Strategies for Managing Talent and Building Bridges Across Borders

SHRM 2012 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition
You will learn practical and relevant tips and tools for expanding your D&I strategy globally.

This session will help you tackle the complex talent issues related to gender, race, generation, ethno-cultural diversity and sexual orientation from a global perspective. We will cover topics such as virtual teams as well as the acquisition, transfer and retention of talent in the global workforce. Using practical, real-world examples and case studies, you will learn a step-by-step process for developing a global talent management strategy. You will be able to use the tools and tips presented to facilitate HR practices in different geographic regions. Finally, you will learn how to apply and modify your domestic D&I practices for global opportunities and requirements.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 8:00am to 9:15am

Laraine Kaminsky


A sought-after Global Diversity Strategist and HR advisor, Laraine Kaminsky is an energetic and engaging speaker and a recognized leader in the fields of global diversity, cross-cultural awareness, language training, mentoring and consulting. With a focus on cultural, racial, religious, gender, generational and sexual orientation issues from a global perspective, she works with leadership teams and organizations to develop the competencies and skills needed to adapt to the realities of diversity in the ever-changing world of work.

Laraine’s contribution and commitment to her field of expertise has been widely recognized by the industry and communicated both through her writings and presentations. Laraine takes a well-rounded approach to expanding her own competence, and draws from life experience, study, research, and travel – in particular, she enjoys exploring a culture from the seat of her bicycle.

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile - 5th Floor, Chicago Ballroom F
Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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