Linda Strauss Linda Strauss is a Human Resources (HR) professional with over 20 years of experience. As a consultant, Ms. Strauss provides clients with the training, strategic HR programs, coaching, infrastructure, and knowledge necessary to manage employment issues with comfort, confidence, and compliance. In addition, Ms. Strauss delivers soft skills training including interpersonal and communications skills, and emotional intelligence training, designed to enhance success and engagement in work and life. Ms. Strauss also provides services such as coaching and career advisement, preparing professionals for success in their next steps.
Over her career in corporate HR, Ms. Strauss has worked for companies in Miami, New York City, and Santa Fe including Ann Taylor Corporate, AGENCY.COM and Reynolds American. She has specialized in every aspect of HR including training, employee relations, performance management, recruitment, policies and procedures, benefits, and compensation. Ms. Strauss is currently the Director of Workforce Readiness for SHRM New Mexico State Council.
Ms. Strauss is a Senior Professional of HR (SPHR), a Society for HR Management Certified Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Certified Mediator of Conflict. In addition, she is a certified trainer of Becoming the Totally Responsible Person (TRP®) and certified in Mental Health First Aid. Ms. Strauss received her Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Literature and Education from Florida International University in Miami. She is also an alumnus of the State University of NY at Purchase, where she studied Literature and Creative Writing.