Jaime Klein is the Founder + CEO of Inspire Human Resources, a Certified Woman Owned Small Business. She has been recognized as one of New Jersey’s 2018 Best 50 Women in Business. She has worked as a workplace culture expert and HR Business Partner since 1994. Throughout the growth of Inspire, she has collaborated with senior leaders at Fortune 500, as well as startup companies to hire, train and retain their talent. Jaime has implemented strategies and programs in workplace conduct, employee relations, training, talent management, coaching, organizational change and recruiting.
Prior to founding Inspire, Jaime led a variety of human resources initiatives at American Express. There she developed programs in culture, career development, and employee engagement. In addition, she oversaw numerous department reorganizations that resulted in streamlined workflow and overhead cost reduction. Before American Express, Jaime established and grew the human resources department for Commerce One’s New York office. Jaime’s career began at The Corporate Executive Board, where she was a founding associate in the Corporate Leadership Council practice, which focused on business best practices for HR executives.
Jaime holds a Masters of Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. She received her B.S. in Business with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Maryland. She has guest lectured on human resource management at Fordham University. Media appearances include Weekend TODAY in New York, NY1, and Martha Stewart Living channel. As an HR industry leader, she has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Money, NY Post, CBS MoneyWatch, CNN Money, Yahoo, Monster, BBC Capital, Business Insider, U.S. News & World Report, Crain’s, Medium, Self, Moneyish, Business News Daily and Real Simple. Jaime serves on the Board of Beyond Celiac and is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management.