HR Bartender Show

a casual place to talk about work.

Listeners get practical advice about how to be a better leader and manager, focusing on the employee experience, and career advice. We might also talk about my personal goal to find the best cheeseburger on the planet. So, grab your favorite beverage, pull up a stool, and join the conversation. The bar is always open.

Meet Your Host, Sharlyn Lauby

Sharlyn Lauby is an author, writer, speaker, president of ITM Group Inc. and she has been named a Top HR Digital Influencer. HR Bartender has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Digital Publications read by HR professionals by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and best business digital publication by the Stevie Awards.

Media outlets such as Reuters, The New York Times, ABC News, and The Wall Street Journal, have sought out her expertise on topics related to human resources and the workplace. Sharlyn is the author of ”Manager Onboarding: 5 Steps for Setting New Leaders Up for Success” and “The Recruiter’s Handbook: A Complete Guide for Sourcing, Selecting, and Engaging the Best Talent”, which are available in the SHRM Store.

Regardless of what’s happening in the job market, organizations differentiate themselves by having the best talent. But in the future, you won’t be able to hire the best talent if you don’t equip recruiters with the tools to find candidates. And that includes an employee value proposition which will make a candidate say “yes”.


In the future, organizations will need the technology to quickly and efficiently hire the best employees and deliver excellent customer service. It’s time to realize that having the latest technology doesn’t mean giving up the human touch. And implementing technology solutions doesn’t have to disrupt the operation.


Whether you’re an employee or employer, the answer to our never-ending business challenges is learning. Not necessarily big, fancy, formal learning programs. But instead, thinking about career durability allows individuals and organizations to meet their goals.


Career success involves taking a proactive approach. We cannot simply step back and wait to see what the business world is going to look like after any challenging time. The good news is there’s a lot of information available to help us. We just have to be willing to go looking for it.


Many organizations have made the commitment to creating workplaces that are more diverse and inclusive. Now it’s time to turn those words into action. The first action that organizations need to take is listening to employees and find ways to make them feel they truly belong.


Organizations are often focused on the here and now. Taking time to plan the future is very necessary. Not just planning future sales and marketing campaigns. But planning what the future workplace looks like.