Lorne Epstein, SHRM-SCP

Unconscious Bias Trainer, The Electric Cow

Lorne Epstein has been a recruiting and HR professional since 1996 and is currently enrolled in the Organizational Development and Knowledge Management master’s program at George Mason University. He has twenty-four years as an HR professional. He has interviewed and hired thousands of professionals in commercial, federal, and non-profit sectors. His book, You’re Hired! Interview Skills to Get the Job, has been downloaded over a half-million times worldwide. He hosts the weekly The Lorne Epstein Show, where national experts come to share insights about the workplace. Every week, he hosts The Lorne Epstein Show, where national experts share insights about the workplace. Lorne has been developing and leading experiential workshops since 1993. He is SHRM-SCP certified.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Developed Unconscious Bias workshop for the United States Forest Services Human Resource Officers.
  • Built first National Talent Acquisition Network for the U.S. Forest Service tasked with hiring 1,800 new employees annually including 10,000 fire-season hires.
  • Enhanced the global hiring process for a software development company, achieving a 54% increase in hires.
  • Developed a hiring strategy that reduced time-to-hire by 76% and cost-to-hire by 48% for a naval architecture firm.
  • Increased employee referrals by 44% at a global software company.