Tess Curle Taylor

Tess Taylor

CEO & Founder at HR Knows

New York, USA


Tess C. Taylor, CPC, CCC, SHRM-CP; is the Founder of HR Knows, a corporate content, consulting, and career coaching firm in New York. Taylor has worked in human capital management for nearly 2 decades, having spent many of those years in the corporate sector for the Benefits Technology, Professional Development, Environmental, Health care, and Manufacturing industries. Her work is regularly featured at About.com - Employee Benefits, ADP Thrive, HR Dive, eLearning Industry, PayScale’s Compensation Today, HR Gazette, HR Magazine, Social Hire, and US News Careers. Consistently voted by peers as a ‘Top 100 HR Expert to Follow on Twitter’, Taylor continues to share insightful conversations that engage and educate people about important issues that affect the workplace.


2007 Dec - Present
CEO & Founder
HR Knows / New York

Human Resource Consulting, Coaching & Content

HR Dive - Editor for Recruitment & Learning channels (since 6/2016)

About.com - Expert for Employee Benefits (since 2/2010)

eLearning Industry - Author (since 4/2016)

2011 Dec - 2015 Mar
Content Manager, Courseware Development Lead
Benefitfocus Inc. / South Carolina


2017 - 2018
University of California, Irvine
Graduate Certificate in Learning & Design / Learning, Design, and Technology
2017 - 2018
Universal Coach Institute - Coach Training Institute
Advanced Certificate of Coaching / Foundations in Professional Coaching, Solution Focused Coaching
World Coach Institute
Certified Professional Coach / Professional & Life Coaching, Career Coaching
Walden University
BSBA-Human Resource Management / INTERNATIONAL MARKETING, HR Management