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Global HR Strategies for Today's Culturally Diverse Workforce

  • 23 May 2018
  • 11:15 AM - 4:30 PM
  • El Paso Club (201 E. Main Street)


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About the Program:

The Future of HR: Promoting Business Success in a Changing Global Workplace

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Preapproved for 1.0 Business/Strategic Credit as per HRCI/SHRM


As an HR professional, you can play a significant role in promoting the success of your organization by understanding your business objectives and the changing environment – nationally and globally – in which you compete.  In this session, you will learn the business skills you need to develop to become a strong contributor to the “bottom line.”  You will also review ways to leverage three key tools – analytics, leadership development, and workplace flexibility – to more effectively engage your human capital assets in fulfilling your business goals.


Global HR Strategies for Today's Culturally Diverse Workforce

1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Preapproved for 3.0 HR Credits as per HRCI/SHRM

Business success today often hinges on a company’s ability to bridge cultural differences and build a productive, cohesive workforce spanning multiple countries. Understanding these challenges is the first step towards preparing for them and leveraging them for competitive advantage.  This session will provide an overview of today’s global workforce, the impact of cultural diversity on this global workforce, and the HR strategies needed to succeed in it.  It will also look at global and cultural expertise as a key HR competency and important support resources to help HR professionals navigate this area.


Sherry Johnson, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CAE

Sherry Johnson, SHRM-SCP, CAE is Field Services Director for SHRM, based in Round Rock, Texas – in the Austin area.  She supports the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.  Sherry serves as SHRM’s staff liaison to the HR Certification Core Leadership Area; and, she is a member of the SHRM Speaker’s Bureau.

Sherry has worked in the HR profession for over 20+ years with industry experience in not-for-profit community organizations, public education, and entrepreneurial experience as owner of a small business.  Prior to joining SHRM as a staff member, in 2009, she served as president for her local SHRM affiliated chapter and she held a seat on the Texas SHRM State Council.

Sherry is an active community volunteer.  She has served on her local district school board of trustees; she participated on a legislative advocacy group, working with state legislators to address educational issues affecting public school districts in Texas; and, for several years she served as the volunteer coordinator for the regional Special Olympics track meet. 

Sherry currently serves on the Advisory Boards for the Concordia University-Austin Human Resource Management Degree Program and the South University-Austin School of Business. 

Sherry holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management; and, she is currently working on her MBA through Tarleton State University. She received her Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resources; and, she earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the ASAE Certified Association Executive Commission.  She is a graduate of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Leadership Program, earning Master Trustee designation. 



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