Category: HR Collective

Seattle HR Collective: It’s Time to Talk About Mental Health at Work

Years ago, from an outsider’s standpoint, James Pratt appeared to have it all with a successful career, a wife and children. He feels very lucky in life, but on his…

/ June 26, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: Finance for HR Leaders

It’s commonly believed that the human resource department and finance departments struggle to speak the same language and function together. HR may be more focused on increasing the effectiveness of…

/ May 16, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: Leveraging Storytelling as a Means to Building Culture

Culture is what makes your business unique and is the character and personality of your organization. A positive culture impacts satisfaction and happiness in the workplace. It also attracts talent…

/ April 18, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: Maintaining a Respectful Harassment-Free Work Environment

Angela Vogel and Mary Sanden of Davis, Wright, Tremaine developed an interactive training entitled, “Maintaining a Respectful Harassment-Free Work Environment” following the peak of the #MeToo movement so that managers,…

/ March 29, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: Pay Equity Analysis- Creating a Culture of Empowerment

Michaela Ayers is the Customer Education Lead at Payscale where she focuses on helping and empowering HR professionals make decisions using Payscale tools and data. A lot of her conversations…

/ March 6, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: A Female Board Member’s Perspective on How to Move Beyond Being an Order Taker

I can think of no better way to kick off a new year than by listening to Elizabeth Bastoni, a woman whose charisma filled the space Amazon so kindly loaned…

/ February 6, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: What’s Up in the Wake of #MeToo, Part II

There was such high turnout at our first Seattle HR Collective meetup on the subject of #MeToo, that we decided to have #MeToo, Part II to keep the conversation alive....

/ November 28, 2018

Seattle HR Collective: Pay Equity Gender & Beyond

Autumn fell in earnest over Seattle as nearly 100 people gathered together in the Galvanize space to learn about, and commiserate over, the pay equity gap that’s been widening once…

/ October 31, 2018
What HR Needs in the Wake of #MeToo

Seattle HR Collective: What HR Needs in the Wake of #MeToo

Unlike many of the previous Seattle HR Collective MeetUps, August’s presentation came in the form of a panel of three professionals, all from a different arms of their companies. It...

/ September 14, 2018

The Words You Choose Matter, Especially When You’re Hiring: When Word Choice Has a Direct Impact on Your Time to Fill

On a day somehow simultaneously rainy and not-rainy, dozens of business professionals scaled 23 floors to attend this month’s Seattle HR Collective MeetUp, hosted by augmented writing platform company Textio...

/ August 2, 2018