Leslie Vickrey is a marketing expert and business advisor who began her career with McDonald’s Corporation and Junior Achievement. However, after serving as head of marketing for Spherion’s technology division, Leslie quickly found her niche. Today, as CEO of ClearEdge Marketing, Leslie works closely with leaders in Talent Management and technology to drive business results with strategic marketing programs. Leslie’s passion for creating meaningful connections extends beyond ClearEdge. In 2013, Leslie Co-Founded ARA, a group dedicated to attracting, retaining and advancing women in tech. She’s also on the Board of Directors for i.c.stars and Chicago Innovation; was recognized by The Blue Sky Vault, Blue Network, featuring 100 of Chicago’s most compelling innovators and entrepreneurs; is part of UIC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame; and was named one of the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year. Follow Leslie on Twitter and LinkedIn to discuss all things Marketing, HR and leadership.
Content authored by Leslie Vickrey
Five Ways to Turn Your Company Into a Gig Worker Magnet
A recent study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found that the United States is operating at full employment. What does this mean for businesses? Unfortunately for employers,… Read more
Turning down the heat on political discussions at work
Midterm elections are just two months away and the temptation to talk politics will get even harder to resist. But is the office the right place for potentially heated discussions?… Read more
Are You Targeting Younger Workers in Social Media Job Ads? You May be Going Too Far
Workers of all ages bring value to an organization. Regardless of your own current age, you too were once a job-searching 20-something, and may very well be a 60-something hoping to remain employed and/or looking for a new role.
The Challenges of Recruiting in the #MeToo Era: Yes, This Is On Us, Too
#MeToo. Not a day seems to pass without new sexual misconduct allegations coming to light. Even as I write this, my Twitter feed is filled with posts that yet another… Read more
What You Can Learn From How Recruitment Firms Managed Disaster Relief
When I started this, my intention was to focus on how companies manage disaster relief efforts both internally and externally, particularly with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As I began to… Read more
Turning Lemons Into Lemonade: The Art of Managing Glassdoor Reviews
When a reporter from a national publication recently cited Glassdoor as a source for his story, it reminded me that the now more than 45 million visitors who flock to… Read more