Over the last year, the need for progressive HR teams has become more apparent than ever for businesses around the globe as they strive to plan for a post-pandemic workplace amid quickly changing, often-uncertain conditions. This unprecedented environment means today’s HR professionals must be agile, innovative, and willing to bring an appreciation for empathy and sharp business acumen to the job.
Among the human resource sphere experts is Eric Torigian, an accomplished, driven, global HR Executive and Chief People Officer. Recognized as a highly effective business consultant, he has twenty-plus years of international experience driving organizational performance through strategic HR leadership and counsel. Apart from his professional endeavors, his driving passion as a coach is to help individuals leverage their strengths and empower them to live their best possible life. He runs a Youtube channel, ‘Lessons from the corner office,’ where he covers various topics like time management, usage of basic and advanced tools, and much more.
Eric grew up in Detroit surrounded by a close-knit Armenian family; while his mother was a homemaker, his father was a senior executive at the renowned firm Chrysler. During his childhood, he admired process, programming, and building. On a personal level, Eric was a people pleaser. Growing up, he was affectionately named ‘the Mayor’ because he became pretty visible for going around the neighborhood and talking to as many people as possible.
After attending Michigan State University first for an engineering degree, Eric later switched to advertising. He discovered that the unique combination of computer science, networking, and marketing was the perfect fit for him. He bagged his first job, which included programming and selling computers.
Step by step, his professional journey led him to establish CHRO Solutions. His business has seen an incredible response in the marketplace and has proliferated. Currently, Eric is open to opportunities to support business leaders in creating a vision and leading a transformation around people operations. He is passionate about connecting with all levels of the organization and developing empathy in the workplace.
He is also very active in the Founders Institute Accelerator, where he mentors founders and leaders of startups on HR, organization design, and other business administration topics. Eric serves on the Executive Council Network as a founding member of two advisory boards and is a frequent keynote presenter on HR leadership topics.
It’s safe to say that Eric Torigian loves a challenge and is always willing to roll up his sleeves to get the job done. Lately, he has glided into the shoes of a content creator by engaging his audience with podcast interviews, guest spots, and blog posts. He is also gaining admiration as a speaker and educator who aims to give keynotes and share his knowledge at reputed events.
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