Matt Durfee is the founder and president of Navigator Executive Advisors, Inc. and the Navigator Institute, two career services firms providing outplacement, executive search and leadership development support to global employers and individual clients. Prior to launching the firms in 2006, Matt held chief human resources officer, senior vice president, vice president, and human resources management positions in a number of the world's most admired companies including PepsiCo, Hard Rock Cafe, Frito-Lay International, Bank One, Nestle, Coca-Cola Enterprises, and Marriott International. He earned his master's degree in Human Resources & Labor Relations from Michigan State University. His national newspaper columns for American City Business Journals, "Navigating Your Job Search" and "Coach's Corner," appeared in 40 major US markets. He lives in Orlando, Florida. William N. Cooke, PhD, is a professor at and director of Michigan State University's School of Human Resources and Labor Relations. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois in 1977 and has served on the faculty at the University of Michigan, Purdue University, and Wayne State University, and held visiting faculty positions at Cornell University and the University of California, Berkeley. He currently serves as Chair of the University Council of IR and HR Programs, LERA. He is the author of numerous articles and several books about multinational companies and their global HR/LR strategies. He lives in East Lansing, Michigan.