Dr. Marla Gottschalk joins Jostle’s Board of Directors

By Bev Attfield

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Vancouver, Canada (October 27, 2016): Dr. Marla Gottschalk, workplace effectiveness expert and Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, has joined Jostle Corporation’s Board of Directors. Dr. Gottschalk specializes in workplace success strategies and organizational change. Her expertise and interests are closely aligned with Jostle’s vision to create more connected and highly functioning workplaces.

Dr. Gottschalk advocates for the development of organizations which fully engage and support their employees. Many have benefited from her analysis and advice as a Charter Member of LinkedIn’s Influencer Program where she has over one million followers. Dr. Gottschalk is also a well-respected thought leader with over 150 published articles on workplace topics appearing in The Huffington Post, US News & World Report, Quartz, The World Economic Forum, and other outlets worldwide.

“Dr. Gottschalk is uniquely positioned to help guide the further evolution of our People Engagement® platform,” commented Don Bell, Jostle’s Chairman. Jostle is the creator of a new kind of employee intranet that’s helping organizations around the world become more effective and connected. Using a unique, people-focused approach, Jostle is achieving employee participation rates of over 85%. Jostle was recently recognized by TechCrunch as a ‘HR 2.0 innovator’ in the Engagement/Culture category.

“In 2012 I first became intrigued by Jostle’s ability to enhance connection, clarify organizational strategy, and help teams form and reform. I’ve watched them rapidly advance their platform and I’m inspired by their track record of supporting a wide variety of organizations. Their plans to explore and add features which enable both leaders and employees are impressive,” commented Dr. Gottschalk.

“I’m delighted that Marla has taken on this more involved role with Jostle – she has a special ability to help us think deeply and critically about how we impact workplaces,” shared Brad Palmer, Jostle’s CEO and Co-Founder. Dr. Gottschalk’s appointment is effective immediately.

About Dr. Marla Gottschalk

Marla R. Gottschalk is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, workplace effectiveness expert, and blogger specializing in workplace success strategies and organizational change. Currently Marla serves as Director of Organizational Development at Allied Talent. Here she helps individuals, teams, and organizations develop intelligently to meet work life challenges. A Charter Member of the LinkedIn Influencer Program, Marla provides insights on workplace topics to over one million followers. Her collection of posts has also appeared at outlets including The Huffington Post, US News & World Report, The World Economic Forum, and Quartz. Her own blog, The Office Blend, explores topics impacting careers and work life. Marla received a Doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Wayne State University, with a minor in Multivariate Statistics. 

About Jostle Corporation

Jostle Corporation is on a quest to make workplaces happier and more productive with our radically better employee intranet. We help companies satisfy the five workplace needs: purpose, culture, clarity, recognition, and trust. Our elegant, work relevant approach is achieving participation rates that are 5X industry norms. See Jostle's intranet in action in this short video.

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Bev Attfield
Director, Tactical Marketing
604 700 1836 | bev@jostle.me | @JostleMe | www.jostle.me

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