Roberta Matuson
Identify the best talent in the world.
  • Identify
  • Acquire
  • Nurture
  • Retain

Roberta's Recent Publications

The Magnetic Leader

Employees don’t work for companies; they work for people. The more irresistible you are as a leader, the more pull you have for employees to want to stay and for your customers to remain loyal. Read Excerpt

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Roberta's Recent Publications

Talent Magnetism

Your company is only as good as the talent you keep. Learn the new rules for attracting top talent and getting them to stick around. Excerpt

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Roberta's Recent Publications

Suddenly in Charge

Honored by the Washington Post as a Top 5 Business Book for Leaders.

Learn how to manage up, down, and succeed all around... Excerpt

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Roberta's Recent Publications

Suddenly in Charge

Learn how to save your company millions by improving the quality of your hires, while improving productivity. Slash costly employee turnover.

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Growth Workshops

We customize all workshops to ensure that participants leave our sessions with the skills and tools needed to immediately support the vision and goals of your organization. This customized approach allows us to tailor the length of programs to meet your specific needs. If you’d like us to go in more depth on a particular topic, let us know and we can discuss customizing a full-day session from any of our half-day programs. Below is a summary of our workshop topics. 

For a more detailed description, simply browse over to the half-day workshops section or the full-day workshops section of our website.

*NEW* - Poaching Talent Session

How to Capture Your Competitor’s Top Talent While Safeguarding Your Own

I’m offering a three-hour session for executives, business owners, and hiring managers to help ensure they have the talent they need for a profitable 2017 and beyond. Learn More about Poaching Talent Sessions

Matuson’s Talent Magnetism Boot Camp

Are you up for the challenge? Transform your organization into a talent magnet!

Learn why companies like Boston Beer, Tufts Medical Center and Mass Leadership Technology Council trust Roberta Matuson to help them create a vortex of talent magnetism. Introducing the Talent Magnetism Boot Camp.

The “IT” Factor: Executive Presence for Women in Tech

Are you a savvy successful executive that knows the part, acts the part and looks the part?

In this one-day session, we’ll explore the specific qualities of leadership presence that enable both men and women in tech to motivate, align, inspire people to take action The “IT” Factor

Half-Day Workshops

Our new half-day workshops are perfect for clients who are looking for quick ways to boost employee productivity.

What Makes Top Organizations Excellent (And How You Can Become One of Them by Monday Morning) - Learn what differentiates the top 10 percent from the rest and how to achieve similar results.

Moving Ahead by Leading Across - Learn how you can increase trust and unleash the power that resides in your organization. Open the door to innovation, new ideas and increased efficiency and profitability.

Managing Up in a Top-Down World-Strengthen the effectiveness of your management team by improving communication, managing expectations and increasing productivity.

Inspirational Leadership: How to Manage Down Without Tripping Up - Optimize productivity by helping leaders swiftly identify and eliminate obstacles that frequently sidetrack executives and managers.

Running of the Bulls, American Style: How to Keep Your Employees From Stampeding Out the Door - Prevent expensive turnover and dramatically increasing employee productivity.

Difficult Conversations Made Easy - Increase teamwork and employee communication, while decreasing stress. Learn how to confront without conflict

See a detailed listing of our half-day workshops.

Full-Day Workshops

Influencing Options® - Learn how to build a culture of commitment rather than compliance.

Managing an Intergenerational Workforce - Turning Challenges into Opportunities-give your executives, managers, employees, and HR professionals the tools they need to turn intergenerational differences into opportunities.

Every Business is a Gourmet Kitchen - Are you Using Yours to Boil Eggs? Learn how to create the perfect recipe for increasing teamwork and collaboration in your organization.

Selecting for Success: Behavioral Based Interviewing Workshop - Learn the secrets to hiring and retaining a superior workforce, that consistently outperforms the competition.

Sexual Harassment Awareness Training for Managers and Supervisors - Help your leaders create a productive workplace, free of harassment.

Sexual Harassment Awareness Training for Employees - Reduce costly and disruptive harassment suits.

Beyond Employee Retention - Employee Engagement-Increase your organizational competitiveness and boost profitability.

See a detailed listing of our full-day workshops.


"Roberta's guidance has dramatically increased my ability to pull in and retain the talent we need to take our organization to the next level. She's proven to be a trusted advisor and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to other CEOs who are looking to accelerate..."
Tom Hopcroft, President & CEO
Mass Leadership Technology Council

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"The coaching that Roberta Matuson provided for one of our retail store managers renewed the manager’s excitement in her work, provided her with increased skills in the selection of new employees and gave her the tools she needed to better manage her staff..."
Mary G. Rahal, VP, Human Resources and Administration
Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, Inc.

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"Roberta was able to clearly define our project objectives and the methodology that we needed to reach those objectives. Roberta helped us pinpoint the root cause of our problem by using in-depth probing techniques that gave her access to important data we did not have..."
Amy Waryas, Director, HR
The Boston Beer Company

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"Roberta worked with us to create a comprehensive onboarding program. With her guidance, knowledge, and expert HR advise we have successfully launched our company-wide training initiative. We now assimilate new hires into the company more effectively than ever..."
Ted Winston, Co-Owner
Winston Flowers

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"When it comes to management of people, Roberta sees through all the noise and gets right to the heart of the matter..."
Mark Spitzer, President
Photonic Glass Corporation

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"As we have grown, Roberta has provided continued support to help us work through complicated personnel issues while allowing us to focus on other areas of our business. Our employment practices truly support our business goals..."
Paul M. Zavracky, Ph.D., Former President and COO
MicroOptical Corporation

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"Roberta has saved us time and energy on situations we may have needlessly wrestled with. We consider her a partner and look for her guidance often. Roberta has provided a welcomed service to Six Red Marbles..."
Sarah Smith White, President
Six Red Marbles

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"Roberta was tenacious about keeping us focused on completing our project on schedule. The finished project was comprehensive, professional and passed the scrutiny of legal experts. I would definitely use Matuson Consulting again..."
John Blake, Former COO
Advanced Results Marketing

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"Roberta has been a tremendous mentor and coach to me over the past year. She has partnered with me on multiple professional development fronts, as well as helping me through some very challenging situations. I found Roberta to be wise counsel!"
– Allison DiSiena, VP of Recruiting, Marketing, Interactive and Creative Services Division, 24 Seven Inc.

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"Roberta Matuson was our answer. She met with us, developed a plan, walked us through the process to record our policies and procedures. She helped identify areas where policies were non-existent. She then developed and produced our employee handbook. We still use it today..."
Tim Slattery, CEO

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"Roberta presented an engaging and informative webinar on “Managing Up in a Top Down World” for Northeastern University’s alumni. This thought provoking session provided practical strategies for navigating office politics and building effective relationships for career advancement. Roberta’s extensive expertise and knowledge of workplace trends was apparent as she skillfully answered a wide range of questions from participants. Her well-organized presentation made it easy for the audience to commit to implementing her advice."
Michele Rapp, Associate Director
Northeastern University

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"Roberta’s ability to provide new leaders with insights on matters that few are willing to discuss is refreshing and will serve our members well. As a CEO, I'm especially impressed with her ability to quickly distill difficult situations and provide pragmatic advice that can be quickly and successfully implemented."
Aradhna Malhotra Oliphant, President and CEO
Leadership Pittsburgh Inc.

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"I have had the opportunity to experience Roberta Matuson’s “fast track” coaching. Her candid, succinct and concise approach provided positive reinforcement toward my professional goals."
Cheryl Schondek, VP of Food Acquisition and Supply Chain
The Greater Boston Food Bank

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