Speakers Bureau Member

Show thought leadership and support WorldatWork’s mission to serve those responsible for cultivating inspired, engaged, productive and rewarding workplaces by delivering high quality presentations to audiences in person and/or digitally.

Key Responsibilities
  • Deliver a learning-centered presentation using engaging and dynamic approaches.
  • Share deep subject knowledge, thought provoking perspective and relevant solutions.
  • Utilize content tools (speaking notes, content sources, etc.) to support a successful delivery.
  • Manage time allocation, audience engagement and participant questions during the session.
  • Select members may be asked to support content creation needs. *

*Speaker Bureau members have the option to deliver pre-developed content or to contribute/create content for a presentation. Those who contribute content are asked to share their pre-presentation research, create presentation content and an outline of their scripted speaking notes so the presentation can be delivered by other professionals, globally. For those creating content, WorldatWork provides a content consultation, branded PowerPoint template for creation, and graphic design and copy editing services.

Qualifications (Selection Criteria)
  • Experience speaking, presenting and teaching to large and diverse professional learning groups.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced practitioner or consultant in the defined topic area.
  • Ability to express concepts clearly, accurately and aligned with WorldatWork practices.
  • If you have not presented at a WorldatWork event in the prior three years, a sample video is requested as an example of delivery style, engagement approach and topic knowledge. We suggest you record a 10-minute Zoom video in which you provide a personal introduction and summary of why this topic is critical to HR professionals, as well as the learning objectives that are important.
  • Diverse perspective including experience in numerous industry sectors is preferred.
  • This role may require domestic or international travel, with expenses paid by the sponsor.
  • Consultation available with a WorldatWork content specialist to support your delivery.
  • Assistance with all logistics and travel plans, as need.
  • Technical training for the digital platform will be provided by the event sponsor. This includes use of the presentation, chat, breakout rooms and whiteboard functions.
  • Access to digital learning by a professional speaker coach who can help you deliver your sessions with pizzazz.
Volunteer Benefits

  • Position yourself as an expert in your field by developing and presenting exclusive products that are in demand.
  • Opportunity to connect yourself to a larger pool of talented HR and Rewards professionals 
  • Share your knowledge, experience and passions to help develop emerging professionals.
  • Expand your speaker network and connections 

Agreements Required
  • WorldatWork Speakers Agreement.
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