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Resilience: The Art of Recovering from Setbacks

The COVID-19 pandemic will be recognized as a defining event for our generation because of the global impact and historical challenges. In March 2020, countries, states, provinces, and local communities went into lockdown. In most cases, the business experience in the Mobility industry came to a standstill. However, there were companies that needed to reposition employees to meet the demand of this new economy; it was not easy to perform previously routine actions. Everyone has faced personal and professional challenges during the past 2 years. We lost family, friends, and colleagues. Businesses have been negatively impacted which are directly tied to our employment and income opportunities. 

 

How did leaders keep their teams afloat and safe, and what tough decisions needed to be made to keep business going? What did we do to respond to unpredictable needs of our confused and worried transferees? What have we learned from this pandemic and how will HR and Mobility leaders transform their organizational capabilities in today’s environment?

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain insights from HR/Mobility professionals how they have become more resilient the past two years
  2. Learn how companies have transformed to become more agile and adaptable
  3. Hear lessons learned about the importance of resilience

 

This webinar has been approved for 1.0 CE Credit for CRP and GMS.

 

Becky Woods | GPHR, SHRM-SCP Sr. Director, Global Mobility at ADP

Robert (Bob) Church, Jr. | Senior Manager, Global Mobility at Tronox

Elena Anderson | GMS-T, GPHR, SHRM-SCP, Co-Founder, At Ease Solutions, LLC

Susan R. Ginsberg | Founder at SRG ADVISORY

David Welch | Welch Relocation Consulting

The Speakers

Sr. Director, Global Mobility

Becky Woods
Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Becky Woods, GPHR, SHRM-SCP is Sr. Director, Global Mobility at ADP and has over 14 years of experience in the talent management and global mobility industry. Prior to joining ADP in 2017, she was Director, HR Operations at News Corp and previously at Immedis (formerly Expaticore) and BGRS (formerly Prudential Relocation). She is a Board Director for the Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center and Chair of the NYC SHRM Global HR Special Interest Group. Becky earned her B.A. from Amherst College, her M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has lived and worked in multiple countries.

Head of Global Mobility

Robert Church
Tronox LLC

Bob Church, Jr. is currently the Head of Global Mobility at Tronox LLC, an international chemicals & mining company, and has been in this role for 3 years.  Prior to this, Bob has held Global Mobility and Global Compensation management roles at several multinational companies, including Akamai Technologies, Honeywell, BNP Paribas, ABN Amro, Merrill Lynch and Lehman Brothers.  Bob began his career with the “Big 8” accounting firms Price Waterhouse and Cooper & Lybrand working in the Expatriate Tax departments.

 

Co-Founder, Lead Strategist

Elena Anderson
At Ease Solutions, LLC

Elena Anderson GMS-T, GPHR, SHRM-SCP is a global Human Resources strategist with expertise in business immigration, global workforce development, as well as global diversity, equity, and inclusion. As Lead Strategist for At Ease Solutions, Elena partners with organizations to design innovative workforce strategies and learning experiences that facilitate collaboration and belonging. Before founding At Ease, she served at a global Think Tank for over 14 years, where she established and managed its immigration and global mobility programs. With her global talent management background for mid-size to large multinational corporations, Elena has supported organizations in industries ranging from nonprofits and higher education to Tech and BioPharma. In her spare time, she enjoys connecting with her community and engaging in intense comic book debates.

Managing Principal

Susan R. Ginsberg
SRG Advisory

Susan R. Ginsberg founded SRG ADVISORY as Managing Principal. She integrates companies’ vision and purpose, advising organizations to innovate in a changed world. Helping individuals and businesses create strategies through proven methodologies to achieve business growth. Drawing from more than 30 years of experience leading a diverse portfolio of organizations, industries, and geographies in global mobility and retail. She has previously lead teams at School Choice International, REA Spouse/Partner Assistance, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, and Lancôme. Susan has developed e-learning courses on strategic business development and collaboration for Worldwide ERC (WERC) and the European Relocation Association (EuRA). Additionally, Susan is a Consultant for The Acceleration Project (TAP) where she provides pro bono business coaching to women and minority-owned small businesses entrepreneurs.

Principal Owner

David Welch
Welch Relocation Consulting

David Welch is the Principal Owner of Welch Relocation Consulting and currently lives in Arkansas, USA. He has 25 years’ experience in the global mobility, relocation, international human Resources, and real estate industry. David has held leadership roles as an internal corporate program manager, an external supplier/vendor, and an independent consultant. He assists clients in developing effective policies and programs, managing vendors and suppliers, and building stronger global connections. During his career, David has lived and worked in Japan, India, and the United States while working for multinational companies.  He is a facilitator and panelist for global and national conferences in the relocation and human resources industry. David also enjoys working on sustainability projects in his community.