The Quest for Global Talent

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
This session will address trends in global recruiting efforts and what obstacles you may face in implementing these efforts.
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The globalization of business has significantly impacted the HR profession. It is imperative to recruit top talent for the C-Suite and Board of Directors from around the globe. This session will explore the role of human resources in sourcing talent globally, and what the trends are in executive recruiting.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 25, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Brian Glade


Brian J. Glade, SPHR, GPHR is the Managing Director of Global Strategy and the Americas at the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC). In this role, he is responsible for membership in North, Central, and South America, as well as serving as Secretary to the AESC Board of Directors.

Prior to joining AESC in May 2011, Brian led global member programs for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Brian was responsible for educating the Society’s constituents on global human resource management issues; providing guidance in the globalization of SHRM members, products, and services; and representing the Society and the profession abroad. Brian established the SHRM offices in Beijing, PRC, and Mumbai, India. 

Prior to joining SHRM in 1997, Brian worked at Texaco, Inc., corporate headquarters in New York for five years in a variety of positions. As International Human Resources Advisor he was responsible for developing a global approach to Texaco’s human resource policies. As Coordinator for Total Quality Management (TQM) in an operating division, Brian had oversight for developing and delivering TQM and reengineering activities. He also served as a Project Developer responsible for introducing a Texaco-licensed clean energy technology in European markets. 

Previously, Brian worked at the United States Council for International Business, a policy association in New York City representing 300 U.S. companies before international organizations. As Vice President for International Labor Affairs, he served as U.S. Employer Delegate to the International Labor Organization (ILO) where he negotiated labor standards with trade unions and governments. Brian testified before the US Congress on international labor standards. He was also active in shaping social affairs policy before the European Commission in Brussels and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. Brian acquired certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) from the HR Certification Institute. 

Brian earned his M.A. in International Affairs from the Paul Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. As part of that program, he studied in Bologna, Italy for one year. His B.A. in Government is from the University of Notre Dame. Brian’s language training includes French, Italian, Spanish, German, and Latin. 

Brian is a frequent speaker at HR management conferences around the world.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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