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Oct 16, 2023

“HR Nightmares” Podcast – The Best of Season 2

Sponsored Content provided by Andy Almeter - President, Leath HR Group, LLC

First, why a podcast?!  Well, we call it the “book every HR professional wants to write, but hasn’t yet”.  Let’s face it, in the ever-surprising world of working with humans, everyday workplace situations can quickly go south leading to a myriad of personnel, legal, and financial woes.  These situations are not only excellent teaching moments, they can be downright hilarious!  And this is exactly why we started our podcast "HR Nightmares". 

With a growing listener-base spanning 49 states and 44 countries, our downloads and channel view stats tell us we’re doing something right, all while advancing @Leath HR Group’s mission of putting the “human” back in Human Resources.  Our “pod” strikes the perfect balance between hilarity and seriousness, providing laughter and enlightenment in equal measure.  

As we are approaching the wrap up of Season 2, we want to highlight a few of our favorite episodes from this season (and by the stats, some of your favorites too). 

CFOs and the Human Resources Function 
Mission Creep Alert!  For many organizations, especially in a company’s early stages, the people processes are handled by the financial leader … Why?  It usually begins with the organizations’ top expense, payroll.  By the way, these people problems are an absolute NIGHTMARE for most financial professionals.  In this episode, our guest, Chris Capone, CPA, Founder and President of Capone and Associates, shares with us why CFOs and Controllers are often tasked with the HR function and why it’s important for businesses to consider outsourcing to the experts.  

S2E8 The CFO's HR Rollercoaster: Navigating Nightmares & Triumph
Dealing with Difficult Co-Workers
Have you ever experienced an employee or manager that, quite possibly, came straight from hell? It seems like a lot of our listeners have! In these two episodes, Lisa, Beth and Amy share some of the most jaw-dropping stories from aggressive managers to employees. 
S2E9 Employees from Hell: Managing Madness
S2E11 Managers from Hell: Hilarious Horror Stories and Expert Tips  
Gen Z in the Workforce
This has been a huge topic of conversation over the past few years.  What do Gen Z like? What do they expect in the workplace?  We brought Michael Cooper of Marsh McLennan and Gabbi Plumez of Leath HR Group on the podcast to help business owners hear firsthand from Gen Z.
S2E14 Gen Z has entered the chat
The Human Resources Role 
This has been one of our top episodes of this season. Many of our listeners have enjoyed the discussion around what HR was originally created for and how it has evolved. 
S2EThe Evolution of HR: “Policy Police” to Strategic Business Partners
Tune in to HR Nightmares for insights, stories, and expert advice that can save you from your own HR nightmares, or simply make you appreciate the critical role of a good HR professional who can help you avoid these challenges in the first place.  You'll discover that even the most perplexing HR nightmares can be resolved with the right approach.  Remember, in the world of HR, it's not just black and white; it's a colorful tapestry of human experiences and workplace intricacies, and we're here to guide you through it all.
If you’re ready to start addressing some of your HR nightmares and start making positive and productive changes, give Leath HR Group a call and tune into HR Nightmares!

Submit a question to our HR experts to receive real-time advice on the next episode. 

Find HR Nightmares on your favorite platform. It is available on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music.

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