Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Be part of the world’s only HR summit run by an Arabian HR society – combining the best in international experience with an Arab-world focus. Meet and network with over 1000 of your peers, together with leading authors, academic thought-leaders and top-level HR professionals. Become inspired by exclusive keynote speeches, panel discussions, leading practitioner presentations, speaker interviews and live debates by leading HR professionals. Hear practical advice from HR business leaders, HR solution providers and leading international researchers to address the rapidly changing HR needs of Arabian nations, companies and people.
Learn powerful HR techniques, hear the latest research and interact with top HR professionals at a wide range of workshops and seminars.
Attracting and Retaining the “Best and Brightest”
with a Winning Talent Proposition
March 23, 2015
The Talent Management & Succession Forum brings together Regional and International Directors of Talent Management, Group Heads of Talent and Talent Management Professionals to discuss and exchange effective attraction and retention strategies for top talent in the Middle East.
With success stories and case studies from the leading employers in the region, the Forum is ideal for Executives and Talent Leaders who would like to understand the unique talent management challenges in the Middle East, and regional best practice to retain critical talent.
November 13, 2014
My new radio program, i Lead – The Leadership Connection, launched with VoiceAmerica.
This show gives you practical, actionable tips and tools that are fact based and proven to make you a better leader, driving top notch business results.
i Lead – The Leadership Connection airs live every Thursday at 2 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business.
October 10, 2014
I’ll be speaking about global talent management.
“The upcoming October 10th conference will be a historic event for the organization and leadership development community in Romania. Some of the most influential international thinkers, practitioners and consultants in the field will be in Bucharest—presenting on societal values, corporate culture, the impact of leaders and managers, conscious organizations, and best practices and experiences in cultural change.
Robert Cooke, Janet Szumal, Shaun McCarthy, Linda Sharkey, and Lorraine McCarthy will share with us important experiences and insights they have gathered during the years they’ve devoted to understanding, studying and advancing knowledge in these areas. Iulian Stanciu, Ömer Tetik and Marius Popescu will share their learnings and best practices
around change and development.”
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Leadership and Talent Development
September 17, 2014
Whether you are an HR Leader, Talent Manager or a Business Leader one of your biggest concerns is how to build and maintain “best in class talent.” You want your organization to be a “talent magnet”! This requires thinking holistically and innovatively about your talent practices. An essential element of outstanding talent organizations is that they are systematic about how they attract, develop and retain talent. Core to being systematic is having a well integrated talent strategy that yields lasting business results. Dr. Sharkey will share proven building blocks for being a talent powerhouse that will help you:
August 27 ,2014
Roundtable for Leaders of Global Government Relations Groups
Winning with Transglobal Leaders – How to retain, develop and leverage global leaders for business success
CCI Inc. provides roundtables for Board and Committee Chairs, CEOs and their direct reports across the US, mainly in the technology and healthcare industries. Each of CCI Inc.’s roundtables meet quarterly for a mixture of dialog among the members and discussions on topics of special interest to the members led by outside experts. Membership of the roundtable is by invitation. Click here for more information.
June 3-4, 2014
Emerging Leaders in Multinationals (ELM) Forum
Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
The purpose of ELM is to fast track the readiness of your senior leaders for success in local executive or international roles. ELM is designed to complement your existing local and global top talent initiatives, providing access to the insights and experience of a range of international thinkers and business leaders from a variety of industries, geographies and backgrounds. ELM is also a unique opportunity for your emerging leaders to share ideas and experiences with senior leaders from other organisations and sectors participating in the program.
In 2014 the ELM program consists of the one day forum in Melbourne and Sydney, a preforum leadership diagnostic and 1:1 coaching session, three webinars with international thought leaders through out the year, ongoing participation in a virtual knowledge network, and an invitation to a private evening with renowned anthropologist and UN Messenger of Peace Jane Goodall on June 10 in Sydney (to be recorded for all who cannot attend).
Go here to see the CEO Forum Group interview with Linda!
May 14, 2014
New York City, NY
Conference Board Presentation – Post-Conference Workshop
2014 Leadership Development Conference
“Learning by the Numbers: Using Strategic Analytics and Metrics to Add Power and Reach to Your Development Programs”
May 12, 2014
New York City, NY
Conference Board Presentation – Succession Management Seminar
2014 Leadership Development Conference
“Assessing, Developing and Retaining Effective Global Leaders”
April 28-30, 2014
Winning with Transglobal Leadership
Developing Global Leaders for Today’s Competitive Environment
Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA)
CEOs identify finding, retaining and developing global talent as a key driver to business success. But, where do you begin when your organization needs to create a global leadership development system? What does it take to be a successful global leader? Assess your organization’s (and your own) transglobal capability and build a framework for global leadership development. Learn how and why good local leaders are not necessarily effective transglobal leaders. Expand and grow your business by understanding how successful transglobal leaders interact with others. For more information, go to HR West
April 4, 2014
Xignux Leadership Meeting, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Keynote speaker – “Building an Extraordinary Talent and Brand Through Leadership”
Deloitte 2013 EMEA Global Employer Services Conference – Expanding the Universe of Mobility
Keynote speaker at the 2013 World HRD Congress in Mumbai, India. Recipient of the Women Super Achiever Award.
Future Women Leaders Conference, The Brand of You! The Key to High Performance, Speaker, January 2010
Coaching Clinic for Executive Coaches, 2009
OD Network, Presenter, October 19, 2009
Talent Management Magazine Conference, Presenter, Strategies 2009: Innovation to Impact
February 23rd-25th 2009
Rotational Assignments: Innovative Approaches to Resource Constraints, Webinar, Presenter, February 2008
Invent Your Future Conference, Audio Presenter, Navigating the Workplace of the Future, February 2008
Talent Management Magazine Conference, Presenter, June 2008
Benedictine University, PH.D Program, Building and Sustaining Organizations Through Values Driven Leadership, May 2009
Dr. Sharkey is a trusted transformational expert and speaker. She is the co-author of The Future-Proof Workplace and specializes in helping businesses prepare for the future. She is also an HR Executive and Business Strategist with experience in Fortune 10 companies coaching and developing leaders and teams and driving talent development initiatives that support productivity and company growth. She is a founding member of the Marshall Goldsmith Group focused on helping successful executives become even more successful.
"Linda Sharkey is one of the greatest leadership development professionals and executive coaches I have ever met."
Best Selling Author and Top
"I just wanted to thank you personally for making the trip to Dubai and inspiring our audience here in the United Arab Emirates. Your wit, expert guidance, unparalleled delivery and can do attitude left a mark on all that were present. Presentations are a dime a dozen – but people that leave an indelible mark on those they interact with are rare. I would very humbly submit that you are one of them and I was personally inspired too."
Programme Director - Thought Leadership at Informa Middle East
United Arab Emirates
"We specifically chose Linda Sharkey from thought leaders around the world based on her unique, researched, and lived insights about how successful leadership works in the world of multinationals and importantly how it can be developed. Her theory about ‘transglobal leadership’ resonated powerfully with our audience of multinational executives providing them with practical steps for improving their own leadership effectiveness and that of others. She was also a delight to work with."
Director, International HRD Forum, CEO Forum Group