Barbara Bruno



Barb Bruno is and internationally respected speaker, author, trainer and entrepreneur. She has owned HR Search, Inc. for over thirty years and is CEO of Good as Gold Training, Inc. a leading distributor of web-based training programs for the Staffing & Recruiting Profession, as well as Sales Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Non-Profits and Women Business Owners.

Her primary career focus has been to help her clients improve their sales and profits. She has addressed thousands of audiences internationally and presents Keynote Addresses, Breakout Sessions, Owner Retreats and customized programs targeted at her audiences. She is known for her comprehensive programs and easy to implement ideas that provide instant results.

She writes in several national publications including her Ask Barb Column in the Fordyce Letter. She served as the Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Personnel Services and is the recipient of their highest honor the Harold B. Nelson Award. She was also inducted in the NAPS Hall of Fame.

In 2005 Barb launched her web-based training programs, including the highly successful and renowned Top Producer Tutor, which are distributed in thirteen countries around the world. Her Premiere Coaching Club offers a Lifetime Training Resource that is continually updated. Her cutting edge approach to training has resulted in her being rated #1 at all the conferences she addresses.

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The Why and How of Protection for Yourself and Your Business

Protecting yourself and your business should always be a priority. You are in business to make profits, not to fail. Barbara Bruno shares her experience in creating successful businesses outlining specific steps you can take to protect your future. Barbara’s dynamic presentation will show you how to:

  • Create an Effective Exit Plan
  • Implement the New Workforce Model
  • Own Nothing, but Control Everything
  • Understand the 30% Rule
  • Pay Fewer Taxes

As a successful business owner, Barbara “walks the walk.” Her enthusiasm to help others succeed extends to her audiences as she shares real-life strategies to protect yourself and your business.

What the Future Holds

Everyone wants to know what the future holds. In this dynamic talk, Barbara Bruno reveals not only what the future holds for business, but how you can leverage it to your advantage. The topics covered are:

  • Retiring Baby Boomers
  • Millennial Majority
  • Flexible Workplace
  • The Role of Technology
  • The 2020 – 2030 Decade and Beyond

Barbara’s experience as a world-renowned and award-winning trainer uniquely qualify her for presenting steps that are easily implemented by her audiences. Her tips and techniques are proven to create a higher level of success and income.

The New Workplace Model

Understanding and adapting to the New Workforce Model is a must for businesses to thrive. Barbara Bruno shares how to create a deliberate business strategy that will set you up for success with this emerging business model. Barbara will explain with real-life ideas and action steps:

  • The Beauty of the Outer Ring
  • Stabilizing the Core
  • Baby Boomers’ Recycling
  • Leveraging for Profitability and Growth

A world-renowned and award-winning trainer, Barbara’s audiences enjoy her enthusiastic persona while she shares her vast knowledge and proven strategies for results.


Barbara spoke to the National Independent Staffing Association in Chicago as our keynote speaker, to a group of independent staffing owners at their annual national convention this past week.

As always, I ask for feedback… comments from NISA owners include:  Excellent; the best trainer I have ever heard; her suggestions and ideas we will implement in our own business; have her come again; awesome; outstanding; great; I can relate to her; and personally and this comes from me.

Elaine Romberg, NISA President

I have heard Barbara many times over the years and I have yet not to learn something from her.  She is without question, THE BEST TRAINER/SPEAKER for my temporary staffing owners and their staff as well as IPA (Inter-City Personnel Associates) my permanent placement network.

If you have never had her as a speaker for your conferences or meetings, you are missing out.

Elaine Romberg, Inter-City Personnel Associates, National Independent Staffing Association


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