Kevin Sheridan

Employee Engagement Speaker, New York Times Best Selling Author

Kevin Sheridan is an internationally-recognized employee engagement keynote speaker, a New York Times Best Selling Author, and one of the most sought-after voices in the world on the topic of Employee Engagement. For five years running, he has been honored on Inc. Magazine’s top 101 Leadership Speakers in the world, as well as Inc.’s top 101 experts on Employee Engagement. He was also honored to be named to The Employee Engagement Award’s Top 100 Global Influencers on Employee Engagement for three consecutive years, as well as being designated as a Senior Fellow at The Conference Board.

  • Kevin Sheridan`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Kevin Sheridan`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Illinois, USA

  • Kevin Sheridan`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Kevin Sheridan`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Illinois, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Building a Magnetic Culture: How to Attract & Retain Top Talent to Create an Engaged, Productive Workforce

To become the best in the business, it is essential to employ the best people. But how do employers build a staff that is ready and able to take an organization to its next level? Inspired by the best-selling book, this dynamic keynote focuses on how to attract talented ...

To become the best in the business, it is essential to employ the best people. But how do employers build a staff that is ready and able to take an organization to its next level? Inspired by the best-selling book, this dynamic keynote focuses on how to attract talented employees to the workplace, empower them, and sustain an environment in which they are more likely to stay.

Topics covered include:

• Redefining Employee Engagement
• The bottom line benefits of employee engagement
• Recruiting: The Right Hire
• The Top 10 Engagement Drivers and the related Best Practices
• The importance of embracing diversity & inclusion
• The missing “secret sauce” – FUN
• Creating an environment of shared ownership for engagement

Drawing on years of research and real-world examples from his consulting experience, Kevin Sheridan gives you the strategies and tactics to transform your organization by creating and maintaining a Magnetic Culture.

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The Virtual Manager: Cutting-Edge Solutions to Hiring, Managing, Motivating, and Engaging Mobile Employees

95.3% of participants would recommend this keynote to a colleague. (Statistics provided by SHRM.) By 2020, 1.5 billion people, or more than 50% of the global workforce will be working remotely. Managing virtual employees is different than managing employees who ...

95.3% of participants would recommend this keynote to a colleague. (Statistics provided by SHRM.)
By 2020, 1.5 billion people, or more than 50% of the global workforce will be working remotely. Managing virtual employees is different than managing employees who are in the office every day. Successful remote employees are often a direct reflection of their managers. In this keynote, Kevin Sheridan illuminates how a virtual manager can build and sustain a highly-productive and motivated team, leading to better
business outcomes for the organization.

Topics covered include:

• A new way of doing business: virtual teams
• Trust in virtual teams
• Qualities of top virtual employees
• The Top Engagement Drivers: maximizing them for virtual
workers
• Challenges: changing location without changing principles
• How to become the best, most engaged, virtual worker

Based on years of research, this keynote shows how to build and manage an engaged, productive team from afar. Best practices ensure your
organization’s virtual working environment becomes a magnet for top talent and yields better business outcomes.

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Customized Keynotes and Workshop Options

Kevin Sheridan has been consulting and presenting on the issues that affect Human Resources and employee engagement for nearly 30 years. He is extremely well-versed in a variety of topics, and can tailor presentations and interactive workshops to the specific issues that are ...

Kevin Sheridan has been consulting and presenting on the issues that affect Human Resources and employee engagement for nearly 30 years. He is extremely well-versed in a variety of topics, and can tailor presentations and interactive workshops to the specific issues that are most important to your organization. Competencies include, but are not limited, to the following:

Talent Attraction and Retention
• Hiring right: Screening and vetting candidates for engagement and retention
• Engaging new-hires through the pre-boarding and onboarding process
• Leveraging the number one driver of engagement: Recognition & The Power of Thank You
• Understanding the Importance of Learning & Development to Employee Engagement
• Low-cost tips and quick wins to bolster engagement

Respect and Trust – Culture
• Key leadership qualities that evoke trust from direct reports
• Benefits of becoming a feedback-driven culture

Time Management – Release 40% More Productivity Through Improved Time & Meeting Management

Diversity & Inclusion
• Capitalizing on the proven linkage between diversity and best-in-class engagement
• Understanding Generational Differences and Engaging the Millennials in your Workforce

The First Step – Onboarding New Employees toward Full Engagement
• One out of every 25 employees quits on their first day – a pretty stunning report card on how
poor the onboarding process is handled by most organizations
• Learn the best practices of making the first days of employment a celebration and fully engaging

Employee Communication and its effect on Brand Image, Reputation, and Employee Engagement
• Discover the most common errors in how organizations communicate to, and with, employees
• Unleash the most innovative best practices on communication and yield higher net promoter
scores and business outcomes

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About Keynote Speaker Kevin Sheridan

Having spent thirty years as a high-level Human Capital Management consultant, Kevin has helped some of the world’s largest corporations rebuild a culture that fosters productive engagement, earning him several distinctive awards and honors. Kevin’s premier creation, PEER® ,has been consistently recognized as a long-overdue, industry-changing innovation in the field of Employee Engagement. His first book, Building a Magnetic Culture, made six of the best seller lists including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today. He is also the author of The Virtual Manager, which explores how to most effectively manage remote workers.

Kevin is a frequent keynote speaker at national and international conventions, including those hosted by the National Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Harvard Business School, The Human Capital Institute, and the American Hospital Association. He regularly conducts Leadership Development workshops on Employee Engagement, Virtual Workers and Remote Work, Generational Differences in the Workplace, and a wide array of other Human Capital related topics.

Prior to forming Kevin Sheridan LLC, Kevin founded HR Solutions International in 1995, a firm specializing in measuring employee engagement and teaching best practices, which he sold in 2011. Kevin received a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School, concentrating his degree in Managerial Decision-making, Strategy, Human Resources Management, and Organizational Behavior.

In his free time, Kevin volunteers with a variety of charities. He also enjoys golfing, fishing, and high-altitude mountaineering. He is in the process of climbing the highest mountain on every continent, an athletic journey known as “The Seven Summits.” As such, he has stood at the top of Africa, Europe, and South America, climbing as high as 23,000 feet. His personal and professional travels have brought him to more than 65 different countries.

Media: Kevin has been featured in numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Yahoo! News, Crain’s Chicago Business, Human Resource Executive, Hospitals & Health Networks, Talent Management, Modern Healthcare, and Engagement Strategies Magazine.

Testimonials

“Kevin presents sound and practical management strategies in a straightforward and entertaining way. His strategies may be considered common sense, but unfortunately, they are not common practice in most of today’s work environments.”

Terri Dorsey

Director of Organizational Development Boys and Girls Club of America

“Kevin Sheridan connects to the audience because he uses real life examples that touch every attendee. He does his homework and presents material with a goal in mind – leaving the audience better prepared to produce results than when they came in the room.”

Phil Fortino

SVP of Human Resources Resorts International

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