The Focus for Global Human Resources Professionals Today Zoom Meeting
Presented by: Mary Broday Thompson
The HR professional has currently been through pandemic chaos with their workforce and the current dynamics of global culture. This session’s focus will be on company culture which is imperative for a successful global presence. Then great culture leads to a global company’s workforce success, including the right people in the right place at the right time. And none of this happens without the HR professional maintaining their sanity and sharp skill sets, as well as growing knowledge and expertise, during a current and post pandemic period.
Mary Broday Thompson
- Culture- it’s about everyone. Good company culture is hard enough, add a pandemic and it becomes very difficult for all to maintain. Tools will be shared for the HR professional on how to own and maintain company culture in the hardest of times, especially globally.
- Workforce- the right current and future employees remains one of the hardest challenges for companies and HR professionals.In a global organization, location and many other factors come into play on who is the right person for that job. Then the following tasks of hiring or promoting the right ones and maintaining them are explored.
- You- the Human Resources Guru…HR is expected to remain calm while in a dizzy spin from global employment laws and cultures, while performing excellence in company culture and maintaining and growing a top workforce.How to manage this juggling act successfully will be shared, with newest tips and recommendations.
Founder MBT Consulting LLC
Mary Broday Thompson, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP has 30+ years of holding senior HR positions with Fortune 50 companies like General Electric and Union Pacific, as well as with startup, small, and medium sized organizations. Industries include health care, finance/mortgage, telecommunications, aviation, retail, real estate, and IT/software. Mary graduated from The Hockaday School and earned a BBA from Texas A&M University. She has also been certified in Payroll and OSHA/Safety.
Mary founded MBT Consulting LLC to fulfill her desire to help companies not only survive, but thrive. She believes her greatest accomplishments are educating and guiding management, HR professionals, and employees on their relationships so as to resolve issues early for their personal, as well as the company’s, success and prosperity. Mary also uses innovation and Six Sigma to help organizations with continuous improvement and cost reduction, having saved GE $2M annually and UP $1M annually with HR recommendations. Social responsibility and giving back to the community are very important to Mary. She supports North Texas Food Bank, Minnie’s Pantry, Multiple Sclerosis, and volunteers on the Board of Directors of The Hockaday School Alumnae Association, and Chair of the Stonebridge Ranch HOA Modifications Committee, among others. Mary enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and reading about the history of the oil industry