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Dr. Marie Harper

Program Director Professor, Business

Education

Ph.D. in Specialization - Business General
Capella University
M.S. in Instructional Systems
The Pennsylvania State University

Teaching Interests

leadership and organizational development succession and strategic planning ethics human resources

Positions Held

2010 - Present
WAG Strategic Alliance
Founder and President
2002 - 2010
PEIRCE COLLEGE
Professor & Faculty Chair, Business Administration
1995 - 2005
Online Consulting
HR Business Partner
1994 - 1995
Presbyterian Medical Center
HR Generalist
1993 - 1994
Bridgestone-Firestone, Inc.
Northeast Zone Diversity Manager
1989 - 1992
Albright College
Director of Human Resources
1987 - 1989
University of Delaware
Employment Coordinator

Intellectual Contributions

What Do You Do When Students Have an Inflated View of Their Job Skills?

Marie Gould Harper
November 3, 2017

Intergenerational Conflict: It's No Longer Taboo to Talk about Salaries with Your Co-Workers

Marie Gould Harper
November 1, 2017

What to Do if a Prospective Employer is Misrepresenting the Job Offer

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 31, 2017

The Job Hunt: How to Respond When You’re the Victim of ‘Ghosting’

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 29, 2017

Perspectives from a Life Coach: Understanding the 'Shifts of Seasons' in Your Life

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 26, 2017

How to Get Over Failure, Move On and Progress to Success

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 25, 2017

Self-Activism: Sometimes You Have to Champion Your Own Cause

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 23, 2017

Now, Americans Are More Satisfied with Their Employers and Jobs

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 20, 2017

Leaving Your Workplace: Why Not 'Graduate' from That Job You No Longer Enjoy?

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 5, 2017

Planting the Seeds of Change: Discussing Biases to Ensure a Diverse Workplace

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 4, 2017

How Should You Act when Workplace Culture Goes Awry?

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2, 2017

Best Practices Can Result in Profits when All Employees Agree to Organizational Changes

Marie Gould Harper
September 29, 2017

What Compensation Package Do You Want at Your Next Job?

Marie Gould Harper
September 27, 2017

Job-Hunting Tips: When Does a Lateral Move Make Sense?

Marie Gould Harper
September 25, 2017

A Job Vacancy Ad Doesn't Need to Look Like a Wish List

Marie Gould Harper
September 21, 2017

Identifying Your Persona: Do You Know How to Answer the Question 'Who Are You?'

Marie Gould Harper
September 15, 2017

Job-Hunting Tips: Don't Wait until January and September to Apply for Jobs

Marie Gould Harper
September 13, 2017

Why Do Bad Employees Get Managers' Attention and Cause Workplace Problems?

Marie Gould Harper
September 11, 2017

Take Charge of Your Destiny: There Isn't Always a Right Answer for Everything

Marie Gould Harper
September 7, 2017

Workplace Rudeness Affects Business Costs, Employees and Customers

Marie Gould Harper
September 5, 2017

Employees Need to Learn When Not to Express Personal Beliefs and Why Character Still Matters

Marie Gould Harper
August 28, 2017

CEOs: Are Your Employees Willing to 'Ride or Die' for You?

Marie Gould Harper
August 23, 2017

Can Employees Work Remotely and Be Productive?

Marie Gould Harper
August 14, 2017

Walmart Adopting Facial Recognition Technology to Help Unhappy Shoppers

Marie Gould Harper
August 11, 2017

Will Google Keep Its Ranking as a Great Place to Work?

Marie Gould Harper
August 11, 2017

What’s the Best Way to Have a Difficult Employee Conversation?

Marie Gould Harper
August 7, 2017

Why Creating a Fun Work Environment Motivates Workers and Boosts Productivity

Marie G Harper
August 3, 2017

The Multiple Benefits of Hiring Overqualified Job Candidates

Marie Gould Harper
August 1, 2017

Higher Education Must Develop the Whole Person for Success

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 17, 2017

Higher Education Must Remain Relevant to the Workplace to Survive

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 14, 2017

It's Not Always Your Qualifications that Land You a Job

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 14, 2017

The Importance of Listening to Industry Advisory Boards in Higher Education, Part 2

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 10, 2017

Seniors in the Workforce: Making The Case for Older Workers

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 6, 2017

The Importance of Listening to Industry Advisory Boards in Higher Education, Part 1

