Nora A Burns - HR Speaker, Trainer, Consultant

Keynote Speaker

Looking for a fun, yet content-rich program for your leadership conference?  Nora delivers key insights on the important relationship leaders have with their teams - making them think while making them laugh.  Nora's most popular keynotes are based on her unique and exclusive research: 

  • The Undercover Candidate™ : Leadership Lessons From Behind The Interview Room Door

  • The Undercover Employee™: Leadership Lessons From Behind the Counter

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In-House Training Programs & Conference Breakout Sessions

Based on her unique research projects, Nora offers training programs designed for hiring managers through executives to enhance the hiring process and new hire experience to increase retention and customer satisfaction.  Investing in hiring, onboarding, and management training is key to your success with team development!  In addition to training & breakout versions of her keynotes and shot-talks, some of her most requested programs include:

  • Where Hiring & Risk Management Intersect - What You Need to Know To Protect Your Organization, Employees, and Customers

  • The Top Three Mistakes That 80% of Employers Are Making In Hiring ... And How You can Avoid Them

  • The Magnetic Power of Employment Brand - Which Direction Is Employment Branding Pulling Your Team?

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Looking to offer you conference participants an opportunity to hear multiple, high-energy talks?  Nora has delivered several Ignite®-style talks (5 minutes, 20 slides that automatically advance every 15 seconds) including the DisruptHR videos featured on the right side of this page.  In addition to those already developed, Nora is skilled at crafting customized material specifically for your conference. 

Short-talks also work well as part of the opening general session as a teaser of more information to come, with an interactive breakout by the same name later in the day.

  • Polyester, Name Tags, and Flair

  • Maria Broke the Time Clock ...and other tales of shame

  • You're Not Frigg'n Freud - Stop Attempting to Psychoanalyze Candidates