Jacque Vilet

About the Author

Jacque Vilet, president of Vilet International, has more than 20 years’ experience in international human resources with major multinationals such as Intel, National Semiconductor, and Seagate Technology. She has managed both local/ in-country national and expatriate programs and has been an expat twice during her career. She has also been a speaker in the U.S., Asia, and Europe, and is a regular contributor to various HR and talent management publications. Contact her at jvilet@viletinternational.com.

Pay Transparency Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not

A move toward pay transparency is inevitable. Who’s willing to argue with Ed Lawler? Let’s review why: We’ve all heard about how transparency builds a more productive workforce, a healthier company culture, greater trust in company management, and better business…

Controlling Employee Burnout: It Starts With Limiting Email After Work

In the age before laptops, email, and smartphones, employees typically didn’t bring work home with them except for a little paperwork. Wow! Have times changed! According to a recent survey by Neverfail, a software company specializing in data protection, 83…

Pay For Performance: How It Is Viewed Around the World

Pay for performance is a new concept in many countries. Unlike the United States, some cultures consider it unacceptable to tell employees they are performing poorly. In these countries there is little variance in ratings, salary increases and bonuses. Performance…

The Recruiting Dilemma: Do You Look for Cultural Fit, or for Innovation?

“The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.” — Charles Kettering There’s been a lot written lately about “cultural fit.” In fact, you could say that cultural fit is the latest rage in talent…

10 Tips to Help Deliver Successful Training Programs Overseas

Do people learn differently around the world? Does culture affect learning style? The answer to both questions is “yes.” If so, how do global companies deliver the same training program and consistent message on a worldwide basis while taking into…