Madeline Laurano

Madeline Laurano

Founder, Aptitude Research

Madeline’s primary focus over the last 12+ years has been on the talent management market, specializing in talent acquisition. Her work helps companies both validate and reevaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. She has watched HCM transform from a back-office function to a strategic company initiative with a focus on partnerships, experience and efficiency. Before Aptitude Research Partners, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, and The Financial Times.

The Road Ahead: A Panel Discussion on the Future of Performance Management

Ratings or no ratings? Annual reviews or reviews every month? Every week? Every day? Even the most traditional companies acknowledge that something needs to change in the way we motivate people and evaluate performance. Industrial-era practices don’t meet the needs of modern workers. And as organizations try to figure out what works, we’ve seen ratings […]

Bringing Humanity to Performance Management