Top 5 Business Podcasts for Human Resources

Podcasts have become one of the best training devices for the entrepreneurial multi-taskers. Podcasts allow experts to bring a variety of ideas and trainings right to your computer or smart phone. They make long commutes more bearable, learning simple, and monotonous tasks move more quickly.

We have put together a list of the top 5 human resources podcasts so that you can use your time learning about the newest recruiting developments, talent management news, and HR's best practices.

1. HR Happy Hour

By Steve Boese Trish McFarlane

HR Happy Hour, the longest running and top downloaded HR podcast, focuses on human resources, management, leadership, and workforce technology. The show is hosted by Steve Boese, the Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference, Trish McFarlane, a Human Resources Executive, and writer/speaker on HR and workplace topics.

2. Human Capital Institute Podcasts

By HCIPodcasts

Looking for fresh content to solve your human capital issues but don't have a full hour? Subscribe to the HCI podcast series to gain access to leading HR practitioners from Fortune 1000 companies, as well thought-leaders, authors, and academics. These experts cover everything from talent acquisition and analytics to engagement, retention, and development.

3. Lunch Conversation with DriveThruHR

By DriveThru HR

DriveThruHR was designed to be a captivating and easy-to-digest lunch discourse that covers topics relevant to HR professionals. Each 30-minute episode features a guest speaker who shares her or his knowledge and experience in human resources. Our hosts and special guest cover a wealth of topics, including HR Technology, Recruiting, Talent Management, Leadership, Organizational Culture and Strategic HR, every day at 12:00 pm Central Time.

4. Human Resources for Small Business

By Xenium HR

In the HR for Small Business podcast, host, Brandon Laws interviews human resource professionals on various human resource topics, including management, organizational culture, performance management and much more. Join us for topics such as, "Bullying in the Workplace," "Organizational Culture Development," and "The Importance of a Handbook in Small Business."

5. The CYA Report

By Fistful of Talent

The CYA Report is a free flowing, sometimes mature discussion of HR and Talent issues, brought to you by Fistful of Talent and Workforce. Follow us on Twitter via @FistfulofTalent and check out our short hand at www.fistfuloftalent.com. New episodes are available every other Thursday at 1pm ET.