Lynne Haggerman has over 25 years of experience in the human resource and business consulting field, including assisting Fortune 100 companies. She is recognized as a leading expert and authority by the media, universities, and professional human resource organizations/companies worldwide. Her savviness, perceptiveness, and practical approach have earned her accolades in the field of human resource consulting, business consulting, executive recruiting, outplacement, training, investigations, and audits. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Business Minor and a Master of Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology.
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She is a popular author and speaker of over 25 copyrighted human resource and management-related seminars that she conducts onsite at company locations nationwide, often customizing her programs to meet the unique needs of each business. Haggerman has developed Management and Human Resource Certification Programs for universities throughout the country.
Haggerman is routinely asked by the television and print media for her insight, opinions, and expertise on current human-resource related events and activities. She also provides expert courtroom testimony.
Lynne has published human resource-related articles internationally, and she regularly publishes articles in her “HR Solutions” column for the “Springfield Business Journal,” located in Southwest Missouri. Haggerman has contributed hundreds and hundreds of articles over the years. Recognized as an “impressive, credible authority” in the field whose “input is very incisive,” her columns are utilized as resources by companies due to the “practical, relevant information people can really use” and being “right on target with so many issues, helping a multitude of organizations run smoothly and saving managers and their employees unnecessary grief.” A COO noted her articles are, “indicative of the best, concise descriptions of what his company should be doing.” The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (BNA) noted her columns as “good stuff and spot on!” BNA is the largest independent publisher of specialized news and information for professionals in business and government on a worldwide scale. BNA’s print and electronic products address the full range of legislative, regulatory, and economic developments affecting business, and are widely respected for comprehensive and objective reporting and analysis.
Haggerman has initiated, created, grown, and managed seven businesses, with all pertaining to various aspects of the art of managing human capital. “The expansion is an outcome of your talents, hard work, and favorable reputation, operating differently than anyone in your field.” Lynne’s “enthusiasm for life and focus on service are traits that inspire others,” with her companies having positively influenced the quality of life and career success, satisfaction, and happiness of thousands upon thousands of people.
Lynne is routinely asked to speak on a wide variety of human resource and management topics at many conventions held by various industries throughout the United States and North America due to her “valuable insight, refreshing approach, and down-to-earth style.” Her “excellent content, enthusiasm, and commitment to these subjects make her presentations exciting and interesting to participate in” and result in “remarkable feedback” from attendees and information that can be “immediately put in place.”
Haggerman was selected as one of the Top 20 Most Influential Women in Springfield, Missouri, her hometown, along with a former Missouri Senator and a Missouri House of Representative. Her business was also recognized as The Best in her hometown.
Lynne is a former instructor for Texas A&M University, the University of Texas, the University of Nebraska – Omaha, and Missouri State University, with the Universities being “grateful for hard work and all she did to make the programs valued by the business community,” and stating she “delivers such great training, and her dedication to always putting forth more than 100% is evidenced by the enthusiasm of the participants. Following her is not an easy spot to be in.”
She is also a former columnist for the Business Journal in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, as well as the Tulsa Business Journal.
Due to Haggerman's mastery in all areas of human resources, she was selected as 1 of 150 worldwide human resource trainers to speak at the International Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Exposition and Convention, with Collin Powell
selected as keynote speaker. Haggerman also conducted a book signing during the Convention. In addition, she was selected
twice to speak at the largest United States SHRM Exposition and Convention. SHRM, founded in 1948, is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management, and is now serving over 300,000 members in 165 countries.
Her book, “The Matchmaker: Over 750+ Interview Questions,” still in publication, was formerly sold for many years in the Society
of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Bookstore, which is the world’s largest human resource bookstore. She has written and published several DVDs and books recognized by companies as “impressive” and “wonderful resources” that allow managers and human resource professionals to “bat 100%.”
Haggerman was the first Consultant selected by the The Myers-Briggs Company (MB) as a renowned ICON (Independent Consultant). This honor was to provide recognition and showcase success and achievements in the field, recognizing Haggerman as “a long-time, respected Independent Consultant.” MB began more than 50 years ago, and is a world leader in providing personality, career, and organizational development assessment tools utilized by millions in more than 100 countries, including many Fortune 500 companies. MB is the exclusive publisher of the world’s most trusted and widely used personality assessment tool, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Haggerman is certified to administer a myriad of tests, including the MBTI.