A podcast about creating better work. 

Here to Help is hosted by Indeed CEO Chris Hyams. Each week we explore how people’s experience, strength and hope inspire them to help others, and how that passion is challenging conventional wisdom and shaping the future of work.

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New 05/23/2023

How can we harness the power of story and narratives for good?

Johnson Cheng is here to discuss tradition, community, work and the power of story to create opportunity for people.

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New 05/16/2023

Why is artificial intelligence set to become a human rights issue?

Safiya Noble is here to examine the ways in which search algorithms can reinforce and amplify existing biases and stereotypes, particularly against marginalized groups such as women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ individuals.

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Why does climate change hit marginalized communities harder?

Julia Hatton is here to discuss the urgent need for sustainable energy solutions in marginalized communities.

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Why is life after incarceration just another prison sentence?

Dr Reuben Jonathan is here to discuss the complexities of incarceration, re-entry and the labor market.

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Best of: How can we challenge the stigma of incarceration?

Vincent Bragg is here to talk about his mission - to challenge the stigma of how society views people with a criminal history, as well as how people with a criminal history view themselves.

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Best of: How does environmental sustainability impact the world of work?

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Best of: Why is empathy at work about more than pronouns?

As a transgender man, Ryker Knapp shares his personal experience of coming out — and why empathy at work is about more than pronouns.

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Why should you foster curiosity over certainty?

Hannah Lindsley is here to discuss her journey to data science, the Theseus’ paradox, and how we can ensure that data science is used to promote social justice and equity.

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Best of: How can we navigate imposter syndrome and limiting beliefs at work?

Dr. White-Ramsey is here to delve into how employees can navigate burnout, imposter syndrome and limiting beliefs like perfectionism — and what pottery can teach you about your career and life.

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How can women ensure they're being paid fairly?

Jen Ngozi is here to talk about unwritten rules required to succeed in the corporate world, the uncomfortable fact that women are still often underemployed and underpaid and how you can learn the biggest secret to success - advocating for yourself.

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How does the media shape our view of the world?

Shuronda Robinson is here to talk about how the media, policy and narratives shape how we view ourselves and the people around us. We delve into who gets to tell their own stories and who has their stories told on their behalf and why that matters.

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How did the pandemic expose social inequities?

LaFawn Davis is here to help normalize difficult conversations about racism, privilege and fragility.

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What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion?

Yahan Mensah is here to talk about representation, resilience, bringing your true self to work, and the importance of community and connection when it comes to belonging.

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Why does Juneteenth mark the start of freedom for everybody?

The remarkable trailblazer Ms. Opal Lee, The Grandmother of Juneteenth," is here to share her incredible story, what the pen President Biden used to sign the bill means to her, and what she hopes the next generation will take on next.

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Best of: Why is education the equalizer?

Dr. Burnette is here to share her career journey and how a career in tech led her to academia. We also hear about the significance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Huston-Tillotson University.

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How do we keep the stories of the Holocaust alive?

Lauren Engelman is here to help discuss Jewishness, Activism and Belonging while sharing her family's incredible story to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Best of: How can we create a more diverse and inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem?

Preston L. James II, CEO of DivInc, is here to help discuss why entrepreneurship is the core of a good economy.

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Why does tech build inferior products?

Matt Stephenson, CEO and Co-Founder of Code2College is here to help explore why representation matters, particularly in tech.

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Best of: How do we define happiness and why does it matter at work?

Dr. Jan-Emmanuel De Neve is here to help explore why Indeed’s ‘Happiness Score’ matters, how it was developed and what a world that puts worker well-being first might look like.

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Best of: How can behavioral science create more equity in hiring?

Chris and Rachel cover everything from behavioral economics and job search to challenging unconscious bias in recruitment.

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Best of: How is one woman elevating minority voices to be equal participants in American democracy?

In this interview, Emily Ramshaw, CEO of The 19th, shares her views on the future of news, as well as equity and inclusion in journalism.

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Are we doing happiness wrong?

Dr. Laurie Santos, Yale professor, is here to help uncover the latest scientific research that will change the way you think about happiness and work.

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How can you balance your introversion at work?

Taylor Rosser is here to help share what she learned from listening to the stories and experiences of other black women at Indeed, plus put a lens on her life as an introvert.

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Best of: How can companies be true allies of the LGBTQ+ community?

Sherise Bright, SVP of Communications and Marketing at the Human Rights Campaign is here to help us better understand LGBTQ+ advocacy, education, law, impact litigation, public policy and entertainment.

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