Roberta Matuson
Roberta Matuson
Thought Leader, Author, Speaker, Consultant and Internationally Recognized Workforce Expert.

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Hiring for Success

The Secret to Hiring Talent


Keynote Speaking

Roberta is an experienced HR consultant, keynote speaker and the author of the international best seller, Suddenly in Charge, a Washington Post Top 5 Business Book for Leaders. She specializes in the HR development of small- to large-sized businesses and non-profits through a range of human resource services, including HR department building, employee recruitment and orientation, employee handbook and job description writing, training and mentoring, intergenerational management consulting, benefit plan creation, sexual harassment investigation and anti-harassment training, and more. Roberta's insights have been featured in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Washington Post, and The New York Post as well as on The O'Reilly Factor, CBS's Early Show, and Fox Business. She has also written articles for Pink Magazine, Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com, HR.com, Yahoo.com, MSN.com, Fiftyandfurthermore.com, and BizJournals.com.

Roberta offers her clients, including companies like Best Buy and New York Life, help protecting their most important asset – their people.

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Roberta speaks to the following topics:

You Want Me to Do What? Using Influence to Get What You Want

Imagine all of the possibilities if you could create a work environment based on commitment, rather than compliance. People would do what they were asked, and then some. You would see a significant reduction in workplace miscommunication, which in turn would lead to reduced stress for everyone. Leaders, who attend this highly-interactive session, will come away with tools they can use to begin transforming their workplaces into organizations where trust and respect are more than just words.

Seismic Shift: Why You May Be Losing Your Balance in the Coming Demographic Quake

Suppose your most precious resource, experienced workers, disappeared tomorrow? Could your organization survive? Learn ways to create a work environment that engages and retains this vital sector of your workforce.

Protect Your Hive

Dramatic shifts in workplace practices and a further evolution of employment relationships are coming. No one has enough foresight to predict exactly how this shift will play out, but few organizations are ready for the change. Learn how to shore up the foundation of your organization to guarantee you have the talent needed to fuel your company.

Management for the Ages

They listen to iPods, download from iTunes, and talk to each other through IM. You are still listening to vinyl, learning to operate Word, and communicating "the old fashion way", i.e, face-to-face. Learn how to communicate and motivate across the generations.

It's 2013... Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?

Impending baby boomer retirements, a widening skills gap, and outdated approaches to hiring and retaining talented workers are combining to produce a "perfect storm" that threatens to destroy business performance in the year 2013 and beyond. Learn the steps that will help your organization weather the storm.

Other highly requested topics include:

  • Guard Your Exits-How to Retain Top Talent in Turbulent Times
  • Talent Acquisition Across the Generations
  • Mass Exodus: How to Stop Great Employees from Leaving
  • I'm Out of Here: How to Create a Life-Friendly Organization Before People Throw in the Towel
  • Hope is Not a Strategy: How to Become an Inspirational Leader

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Praise for Roberta’s Speaking

“Roberta was organized, prepared, and focused on the specific issues of our group. Her presentation was both relevant and insightful, but even more impressive was her ability to field tough and provocative questions and provide concise solutions and practical advice... More

Betsy Ann Duval, Program Committee
Enterprise Group
The Boston Club

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"I listened to Roberta’s presentation on How to Find Your Slice of the Talent Pool and left with many take-aways. It was a very intimate group and allowed for more interaction and dialog with her audience which was helpful."

Stacey Sawyer, Director of Education
MRA Educational Foundation

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"The SaGE group felt the presentation on the "Intergenerational Workforce" was a great introduction to the age-related demographic issues facing the workforce at Best Buy and across the United States…we will be sharing it with our 95,000 retail employees via our "Tagzone"... More

Gabe Angieri, Communications Chair
SaGE Employee Business Network
Best Buy, Inc.

Roberta recently addressed a captive audience at our organization about the changing generations in the workforce... Roberta is an expert on the subject matter and her expertise really came through. The audience was very engaged and Roberta was the key in laying the foundation... More

Mike Miller, Director of Training
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Roberta Matuson conducted a presentation for a large group of our management team to raise awareness among our leaders regarding shifting workforce demographics… Conference participants appreciated her insights and managers expressed a new awareness regarding the topics covered... More

Rebekah Mueller, Director of Human Resources
New York Life Retirement Plan Services

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Past Speaking Engagements

Best Buy, Inc.
Price Chopper Supermarkets
NY Life Pension Services
Boston University
AAHOA (Asian American Hotel Owners Association)
Pizza Expo

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