Five Ways to Hire the Right and Retain Talent - Laurie Ruettimann presenting

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Starting off year 4!

Ever find your self sitting across from the table at an interview for a very important hire and not know the questions to ask?

Join us in January as we host Laurie Ruettimann ( to discuss how to prevent failure before it even begins, by building your team right one hire at a time. Laurie will cover:

Five Ways to Hire the Right and Retain Talent for Your Team
- Identifying healthy aspects of your culture
- Creating a diverse talent pipeline and referral program
- Implementing a fair and accurate way of assessing candidates
- Offering robust total rewards programs- Moving with speed to onboard, train, and retain your workforce

About Laurie:

Laurie Ruettimann is a former Human Resources leader turned influential speaker, writer and entrepreneur. She owns a consultancy that offers a wide array of services to HR departments and technology companies. Ruettimann is also the founder of GlitchPath, an early-stage startup focused on business insights and risk mitigation. Check out her LinkedIn profile here. (

You may know Ruettimann as the creator of The Cynical Girl ( and Punk Rock HR ( (retired), which Forbes ( named as a top 100 website for women. You may have also read her book, I AM HR: 5 Strategic Ways to Break Stereotypes and Reclaim HR. ( (RepCap Press, 2014.)

Ruettimann has been published in a variety of places including AOL, Business Insider, The Conference Board Review, CFO Magazine, Entrepreneur, Forbes, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, Suicide Girls, The Wall Street Journal, US News and World Report and USA Today. She has keynoted, lectured and participated at business events around the world held by Harvard Business School, SXSW, Microsoft, Google, NBCUniversal, American Marketing Association, MediaBistro and many others. She is also recognized as one of the Top 5 career advisors by CareerBuilder and CNN.

Ruettimann is an appointed board member at TDn2K (, which provides workforce data, business data and social data to the restaurant industry. She also sits on strategic advisory boards of firms focused on the areas of learning analytics, big data, and employee engagement.

She studied at Regent’s University London and holds a B.A. in Literature from Webster University in Webster Groves, MO.