Founder, Lauren B. Jones (LJ) has been a leader, influencer, and innovator in the staffing industry for just over 23 years. Lauren’s love and obsession for technology has helped shaped her career and provided a stellar reputation as a tech stack expert, industry trailblazer, and business operations guru. Her focus on mindful and responsible usage of technology in our industry is helping businesses align their future desires with the technologies of today all with a singular focus in mind – keep the job process human. She founded Leap Consulting Solutions with the intent of supporting businesses in adding clarity to the steps required to digitally transform with excellence. Lauren is a vocal advocate for elevating women and the creative voice behind the Top 25 Life Leadership Blogs: Goat Leadership. Lauren has been named Top 15 Staffing Professionals to watch in 2021, Power List of Top 200 Thought Influencers to watch in 2021. Lauren has been featured on almost every industry podcast from Settle, Smarter, You Own the Experience Podcast, Ivy Podcast, Staffing Hub, HR Lift Off, and more to share her passion for technology. Lauren has a regular segment on the You Own the Experience Podcast called #askLauren. Her LinkedIn vlog has grown her following by over 150% in 2020 with hashtag days like #technologytuesday and #womencrushwednesday as her most popular segments. Lauren gives generously to her community in time and resources to causes like NCL, St. John’s Program for Real Change, Mustard Seed, and more. Lauren has been the recipient of multiple staffing awards with the Staffing World ASA Care Award for service and participation in putting the brave men and women who have served our country back to work as a major highlight of her career. Lauren is a recent empty nester and proud mom to two powerhouse young lady leaders Emily & Allison. Lauren lives on a farm in Elk Grove, CA with her husband Peter.