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Brown Bag Lunch: These Strange European and American Ways - How to adapt when you are transferred across the Atlantic


Today’s work environment is increasingly global, which means that companies need to prepare themselves to address the challenges and pitfalls when recruiting foreigners or when sending staff overseas.

This program will discuss the importance of an internationally astute workforce and how companies can prepare themselves and develop a comprehensive internationalization strategy for recruitment and personnel development.

Topics covered:
Importance of having an internationally competent and experienced staff, and of building an internationally versatile workforce
>> The value of an international experience and the different types of experiences (short-term, long-term, “permanent” move)
>> Managing an international workforce & different sets of expectations/work styles
>> What is a true international leadership style?

The Before: preparing for an overseas transfer or assignment
>> What is necessary for success?: Proper preparation for international assignments
>> Clear goal setting and alignment as the tool to success

The Arrival: immediate adjustment in a new country, culture, and work culture
>> How to deal with culture shock
>> How to onboard international staff and to prepare send offs
>> The importance of a happy spouse

After Adjusting: integrating international staff into the local office, team, and culture -- making the most of an international assignment
>> How to integrate expats into the local team and the local community
>> Optimizing individual performance in unknown territory.

Heading Home: repatriation and reverse culture shock
>> Thinking about and planning for repatriation well in advance of the return

SPEAKERS:
• Lena Beck
, CEO, Beck Global Consulting
• Pieter Puijpe
, Managing Director & Co-Head of Structured Finance, ING Americas, New York.
• Melissa R. Taylor,
Mobility talent management Americas Talent Team, Ernst & Young LLP
• Mark Overmann
, VP External Affairs, InterExchange (moderator)

2016-12-06 12:00:00 2016-12-06 13:30:00 America/New_York Brown Bag Lunch: These Strange European and American Ways - How to adapt when you are transferred across the Atlantic European Union Delegation in the US: Brown Bag Lunch: These Strange European and American Ways - How to adapt when you are transferred across the Atlantic Inter Exchange, 100 Wall Street Suite 301, New York European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
December 6, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Inter Exchange,
100 Wall Street Suite 301,
New York10005
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