Karina Monesson

Sr. Manager, Human Insights Research & Advisory

Karina Monesson

As Sr. Manager of Research & Advisory, Karina leads UKG’s Workforce Institute research strategy and partners closely with business leaders to help them maximize the value of their people and technology investments. A former journalist and market researcher, Karina speaks regularly with conference and customer audiences about HCM trends and best practices. Her work has been featured in Forbes, SHRM, HR Dive, HR Executive, HR Daily Advisor, and Human Resources Today. Karina is a certified business data analyst and she’s passionate about leveraging research, data, and technology to improve people's lives and drive systemic change.

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See Karina Monesson in Action

Get a sneak peek at Karina’s authentic, personal, and research-packed delivery as she discusses workforce trends, employee wellbeing, and the motherhood penalty — just to name a few.

Speaker Reviews for Karina

"This was the best session so far and they've all been pretty great. Karina's an amazing presenter and I loved the personal stories she shared."

Attendee - UKG Aspire
VP, Global HR Operations and Technology

"Phenomenal session. The speaker was clearly very knowledgeable on the topic and presented the information in a clear, concise and entertaining way. I really enjoyed the takeaways for my own organization. Thank you for a productive session!"

Attendee - SHRM Talent conference
HR Director

"Great insights and data to support. These speakers worked so well together and added variety and fun to the presentation. I thought the three trends were very relevant and eye-opening; it was all really good information."

Cleveland SHRM
Speaking Topics
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HR Megatrends

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Working parents

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Employee experience

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Future of work

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Pay equity

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Substance abuse

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