Carl Greenberg, Ph. D. recently founded Pragmatic HR Consulting after over two decades of providing talent management and organizational effectiveness solutions to his clients and employers. Throughout his career he has engaged in translating business strategy into HR strategy and tactics.
Carl's diverse HR background has enabled him to bring an innovative, practical and fresh perspective to HR issues. He has consulted with many Fortune 500 companies across a wide variety of industries and has had experience working with foreign and domestic markets.
Most recently he was an executive at Spherion Corporation, a large recruiting and staffing organization. In this role Carl was chief architect for all of Spherion's talent management processes for hiring its 300,000 workforce. He was also responsible for running Spherion's pre employment assessment practice and establishing a new employee retention services consulting practice.
Carl held several leadership roles for leading companies where he developed talent acquisition and selection, organizational and leadership, and recruitment process outsourcing solutions. Prior to joining Spherion, Carl was Senior Vice President for Aon Consulting, where he ran a regional office for their Talent Management Consulting group and led their recruitment process outsourcing sales organization. He previously held HR positions SBC Communications (now AT&T) and Union Pacific Railroad. His early career was in academia, where he directed the Industrial-Organizational Psychology doctoral program at University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Carl earned a Ph. D. in Social and Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University. He is active in a number of professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Society of Human Resources Management. He is also Past President of the Society of Psychologists in Management. Carl continues to share his wealth of knowledge of HR as a frequent speaker at professional human resource and psychology meetings as well through his writings, which have been published in numerous professional journals.
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