Laurie Ruettimann



Writer, Entrepreneur, HR Consultant

For over 20 years, Laurie Ruettimann has been telling work-life stories and building groundbreaking solutions to drive better employment experiences, increase retention rates, and improve job satisfaction. Laurie is a former human resources leader turned writer, entrepreneur, and speaker. CNN recognized her as one of the top five career advisers in the United States, and her work has been featured on NPR, The New Yorker, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, and Vox. She frequently delivers keynote speeches at business and management events around the world and hosts a popular podcast focused on fixing work. She lives with her husband and cats in Raleigh, North Carolina. 


Laurie keynotes events all around the world and is featured on major media websites where she shares wisdom about HR, hiring trends, and technology. Her bookBetting On You: How to Put Yourself First and (Finally) Take Control of Your Career was published by Henry Holt & Company in January 2021.