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 5, 2017

Why Workplace Espionage Occurs and How to Stop It

Marie Gould Harper
June 15, 2017

Workplace Behavior Can Forecast Potential Employee Violence

Marie Gould Harper
June 12, 2017

Employee Engagement Will Boost Your Company's Bottom Line

Marie Gould Harper
June 9, 2017

US Still the Only Industrialized Nation without a Paid Maternity Leave Law

Marie Gould Harper
June 5, 2017

US Needs More Than a Simple Replacement of Obamacare

Marie Gould Harper
June 2, 2017

How You Can Build a Leadership Development Program through Peer Support

Marie Gould Harper
June 1, 2017

Surviving a Toxic Environment in the Workplace

Marie Gould Harper
May 2, 2017

Row Your Boat: A Metaphor for Determining the Direction of Your Life

Marie Gould Harper
May 1, 2017

Sexual Harassment Remains Hard to Discuss within Organizations

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 27, 2017

Would You Get a Microchip Implant to Keep Your Job?

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 25, 2017

Spring-Cleaning Your Lifestyle: Become the ‘Extreme’ You

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 19, 2017

A Changing Retail Marketplace Requires Leadership Changes, Too

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 17, 2017

What To Do When the Annual Performance Review Process Falls Short

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 7, 2017

Performance Reviews: Do They Still Offer Value to Companies and Employees?

Marie Gould Harper
April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 5, 2017

The Latest Jobs Report: Is It Good or Is It Bad?

Marie Gould Harper
March 17, 2017

Invest in Yourself So You Can Invest in Others’ Career Development

Marie Gould Harper
March 9, 2017

When Is the Best Time to Talk Salary During Job Interviews?

Marie Gould Harper
March 6, 2017

Trump and Trudeau Seek to Empower Women in the Workplace (Maybe?)

Marie Gould Harper
March 1, 2017

'Alternative Facts' Is the New 'Faulty Evidence'

Marie Gould Harper
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 26, 2017

Consumer Debt and Workplace Stress: What Have We Learned?

Marie Gould Harper
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 26, 2017

Would You Like an Unlimited Vacation Time Policy at Your Job?

Marie Gould Harper
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 23, 2017

Perception versus Projection: Why Do Some Virtual Teams Fail?

Marie Gould Harper
January (1st Quarter/Winter) 19, 2017

Career Fulfillment Starts with Discovering Your Career DNA

Marie Gould Harper
November 3, 2016

Does Unlimited Vacation Time Motivate or Inhibit Company Productivity?

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 27, 2016

What Is the Presidential Election Doing to the Workforce?

Marie Gould Harper
October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 18, 2016

Creating Organizational Change in the Workplace Through Neuroscience

Marie Gould Harper
July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 14, 2016

Presentations

Career Transitions

13th Annual International Association for Intelligence Education
May 22, 2017

What's Next: Repackage and Rebrand Yourself for Transition

New Challenges & Opportunities for Enhancing Intelligence Education, 13th Annual International Association for Intelligence Education Conference
May 21, 2017

Neuroleadership

September 2016

Trends in Human Resources: The Certification Process

Online Career Tips
September 5, 2014

Creating Pipelines for Leadership Development

Government Workforce Conference
June 2014

Authentic Leadership

International Conference
June 2014

Media Contributions

Biases: I’m Okay, Are you okay

Online Career Tips
2017
Social Media - Blog

Setting Goals for Your Life and Career: The Positive and Negative Views

Online Career Tips
December 1, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Dealing with Opiates in the Workplace Is Everyone’s Concern

Online Career Tips
November 30, 2017
Social Media - Blog

More of Our Corporate Training Dollars Should Be Spent on Employee Wellbeing

Online Career Tips
November 27, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Can You Hold Successful Meetings in 30 Minutes or Less?

Online Career Tips
November 24, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What Should Educators Do When Students Show No Interest in Traditional Learning?

Online Learning Tips
November 22, 2017
Social Media - Blog

How to Turn Your Employees into a High-Performing Team

Online Career Tips
November 14, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Mass Shooting at a Texas Church Calls for Greater Vigilance in the Workplace

Online Career Tips
November 9, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What Do You Do When Students Have an Inflated View of Their Job Skills?

Online Career Tips
November 3, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Intergenerational Conflict: It’s No Longer Taboo to Talk about Salaries with Your Co-Workers

Online Career Tips
November 1, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What to Do if a Prospective Employer is Misrepresenting the Job Offer (Part 2)

Onine Career Tips
October 31, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Textbooks in the Online Classroom: Are Open Educational Resources a Paradigm Shift or a Fad?

