About Lynda

Lynda Dickey’s 30 plus year Human Resources career includes extensive experience in the staffing industry, non-profit organizations, and a successful start-up operation. Lynda has been a Sr. HR Consultant for Vantaggio HR since 2004, and manages the company’s Northern California region, providing skilled consulting in a variety of human resource related areas including, but not limited to, policies and procedure development, workers’compensation and unemployment claims administration, employee relations, staff development and assessment, and federal and state labor law compliance.

In 1995, Lynda represented the California Association of Temporary & Staffing Services on a joint task force with the California EDD which developed new UI forms and recommended practices to be used by employers and the department.

As a professional trainer, she has conducted various business-related seminars on Customer Service, Basic HR for Supervisors, Team Building, Developing Management Skills, Diversity in the Workplace and Harassment/Discrimination Prevention. While working at PDQ Personnel, she established the company’s in-house University, developing and delivering multi-leveled curriculum. She has also done pro-bono training on Resume Writing, Interviewing and Job Search Skills for the Shell Youth Services Academy, Women to Work and the Urban League.

Lynda has held board positions with Women in Management and the California Association of Staffing Services; and is currently a member of the Northern California Human Resources Association and is a member of the Sacramento Pro Advisors Network.

Lynda received her bachelor of Arts, Magna cum laude, from California State University at Dominguez Hills and a certificate in Personnel and Labor Law from the Institute of Applied Management and Law. Born in Germany and raised in Southern California, Lynda loves Broadway musicals, is an avid traveler and has covered over 100,000 miles across the United States and Canada on the back of a motorcycle, loves Scrabble and Crossword puzzles; and is the proud stepmom of 2 wonderful adult children, and the pet “mom” of 2 adorable canine kids.