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Looking for research, data, evidence and the stories of people focused on making work more human?

Our focus on employee engagement and happiness means that this podcast is an essential listen for those building thriving cultures! Hosted by our wonderful Co-Founder, Matt Phelan, we speak to a wide selection of exciting guests about a range of topics within the HR world.

Career Progression & Employee Happiness | Ben RainforthGott

Taking ownership of different responsibilities is a meaningful challenge that supports us moving forward. Ben RainforthGott Director of People & Organisational Development discusses the association between career progression with employee happiness

Challenges & Employee Happiness | Njabulo Mashigo

To maintain a sense of momentum we need to feel appropriately challenged in our roles. CHRO of the year and board advisor Njabulo Mashigo discusses the association between challenge and employee happiness.

Personal Development, Personal Growth & Employee Happiness | Andrew MacAskill

We are designed to evolve and grow, whilst standing still results in stagnation and inflexibility. Andrew MacAskill CCO at Fraser Dove International and LinkedIn change maker shares his expertise on personal Growth and Person development.

Employee Engagement | William Kahn

Following William's 1990 paper "Psychological conditions of personal engagement and disengagement at work" an entire industry was created called Employee Engagement.

Work Environment & Employee Happiness | Natasha Wallace

HR expert, entrepreneur and author Natasha Wallace sits down with our host Matt Phelan to discuss how to create a work environment safe from bullying, access issues etc AND that drives employee happiness.

Trust Safety & Employee Happiness | Phil Burgess

HR expert Phil Burgess sits down with Matt Phelan to discuss how Trust and Safety are key drivers of Employee Happiness. Trust is essential for commitment, so listen on for Phil's thoughts

Work Life Balance and Employee Happiness | Tony Latter, Clive Hyland & Laura Page

The Happiness Index internal culture team of HR pro Laura Page, Co-Founder Tony Latter and Head of Neuroscience Clive discuss the impact of work life balance. Listen to some expert thoughts and advice

Recognition & Employee Happiness | Simon Berry

Joining Matt to discuss the impact of recognition on employee happiness, Simon is one of the world's most respected and knowledgeable experts in employee recognition and reward.

Feedback & Employee Happiness | Karen Robinson

Karen Joins Matt to discuss the importance of feedback on employee happiness. A senior business leader, mentor and coach with 15 years experience, Karen gives her expert view on how to give and receive feedback.

Listening & Employee Happiness | Margot Slattery

Global Head of DEI at ISS joins Matt to discuss the importance of employees feeling listened to. Not being listened to is a form of sensory deprivation that is emotionally destabilising and can make us feel unsure about who we are and our importance.

Building The UK's Latest Tech Unicorn | Sultan Murad Saidov

Sultan is Co Founder of Beamery, the leading talent lifecycle management platform. The platform allows organisations to create more human experiences and unlock potential of global workforces. Matt finds out more about becoming a tech unicorn.

Soft Landing During Job Cuts | Walter Peterscheck

With layoffs prominent across the globe Walter shares his story of being let go. Walter helps people in similar situations to continue their career and prosper. This episode is designed to help both individual and company in doing this in a supportive way.


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