Online Learning Tips
October 30, 2017
Social Media - Blog

The Job Hunt: How to Respond When You’re the Victim of ‘Ghosting’ (Part 1)

Online Career Tips
October 29, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Perspectives from a Life Coach: Understanding the ‘Shifts of Seasons’ in Your Life

Online Career Tips
October 26, 2017
Social Media - Blog

How to Get Over Failure, Move On and Progress to Success

Online Career Tips
October 25, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Self-Activism: Sometimes You Have to Champion Your Own Cause

Online Career Tips
October 23, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Now, Americans Are More Satisfied with Their Employers and Jobs

Online Career Tips
October 20, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Leaving Your Workplace: Why Not 'Graduate' from That Job You No Longer Enjoy?

Online Career Tips
October 5, 2017
Social Media - Blog

How Should You Act when Workplace Culture Goes Awry?

Online Career Tips
October 2, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Best Practices Can Result in Profits when All Employees Agree to Organizational Changes

Online Career Tips
September 29, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What Compensation Package Do You Want at Your Next Job?

Online Career Tips
September 27, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Job-Hunting Tips: When a Lateral Move Makes Sense

Online Career Tips
September 25, 2017
Social Media - Blog

A Job Vacancy Ad Doesn’t Need to Look Like a Wish List

Online Career Tips
September 21, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Identifying Your Persona: Do You Know How to Answer the Question ‘Who Are You?’

Online Career Tips
September 15, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Job-Hunting Tips: Don’t Wait until January and September to Apply for Jobs

Online Career Tips
September 13, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Why Do Bad Employees Get Managers’ Attention and Cause Workplace Problems?

Online Career Tips
September 11, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Take Charge of Your Destiny: There Isn’t Always a Right Answer for Everything

Online Career Tips
September 7, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Workplace Rudeness Affects Business Costs, Employees and Customers

Online Career Tips
September 5, 2017
Social Media - Blog

When Do Employees Shift from Loving to Hating Their Jobs?

Online Career Tips
August 31, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Employees Need to Learn When Not to Express Personal Beliefs and Why Character Still Matters

Online Career Tips
August 28, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Working Remotely and Making End-of-Life Decisions for Your Family

Online Career Tips
August 24, 2017
Social Media - Blog

CEOs: Are Your Employees Willing to ‘Ride or Die’ for You?

Online Career Tips
August 23, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Converting Workplace Conflict into Workplace Contentment

Online Career Tips
August 21, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Can the Myers-Briggs Personality Test Determine If You Are a Good Fit for a Job?

Online Career Tips
August 18, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Charlottesville: Why Workplace Diversity and Inclusion Programs Are Still Needed

Online Career Tips
August 18, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Learn to Appreciate the People Who Follow Your Leadership

Online Career Tips
August 17, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Librarians and Information Management Professionals: It’s Time to Combat Fake News

Online Career Tips
August 15, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Can Employees Work Remotely and Be Productive?

Online Career Tips
August 14, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Walmart Adopting Facial Recognition Technology to Help Unhappy Shoppers

Online Career Tips
August 11, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Will Google Keep Its Ranking as a Great Place to Work?

Online Career Tips
August 11, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What’s the Best Way to Have a Difficult Employee Conversation?

Online Career Tips
August 7, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Why Creating a Fun Work Environment Motivates Workers and Boosts Productivity

Online Career Tips
August 3, 2017
Social Media - Blog

The Multiple Benefits of Hiring Overqualified Job Candidates

Online Career Tips
August 01, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders for Today’s Workplace

Online Career Tips
July 25, 2017
Other

Higher Education Must Develop the Whole Person for Success

Online Career Tips
July 17, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Higher Education Must Remain Relevant to the Workplace to Survive

Online Learning Tips
July 14, 2017
Social Media - Blog

It’s Not Always Your Qualifications that Land You a Job

Online Career Tips
July 14, 2017
Social Media - Blog

The Importance of Listening to Industry Advisory Boards in Higher Education, Part 2

Online Learning Tips
July 10, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Seniors in the Workforce: Making the Case for Older Workers

Online Career Tips
July 06, 2017
Social Media - Blog

The Importance of Listening to Industry Advisory Boards in Higher Education, Part 1

