Rachel Smets, Speaker, author & dedicated to help you become the inspired person you want to be.

Rachel Smets is Ed’s very special guest on today’s Global Radio Talk Show episode!
Rachel Smets, Speaker, author & dedicated to help you become the inspired person you want to be.
Create an amazing experience abroad.
Meet people, taste new food, find your way around, settle in and feel at home in a new country.
👉 Are you still dreaming about it and not DOING?
Here’s a free email course to help you getting started. You’ll receive checklists and sheets to create your personalized plan. https://mailchi.mp/bba133cc8e2e/a0fd3rkpwp

👉 Did you make the decision to move? Congrats!
Here’s a free video course to help you settle in, meet people, feel happy and familiar fast!
https://mailchi.mp/9e1950b008c5/luh4x4rpo1

Who is Rachel?
◾️Expat Coach
◾️ Inter-Cultural trainer
◾️ International Speaker (WEF, ALL, TEDx)
◾️ Bestselling Author of ‘Living Abroad Successfully: What, Where, When, How” &
‘Awaken Your Confidence: 15 share their Journey to success’
◾️ Lecturer International Business
◾️ Multi-linguist,
◾️ Career Coach

Entrepreneur and driven in everything I do.

◾️ As a trainer in cultural diversity and integration, I help people to understand their surroundings and build their confidence level to achieve their dreams and goal and become the person they want to be

◾️ Living/working abroad for 15+ years has broadened my mind, my understanding in cultures, interactions, and enhanced my flexibility towards people and places.
Speaking 6 languages serve greatly when connecting Internationally.

◾️ As a speaker, I help people in reaching their goals and dreams in life to become the person they want to be.

◾️As a teacher, I provide language sessions to students globally, as well as international business courses

***Life changes, and so can you!***

❓Let me know how I can help you.

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Michael A Piker, Vice President Total Rewards & Labor Relations, Philip Morris International 

Michael Piker is Ed’s special guest today. This is a fascinating interview featuring a gentleman who has been a world traveler his whole life and made the decision to join Philip Morris because of the big changes PMI is planning and working to achieve!

We are transforming ourselves to build a #smokefree future. Find out how: https://bit.ly/2oODy1V.  A once in a lifetime–transformation at Philip Morris International (PMI).  A transformation that will impact not only the organization but also the shape of our industry. We’re dedicated to doing something very dramatic – to replacing cigarettes with smoke-free products, to create a smoke-free future. It’s the biggest shift in our history.  And it’s the right one for our consumers, our company, our shareholders, and society.

Global Human Resources (HR) leader.  Co-author of the report Talent Mobility Good Practices – Collaboration at the Core of Driving Economic Growth which was produced in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and presented at the World Economic Forum.

Corporate HR experience spanning Naspers, Lenovo, Syngenta, Alcoa, Cisco.

Consulting HR experience spanning Mercer, Buck Consultants (acquired by Xerox), ORC Worldwide (acquired by Mercer).

Global HR expertise encompassing: Mergers & Acquisitions, Workforce Analytics, Total Rewards, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Talent Mobility, Organisation Design, Learning & Development, HR Operations, HR Business Partner, People Technology, Transformation Catalyst.

Lived and worked in nine countries (China, Singapore, Japan, Brazil, Switzerland, Germany, U.K., Netherlands, U.S.A)

Authored numerous articles and spoken extensively on Global HR topics.

Former Board Member of Worldwide ERC® and Vice Chair – Talent Community.

Graduated with a BA degree from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and a specialty in Asian Studies from Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan. Attended the Institute of Management Development (IMD) HR Program in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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