Future-Proof Your Career

Date: 06/23/2023

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

The work context has changed dramatically as a result of several factors leading to the 4th industrial revolution and recent global crucible events. With the prospect of a 100-year life and the increasingly dynamic open talent strategy employers have adopted, how can we as workers develop more sustainable and resilient careers? In this webinar, Professor Emerita Lisbeth Claus provides practical tips to examine your work life and ‘Be(come) an Awesome Manager’ of your own career.

This session explores the following learning objectives:

  • Describe the key drivers of the new world of work and the workers.
  • Analyze the impact of a dynamic open talent strategy on your career.
  • List self-management tips for developing a more resilient career.
  • Develop tangible and intangible skills for better career transitions.
  • Help HR find the sweet spot between what’s good for the employer AND the career of the worker

**All attendees to the live event will receive a complimentary digital copy of Lisbeth’s book, Be(come) an Awesome Manager**

Professor Emerita Lisbeth Claus

About the Speaker

Lisbeth Claus, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP is Professor Emerita of Management and Global Human Resources at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management of Willamette University MBA in Salem, Oregon (USA), where she also served as interim Associate Dean from 2007 to 2008. Prior to joining Willamette University, she held faculty and administrative positions at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in California and managerial positions at Safeway Inc. and Maritz Inc.

Dr. Lisbeth Claus published more than 100 articles about international HR in academic and professional journals. She specializes in the implications for global organizations when their employees cross borders.

She is co-author of a number of books:

  • Be(Come) an Awesome Manager: The Essential Toolkit for Impact Leadership, Second Edition (with Scott Baker and Peter Vermeulen), Global Immersion Press, 2021.
  • #ZigZagHR: Why the Best HR is no Longer HR (with Lesley Arens), Global Immersion Press, 2019. Available in Dutch(2018) and Korean (2021).
  • International Human Resource Management, 3rd edition (with Dennis Briscoe and Randall Schuler), Routledge, 2008.
  • Global HR Practitioner Handbook, Editor-in-Chief of the four-volume series (Global Immersion Press, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018).

Considered the premier global expert on employer duty of care, she traveled to four continents to inform employers of their obligation to protect their business travelers, international assignees, and dependents. She is the author of the 2009 International SOS Duty of Care White Paper viewed today as a major impetus for putting duty of care on the map for global organizations. She authored the 2012 Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management Global Benchmarking Study, the first empirical study on duty of care for which she earned the EMMA award for research of the year. For the past decades, she has been an expert witness for plaintiffs in duty of care cases in various countries.

Other areas of research interest include implementation of vanguard HR practices, HR analytics, resilient career development, and the development of a culture of health and wellbeing in international organizations.

At the 2016 inaugural Annual Global HR Conference held at Microsoft in Redmond, WA, the HR Roundtable and Global HR Consortium announced the creation of the annual Lisbeth Claus Trail Blazer Award in honor of her lifelong dedication to the development of the global HR profession around the world.

A native of Belgium, she is fluent in Flemish, French, and English and has a working knowledge of German.

Foremost an educator, she has inspired thousands of learners—graduate students and practitioners—to better navigate the global scope of management.