On the Ground Abroad: Best Practices for Hiring and Working Globally
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Tue, Jun. 14
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Lunch will be served
601 University Ave.
Madison, WI 537015
Cost of Admission
Early Bird $35 for MITA Members
Early Bird $50 for Non-Members
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- The Expat Journey and Cross-cultural Competencies
- What is Cross-cultural Competency?
- Negotiating an Expat Package
- Translating Mission, Culture and HR Policy for a New Geography
- International Staffing Considerations: hiring local versus expatriate
Our first speaker, Laura Meyer, is the Vice President of Sales, USA, with World of Expats. Recently, she was Product Director with Gartner, Inc. Prior to Gartner, Laura was Vice President of Business Development with Kallik, Ltd, a British software company. Earlier in her career, Laura spent 13 years in Europe, working as a management consultant with Proudfoot Consulting and Cambridge Technology Partners, as well as in financial management and system implementation roles with the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company. Laura has also taught at DePaul University in the Department of Management. She provides intercultural training to European and American executives with the major global relocation companies. Laura speaks German, French, and Dutch.
Our second speaker, Stacey Neu, is the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Spectrum Brands. Stacey has Global Chief Human Resources responsibility for 16,000+ employees in over 50 countries. Stacey joined Spectrum Brands in 2003 and since that time has provided HR leadership in a broad range of areas including acquisitions / people integration, organizational transformation / change management, Employee / Labor Relations, compensation, shared services, and HR technology implementation. Stacey supported a broad range of Spectrum’s businesses from batteries to personal care. Stacey is active in the community, serving as Board Chair for Clean Lakes Alliance and as an Executive Board Member of Pet Partners. Stacey holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Phoenix.