A View from the Top: New Blog by Professor Elaine Walker


The Career Services Office encourages you to gather career-related information from industry experts, and we found our expert right here on campus!

Professor Elaine Walker offers strong career advice in her weekly blog that will be coming to you, via CareerEdge. The blog will cover topics from Career Fair tips, networking, interviewing, making the most of informational meetings, and many more important topics.

Professor Walker’s impressive background will give you insight into the knowledge she has to share. Professor Walker joined Bentley after an extended career in Human Resources Management with nearly twenty years of corporate and consulting experience in senior HR positions for high performing multinational corporations. She served as the SVP of Human Resources for Shell Oil Company, the Vice President of Compensation, Benefits and Risk Management for Pizza Hut and the Director of Compensation and Benefits for NeXT Computers, the startup created by Steve Jobs.  She also served as a Principal with Towers Watson where she led global projects in talent Management and Organizational Development for organizations such as HP, Raytheon and Reliant Energy.

Professor Walker has been a lecturer, management adjunct faculty member, presented at many conferences including World at Work ,and conferred her Master in Business Administration from Eastern Michigan University and a BS Psychology, University of Michigan. Her online bio details more about her diverse and enriching experiences.

When you see Professor Walker on campus, be sure to say, “Hello, and thanks for the great career information!”

Stay tuned for the first blog post tonight at 7PM and each subsequent Sunday afternoon at 3PM throughout the semester.

By Elaine Walker
Elaine Walker Lecturer