Top Ten Reasons You Must Attend DisruptHR Chicago


I am thrilled beyond words to be the co-founder of DisruptHR Chicago!   Our third event will take place on Wednesday, April 26 at 1871, so grab a ticket before we sell out. If you’re wondering, what the heck is DisruptHR Chicago? Then read my top ten reasons why this is a must attend event: 1) Great speakers: we have the … Continued

A Few Good Women & Men You Need to Know


I spend a great deal of my waking hours thinking about disruption and innovation. That could mean either one of three things: 1) I don’t have enough to do 2) I’m nuts or 3) I’m insanely passionate about the topic (I’ll stick with number three). I truly believe the way we work is at a … Continued

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Nicole Dessain


Nicole is on a mission to turn business on its head!  She is the founder of Talent.Imperative and the Co-Founder of DisruptHR Chicago. During our chat, Nicole talks about how she’s helping organizations uncover the hidden power of people.

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Diamond Greer


Designing for the #human…that’s what Diamond Greer is passionate about.  Diamond is a HR Analyst at Grosvenor Capital Management and the Co-Founder of Let’s Vibe, a collaborative community that connects and develops diverse women intrapreneurs and entrepreneurs.  Diamond chats with us about the importance of creating human-centered processes that benefit both the employer AND the employee.

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Kate North


Why can’t we all just get along? To find out how HR, Facilities and IT can make a tremendous impact on the workplace experience, take a listen to Kate North.  Kate is the Founder of Workplace I.Q and the Global Chair of the Workplace Evolutionaries.  She tells us how to bridge the gap between these … Continued

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Liz Theresa


Do you have a personal brand? To find out just why it’s so important and how it contributes to an improved workplace experience, check out this interview with Liz Theresa. Liz is the founder of LizTheresa.com where she helps women launch and build online businesses they love.

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Will Busch III


What can we learn from entrepreneurs? Will Busch III is helping companies drive growth and build talent by empowering entrepreneurs.  Will is the Managing Consultant of Economic Development at Gallup. He is helping Chicago area startups and mid-market companies create organic growth and jobs in the community.  We’ll uncover what Will is doing and how it translates … Continued

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Erich Kurschat


What makes your team tick?  If you’ve ever asked yourself that question, Erich Kurschat can help you uncover the answer.  Erich is the Founder of Harmony Insights and he utilizes the DiSC assessment to help individuals and businesses connect with their true values, pursuits, and potential.

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Elena Valentine


#JobDescriptionsBeDamned! Elena Valentine is the Co-Founder and Servant Leader of Skill Scout, an organization focused on helping companies hire, attract, and fast-track talent.  Elena and her team are transforming job descriptions into compelling video stories to make the hiring process fun and engaging for both candidate and company.  Listen in to find out how!

A Dozen Days of Disruption: Kristy Nittskoff


Does your talent acquisition process need mouth-to-mouth resuscitation?  Kristy Nittskoff is here to help! Kristy is the Founder & CEO of Talent Savvy, where she’s breathing life into organizations’ recruiting practices.  Kristy has extensive expertise in talent acquisition, particularly with technology start-ups.  We’ll discuss why getting “back to basics” is sometimes the most disruptive approach you … Continued