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Liz Malatestinic - Indiana University, Kelley School of Business. Indianapolis, IN, US

Liz Malatestinic Liz Malatestinic

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management | Indiana University, Kelley School of Business

Indianapolis, IN, UNITED STATES

Expert in human resource management

Media Appearances (11)

Think you're great at multitasking? Think again

Indianapolis Business Journal  online

2018-10-12

Next time you attend a meeting, leave your laptop behind if it’s not absolutely needed. Leave your phone, too. (Did I just hear an audible gasp?).

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Stereotypes lead to bad business decisions about workers

Indianapolis Business Journal  online

2018-08-17

Surveying your staff can help you avoid stereotyping and ensure you are addressing the issues that truly concern your employees.

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From inappropriate to illegal, these are interview questions to avoid

Indianapolis Business Journal  online

2018-07-06

Asking inappropriate questions can lead candidates to feel that you are discriminating against them—or, at the very least, can make you look uninformed and out-of-date to potential candidates.

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Is the gig economy working for you?

Indianapolis Business Journal  online

2018-05-11

Depending on who you talk to, the gig economy is either the greatest innovation ever to hit the American workforce or the beginning of the end of employment as we know it.

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Open work spaces: Does your company fit?

Indianapolis Business Journal  online

2018-03-23

If you’re considering changing your layout, start by doing your homework to make sure it’s right for your organization.

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Healthcare agencies re-evaluate tactics to retain talent

Medical Marketing & Media  online

2017-09-25

Malatestinic believes companies can use social media more effectively to build their employment brand, much in the same manner they do to promote their product or service brand.

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Hiring for Fit vs. Hiring for Inclusion: Which Route Should You Take?

SHRM  online

2017-09-22

"HR professionals are responsible for bringing in the best talent and ensuring that groupthink doesn't result in excluding talented people," Elizabeth Malatestinic said. "Make it clear that you hire for skills. If someone is a misfit to the culture—prefers to work alone but it's a very collaborative culture, for example—that's a legitimate reason not to hire," she said, but added that "HR needs to be vigilant when 'fit' is given as a reason to hire—is that fit related to gender, age, racial background? Or is it related to skills and attitude? HR has to be clear in demonstrating the difference."

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The answer to your job search? It may be in your phone contacts or Facebook page

Indianapolis Recorder  print

2017-07-12

Successful job hunting often comes down to personal connections. Applicants with referrals will get more — and faster — attention, and they have a much better chance of getting hired.

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Onboarding: The retention connection

Recruiting Trends  online

2017-04-25

The onboarding process presents a golden opportunity to create that organizational commitment, says Elizabeth Malatestinic, senior lecturer in HR management at Indiana University's Kelly School of Business.

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Job outlook good for 2015 grads

The Indianapolis Star  print

2015-04-04

“Almost all companies recruit potential employees online, and applicants shouldn’t limit themselves to the big job boards such as CareerBuilder and Indeed,” said Elizabeth L. Malatestinic, an expert in human resource management. “They can also look for specialized job boards within their industry. And, of course, applying through the company’s own website is always a good option.”

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Eli Lilly workers show how to balance career and the baby bump

The Indianapolis Star  print

2014-10-19

"That kind of support is tremendous," said Elizabeth Malatestinic, senior lecturer in human resource management at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business, and "having the support of female colleagues is huge."

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Secondary Titles (2)

  • Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management
  • Faculty Advisor for the Kelley School of Business student chapter of SHRM

Biography

Elizabeth Malatestinic is a senior lecturer in human resource management at the IU Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis, with over 20 years of teaching experience. Malatestinic holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and a Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional. She is a member of SHRM, IndySHRM, and the faculty advisor for the Kelley School of Business chapter of SHRM. Malatestinic received her MSBA with a concentration in human resource management from Indiana University and her undergraduate degree from Franklin College. Before her career in academia, Malatestinic worked in human resources within the banking and retail industries. She is a four-time recipient of both the Indiana University Trustees’ Teaching Award and the Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Excellence.

Areas of Expertise (2)

Employment Issues

Human Resource Management

Accomplishments (10)

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) (professional)

2008-Present

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) (professional)

2015-Present

Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (professional)

2018

Trustees' Teaching Award (professional)

2018

Trustees’ Teaching Award (professional)

2012-01-01

Awarded by Indiana University

Trustees’ Teaching Award (professional)

2008-01-01

Awarded by Indiana University

Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (professional)

2007

Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (professional)

2004

Trustees’ Teaching Award (professional)

2003-01-01

Awarded by Indiana University

Schuyler F. Otteson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (professional)

2002

Education (2)

Indiana University: MSBA, Human Resource Management

Franklin College: BA, Accounting and Business