International HR – Audio Interviews


“The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Brazil Automotive Industry” features Dr. Orlando Kelm. Dr. Kelm is an Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches courses in Portuguese and Spanish, focusing mainly on business language and the cultural aspects of international business communication. He serves as the Director of the Portuguese Language Flagship Program, sponsored by the National Security Education Program of the Department of Defense. Listen here.

“As Global Travel Returns to Auto Industry: Protecting You, Your Family, and Employees” features Allen C. Koski, President of Insured Nomads, the first insurtech in global benefits. Previously Allen was a Sr. VP at United Healthcare Global, and prior to that instrumental in the growth and development of Cigna Global in roles that ranged across sales and sales leadership. Listen here.

“Unions File First Labor Rights Petition Under New USMCA: The Impact on Automotive Suppliers” features Leslie Alan Glick, co-chair of the Butzel Long International Trade and Customs Specialty team. He is a specialist in international trade and customs for over 30 years, and is the author of 5 books on international trade and customs topics, including NAFTA and USMCA. He has given a series of seminars on USMCA-NAFTA 2.0. He is active in importer response to new tariffs under sections 232 and 301 (have filed over 50 exclusion requests for clients) as well as complex country of origin rulings. He works with US importers and exporters from Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Austria, France, Germany, China, Turkey, Japan and Vietnam. Listen here.

“Key Challenges of Recruiting Automotive Talent in Mexico” features Jose Ruiz. Mr. Ruiz serves as Alder Koten’s Chief Executive Officer providing vision, strategic direction and the roadmap for the firm’s future. Listen here.


Below are Audio Interviews with International Thought Leaders on various human capital related topics. Enjoy!

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Unions File First Labor Rights Petition Under New USMCA: The Impact on Automotive Suppliers

Key Challenges of Recruiting Automotive Talent in Mexico

The Past, Present and Future: Cultural Success When Conducting Business in Mexico

Mexico’s New Labor Laws: Union Organizing and New Regulations Increase Challenges for US Automotive Companies

Competition for Talent in Mexico’s Automotive Industry: A Bajio Region Case

Labor and Employment Issues are Causing Major Disruption in Mexico’s Automotive Supply Chains

Mexico Labor Environment and Update

Intercultural Business Skills in Mexico


Is the U.S. a Hardship Location for Foreign Auto Industry Professionals? Supporting a move or travel to the U.S. from Germany, Korea, Brazil, or other countries

Keys to Recruiting and Retaining Executives in the US Automotive Industry


The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Japanese Automotive Industry

Covid19 Impact on Recruitment in India: An Automotive Update

Recruiting and Retaining Talent in the Indian Automotive Industry

Intercultural Business Skills in China

Intercultural Business Skills in India

Intercultural Business Skills in Korea

Intercultural Business Skills in Japan


The 7 Keys to Communicating in the Brazil Automotive Industry


Intercultural Business Skills in the U.K.

Intercultural Business Skills in Germany

Intercultural Business Skills in France


As Global Travel Returns to Auto Industry: Protecting You, Your Family, and Employees

How to Support International Business Travelers and Employees on Assignment In the New Normal

Avoiding Global Risk by Expanding Global Teams and Operations

International Business Travel: Keys to Staying Safe and Compliant

International Media Interviews: Top Tips for Executives

The Next Frontier in Anti-Bribery: ISO 37001

Biggest Challenges Your Global Sales Team Faces

Managing a Global Sales Team

Key Skills Your Global Team Needs During Product Launch

Building a Global Sales Team

Aligning Your Automotive Teams to Improve Execution


I-9 Audits: Is Your Company Prepared?

Best Practices for Developing a World Class Global Compensation Strategy

How Global Companies Can Address Talent Shortages by Partnering with Educators

Immigration and Compliance for Global Companies


How to Deal with Cross-Border Employee IP Theft: An Automotive Case Study

Working in Global Teams

What You Need to Know About Foreign Language Interpretation

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The Essentials of HR and Talent Management – 2020 Kit – download here