An integrated and comprehensive approach to managing talent includes forecasting and workforce planning, sourcing and developing employees, maintaining an environment where employees are committed and engaged, and providing opportunities for growth and development designed to retain high performers. In order to drive success, the talent management strategy must be fully integrated and aligned with business processes and organizational strategy.
HR Thought Leader, Strategist & Managing
Director, Silver Zebras LLC
With 25 years of HR Management experience, Robin Schooling, SPHR, has worked in a variety of industries including gaming, health care, manufacturing and banking. In 2013, after serving as VP Human Resources with the Louisiana Lottery Corporation for almost 7 years, Robin opened up Silver Zebras, LLC, where she works with organizations to develop integrated HR and Talent Strategies that drive business success.
She’s a member of the Smartbrief on Workforce Advisory Board and has served on the Boards of Directors for Geaux Veterans, and the Louisiana Business Leadership Network, which focuses on providing positive employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Robin is a Past President of the Greater Baton Rouge SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), a former board member with ASTD Baton Rouge, an active member of the Baton Rouge Social Media Association and a long time volunteer leader with the Louisiana SHRM State Council. In 2012, Greater Baton Rouge SHRM awarded Robin its “HR Professional of the Year Award.&rdquo
A regular speaker at HR and business conferences around the country, she has a popular HR blog at HRSchoolhouse, is a contributor to the blogs WomenofHR and SHRM’s We Know Next, and regularly provides content for other global channels.She was recently named one of the The Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts On Twitter by the Huffington Post and one of the 25 people most retweeted by recruiters by ere.net (Electronic Recruiting Exchange). While she absolutely hates to cook, she loves her 3 dogs, enjoys a good glass of wine, and has loads of fun hanging out on Twitter – especially during Saints game.