capacity. For a little more on our ideas and concepts, check out our Knowledge Suite or our YouTube Channel, Solutions Explained by Roman 3.
What Is The Cost Of Doing Nothing About Your Workplace Culture?
Oct 25 2023
What Is The Cost Of Doing Nothing About Your Workplace Culture?
Send us a Message!In this episode, we examine the hidden costs that come with typical workplace culture challenges. We call these additional expenses and productivity wastes Labour Value Loss, and they eat away at profits and potential in almost every business.Our prescription for this episode: understand that doing nothing about these everyday challenges comes at a steep cost, whether you are aware of the problems or not.Statistics referenced:On average, companies are running at 33% efficiency. -  Gallup. Treat Your People Like Assets, Not Expenses -- Invest in Them (2019) The result of 22 case studies show a typical cost of turnover of 20% of salary.  - Center for American Progress. There Are Significant Business Costs to Replacing Employees Report (2012)The cost of burnout-related absences and lost productivity can be close to 25% of an employee's annual salary.  - Morneau Shepell. Morneau Shepell's Annual Mental Health Index  (2022) The relationship between Sexual Harassment and reduced productivity has been directly established. A person experiencing Sexual Harassment losses productivity equivalent to 45% of their annual salary.  - Willness, Steel & Lee. A Meta-Analysis Of The Antecedents And Consequences Of Workplace Sexual Harassment. University of Calgary. (2007) An uncivil workplace (where microaggressions and rude/passive aggressive behavior are common) can reduce employee performance to a cost of $14,000 annually, or about 26% of the average annual salary.  - Pearson, C., & Porath, C. The Cost of Bad Behavior: How Incivility Is Damaging Your Business and What to Do About It (2009)Research by Grammarly and The Harris Poll found poor workplace communication is a pervasive problem burdening businesses and employees alike costing businesses approximately $12,506 per employee every year or 21% of that average employee's annual salary. - Grammarly and The Harris Poll. State of Business Communication report (2023)The need for additional wages to make up for a poor reputation as a bad employer, businesses need to spend about $4,723, or at least 10% more, per hire to convince a candidate to take a job at such a company.  - Harvard Business Review, A Bad Reputation Costs a Company at Least 10% More Per Hire (2016)  About Our Hosts!James is an experienced business coach with a specialization in HR management and talent attraction and retention. Coby is a skilled educator and has an extensive background in building workforce and organizational capacity. For a little more on our ideas and concepts, check out our Knowledge Suite or our YouTube Channel, Solutions Explained by Roman 3.