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Building Resilient Workplaces: PuzzleHR Is ASLA’s Newest Affinity Partner

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ASLA is excited to announce a new affinity partnership with Puzzle HR. Our organizations share a commitment to professional growth, organizational development, and continuous learning. Together, our goal is to help ASLA members design their perfect HR!

We believe our collaboration will enhance the professional development of ASLA members and contribute valuable learning opportunities for leaders in landscape architecture.

Join us for the first webinar in a series developed to improve your communications and leadership skills:

Emotional Intelligence: Driving Business Success - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/non-HSW)
Wednesday, February 14
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Driving business success hinges significantly on Emotional Intelligence (EQ). This foundational skillset influences various critical abilities and is the primary determinant of workplace performance. In fact, EQ is responsible for a remarkable 58% of performance across all occupations, highlighting its role as the cornerstone of leadership and personal excellence. Engage with the PuzzleHR L&D team to enhance your EQ and propel your professional success.


  • Derek Higgs, Learning Consultant, PuzzleHR Certified in Emotional Intelligence
  • Rebecca Burbridge, Founder and VP of Customer Success, PuzzleHR

Registration is available for the full 4-part series.

Introducing PuzzleHR

At PuzzleHR, we aspire to:

  • Tackle HR challenges, so you can focus on growing your business.
  • Reimagine the HR department.
  • Foster continuous learning and development.
  • Create a thriving workplace.

PuzzleHR believes HR departments should be transformational. Their custom service solutions empower organizations to turn their HR departments from cost centers into profit centers. PuzzleHR’s experts bring innovative ideas and fresh perspectives to leverage your best resource, your employees.

PuzzleHR understands the “human” in human resources. From payroll and benefits management to tailored learning and HR programs, skilled professionals provide the guidance and resources to ensure your organization’s processes function smoothly. No matter the size of the organization or the complexity of the HR need, PuzzleHR has the custom solution to help you thrive.

With PuzzleHR, companies can focus on their core mission while fostering an environment of resilience, learning, and growth.

Design Your Perfect HR – About the Collaboration

The affinity partnership between the ASLA and PuzzleHR emphasizes a shared commitment to learning to help employees and their organizations reach their maximum potential. Research indicates that leadership development can increase learning, leadership behaviors, job performance, and organizational outcomes by at least 20%.

PuzzleHR will work with ASLA to provide developmental content covering a variety of topics aligning with PuzzleHR’s offerings through their Learning and Development programs. We aim to cultivate a culture of continuous learning within ASLA’s membership, empowering organizations with the tools they need to create healthy, resilient workplaces.

Our goal is to nurture an ecosystem of knowledge where the landscape architecture leaders of today and tomorrow can explore professional development strategies, essential soft skills, leadership skills, communication best practices, and more. Our collaboration will allow ASLA members to benefit from expert knowledge at PuzzleHR to help tackle the complexities and challenges of the modern workplace.

A Bright Future

Together with ASLA, PuzzleHR is committed to creating workplaces that are not only productive but also healthy, beautiful, and resilient. Stay tuned for more details on this groundbreaking partnership and the many benefits it will bring to ASLA members.

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