Seven of the best HR podcasts

27 April 2022

With so many podcasts to choose from, hearing views and insights from across the industry has never been more easy, or digestible. So whether you listen on your commute to the office, on a long weekend walk, here’s a roundup of some of our favourites…


The Mind Tools L&D Podcast

Focused on learning and development, each week the hosts Emma Towersey, Ross Dickie, Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner discuss all things work, performance and learning. From how the metaverse is shaping the future of L&D to the psychology of how people learn, this podcast is a must.

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Engagement Express

Hosted by Kate Isichei, Engagement Express provides inspiration and tips on how to build and increase engagement in organisations. There’s a great mixture of interviews with some of the leading experts in this space as well as bitesize episodes just a few minutes long but packed with useful tips for anyone in a leadership role.

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Disruptive HR Podcast

Hosts Lucy Adams and Karen Moran explore how to disrupt key areas of HR. Hear first hand from in-depth interviews with HR leaders who have made change happy in their organisations.

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HR Happy Hour

The HR Happy Hour podcast is a network made up of a range of shows focused on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. From The Workplace Minute which is a 1-2 minute flash briefing designed to be played on Alexa to Inclusion Crusade which tackles issues surrounding inclusion, equity, and diversity, HR Happy Hour will bring you the insights you need.

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HR Grapevine Podcast

The Grapevine group is known for being for of the UK’s favourite leadership and HR media sources and this podcast follows suit. Covering a range from dives into HR’s most pressing issues to topical news headlines, this weekly podcast gives short episodes typically around the 20 minute mark – perfect for your morning commute!

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Is this room free?

Want to hear how the best HR leaders have got to where they are today? In this podcast, Martin Drake interviews HR professionals about the stories of their careers. Tune in to hear about their journey and the lessons learnt along the way.

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Employment Law Matters

Employment law can be a minefield. In this podcast, employment law barrister Daniel Barnet breaks down some of the thorniest issues in HR. From age discrimination to TUPE to restrictive covenants to mental health in the workplace, if there’s a legal argument to be had, Daniel has covered it.

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Bonus listen

Our very own Doug Baird was recently featured on The Resilient Recruiter podcast discussing our growth story – from a specialist interim management recruitment firm to a full people advisory consultancy.

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