A practicing HR professional, Trish McFarlane has more than 15 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting, PR, and health care. She is also an international speaker at various events, most recently at HR Southwest, the HR Technology Conference, HR Florida, Talent Net Live, HRevolution and TRU London. McFarlane is a cofounder of HRevolution. The conference highlights 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. She also cofounded the Women of HR Blog in order to give a voice to practitioners who are passionate about issues affecting women in the workplace.  

HR Thought Leader, December 2010

December's HR Thought Leader of the month is - Trish McFarlane
 

Connection-Dec2010-Trish-McFarlane.jpgA practicing HR professional, Trish McFarlane has more than 15 years of experience in Big 4 public accounting, PR, and health care. She is also an international speaker at various events, most recently at HR Southwest, the HR Technology Conference, HR Florida, Talent Net Live, HRevolution and TRU London. McFarlane is a cofounder of HRevolution. The conference highlights 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. She also cofounded the Women of HR Blog in order to give a voice to practitioners who are passionate about issues affecting women in the workplace. 

McFarlane has received numerous accolades for her blogging and online efforts. These include HR Examiner's Top 25 HR Digital Influencers, HR Examiner's Top 25 Most Influential Online Recruiters, Top 25 Most Influential on Twitter in St. Louis, ranked #5 by Fistful of Talent in Top 25 Talent Management blogs and named one of Monster.com's Top
10 Blogs to follow on Twitter for 2010. 

She writes guest posts for several sites including SocialMediaToday.com, Halogen's "Lighter Side of HR", and many others. She has been cited in the Business Journal publications, USA Today and HR Executive Magazine online. 

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