Adding value to your company through human resources was a constant theme, as WorldCity held its 5th annual HR Americas Conference last week, with attendees coming from both South Florida and Latin America. Here were some of the memorable quotes from keynote speaker Dave Ulrich, “the father of modern human resources” and partner at…

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What can elite race car teams teach a group of human resources professionals? Quite a lot, it turns out, especially when it comes to lessons about working together when it really matters. That was the message from Ken Pasternak, co-author of “Performance at the Limit: Business Lessons from Formula 1 Motor Racing,” a book in…

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Millennials are streaming into the workforce just as social media has become a central instrument in the toolbox of every business. Human resource professionals often find themselves in the forefront of using social media for recruitment and retention, while helping craft policies that recognize how young employees use the technology. Examining these trends at WorldCity’s…

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Don’t be offended if Dave Ulrich compares you and your company to elephants grazing grass on the savannah. He doesn’t think HR professionals are like pachyderms. It’s that he believes those in human resources are in a key position to seed their companies with the ideas and procedures that will sustain them in the future.…

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It’s not unusual these days for multinational employees to  spend a few years in Latin America and then in Miami or London. Argentines, Peruvians, and Brazilians regularly come for  assignments in South Florida or other U.S. areas. But for human resources professionals who coordinate such moves, there’s lots more to consider that a plane ticket. From figuring out if…

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