James Harwood has more than 20 years of experience as an HR executive and consultant working with such Fortune 500 companies as Intel Corporation and Tektronix, Inc., and multiple non-profit corporations and small businesses.

In addition to overseeing HR administration departments including payroll, benefits, workers compensation etc., Mr. Harwood has an extensive background in Human Resources Management, employment law, and organizational development. He enjoys helping organizations enhance overall employee satisfaction and worker productivity and consults on leadership practices, management development, employee satisfaction and performance management.

Mr. Harwood is the Founder and President of Total HR Management, a company providing strategic and administrative HR management solutions with an exclusive focus on the small business market. Total HR Management provides a variety of HR services on an outsource basis.  See more at

Mr. Harwood is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources. He holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Psychology from Pepperdine University and a Master of Business Administration from Claremont Graduate University.

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Know Thy Team

Understanding generational differences in the workplace
By James Harwood | Founder and President