Laura Handrick

Laura Handrick


Senior Professional in Human Resources
International Certified Franchise Executive

Area of Focus:

Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, Training


M.A., Education & Performance Technology, San Diego State University

B.S., Economics, San Diego State University

Laura’s Recent Articles

Professional Background

Since 1989, Laura Handrick has been active in the field of human resources management. Her expertise is widely recognized by media with over 75 publications featuring her insights, including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Fast Company.

Highlights of her career include serving as Director of Organizational Development at ConAgra and VP of Innovation at The Maids. As consultant, Laura led a major organizational change at the American Red Cross.

More recently, Laura has focused on education and thought leadership writing over 200 HR-focused articles as the senior HR expert at Fit Small Business.

Professional Affiliations

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
International Franchise Association (IFA)
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
International Society for Performance and Instruction (ISPI)

Quoted In the Following Media

New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Fast Company
NBC News