Exploring the Global Recruiting Possibilities With PepsiCo

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Learn how to lead with focus and determination while balancing the project constituents of global recruitment strategies to achieve success.
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Global recruiting is complicated by time zones, language and cultural differences, and lack of face-to-face interaction for effective communication, but companies can standardize the process for recruiting quality talent by implementing a global strategy. Stygar and Orler will share their experiences and best practices for building and retaining strong core teams for global recruiting, including adhering to timelines, translations, communicating change worldwide, tracking next steps, and grooming regional and local advocates and system subject matter experts.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Elaine Orler


Elaine Orler president and founder of Talent Function Group and chairman of the Talent Board, founding organization of the Candidate Experience Awards, has been involved in developing and implementing HR solutions since 1993. Well regarded as a leading industry expert, many companies have depended on her knowledge in talent management and recruitment strategy, process and technology to further their organizations. She has also worked with countless clients on dozens of global talent acquisition and management implementations, to help them embrace new technologies aimed at improving internal processes and the candidate experience, a topic on which she’s regularly quoted in Wall Street Journal. Always tuned into the latest trends, Orler guides clients through many global talent acquisition and talent management technology developments, and has worked with both practitioners and solution providers to shape the way talent management and recruiting solutions are delivered. Orler is respected as a talent acquisition and talent management expert and she takes an active role in industry events and associations.

Sheila Stygar


Sheila Stygar is currently the Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition at PepsiCo, based in Chicago, IL. She is responsible for leading the Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence providing strategic design & leadership for many global projects and programs related to recruitment. Global recruitment technology implementation, Employment Branding, Campus Recruitment & social media are examples of initiatives underway through her leadership. Sheila is also responsible for leading Supply Chain and Operations recruitment, Talent Acquisition Operations support and vendor and partner management. Prior to joining PepsiCo in 2007, she worked as a Sr. Manager, Recruitment for Baxter International and also worked for The Marix Group, placing professionals in the research & medical fields.

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Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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