About The Show
The Proactive Employer is your source for the latest news and commentary on workplace issues, HR best practices, employment litigation risk management and EEO compliance. Host Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D., simplifies the complexities of today’s business environment and engages listeners in discussions on key workplace challenges.
Featuring conversations with leading policymakers, thought leaders, subject matter experts and industry professionals, The Proactive Employer focuses on issues of interest to HR professionals, compliance officers, corporate counsel, employment attorneys, expert consultants and others interested in workplace issues in the United States and around the world.
Our goal is to provide the information you need in a format you can use. We get past the rhetoric and reduce the noise to actionable items. At The Proactive Employer, we focus on the bottom line and give you the practical suggestions you need to become an employer of choice. Tune in Thursdays at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business.
About The Host
A leading expert on the quantitative analysis of workplace practices, Stephanie R. Thomas, Ph.D., is committed to helping employers proactively manage risk. She is passionate about educating employers and sharing her insights on today’s key workplace challenges.
Stephanie has published papers in professional journals and is the author of the book Statistical Analysis of Adverse Impact: A Practitioner’s Guide. The book has been described by reviewers as an accessible bridge between human resources, employment law and statistics.
Building on her background as a former NYU faculty member, Stephanie regularly speaks to legal and industry groups on employment litigation avoidance, EEO compliance, and managing workplace risk with quantitative tools. She has addressed various chapters of the NILG, SHRM, and HR groups across the country. Stephanie’s ability to present sophisticated quantitative concepts with simplicity makes her an effective expert witness; she has provided expert testimony in federal and state courts throughout the United States.
Stephanie is the CEO of Thomas Econometrics, a firm specializing in quantitative solutions to complex, unstructured problems. She has provided economic and statistical consulting services to Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses, major law firms and government agencies such as the Department of Justice and the FBI. In 2012, Stephanie was ranked fifth among HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online Influencers: The Pulse of HR.