HR Insights: The Podcast, Series 6 - Engaging & Retaining Talent in a Post, Post Pandemic World

Stuart Elliott

By Stuart Elliott


Jaime  Klein

Jaime Klein

How to engage employees and retain talent has been at the top of many companies' agendas post-pandemic and with the Great Resignation now over and the Great Reshuffle beginning it's imperative that organisations have the tools to keep their employees from looking elsewhere. Our latest guest aims to do just that. Today our CEO and Host Stuart Elliott is joined by CEO and Founder of Inspire HR, Jaime Klein.

The conversation centres around employee engagement and talent retention and see’s Stuart and Jaime delve into The Great Resignation, The Great Reshuffle, returning to a five-work week in the office, tools for boosting employee engagement and retention, the flow of life post-post pandemic and who ultimately is responsible for retention and engagement. They also touch on inspirational companies leading the way with their engagement strategies, which could inspire our HR Community to make changes in their own organisations.

Jaime founded Inspire HR in 2007 and is a trailblazer in the world of fractional and remote work. She has been a workplace culture expert and HRBP since 1994 and has implemented strategies and programs in talent management, coaching, workplace culture and the talent acquisition space. Jaime has made appearances on multiple media channels, podcasts and panels including facilitating Inspire’s webinar series where she shares her knowledge globally.

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Key Timestamps 

01:41 – An intro to Jaime + Inspire HR 

05:48 – Is The Great Resignation over?

08:09 – Reskilling employees

09:22 – Returning to a five-day work week in the office

14:28 – Is attrition always bad?

19:39 – Stay interviews

23:18 – Tools for boosting employee engagement and retention 

26:19 – The flow of life post-post pandemic

29:52 – Who is responsible for employee engagement?

38:17 – Advice for our audience