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Episode 202: How to Address Employee Hygiene

Episode 202: How to Address Employee Hygiene

Join Paul and Tiana as they discuss one of the most awkward HR issues there is - how to deal with an employee that smells bad. Whether it's from bad hygiene, smoking, or working in a stable, an employee with an offensive odor can make for a very uncomfortable working...

Episode 201: HR Hitman?!

Episode 201: HR Hitman?!

In the first episode of our second season, Paul sits down with Jennie to talk about hiring a hitman to take care of your usual HR issues. Why fire someone and handle that awkward conversation yourself when you can just rent a hitman? (Just kidding!) Paul and Jennie...

Episode 117: My employee is moonlighting two jobs?!

Episode 117: My employee is moonlighting two jobs?!

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with CEDR Solution Center Advisor Grace Godlasky to discuss an issue that happens more often than not in this current climate - an employee working two jobs without informing their employer....

Episode 116: The Pushback Episode -1:1s With Your Employees

Episode 116: The Pushback Episode -1:1s With Your Employees

On this special Friday release episode of What The Hell Just Happened?! Paul sits down with his executive assistant Amanda as he goes through what he likes to call “pushback” that one of our HR Base Camp members commented regarding our previous episode on employee...

Episode 115: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Episode 115: Drug and Alcohol Testing

Drug testing is an especially tricky to subject to navigate with your employees. If you have reason to believe one or more of your employees may be coming into work under the influence of drugs or alcohol, how should testing be handled? There should be a policy about...

Episode 114: Off Duty Conduct – Smoking

Episode 114: Off Duty Conduct – Smoking

On this episode of What the Hell Just Happened? Paul Edwards sits down with senior solution center advisor Tiana Starke to discuss options for dealing with employees who smoke while off the clock. While their smoking may be happening outside of the office, the smell...

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...