Busting HR Myths (Series) with Kim Nash #3 Orgs that Pay get the best employees & #4 HR is a Scapegoat

Posted by: on August 11th, 2023

Welcome to PCC Local Time. I am your host Nancy Hess and today we continue our six-part conversation series on Busting HR Myths series with Kim Nash. We talk about whether organizations that pay the most get the best employees and how HR becomes the scapegoat in organizations.

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Kim has spent more than 20 years teaching the SHRM HR Essentials, the SHRM Learning System, and other human resource related courses to mentor and encourage human resource professionals to grow in their professional development and pass the certification exam. In 2017, Kim founded her company, THriv, LLC to mentor, coach, teach, and train human resource professionals and leaders for success. In the spring of 2023, Kim published her first book, Burn the Plow, a story about her career journey, and she launched a Vlog, Fill My Cup designed to renew and inspire leaders in the summer of 2023.

Find out more about Kim Nash HERE or connect with her on LinkedIn


[00:02:10] Top paying employers struggle.

[00:03:25] Pay is not the only motivator.

[00:04:33] Employee turnover and retention.

[00:51:19] Importance of manager and HR partnership.

[00:08:30] Onboarding and employee buddy.

[00:09:10] Retention starts in the recruitment process.

[00:14:08] Rethinking sign-on bonuses.

[00:19:06] Generational differences in benefit preferences.

[00:26:58] Flexibility in the workplace.

[00:28:03] The gig economy.

[00:31:13] Changing work to enable flexibility.

[00:35:31] Pay increases and fairness.

[00:39:31] HR as scapegoat.

[00:43:18] Termination and difficult conversations.

[00:49:34] Managerial Training and Development.

[00:54:12] Policies and enforcement.

[00:57:37] Involve leadership in policy decisions.

[01:01:23] Odd policies in organizations.

[00:59:14] Importance of effective organizational policies.

About Nancy J. Hess

I help leaders pioneer extraordinary change through high engagement and whole systems approaches that focus on HR and People.