Our Media Coverage

Workforce Thought Leaders

Cara Silletto, MBA, is a workforce thought leader, speaker, author, and consultant helping organizations reduce employee turnover. Talent Retention Strategist, Leah Brown, brings 25+ years of leadership development expertise to our clients. If you’re seeking quotes, articles or appearances by workforce strategists or generational experts, contact us today!

See How The Media Raves

HR Daily Advisor (2017)

5 Tips for business owners, managers, and recruiters to succeed in an employee market. The organizations who are winning the talent battle are those focusing more than ever on their human assets.

Discover Strategies for Retaining Talent

HuffPost (2017)

Employees have the upper hand now, so culture is everything! Building a strong culture where people want to work is key to employee retention.

Why Perks are So Important Today

KAHCF (2017)

Leah Brown is featured in the KAHCF magazine, CareLink, with an article about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment plan for employee turnover.

How to Create a Place Where People WANT to Work

Wrike (2017)

We are in an employee market where applicants and candidates have the upper hand. See how companies can manage their employer brand.

How to Foster a Positive Company Culture

Kentucky SHRM Magazine (2017)

What does it take to be a sustainable organization moving forward? It takes a new way of leading, planning and operating.

6 Keys for Greater Staffing Stability

Recruiter.com (2017)


Don’t believe everything you hear! Discover what experts, including Cara Silletto, say are the top 10 myths about recruiting and hiring.

Read the article here.

LeadingAge New York Adviser (2017)

Read “Reducing Unnecessary Employee Turnover” – an overview of Cara’s session at the state conference.

Click here to read the article. 

The Entrepreneur Way (2017)

Cara was interviewed about being an entrepreneur and offers advice to those who are interested in starting their own business.

Listen to the podcast here.

USA TODAY (2017)

Cara was interviewed about how flexible summer schedules can improve conditions for overworked employees.

Check out the article here.

Achievers HR Blog (2017)

What’s the real turnover problem? No one own retention!

Read more here.

Meeting Planners International Chicago Chapter (2017)

Cara describes the evolution of multi-generational events.

Read the article.

Hotel Business Review (2017)

Cara explains the Millennial Mindset and how to bridge generational gaps in your workplace.

Read the article.

Kentucky SHRM Magazine (2017)


Read Cara’s article on the changing landscape of talent recruitment and retention costs.

Read the article.

Firehouse (2017)

Leah discusses general differences and how they affect job performance.

Read the article.

Provider Magazine (2017)  

Watch Cara’s talk on millennials and their impact on employee turnover.                                            
Watch the video.

Small Market Meetings (2016)

Learn three ways to make Millennials love your meetings.

Read the article.

The Boston Globe (2016)

Cara weighs in on the impact for organizations that prioritize fun and engage employees socially.

Read the article.

InterQ (2016)

Use these expert tips on hiring millennials the next time you’re looking to add to your team.

Read the article.

Kentucky SHRM Magazine (2016)


Click below to find out from Cara why Millennial men won’t work 60 hour work weeks.

Read the article.

Lane Report (2016)

lane_report_logoRead the Lane Report interview with Cara outlining how Crescendo Strategies got started and what’s next.

View the article here.

Forbes (2016)


Read the Forbes article in which Cara discusses why Millennials are so openly sharing their salary information, and what that means for today’s business managers.

View the article on Forbes

BambooHR (2016)

Read about the 10 Items you need in your onboarding agenda from Cara Silletto and other experts.

See the list here.

Recruiter.com (2016)

recruiterCara Silletto made Recruiter.com’s list of the Top 10 Company Culture Experts!

See the top 10 list.

Greater New York MPI (2016)

mpiRead Cara’s article on “10 Ways to Millennial-ize Your Meetings.”

Read article on pages 11-13.

Southern Indiana Business Source (2016)

ntOur President Cara Silletto has been named a Business Source “20 Under 40.”

Check out page 60.

Fit Small Business (2016)

first_businessCara was featured in an article that outlines top recruitment strategies for different generations.

Read the article.

Courier Journal (2016)

courier_journalCara spoke about Millennials at the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA).

Check out her coverage in the event video and article about retaining Millennials.

Business First Publication (2015)

lou_bus_firstRead Cara’s article about strategies for retaining talent when employees have the upper hand.

Download 2015 Biz First – Talent Retention

Business First Publication (2015)

lou_bus_firstSee Crescendo’s own Leah Brown in the 20 People to Know article for Education and Workforce Development.

See the list here.

TalentTalk Radio Show Interview (2015)


Chris Dyer interview Cara about Millennials on PeopleG2’s radio show, TalentTalk.

Listen to the interview or read the summary article.

Kentucky Society for HR Managers (SHRM) Magazine (2015)


Read Cara’s HR article about understanding and managing the Millennial mindset.

Download 2015 KYSHRM Millennial Mindset

Young Professional of the Year – Top 3 Finalist (2014 & 2015)

the_oneIn both 2014 and 2015, Cara was recognized as a Top 3 Finalist for the James W. Robinson Young Professional of the Year Award, presented by One Southern Indiana.

Workforce Magazine (2014)


Cara was named a 2014 “Game Changer” by Workforce Magazine in Chicago, IL.

Download the 2014 Game Changer Criteria.

Huffington Post (2014)

huffpoRead Cara’s quote in Jeff Stein’s Huff Post blog on “What Old People Can Learn from Millennials.”

Scroll through the photo slideshow at the bottom of the page to hear more! Click here to visit the blog post.

BG Magazine (2013)

bg_magLearn how Cara found her Millennial niche and read about her path to build Crescendo Strategies.

Download the 2013 BG Magazine Article

Today’s Woman Magazine (2013)

todays_womanSee Cara’s feature article on the “new school” approach to learning.

Download the 2013 Today’s Woman Article

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