HR Policy Global

S01E25 - Keeping Up-to-Date in Less Than 2 Hours a Week

Welcome to the Wild Side, a podcast that discusses the world of modern employee relations ten minutes at a time. This podcast contains resources to help you be the best Employee Relations Specialist you can be. In this episode, host Alan Wild introduces guest host, Tom Hayes, who is an integral part of the knowledge base behind this series of Employee Relations related podcasts to explain how he maintains his expertise. Alan is the Global Affairs Director of the HR Policy Association, the leading voice of chief human resources offices today.

As an Employee Relations professional, how do you keep up to date with the vast amount of global information in the labor relations and trade union industry? With all the information available, how do you organize the data to make the best use of your time? If you have been in search of the best resources and would like to better organize your information gathering process this episode with Tom Hayes, an industry expert is a must-listen.

Key Takeaways: 

  • PATCO: An event that changed the face of US Labor Relations forever. [2:08]
  • A brief account of offshoring in the media. [3:54]
  • Resources the experts use to stay current in matters regarding labor relations. [5:21]
  • The time it takes to stay informed and organize the data is minimal. [11:36]