Joan Brannick, PhD, SPHR consults, coaches, speaks, and writes on effective talent management practices. She helps leaders and managers feel, think, and act differently about finding, hiring, and engaging employees. As President of Brannick HR Connections, Joan works with organizations to create, implement, and evaluate talent strategies that support their organization’s vision, mission, strategy, and objectives.
She has authored and co-authored several books including Finding and Keeping Great Employees, a Fortune Magazine “Best Business Book.” Her insights on workplace trends and recruitment and retention best practices have appeared in many publications including Fortune Magazine, HR Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.
With more than 20 years of consulting experience, Joan has worked with dozens of public and private organizations representing a diverse range of industries including professional services, retail, healthcare, collections, telecommunications, insurance, government, public utility, manufacturing, and publishing. Joan received her Bachelor degrees in Management and Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her doctorate degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. As an adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, Joan continues to keep abreast of the most recent developments in employee selection and engagement.
Joan is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Speakers Association, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is past President of the National Speakers Association Central Florida chapter. She is also a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In that organization, she has served on several committees including membership, conference program, and visibility. She has also chaired the awards committee, the workshop committee, and the professional practice committee of that organization. Recently, Joan was elected to the Executive Board of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and serves as the Professional Practice Officer from 2010-2013.