With over a decade of experience in Fortune 500 organizations, Laurie Ruettimann is an influential speaker, writer and social media expert focused on the human capital management industry. She received her SPHR certification in 2001 from The Human Resources Certification Institute and is an active member of The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Ruettimann is also a certified recruiter and trainer through various credentialed organizations.
In addition to creating Punk Rock HR, which was recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 100 blogs for women, Ruettimann was the co-founder of New Media Services LLC, HR Bloggers, and HRM Today, the first social network for HR professionals. She is a columnist for The Conference Board Review and an advisor to SmartBrief on Workforce. Her HR, career and social media advice has been featured in various publications such as The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, CFO magazine, and Men’s Health. Listed as one of the Top 5 career advice websites by CareerBuilder and CNN, her work has also been featured on the Suicide Girls, AOL, and Lemondrop websites.
Laurie lives in Raleigh, NC, with her husband and cats. You can contact her here.