How to Launch a Global Talent Management Initiative for a High-Performing, Engaged Workforce

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Attend this session and learn the best practices for creating and building a unified global talent management program.
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How does the HR team of a fast-growing US-based company get control over managing the performance of a global workforce? Flow International Corporation was managing its international employee base using many different processes, more than a dozen systems and multiple spreadsheets--creating reporting nightmares and extra work for the HR team. Learn how Flow transformed and unified their global talent management to engage their employees, eliminate redundancies, and improve visibility into their global workforce.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Theresa Treat


Theresa S. Treat joined the Company in December 2006 as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Treat was Vice President of Human Resources at Cutter & Buck, Inc., and has more than 30 years of experience in human resources, serving at Onvia, Inc., Pointshare, Inc., Nextlink Communications, and Horizon Airlines.

She also served as a labor negotiator for employees in the state of Alaska from 1983 to 1990. Ms. Treat currently serves on the Board of Directors of Athletes For Kids, a non-profit organization. Ms. Treat has a Master’s Degree in Labor and Industrial Relations and a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, both from the University of Illinois.

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