Carol Sladek is a partner in the consumer experience practice and is the founder and leader of Aon Hewitt’s work-life consulting team. She specializes in work-life, time off, diversity and emerging workforce strategy, issues and developments. Sladek joined the firm in 1986. She works with clients around the world helping them attract, motivate and retain employees through strategic design of time off and work-life solutions. Implementation and communication of time-off and work-life programs are an integral part of her consulting assignments.
Some of her recent clients include Abbott Laboratories, Aetna, American Cancer Society, American Family Insurance, Best Buy, Cintas, Duke Energy, Fiserv, General Mills, Hewlett Packard, Highmark, Hilton Worldwide, Libbey, LGE, Mallinckrodt, Mercy Health, Motorola, Nike, Northwestern Medicine, Purdue University, Siemens, State Farm, W. W. Grainger, Walgreens and Zebra.
Sladek’s recent publications include: “Examining Virtual Work in Today’s Workplace,” “Where is Everyone? The Rise in Workplace Flexibility,” Work/Life: It’s All About Time,” “Developing a Work/Life Strategy” and “A Guide to Offering Work/Life Benefits.” She is frequently quoted in national trade and major newspaper publications throughout the country and has appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, ABC World News, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, WGN News, CNN and CNBC discussing work-life and time-off issues. She is a frequent speaker for a number of organizations including the Alliance for Work/Life Progress, the Conference Board, Council on Employee Benefits and WorldatWork.
She earned a B.S. degree in finance from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. degree with a concentration in international business from Georgetown University.