Category Archives: International Human Resources

FCPA: The Local Compliance Advocate – HR’s Role

2012 Membership is available at http://2012hinthr.eventbrite.com. You are invited to the January 2012 education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable. Our speakers will be Tom Fox, Principal with tomfoxlaw.com and Advanced Compliance Solutions, and Marcel De Chermont, Compliance Manager … Continue reading

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Managing Your International HR Career

Author: Greg Shrewsbury I personally enjoyed the level of interaction at this month’s roundtable that focused on international HR career management.  Having a group of peers come together to share thoughts and experiences is definitely an invaluable opportunity! My takeaways … Continue reading

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“Gung Ho” HR Departments at Foreign-Owned Companies in the US!

Many of you have seen the Ron Howard film “Gung Ho.”  While the film is a comedy,  cultural differences and management style can create real challenges for human resource departments.  Throughout the film, there are numerous examples of how Japanese … Continue reading

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Current Challenges & Opportunities in Global Benefits Management

You are invited to the October education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable. Our speakers will be Henry Noey and Max Maggio of Aon Corporation. Henry and Max will present Current Challenges & Opportunities in Global Benefits Management. Multinational … Continue reading

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Houston – We Have Greeters!

The Houston Greeters invites members and friends of Houston International HR Roundtable to celebrate with them at the annual meeting of the Global Greeter Network, the association of Greeter organizations in 26 cities around the world, Honoring NASA and Special … Continue reading

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Global Security Issues for International HR Professionals

Our September program featured Joe Crumly and Josh Bibb of American Bureau of Shipping. Joe and Josh presented Global Security Issues for HR Professionals – Africa. Travel of an internationally mobile workforce is becoming more common place throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Technologies for Global Mobility – Our June Program

You are invited to the June education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable. Our speaker will be Micheal Cadden, MBA, GMS will present Technologies for Global Mobility.  Michael is the Managing Director – International Operations with Living Abroad LLC. … Continue reading

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May Program on Tax Equalization!

Tax Equalization: Important Topics from both the Company and Employee Perspectives! You are invited to the May education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable. Our speaker will be Stephen Youngblood of Deloitte Tax LLP’s Global Employee Services.  The tax … Continue reading

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Tough International HR Challenges Series: Sheena Goes to Shanghai!

You are invited to the March education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable.  Our speaker will be Jordan Cowman of Akin Gump presenting “Sheena Goes to Shanghai.” China.  A vibrant economy.  The global impact of an emerging world power.  … Continue reading

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The Challenges of International Assignments for the “Dual Career Couple”

The February 2011 education program of the Houston International HR Roundtable is on the challenges of international assignments for the “Dual Career Couple.” Research has shown that over 30% of international assignments fail because of dual-career issues. Organizations are also … Continue reading

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