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Published:July 23rd, 2010 23:26 EST
Judyth Piazza Chats with Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed, Author of Keeping The Millennials

Judyth Piazza Chats with Dr. Jan Ferri-Reed, Author of Keeping The Millennials

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

For over 24 years, Jan, a seasoned consultant and President of KEYGroup, has worked with leaders to create cool workplaces that attract, retain, and get the most from their talent.  Her expertise, insight, wisdom, humor, and practical solutions have made Jan a highly sought-after speaker for keynote addresses, seminars, conferences, and workshops.  She has brought fresh concepts and effective techniques to executives and audiences around the globe.  Client favorites include the following topics:

  • Motivating and Retaining Talent:  Keeping Your Keepers
  • Keys to Creating the Productive, Profitable Workplaces
  • Why Keep The Ys?  The Keys To Creating Cool Workplaces To Retain Millennials
  • Maintaining Resilience

Among the organizations that have engaged Jan to deliver speeches, develop custom presentations, and provide consulting services are:  GlaxoSmithKline, Pitney Bowes, PPG Industries, Inc., U.S. Steel Corporation, SAE International, American Society of Association Executives, Transformer Association, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, National Association of Graphic and Product Identification Manufacturers, Inc., Bristol Myers Squibb, Bayer, Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, and MTV Networks.  She is the co-author of the recently published book with Dr. Joanne G. Sujansky for John Wiley Publications,  Keeping the Millennials: Why Companies are Losing Billions in Turnover to This Generation and What to Do About It.  The book explains how Millennials are costing corporations around the globe billions in unnecessary, preventable turnover and provides a proven approach for creating a corporate culture that keeps them on the job and working productively.

Jan has been called upon by numerous media sources to provide guidance on leadership practices and productive workplace cultures.

Jan is an active member of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the HR Leadership Forum, and Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA).  She has also served on the Board of the Association for The Arc and on the Advisory Board of the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities.  Her doctoral work was completed at the University of Pittsburgh where her studies focused in the areas of consultant ethics and organizational development.  Additionally, Jan was an adjunct professor to the Human Resources Management Program at LaRoche University.

Her energy and sense of purpose translate into winning presentations that audiences applaud.  Packed with plenty of take-home value and on-the-job applicability, you can count on Jan`s presentations to provide you with the keys to unlock the leader within you, your team, and your organization