Murder in HR
A brand new, 12-episode fictional podcast presented by Gympass and produced by Caspian Studios
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About the podcast
Our story centers around the company Peace of Ship, an AI-powered SaaS platform that optimizes ship performance and assesses fleets using a proprietary machine-learning algorithm. When a veteran employee mysteriously dies, their new HR Manager discovers that the seemingly ordinary tech company is actually a “front” for a sinister undercover organization. Now, she and the Head of HR are tasked with finding the killer in a corporation riddled with trained assassins.
Why we think you’ll love it
Our goal is to immerse listeners in a captivating mystery centered around workplace dynamics to bring awareness to workplace wellbeing issues. We tackle toxic cultures, conflicts, and power dynamics—issues that HR professionals face daily. By reflecting their experiences, we invite introspection and transformative change.
Meet the characters
At the helm of Peace of Ship is its team of employees. Get to know:
Employee Experience Manager at Peace of Ship
Played by Kate Mara (Black Mirror, Class of '09, A Teacher)
Jemma is a whip-smart perpetual job-hopper whose intelligence tends to either be her best asset or her greatest downfall.
Chief People Officer at Peace of Ship
Played by Brett Gelman (Stranger Things, Fleabag, Adult Swim)
Neurotic and chronically exhausted, Nicholas always works to keep the company afloat – even at the cost of his own wellbeing.
An exclusive sneak peek
Be the first to look inside Murder in HR for a preview of all the twists, turns, and nautical puns that lie ahead.
Episode 1: The Drunken Sailor
Jemma's first day at work ends in murder.
Episode 2: Code Purple
In the aftermath of Larry's death, HR goes the extra nautical mile.
Episode 3: The NDA
Jemma discovers the truth about Peace of Ship - and the deadly consequences for revealing it.
Episode 4: Double-Booked
Jemma begins her investigation of StarBoard by going straight to the top: Gregory and Trish.
Episode 5: The SKO
Jemma tries to get answers from the sales team during an HR leader's worst nightmare: the SKO.
Episode 6: Berlin
Nicholas has a crisis of confidence after Jemma discovers new information about Larry's death.
Episode 7: AB Club
As Jemma and Nicholas seek answers, the mystery deepens.
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