The People Ops Podcast

Work just changed. 79.8% of small business leaders say the pandemic has permanently changed the way their people and their companies work. The POPS! Podcast shares fresh thinking, examples and answers to build your people and your business in the new world of work.


and the POPS Stars behind them

Q&A: What’s the advantage of People Ops vs. HR?

Kevin Marasco, CMO at Zenefits
Jan 14, 2021
People Operations not only a fast-growing career option, it is a change in philosophy, practice and results that is good for business. And it's great for small business, which is nimbler and better able to adopt and advance it than bigger business. Just like Finance, Sales and Marketing functions have all been operationalized for the...

Q&A: What should I be thinking about if I’m looking to expand my workforce globally?

David Watson, Product Marketing Manager, Zenefits
Sep 22, 2022
As an HR leader, the process of expanding your workforce outside of your current country can be unfamiliar territory. There’s so much to consider, and it can be overwhelming not knowing what types of hurdles you might need to go through. In this episode, David Watson, Product Marketing Manager at Zenefits, talks through some key...

Q&A: How to incorporate fair chance hiring into your DEI strategy

Ken Oliver, Executive Director of Checkr.org
Sep 15, 2022
70 million Americans have some form of a criminal record in their past. This means there are 70 million Americans who aren’t give a fair chance and are overlooked as viable job candidates. Believe it or not, fair chance hiring is a key part of DEI strategies, and it’s something companies don’t really think about....

Q&A: Are we supporting the basic human needs of our workforce?

Morgan Furchner, Associate Product Marketing Manager at TriNet Zenefits
Sep 8, 2022
People are an organization’s greatest asset. Ensuring your employees are motivated begins with understanding what their basic human needs are and how to support them in the workplace. In this episode, Morgan Furchner, Associate Product Marketing Manager at TriNet Zenefits, shares the basic needs employers should be fulfilling and how to determine if you’re supporting...

Q&A: How to help your hiring team provide a great candidate experience

Josh Jones, Manager of Talent Acquisition, Employ Inc
Sep 1, 2022
To stand out in today’s competitive job market, employers and hiring teams must provide candidates with the best experience possible. But what elements make a great interview process? On this episode, Josh Jones, the Manager of Talent Acquisition at Employ Inc., shares his insight on what will enable your hiring teams to provide a great...

Q&A: Can I revoke a job offer?

Dan Marzullo, CEO and Founder of Drafted
Aug 25, 2022
Sometimes you extend a job offer to someone, and, due to various reasons, it just isn’t going to work out. So how do you revoke the offer? In this episode, Dan Marzullo, Founder of Drafted, gives some pointers on how to go through this process and shares insight on how to reduce the risk of...

About The People Ops Podcast

Every week, we share the decisions, struggles, and successes for keeping up with an evolving workforce and a changing workplace. No matter if you’ve been in HR or are just getting started, this combination of transformational stories with actionable ideas, as well as context on hot issues, keeps you up-to-date while answering the questions you didn’t even know you had.

Oh, and you know what they say about all work and no play? We tossed in a little levity to keep it real. Lessons, answers, and humor: everywhere you listen to podcasts.

POPS Podcast Host

Didi D’Errico

VP Communications at Zenefits
Didi gets the enviable job of interviewing the best and brightest minds in small business about their insights on what builds culture, connectivity, resilience and growth. She also leads the company’s customer advocacy and community programs as well as influencer relations efforts.

Best-in-class remote teams will use best-in-class technology.

Zenefits mobile HR platform makes it easier to communicate with staff, onboarding new hires, pay employees, and manage any HR task from any home office.