Online Learning Tips
July 05, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Why Workplace Espionage Occurs and How to Stop It

Online Career Tips
June 15, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Workplace Behavior Can Forecast Potential Employee Violence

Online Career Tips
June 12, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Employee Engagement Will Boost Your Company's Bottom Line

Online Career Tips
June 09, 2017
Social Media - Blog

US Still the Only Industrialized Nation without a Paid Maternity Leave Law

Online Career Tips
June 05, 2017
Social Media - Blog

US Needs More Than a Simple Replacement of Obamacare

Online Career Tips
June 02, 2017
Social Media - Blog

How You Can Build a Leadership Development Program through Peer Support

Online Career Tips
June 01, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Row Your Boat: A Metaphor for Determining the Direction of Your Life

Online Career Tips
May 01, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Sexual Harassment Remains Hard to Discuss within Organizations

Online Career Tips
April 27, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Would You Get a Microchip Implant to Keep Your Job?

Online Career Tips
April 25, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Spring-Cleaning Your Lifestyle: Become the 'Extreme' You

Online Career Tips
April 19, 2017
Social Media - Blog

A Changing Retail Marketplace Requires Leadership Changes, Too

Online Career Tips
April 17, 2017
Social Media - Blog

The Latest Jobs Report: Is It Good or Is It Bad?

Online Career Tips
March 17, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Invest in Yourself So You Can Invest in Others’ Career Development

OnlineCareerTips.com
March 09, 2017
Social Media - Blog

When Is the Best Time to Talk Salary During Job Interviews?

OnlineCareerTips.com
March 06, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Trump and Trudeau Seek to Empower Women in the Workplace (Maybe?)

OnlineCareerTips.com
March 01, 2017
Social Media - Blog

What Is Trump’s Stance on Parental Leave?

January 2017
Social Media - Blog

Consumer Debt and Workplace Stress: What Have We Learned?

January 26, 2017
Social Media - Blog

‘Alternative Facts’ Is the New ‘Faulty Evidence’

January 26, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Would You Like an Unlimited Vacation Time Policy at Your Job?

January 23, 2017
Social Media - Blog

Perception Versus Projection: Why Do Some Virtual Teams Fail?

January 19, 2017
Social Media - Blog

More Generous Paid Parental Leave Is Needed in US

December 30, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Helping CoWorkers with Depression During the Holidays (and Beyond)

December 20, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Why Do Most People Want to Be a Leader?

November 7, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Career Fulfillment Starts with Discovering Your Career DNA

November 3, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Career Fulfillment Starts with Discovering Your “Career DNA”

October 2016
Social Media - Blog

Why Do Most People Want to Be a Leader?

October 2016
Social Media - Blog

Does Unlimited Vacation Time Motivate Or Inhibit Company Productivity?

October 27, 2016
Social Media - Blog

What is the Presidential Election Doing to the Workforce

October 18, 2016
Social Media - Blog

The Neuroscience Behind Business Leadership

July 26, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Creating Organizational Change in the Workplace Through Neuroscience

July 14, 2016
Social Media - Blog

Yes, We Are An Effective Team

August 21, 2015
Social Media - Blog

Yes, WE Are an Effective Team!

Online Career Tips
August 21, 2015

10 Things Shaking Up the Retail Industry

Medium
August 20, 2015

Management in Higher Education

Management in Higher Education
2014
Social Media - Blog

Trends in Human Resources: The Certification Process

Trends in Human Resources: The Certification Process
2014
Social Media - Podcast

New Trends and Best Practices in Management Today

New Trends and Best Practices in Management Today
2012
Social Media - Podcast

The Evolution of a Manager: An HR Executive's View

The Evolution of a Manager: An HR Executive's View
2012
Social Media - Blog

Certifications and Licensure

1990
Professional of Human Resources (PHR)
Human Resource Certification Center

Awards & Honors

June 12, 2017
Outstanding Reviewer Award
Academy of Management/Management, Spirituality & Religion Interest Group
for providing leadership as an MSR Associate Editor and for your outstanding reviews of the papers submitted to the MSR Scholarly Program
June 2014
Preferred Speaker's List
Society for Human Resource Management
June 2009
Hamilton Award
Peirce College
June 2006
Teaching Award
ACBSP
Region 2
February 2006
Chairperson Award
ISOBD
one of two finalists
February 2006
Teaching Excellence Award
ISOBD
one of seven finalist
June 1993
Graduate Student Award
ISPI