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Top 10 Podcasts to Fuel Momentum for HR Leaders in 2024 

Are you an HR leader looking to illuminate your path forward in the ever-changing world of work? Tapping into the wealth of expert insights offered by today’s top HR podcasts is an inescapably actionable way to unlock new possibilities and confidently take the next leap in your career. 

We’ve curated our top 10 podcast picks for 2024 that will be your guiding light as you navigate the evolving HR landscape with courage and wisdom: 

The Josh Bersin Company Podcast – Josh and his guests offer insights into the evolving landscape of business, HR technology, and workforce management, with a particular focus on the impact of AI and the importance of skills-based organization strategies. Through interviews and discussions with industry leaders, the podcast provides valuable perspectives on corporate leadership, talent, learning, and the future of work. 


Punk Rock HR with Laurie Ruettimann – Laurie breaks away from the traditional constraints of the HR world to bring interviews with some of the most innovative and disruptive minds in the industry and the world of work–challenging and entertaining listeners through tough but fair conversations. Guests vary from thought leaders, authors and entrepreneurs to others who re-envisioned the way we see work and organizational culture.  

Work Life by Adam Grant – Averaging over a million ears per episode, organizational psychologist Adam Grant delves into the science of making work more enjoyable by exploring the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals. Work Life covers a wide range of topics, from learning to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, with the aim of encouraging listeners to think—and think again—about how they work, lead, and live.

Digital HR Leaders with David Green – David speaks with a variety of senior HR leaders who are encouraging a data-driven and digital HR agenda. The need for digitally and numerically savvy HR professionals is ever-increasing, and this podcast focuses on how HR leaders can create business value and drive organizational transformation. Past episodes have covered topics such as people analytics, the future of work, and how to navigate HR technology and workforce planning in today’s rapidly changing business environment. 

Bringing the Human back to Human Resources with Traci Chernoff – Traci is s Senior Director of Employee Engagement and has dedicated more than a decade to pivotal HR leadership roles, such as Target. Her podcast focuses on redefining the essence of human resources by emphasizing the importance of people in every business and exploring the balance between human-centric approaches and business needs.  With her guests, Traci provides actionable insights applicable across different areas of HR. 

Honest HR – Co-hosts Amber Clayton, Wendy Fong and Monique Akambi provide a dynamic platform designed for HR professionals, people managers, and team leads who are committed to enhancing how they contribute to the growth and improvement of their companies. The podcast features straightforward conversations and relatable stories from the workplace that challenge the status quo. This podcast by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) aims to help create better workplaces and a better world.  

Redefining Work – Lars Schmidt is the founder of Amplify, an HR Executive search and consulting firm. Each week he sits down with big thinkers and doers who are shaping what work looks like today and tomorrow. The conversational format brings in mavericks, innovators, and rule challengers to discuss how their experiences might change the world. 

Diagnosing The Workplace: Not Just HR Podcast – James Schofield and Coby Milne from Roman 3 Solutions, Inc. are looking outside the box to answer the pressing issues in today’s workplace. The podcast takes a practical approach in covering a wide range of topics, including culture, talent development, and how to avoid repeating old mistakes, aiming to provide educational and business insights.


TalentCulture #WorkTrends – Join host, Meghan M Biro on the #WorkTrends podcast as she asks if you are ready to look forward to the future after being in the HR, ”trenches,” for years. She brings in HR tech vendors and HR practitioners to chat about what inspires them—offering insights into current news, inspirational ideas, and practical strategies to navigate the changing world of work. 

DriveThruHR – This engaging and informative podcast with a bit of rebellion covers a wide range of topics for HR professionals. Hosted by Michael VanDervort from the Labor Relations Institute and Robin Schooling, Director of Talent Strategy at Humareso, the podcast covers a broad spectrum of HR topics, including HR technology, recruiting, talent management, leadership, organizational culture, and strategic HR. 

Leverage these powerful podcasts to expand your mindset, elevate your strategy, and courageously drive the outcomes your organization needs now. Your next bold step forward starts here – let these shows be the spark that fuels your momentum. 

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