The Regina Hartley speech on hiring practices discuss both her difficult childhood as well as patterns she has noticed as a human resources professional. Currently, the speaker works as the director of human resources for UPS Information Services. For the past 25 years there, she has gained experience in talent acquisition, succession planning, learning and development, employee relations and communications. The Regina Hartley speech emphasizes not to judge job candidates based on first impressions and to hire those with diverse and challenging backgrounds.
The speaker received a Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY Binghamton in political science and earned a Masters degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in corporate and organizational communication. She is also an HCRI-certified Senior Professional in Human Resources.