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HR Leader’s top podcasts of the year

By Jack Campbell | |4 minute read

As we round out 2023, we’re taking the time to reflect upon the content we delivered in the past year.

The HR Leader podcast has covered a wide variety of topics, bringing valuable insight into the top discussions circulating in the workplace. Here are the top 10 most-viewed episodes of 2023:

10. Why absence management should be top of mind for HR professionals


Statistics around absence management are evolving year on year, with the time ripe for HR professionals to put it at the top of their business agenda.

9. The pioneers v the pretenders: How to ensure you’re truly a ‘people-first’ organisation

Even though 86 per cent of companies in the post-pandemic era are confident they have found the right balance in terms of people-first work models like hybrid or remote working, 55 per cent have not provided their employees with genuine choice about when or where they work.

8. Our leaders are burnt out: How can we turn this around?

Leadership burnout is on the rise as the workforce continues to navigate the challenges created by the pandemic. In this episode of The HR Leader, Aaron McEwan, vice-president of research and advisory at Gartner, explains that the burnout experienced by leaders is not surprising given the significant disruption and change, and leaders are at the forefront of navigating their organisations through this uncertainty.

7. Award-winning talent acquisition manager shares secrets to success

With employees the heartbeat of any organisation, it’s important to have the right talent acquisition team in place to attract and retain vital staff.

6. The benefits of obtaining family-friendly workplace certification

Instilling meaningful measures for your employees can help ensure they feel supported, even outside of the office.

5. ‘Embrace AI, don’t fear it’: Key lessons to consider when implementing tech in your business

Rolling out effective tech can be all the difference in a business thriving and falling short in today’s market.

4. Why DEI investment is more important than ever

Despite some companies’ best efforts, many may find themselves falling behind when it comes to meaningful investment in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

3. The Equinix Foundation on digital inclusion, why challenges are localised, and how the foundation helps

The Equinix Foundation is committed to digital inclusion. Sujata Narayan, its director, and Bruce Owen, its president, joined The HR Leader to share what the foundation is all about and examples of some of the great initiatives the team is involved with worldwide.

2. Leaders are losing confidence in their exec teams – here’s what you can do about it

CEO confidence in executive leadership teams has seen a deep decline. Now, more than ever, presents an opportunity for HR professionals to prove their worth.

1. Workplace wellbeing: Doctor gives insight on how to maximise it

Wellbeing in the workplace is important to get right in order to get the most you can out of employees.

Jack Campbell

Jack Campbell

Jack is the editor at HR Leader.