HR Most Influential Podcast 3.2: When Change Meets Resistance

The HR Most Influential Podcast's latest episode is now live, with Pam Parkes in the hot seat to discuss how HR successfully implement change programmes.

Parkes, a specialist in transformation strategies with nearly 40 years' experience, is no stranger to what helps – and hinders – change.

Now the executive director for people, service transformation, and technology at Essex County Council, Parkes made the HR Most Influential list in 2023 as its #3 practitioner.

She spoke with HR magazine editor, Jo Gallacher, to explore why change programmes can meet resistance, and how HR leaders can encourage employees and the C-suite alike to back positive change.

The episode is available to listen or download now on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or Google Podcasts, and listeners can subscribe to never miss an episode.

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