In addition to her writing and consulting work, Sharlyn is an in-demand speaker, hr, human resources, business, leadership, workplace powerspeaker who enjoys sharing her work experiences with HR and business audiences throughout the world. She has presented on strategic planning at the Annual Conference of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  She’s been one of the top speakers at HR Southwest for three years running and was rated one of the top speakers at SHRM’s Employment Management Association conference.  Her workshop on human resources metrics was one of a handful selected to be featured as an on-line learning program for SHRM.

Her latest book, Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers, was released in March 2015. She is the author of the ATD InfoLine Motivating Employees and was a contributing author to The ATD Management Development Handbook.


Sharlyn can speak on a wide variety of workplace issues but some of her most popular topics include:

The Art of Consensus Building

Strategies for Aligning Your Talent and Business Plans

Office Politics and Meetings: How to Manage Egos and Expectations

Stemming the Tide of Employee Turnover

Becoming a Leadership Role Model

What People Are Saying

Sharlyn has been a presenter two years in a row for our conference. I’ve attended her informative sessions, each receiving highly positive feedback. Her professional speaking style keeps attendees thoroughly engaged and wanting more. An excellent leader in the human resources profession.


Sharlyn is a dynamic and extremely well-informed speaker, and has zeroed in on the heart of any HR question I have asked her. She is honest, forthright and savvy about the complex, inter-connected world of business and personal communications we all experience today.

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To find out Sharlyn’s available speaking dates, please contact us at 954.659.2237 or via email cheers@hrbartender.com