Strategic HR Turns Challenge into Opportunity

Flexible. Agile. Inclusive. Inventive. Caring. These qualities define today’s HR heroes who are taking a strategic leadership role to transform work in ways we’ve never seen before. Today, as we recover from the pandemic and move into the future, every business imperative must include workforce perspectives. The workplace has never been so complex; and the strategic value of HR never more clear.

Vistage releases research report – Decision Factors: Climb to Recovery

Expert contribution by Kathleen Quinn Votaw: “It’s time to rethink your people strategies” When uncertainty is high, it’s harder for CEOs to make decisions. The latest report from Vistage research aims to guide CEOs through the journey to the new reality. First by reflecting on the impact of the crisis on small and midsize businesses […]


ColoradoBiz Awards CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw and Employees Honor Her with Leadership Love Letter DENVER, CO — AUGUST 4, 2020 — Kathleen Quinn Votaw, founder and CEO of TalenTrust, was recognized by ColoradoBiz for her smart, influential leadership which won placement in the annual revenue-based ranking of the state’s top 100 women-owned companies. This is […]

A Love Letter to Our Leader during Covid-19

Dear Kathleen, We’ve admired and appreciated you, grown with you, and laughed and cried with you over the past several months. Most of us have been with you for many years, and all of us have worked together to build a business we couldn’t be more proud of. You have made us a team, and […]

Overcoming Low Engagement: An Essential Step to Business Growth

A staggering 87 percent of employees worldwide are not engaged at work. What does this mean for your business, and what can you do to overcome low engagement? Why Does Engagement Matter? Many business owners and people in the C-suite dismiss engagement as a trendy buzzword, but it is really a very valuable concept for […]

“Solve the People Puzzle” Portland Workshop

TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw was thrilled to conduct the second of this year’s “Solve the People Puzzle” workshops at the Vistage Executive Summit in Portland last week. The theme of the summit was “Bold Leadership.” The goal of the Vistage Executive Summit is to help CEOs, executives, and business owners gain a 360-degree view […]

Why Employees Quit and What You Can Do About It

The reality is that your employees are looking for or open to new opportunities (as discussed previously). In some cases, you want to do whatever you can to keep someone happy and working for your company. But in other cases, it’s better for the employee and the company to part ways. In Kathleen Quinn Votaw’s […]

Admit That Your Employees Are Looking

Here’s a cold, hard truth: Your employees are looking for other jobs. In CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw’s new book, Solve the People Puzzle: How High Growth Companies Attract and Retain Top Talent, she reminds employers that their employees are continuously looking for other jobs or being approached by recruiters. In fact, according to a 2015 […]

“Solve the People Puzzle” Now Available: A CEO Must-Read

Today is the big day! Kathleen Quinn Votaw’s book, Solve the People Puzzle: How High Growth Companies Attract and Retain Top Talent, is now available for purchase on Amazon. Our goal for today is to hit #1 Bestseller status on Amazon. It’s no small feat, but it’s one we know we can achieve with your help. All you need to do […]

TalenTrust CEO Speaks at Vistage Executive Summit Events

[fve][/fve] TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw will conduct “Solve the People Puzzle” workshops at the following Vistage Executive Summits: Dallas/Fort Worth – February 9 Portland – March 2 Phoenix – April 5 Colorado – May 19 Chicago – September 13 Minneapolis/St. Paul – September 22 About the Workshop In survey after survey, executives list attracting […]