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eX Podcast

I’ve started this podcast because I believe that companies have to think of themselves as employment brands if they hope to attract and retain talent. B2E (Business to Employee) branding gives a real competitive advantage to organizations that have the desire to bring the EX to life.

This podcast brings a different lens to the employee experience: a brand and customer experience angle, rather than a traditional HR angle.

Our guests, all thought leaders and disruptors in the EX space in their own way, come to this show to debate, discuss and share best practices on the key components that foster employee engagement and strengthen company culture; and also to spark the conversation on how to create positive employee experiences.

In our episodes, we cover multiple topics that touch and impact the employee experience, such as:
- the key components of a positive employee experience
- office space design and its impact on the company’s culture
- the employee journey map
- how design thinking, collaboration and innovation are intertwined
- employer branding
- employee engagement tools and measurement
- the place of technology in the employee experience.

If you're looking for in-person interactions with some of our guests, check out our series of local eX Summit events.

Oct 14, 2019

Employee engagement – despite all the talking, the literature and a growing a billion-dollar industry – continues to be a challenge for most HR teams. Employee development and career pathing are critical elements in attracting and retaining talent. An intentional, well-designed career pathing strategy makes your employees feel like your company cares about their professional progress and is willing to invest in them. In return, research shows employees are willing to invest their time, energy and career in your organization.

Engaging your employees with a personalized HR experience should be a central component of your strategy. The customization of where each of your employees are in their career cycle – or career pathing – shows that your organization sees each employee as unique, each career path also being unique and individualized.

Career pathing enables HR to understand and analyze employee aspirations in terms of growth and career goals, and to develop internal mobility programs aligned with your culture and goals.

Jamie Schneiderman is the author of the “What to Why” 20-minute book for leaders who want to discover the new insights driving today’s top performing teams. He is also the Founder & CEO of Career Spark, a revolutionary predictive analytics platform that uses both science and data to successfully match people with the jobs that they will thrive in and helps business leaders to build high performing, productive happy teams.

Today with Jamie we talk about:
- How bad is the issue of low employee engagement, and what’s being done about it.
- Why companies are not moving the needle more.
- What is the solution to disengagement.
- How do organizations know they are recruiting or promoting the right talent?
- What are the right sources to understand what is actually driving success in your organization and for a specific role.
- Where Jamie sees the HR function in 5 years.

Note: you can follow Jamie on LinkedIn, Twitter and Career Spark on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Support for this podcast is brought to you by LifeGuides. Responding to the inevitable and unexpected Life Challenges of your employees is one of the most profound opportunities to express your level of care, empathy, and compassion for the well-being of your people.
The LifeGuides Network™ partners with organizations who recognize this profound opportunity and provides them with a platform to match their employees who are going through a specific Life Challenge with trained Guides who have successfully navigated the same Life Challenge.
LifeGuides is a peer-to-peer network that exists to unlock and share the largest untapped and valuable resource on the planet - Human Wisdom and Experience.
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If you want to send me feedback, suggestions for future topics or guests, you can reach me at or on Twitter @eX_Summit. 

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