In addition to being an experienced consultant Michael D. Haberman is also an experienced writer, instructor, and speaker. Mike really enjoys being in front of an audience and sharing his 30 years of human resources knowledge and experience. He brings to the stage a presentation full of energy mixed with humor. He consistently gets high marks from his audiences for mixing in real-life experiences that help bring to “life” the valuable information he is giving the audience.

As a writer Mike’s blog HR Observations has been recognized several times, including as an FOT Top 25 Talent Management Blogs; Evan Carmichael’s Top 50 HR Blogs to Watch in 2010; as well as being selected by other bloggers as “worthy of reading.” His blog is published on HREOnline, the digital version of HR Executive Magazine, and on the Toolbox for HR.

As an instructor, Mike has been teaching human resources for over 13 years and is associated with Kennesaw State University’s College of Continuing and Professional Education; the University of Georgia’s Center for Continuing Education; and Emory University’s Center for Lifelong Learning-Professional Development. He teaches the SHRM HR Certificate program and a Fundamentals of Human Resources class, which he created. He has also taught classes on Behavioral interviewing, Effective Performance Reviews, Making Your HR Department a Profit Center, and Effective Supervision.

Topic Samples

As a speaker, Mike has presented to industry groups, professional organizations, private companies, community business groups and SHRM chapters. His titles have included:

  • Seven Steps to becoming a practical HR Futurist
  • The Top 5 HR Mistakes That Businesses Make
  • Networking for the Human Resources Professional
  • Effective Interviewing
  • The HR Audit: What It Is & Why They Are Done
  • Understanding the FMLA
  • Hiring and Retention in Tough Times

These are just some of the topics Mike can speak on. He can also speak on Strategic HR, Futurism in HR, Leadership, and Management and Social Media in HR.

Upcoming Appearances

None currently scheduled

Past Appearances

September 25, 2017. Podcast with We Are Only Human, show hosted by Ben Eubanks, Compliance and the Future of Work

September 12, 2017, Northern Alabama SHRM Conference, Conducting Investigations and Chaired a panel discussion on HR Leadership

April 25, 2017, Keynote to the Central Illinois SHRM Conference, The Future of Work

July 14, 2015, SHRM Chapter Rome, GA Luncheon Speaker, Where is HR Headed?

April 22, 2015, Kennesaw State University, HR Class, The State of HR

April 17, 2015, Concurrent session at SHRM Atlanta 25 Annual Conference, Seven Steps to becoming a practical HR Futurist

August 2014 Illinois SHRM State Conference, Concurrent Session, Seven Steps to becoming a practical HR Futurist

April 2013 Louisiana SHRM State Conference, Concurrent Session, Seven Steps to becoming a practical HR Futurist

February 7, 2011, Guest on the Internet business radio show High Velocity.

February 10, 2011, SHRM Atlanta HR Boot Camp, Benefit Practices for Small Businesses and Common Mistakes that Small and Mid-sized Business Make, Cobb Galleria Center

March 15, 2011, Presentation to the Towne Lake Business Association, Woodstock, GA

September 15, 2011, Co-presenter, with attorney Jon Hyman, on a webinar entitled Social Media for HR Pros for Business Management Daily.

September 19, 2011, Appeared on a panel called Tools to Attract and Retain Your Allstar Talent PoolThis is part of the Halogen Software Users Conference being held in Atlanta, Georgia.


If you are interested in talking to Mike about speaking to your group, contact him at mhaberman@omegahrsolutions.com or 678-361-8683.

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