January 25, 2021
Two founders of HR firms and industry podcast leaders – Lars Schmidt and Joey Price – talk about how businesses are adapting their wellness and benefits packages in 2021. We focus on employers with 250 employees or less and the data from a new report. Lars and Joey offer practical advice on everything from benefits communication to how sole HR practitioners can lean on a wider community, as well as the urgency of implementing HR technology and process digitization.
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Founder, Amplify and Author and Podcast Host, Redefining HR
Lars Schmidt is the Founder of Amplify, an HR executive search and consulting firm that helps companies build progressive people teams and capabilities. He's spent over 20 years in the industry working in and alongside a range of leading global companies. He is a writer for Fast Company, author of the Redefining HR book, co-author of Employer Branding for Dummies and host of the Redefining HR podcast. You can find him on Twitter at @Lars.
Founder, Jumpstart:HR and Host, Business, Life, and Coffee Podcast
Joey Price is an award-winning, start-up CEO of Jumpstart:HR and host of the Business, Life, and Coffee Podcast based in Baltimore, Maryland. He has spent over 12 years in the HR industry and spends much of his time solving HR challenges in the areas of workplace culture, small team HR ops, and HR tech. Joey is an advisor to the HRM Department at the Forbes School of Business & Technology and his podcast weekly business leader success podcast was downloaded in over 100 countries in 2020. Follow Joey on all social channels at @joeyvpriceHR
Unum Content Marketing Manager
Clare Morin is the Content Marketing Manager at Unum and a journalist who’s spent the last 20 years interviewing hundreds of thought leaders on topics ranging from wellness to culture, finance, human resources and technology. Born in the UK, raised in Hong Kong and based in the U.S. since 2009, she brings a global outlook to the HR Trends studio.
Small businesses need a practical approach to crafting a benefits plan that helps attract, keep and protect great workers, while recognizing today’s economic realities.