Trish Steed (formerly McFarlane)


Trish co-founded HRevolution, a conference to highlight emerging trends and the future of HR, with the goal of providing an alternative networking and learning experience for business professionals who were tired of the traditional conference model.

Trish co-founded Women of HR in order to give a voice to practitioners who are passionate about issues affecting women in the workplace. The blog is a place to find information and discuss a variety of topics that impact the lives of women.

Who's That Girl?

These posts all originally appeared on Trish's personal blog


The Secret to Amping Up Your Productivity

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A few years ago, when I was working in an office setting, I wrote a blog post about amping up...

Working Human: Happiness, Satisfaction and Engagement in the Workplace

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Where do you stand when it comes to thinking about the impact of happiness in the workplace?  Do you fall...

The Chemistry of Employee Retention and Engagement

In the January 2013 issue of Go Magazine, I read an article by Helen Fisher that caught my attention.  Ms. Fisher, author...

Pinterest and Employee Communication

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So how is employee communication working for you?  Does your organization have it all figured out?  My guess is that...


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So how is employee communication working for you?  Does your organization have it all figured out?  My guess is that...

The Burning Platform- How To Identify Truly Important Projects

As a leader, do you struggle to keep your team on track or are you able to guide them in...

Talent Communities: They Call Me Bruce

Do you remember the relatively obscure song from the 80's called "They Call Me Bruce" buy Rick Springfield? It's a...

Self-Development Can Lower Economic Anxiety

*Today's post is sponsored by PeopleClues.  PeopleClues provides cutting edge behavioral assessments for business use.  The PeopleClues line of assessments...

Coaching, Part Two: Rules Of Engagement

As I wrote Part One of my coaching post (Creating A Coaching Culture), I said I feel strongly that HR...

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Led by Trish Steed and Steve Boese, H3 HR Advisors harnesses over 40 years of experience to delivery HCM insights and guidance to global organizations.

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Created in 2009, The HR Happy Hour Show is hosted by Steve Boese and Trish Steed and is the longest continuously running internet radio show and podcast on Human Resources, HR Technology, Talent Practices, Workplace and Leadership topics. 

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