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Enhancing HR and management practices knowledge across the French-American HR community (HR professionals and HR consultants) in New England through professional networking and collaborative forum.


-       Create a New England HR network of French-American HR professionals located in New England and HR professionals working for French companies in New England (excluding Connecticut).

-       Provide professional and personal development to the members

-       Increase best HR practices exchange between France and the USA

-       Connect with local HR network and New England labor authorities

-       Provide ad-hoc HR expertise to FACCNE members to understand and address HR management issues

-       Partner with French and US HR academics 

-       Establish relationship with local HR suppliers and key partners, local HR network

-       Increase French labor relations, regulations and French HR practices understanding for HR practitioners working with/for French companies

-       Increase US federal and state labor regulations, relations and US HR practices understanding for French HR practitioners located in New England

-       Exchange/cooperation with other FACCNE forum


Regis Mulot, Executive VP & Chief Human Ressources Officer, Staples.


As in 2016, we will organize 2 series of events:

  • Monthly conference call (reserved to HR Forum members): 60’ on Friday morning @ 07:45am. Invitations will be sent to HR Forum members only.
  • Quarterly roundtable/workshop (open to all):  evening event from 06:00pm to 8:30pm – Invitations will be sent to FACCNE distribution list.

Time to block your calendar for 2017!

Monthly HR call – 1 hour (07:45am – 08:45am)

  • Friday 3rd February:                 How to leverage Community/Volunteering activities to engage employees
  • Friday 3rd March:                      Union relationship with HR: comparison between France and USA 
  • Friday 7th April:                         No email after working hours in France? Really? What about the US
  • Friday 5th May:                         What’s new in HR, 100 days after President Trump’ administration in place?
  • Friday 9th June:                         HR and religion at workplace
  • Friday 1st September:              New recruitment tools: what does work? 
  • Friday 6th October                    Chief Happiness officer:  is it a new  buzz word 
  • Friday 3rd November               Holacracy, a self-management system, does it work?
  • Friday 8th December               On-boarding best practices  


Quarterly HR Workshop – 2 hours 30’ (6:00pm – 8:30pm)

  • Tuesday 6th April: Performance Management 2:0 (moving away from traditional annual performance rating systems)
  • Tuesday 7st June:  French young graduates:  Let’s hire them in the USA and in France
  • Thursday 12st September: Internet of Things and Human Capital
  • Thursday 30th November: New Physical Work Environment trends

Meetings will be in Boston, or Boston surroundings.

If your company or yourself are not yet a FACCNE member, you can join the FACCNE, as FACCNE HR forum member as a special annual fee of $100 (instead of $150) which gives you access to monthly HR calls and also quarterly HR Forum events free of charge, + access to other FACCNE events with member discounts.

Calendar of events

They Support FACCNE

    • ACE Partners
    • Alstom
    • Aquto
    • Axelia Partners (former Marie Landel & Associates)
    • BIBSMA
    • Be Relax
    • BioMerieux
    • Boston Green
    • CMC Consulting
    • DSML Executive Search
    • Dassault Systems
    • Edenred
    • Essilor
    • French Cultural Center
    • French Tech Hub
    • Good Leads
    • Infotraffic system tv
    • Ipsen
    • Jabra
    • Keolis CS
    • Magicforest
    • Mauna Kea Technologies
    • Mc Dermott Will & Emery
    • Merieux Developpement
    • Miltons Distributing
    • Munksjo paper
    • NFI
    • Nanobiotix
    • Pact and Partners
    • Paul Frank + Collins P.C.
    • Protec Instrument Corporation
    • Puma
    • SES America
    • Sanofi Genzyme
    • Schneider Electric
    • Sealed Air Corporation
    • Sigfox
    • Socomec
    • Solid Founder
    • Stratx
    • Sullivan & Worcester
    • Synlogic
    • Valti
    • Veolia
    • Visiomed Bewell
    • Withings
    • iXBlue

185 Alewife Brook Parkway, Suite 200 
Cambridge, MA 02138
 T: (617) 520-2121 

Please contact us to schedule an appointment.