Taking on the Global Challenge through Virtual Teams and Resources

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John Davern, Jr., MBA, HR & Recruitment Expert and President & CEO of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, shares best practices on how to utilize virtual teams and resources to become a globally effective leader at the GlobalBusinessNews & Executive Next Practices forum on Managing Global Talent and the 21st Century Workforce.

After his successful talk on “Outsourcing Trends and Workforce Management” last January 2014, John Davern, Jr., MBA, HR & Recruitment expert and President & CEO of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, will once again be joining Executive Next Practices and also GlobalBusinessNews in their upcoming event on March 20, 2014 on Managing Global Talent and the 21st Century Workforce in Santa Clara, California.

“With technology and globalization moving at the rate that it is now, there is a push for leaders to acquire new skills and best practices to lead their organization to the next level,” shared John. In his upcoming speaking engagement on Next Practices in Workforce Leadership, John will be talking about how to effectively utilize virtual teams and resources for companies to face the global efficiency challenge.

A report by the Global Workplace and Analytics and Telework Research Network, published in Forbes Magazine, reveals that although big companies such as Yahoo and Best Buy have removed the option for their employees to work from home, many companies continue to offer this, because they have found that they can get more high-quality work done quickly, without the need for in-house employees to complete the tasks onsite.

“The latest developments in communication, project management and other collaborative tools, as well as the ease of internet access worldwide, has made virtually any place in the surface of the earth an office.” John pointed out. “It doesn’t matter if you are working with a team of outsourced individuals working in another country or local employees working from the comforts of their own home. The key to becoming a globally effective leader is how to bring your virtual team together and knowing how to utilize the virtual resources that are available.”

John will be sharing his knowledge and experience in managing a Virtual Team in replacing basic administrative tasks to critical work in the areas of marketing and other niche specific tasks in his presentation about Virtual Teams and Resources.

Interested parties may visit the GlobalBusinessNews conferences page for more information about the event: http://www.globalbusinessnews.net/conf.asp?cid=302

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About Executive Next Practices

Executive Next Practices Forum is a unique organization comprised of mid to large market C-level to functional leaders and trusted advisors (Board members, CEO, CFO, HR, CMO, COO, and ICO). This ongoing collaboration, conducted in a non-traditional format, is focused on the latest “Next Practices” leadership and business strategies. Conducted in major corporate and academic “safe havens” the sessions are non-solicitation and formatted to deliver fresh, innovative and relevant approaches to leaders and their executive teams.

About John Davern, Jr., MBA

John Davern, Jr., MBA is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC (VAT), a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company that provides professional services to businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals through the use of Virtual Assistants (remote & home-based workers).

With over 18 years of experience in corporate human resources, working for Fortune 500 companies such as General Electric (GE), Harris Corporation, The Home Depot, and a Toyota/GM Joint Venture, John has acquired extensive knowledge and hands-on experience through the various human resources and recruitment positions he has handled. In his career, he has recruited and trained thousands of office-based employees and hundreds of home-based/remote workers.

John holds a M.B.A. in Human Resources from Duquesne University, an internet Technology Webmaster Certification from Illinois Institute of Technology, Certificates in Business Practices/Problem Solving & Toyota Production System, and a B.A. in Labor & Industrial Relations from Pennsylvania State University.

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