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A podcast.

What? You heard that right.

Human resources is an important and necessary part of doing business. In this relaxing and entertaining environment, we’ll dive into all things HR and have a little fun doing it. In this podcast we’ll talk about compliance, challenges, great ideas and mishaps, and how Human Resources can move from an administrative, overhead department to a strategic contributor to the bottom line.

Episode 25 : Diversity Equity and Inclusion – How Leaders Can Impact the Bottom Line

MAY 8, 2022
Guest – Galen Bingham, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kiln Global Coaching and Consulting
The last few years have been fraught with challenges, from a pandemic to civil unrest. This has brought the issue of diversity, equity and inclusion to the fore. Many organizations created DEI statements and started DEI initiatives. But what does it really mean to have a DEI initiative? In this episode we discuss how having a DEI program can have a positive impact on the bottom line for organizations. We also explore the difference between DEI training and having DEI embedded into all organizational practices. We discuss these topics…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 24 : What Are the Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency?

APRIL 10, 2022
Guest – Jimmy Iannuzzi, Vice President & General Manager at nTech Workforce
During the Great Resignation, many organizations are struggling to find talent. Our guest discusses how staffing agencies can help and dispels some common misconceptions about temporary employees. Is it too expensive to use temporary employees? Are temporary employees less reliable or skilled than other employees? We discuss these topics…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 23 : What is Mentoring and Why Do Leaders Need It?

MARCH 13, 2022
Guest – Rod Bourn, Owner/Lead Ninja at Down Set Lead
When most people think of mentoring, they think of the up and coming manager.  But what about the business owner and other leaders, do they need a mentor?  What does mentoring look like at that level?  What is a mastermind group?  And, our guest gives the audience a challenge…will you take it?  We discuss these topics…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 22 : COVID Vaccine Mandate – What Employers Need To Know

JANUARY 11, 2022
Guest – Cheryl Brown, Attorney at Davis, Agnor, Rappaport and Skalny
There are so many questions about the COVID vaccine mandate. Does it apply to me? Is it legal? Will the Supreme Court uphold it? In this episode, my guest and I will discuss the mandate and the various requirements for healthcare facilities, Federal Contractors and private employers with more than 100 employees. We also outline practical ways to operationalize COVID mitigation in any workplace. We discuss these topics…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 21 : COVID, Delta Variant and Vaccines – Employer Challenges and the Impact on Return to Work

AUGUST 16, 2021
Guest – Sarah Sawyer, Attorney at Offit Kurman
Just as businesses were preparing to return to work, the Delta variant reared its head. What options do employers have? In this episode, we discuss options for employers, including, mask requirements, vaccine requirements, mandatory COVID testing and other considerations. There are no cut and dry, blanket answers; but this episode will help employers better understand their responsibilities and options. We discuss these topics…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 20 : Employee Resource Groups – Grassroots Approach to Return to Work and Employee Engagement

JULY 12, 2021
Guest – Paul Younkins, Chief Innovation Officer at TriBridge Partners, LLC
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) or affinity groups have been around for decades. But since the pandemic, they have taken on a more strategic role in many organizations as leaders grapple with hybrid and remote work. My guest and I will discuss ERGs, their origin, and how businesses of any size can use them to solve for a variety of issues…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 19 : Mental Health – The Role of Grief in the Workplace

JUNE 17, 2021
Guest – Maureen Desmond, Founder of Navigating Through Loss
Mental Health has been top of mind for employers since the start of the pandemic. But many times we don’t associate change with grief. And certainly not how all of the change we have experienced over the last 15 months can show itself as grief. My guest and I will discuss the fact that grief is not just the loss of a loved one, but any significant change in a person’s life. How can organizations assist with employees adjusting to change? We discuss this and more…and of course we talk about cocktails!
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 18 : What Businesses Need to Know About Employee Benefits

APRIL 10, 2021
Guest – Tara Pellet, Managing Advisor at AHT Insurance
Employee benefits is a topic that is on the mind of every employer, even if you don’t offer benefits. The world of employee benefits can be overwhelming. What is a broker? Are all benefits plans the same? How do you design a plan that works for you? What about small employer versus large employer groups? Self-funded? Fully insured? We discuss this and more in this episode….and of course we talk about cocktails.
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 17 : The Role of Ethics in the Workplace

FEBRUARY 6, 2021
Guest – Shavon Smith, Attorney and Principal at SJS Law Firm
Business ethics. This can mean different things. However, the recent political landscape has required employers to take another look at their ethics policies. Can an employee’s behavior outside of work become an issue in the workplace? What can employers do? What should employers do? What are the elements of a good ethics policy and program? My guest will discuss this and other ethics challenges facing employers…and of course we talk about cocktails.
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

Episode 16 : COVID Updates for Employers

JANUARY 8, 2021
Guest – Cheryl Brown, Attorney at Davis, Agnor, Rappaport and Skalny
2021 is here! Along with it comes changes to legislation and questions (more questions than answers candidly). With the complexity that COVID has brought into the workplace, my guest discusses the questions and challenges facing many employers. We discuss this and more…and of course, we talk about cocktails.
Hosted by Kimberly Prescott, Founder and President of Prescott HR

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