One of the more interesting elements of International HR is the concept of Duty of Care. This concept varies by country – but essentially an employer has responsibility for their employees when they are traveling or stationed in foreign countries. What this can mean is an employer is responsible for an employee in their off
Interesting article from the APAC Director of Marketing for Survey Monkey on written communication.
One of my favorite Global HR authors is Dr. Lisbeth Claus and she has found a unique calling in making sure people know about the Duty of Care. This sounds like an academic concept – but it is far from it. Many countries have laws on the books that say if you send an employee
Ever wondered if all of that studying for your PHR, SPHR or GPHR is going to pay off? Payscale published a great survey salary that concluded that it is!: Holding either a PHR or SPHR will boost salaries for HR professionals by more than $20,000 across various metro markets. Certified HR Professionals tend to advance
I just stumbled across this 2012 article from McKinsey and thought it was worthwhile in sharing. It discusses the challenges. What is very interesting is they explained that beginning global companies scored lower than in non-global companies in trying to establish vision, shared culture and similiar items. (Source: http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/organization/the_global_companys_challenge)
After several months of figuring out how to convert the Apple iAuthor standard to the epub for Kindle -I am excited to announce the Brazil book is now out on Kindle. I look forward to your feedback! I am also starting to work on the next edition – China!
Wow, The Atlantic is on a roll tonight with some great global articles. The below will take you to a great article that shows spending by household in a large number of categories (e.g. Food, housing, entertainment, etc.) and across 9 major countries. The HR Implication: If you are trying to educate business executives on
Are the BRIC countries starting to fade quickly?? “Two weeks ago, Brazil’s finance minister announced that the country’s economy grew at an anemic 0.6 percent in the first half of 2012, far below South Africa’s 3.2 percent, Russia’s 4 percent, India’s 5.5 percent and China’s 7.6 percent during the same period. Even Latin American rivals
One of the greatest aspects of doing International HR is often being part of the groups that break open new markets! One of the key learnings is – never assume that what means one thing in the home country means the same thing in the new country – and it definitely holds true for the
Payscale did a very interesting study to determine which was better for a HR profession – get your MBA or go get a HRCI certification. The results are pretty intriguing and the direction varies by what your level in HR is. I encourage you to read the quick article: http://blogs.payscale.com/compensation/2012/08/human-resources-career-advancement.html Posted with Blogsy