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  • 5 Workplace Gaps Employers Can’t Afford to Ignore: ExpressTalks Virtual Training Opportunity

    OKLAHOMA CITY - March 17, 2023
    For Immediate Release

    5 Workplace Gaps Employers Can’t Afford to Ignore: ExpressTalks Virtual Training Opportunity

    • National Educational Event Hosted by Express Employment Professionals in Partnership with HR Dive

    3-27-23-ExpressTalks-Release-March-2023-National-GraphicJoin business leaders across North America as Express Employment Professionals and HR Dive kick off their first ExpressTalks learning event of the year focusing on areas of disconnect between employers and their workers with actionable steps to overcome them.

    The one-hour webinar starts at 2 p.m. EDT on March 21, and attendees can enroll online at

    Participants will hear from experts Megan Bickle, Global Head of Culture, Employee Engagement and Employee Listening of Western Digital and Dr. Deanna Kimbrel, CEO & Principal Consultant Kimbrel Management Consulting, on how companies must adapt to today’s workforce demands, especially in these key areas:

    • Child Care/Elder Care Needs
    • Wage Expectations
    • Transportation and Geography
    • Benefits
    • Workplace Culture

    Bickle has held leadership roles at global organizations, including Western Digital, Dropbox and GE Digital, and her work has spanned all aspects of talent management with an emphasis on facilitating change management and organizational transformation. She believes that culture is everyone’s responsibility, and a thriving culture can only be achieved through partnership with all stakeholders including, HR, leaders, and employees.

    Bickle’s co-presenter, Dr. Kimbrel, has led DEI and leadership strategies for organizations like Paychex, Sears, the Rochester Institute of Technology and Monroe County in New York State. She currently leads a team of consultants through the Kimbrel Management Consulting Company, which guides organizations through the development of structure and strategy around leadership, organizational culture, and DEI.

    “Finding qualified employees in today’s labor market is the top challenge business owners are consistently facing,” said Express Employment International CEO Bill Stoller. “With the drastic changes in the workforce over the past few years, learning how to keep up with these demands is invaluable to help close the expectations gap between job seekers and employers.”


    If you would like to arrange for an interview with Bill Stoller to discuss this topic, please contact Sheena Hollander, Director of Corporate Communications and PR, at (405) 717-5966.

    About Bill Stoller

    William H. "Bill" Stoller is chairman and chief executive officer of Express Employment International. Founded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the international staffing franchisor supports the Express Employment Professionals franchise and related brands. The Express franchise brand is an industry-leading, international staffing company with franchise locations in the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

    About Express Employment Professionals

    At Express Employment Professionals, we’re in the business of people. From job seekers to client companies, Express helps people thrive and businesses grow. Our international network of franchises offers localized staffing solutions to the communities they serve across the U.S., Canada, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, employing 579,000 people globally in 2022 and more than 10 million since its inception. For more information, visit