Tag: global HR

Faces of HR: From Venezuelan Roots to Global HR Leader—Maria Melendez Charts Her Course

Maria Melendez‘s path to human capital leadership is a testament to her unwavering dedication to fostering positive workplace dynamics. Originally from Venezuela, her journey began with a local food company, where she discovered her passion for HR while gaining foundational skills. This early exposure to union challenges sparked her interest in the complexities of employee […]

Overcoming International Growth Inertia–Hiring Global Talent

Fast-growth companies face a range of obstacles with the potential to slow or even halt their expansion strategies. Among the most difficult is the ability to hire talent where and when it’s needed; without this, businesses can never hope to reach their full potential, particularly on the international stage. The availability of experienced people in […]

Amazon’s Essential Worker Challenges

Amazon is a massive organization. The online retailer is the largest internet company in the world, by revenue, and one of the world’s most valuable companies. With nearly one million U.S. workers, it’s also the second largest private employer in the United States (after Walmart). With so many employees engaged in such large-scale operations, it’s […]

HR Tech Is the Key: Here’s How to Get It Right

Technology has always played an integral role in business operations—and even more so now that many of us continue to work remotely. With this, organizations across industries are over-inundated with technology applications, services, and products that claim to streamline operations. From Microsoft® Teams to Zoom to Slack, these technologies offer benefits for many but at […]

7 Reasons You Need a Global HR Tech Strategy

Adoption of human resource management technologies has skyrocketed over the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down. The Human Resources Management (HRM) tech market is expected to hit $30 billion over the next 5 years, growing at an over 10% compound annual growth rate, as demand for automation and tools to help […]


What’s Fair is Fair: Global Compensation and the Need for Parity

by Magali Delafosse, group VP of HR, Crown Worldwide Group In today’s global economy, sending talented employees abroad has not only become a growing trend, but a competitive necessity. It’s projected that between now and 2020, annual international assignments will increase by 50%—having already increased by 25% over the last 10 years. But overseas assignments […]

Expat Tips—Prepare for Dual-Career Couples and Trailing Spouses

By Anthony Di Bratto As companies continue to expand globally and as international trade and production become both easier and more cost-effective, more and more companies are sending their employees abroad. These employees, known as expatriates or “expats,” are employees from the home country who are transferred to work in a host (foreign) country. This […]