Episode 113: Ghosting in the Workplace

Episode 113: Ghosting in the Workplace

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with senior solution center advisor Tiana Starke to discuss ghosting in the workplace. What do you do when your employee randomly disappears out of nowhere? With all the different ways an employee...

Episode 112: How to Prevent Awkward 1:1s

Episode 112: How to Prevent Awkward 1:1s

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Expert Nora Gustafson to discuss conducting one-on-ones with your employees at your workplace. How can you navigate the potential awkwardness that comes along with regular...

Episode 111: James Webb Space Telescope: More Than Pretty Pictures

Episode 111: James Webb Space Telescope: More Than Pretty Pictures

In this episode of WTHJH, Paul discusses the incredible scientific potential of the James Webb Space Telescope with his friend, Dr. Ed Prather, Executive Director of the Center for Astronomy Education at the University of Arizona. More than just giving us pretty...

Episode 110: Report: J. Lo Says ‘No’ to Hiring Virgos

Episode 110: Report: J. Lo Says ‘No’ to Hiring Virgos

According to a report by Glee star Heather Morris, Jennifer Lopez once refused to hire a group of dancers based solely on their astrological sign. Is this legal? And, if true, could this type of hiring decision present risk to J. Lo as an employer? Listen as Paul sits...

Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken

Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken

On this episode of What The Hell Just Happened?!, CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Compliance Specialist and Digital Communications Coordinator Ally Dagnino to discuss a high-profile case in which an employer tried to pay employees with chicken sandwiches instead...

Episode 108: Why, When, and How to Perform Background Checks

Episode 108: Why, When, and How to Perform Background Checks

On this episode of “What The Hell Just Happened?!”, CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Senior Solution Center Advisor Michelle Richard to discuss background checks with both new and existing employees. What do you do if another employee tells you they heard...

Episode 107: Back to the Salt Mines

Episode 107: Back to the Salt Mines

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Solution Center Senior Advisor Tiana Starke to discuss social media usage by business owners, including how one business landed itself in some deep water as a result of a post they...

Episode 106: All Things Internship

Episode 106: All Things Internship

In this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Compliance Officer Nora Gustafson to talk about that ever-popular summer topic: the internship. Is there such a thing as a paid intern? Does the age of the intern affect how you handle...

Episode 105: Artificial Intelligence and HR?!

Episode 105: Artificial Intelligence and HR?!

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) is working its way into the world of business ownership and management with CEDR Senior Solution Center Advisor Halisi Tambuzi. Can AI be unintentionally biased?...

Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?

Episode 104: Can I Mandate Vaccines for New Employees?

For this episode of What the Hell Just Happened?! Paul Edwards discusses the ever-evolving world of COVID vaccine mandates with CEDR Compliance Officer Nora Gustafson, including if you, as an employer, can require your new hires to get vaccinated before starting...