Lynda Silsbee

Lynda Silsbee

Lynda Silsbee, B.A., specializes in human performance improvement, leadership and team development, performance management systems, and process improvement. Her diverse industry experience includes 21 years working with companies like Nordstrom, Genie Industries, and Vulcan Northwest.

Lynda is on the board of the Society of Human Resource Management--Seattle, is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, and serves as an adjunct faculty member of Seattle Pacific University in the Human Performance Improvement program. She is a gifted and natural human developer who keeps an eye on the strategic mission of her clients, while empathizing with employee needs.

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Raising The Bar On Work/Life Balance

Imagine a workplace where you have virtually no turnover, you retain expertise when vital employees do leave and you no longer have to pay steep agency fees to fill difficult positions because qualified candidates are waiting in line to work for your company. How can you craft such a workplace? By helping workers balance their careers and personal lives.

A cultural shift

The advantages of employee-friendly policies are myriad. They can help you recruit employees and retain valued workers, increase morale and ensure continuity in your workplace. For instance, if you allow job sharing and one partner is on maternity leave, the other can temporarily fill in. To create this environment, you must shift your business’s culture by:

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