Sherri Elliott-Yeary is an author, speaker, coach and trainer in the area of Human Resources and Talent Management. Sherri’s human resource management experience spans over 20 years where she has consulted with companies of all sizes ranging from start-ups to large global organizations. She has experience in all areas of human resource management including: workforce planning, company culture, training, assessments, HRIS implementation, regulatory compliance, strategic alignment, payroll, compensation and benefit programs. Sherri thrives in start-up and turn-around management environments and experienced in mergers, acquisitions and due diligence preparation.
Sherri's expertise has positively impacted companies worldwide like Nissan Ameritus, Bank of America, Pepsi, Chickasaw Nation, JCPenney, Capital One, CVS/Caremark, Brinker International, Gaylord Entertainment, Medical Center of Plano, Tenet Healthcare, etc.
Sherri graduated from the University of Alberta with a degree in Human Resource Management, and has earned numerous professional certifications, including Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Associate designation in Risk Management (ARM). Sherri is an International Coach Federation (ICF) certified executive coach and is certified in many key assessments and instruments including DiSC and Strengths Finder. Sherri possesses a license in group benefits, workers compensation and is an adjunct faculty member supporting Corporate Education programs at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Sherri’s publication of “Ties to Tattoos: Turning Generational Differences Into A Competitive Advantage” is endorsed by The Dallas Mavericks and The Society of Human Resource Management Her book established her as the leading voice in an HR movement on the generational differences. Sherri is commonly known as the Generational Guru because of her expertise in helping employees and employers bridge the generation gap to work more productively and achieve a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Sherri has seen her share of on the job squabbles and learned from experience what works and what doesn’t in an era where four distinctly different generations must all work together and get along.
Sherri’s second book titled “You Can Have It All, Just Not All At Once” endorsed by Ms. Ebby Halliday is for women everywhere who are striving to have it all. Inside, you’ll find the personal stories of lessons learned by the top women executives and entrepreneurs across the country. The contributors have shared stories from their hearts about how they climbed the corporate ladder and balanced family obligations while also overcoming challenging obstacles. You Can Have It All, shares the the intimate secrets of their successes and setbacks on the road to building and living life to the fullest.
Sherri is a member of the International Coach Federation, Texas Diversity Council, American Staffing Association, National Speakers Association (NSA), Women’s Foodservice Forum, and WBENC. Sherri has served as an expert on multiple business issues on various radio shows and publications in both Canada and the US.
In addition to consulting on standard HR practices, Mrs. Elliott-Yeary has broken new ground in the HR industry by formulating and applying new strategies for the effective management of a multi-generational workforce. Her unique insight into generational problems in the workplace has made her a sought-after speaker and leader in the HR community. Her innovative consulting techniques and business savvy earned her the title of “Generational Guru.”
The publication of Ties to Tattoos established Mrs. Elliott-Yeary as the leading voice in an HR movement which helps companies understand and successfully overcome the challenges of employing a multi-generational workforce. The book examines the profound differences between the four generations in the workplace today and the problems which can arise as a result of generational gaps—including talent retention issues, employee turnover, corporate communication, and sexual harassment claims. Her book has been accepted for national distribution through Barnes and Noble and the Society for Human Resource Management, which has created a flood of interest in Generation Y and the new challenges this group poses for upper level management.
As the Generational Guru, Mrs. Elliott-Yeary also manages a team of experts who help companies overcome standard HR challenges and unleash the performance potential of people, leaders, and organizations. Her consulting firm offers career continuation services, executive development and talent management programs, and age impact preparedness education.
In response to increased interest, Mrs. Elliott-Yeary authored her second book in 2012 titled – You Can Have It All, Just Not All At Once endorsed by Ms. Ebby Halliday.
Mrs. Elliott-Yeary is extensively involved in her community, where she serves on the board of the Methodist Regional Medical Foundation; Build the Bridge Cancer Foundation, Staffing Management Association and the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce. She is a certified coach with ICF, member of NSA speaker’s bureau and an active mentor in her community.
Sherri’s mission is to reach out and help others by supporting them to achieve their dreams. She has spent considerable time conducting research, writing articles, and making presentations, in addition to mentoring tomorrow’s HR stars one-on-one.
The internationally published book: Ties to Tattoos – Turning Generational Differences into A Competitive Advantage has earned Sherri the name “Generational Guru.” Word of mouth has propelled Sherri through the recent release of her new book – You Can Have It All, Just Not All At Once! endorsed by Ms. Ebby Halliday. Through it all, Sherri keeps current on changing trends and is still trying to achieve “Life/Work Balance”. For a speaker and coach you will enjoy, respect, and long remember, get to know Sherri.