Global People Strategies

is a human capital consulting firm with four practice areas that are interdependent and help give our clients a competitive advantage. We believe that when recruiting talented employees into an organization it is imperative for the thinking to go beyond "just dropping them off at the door".
Our areas of expertise are as follows

  • Executive Search and Consultancy
  • Developing Organizational Capability
  • Managing Transitions and Change
  • Building Best Practice HR Organizations

Product & Service Offerings

Executive Search and Consultancy

Executive Search and Consultancy

  • Targeted Retained Search
  • Executive Assessment & Coaching
  • Assessing Executive Team Effectiveness
  • Executive Compensation
  • Developing Organizational Capability

    Developing Organizational Capability

  • Talent Management & Succession Planning
  • Performance Management/Reward Systems
  • Alignment of People Processes to the Business Strategy
  • Employee Engagement Practices & Culture Assessment
  • Managing Organizational Transitions and Change

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and Reorganizing the Business
  • Organization Assessment and Design
  • Employee Communications as Your Change Agent
  • Building Best Practice HR Organizations

  • Organization Effectiveness Audit & Assessment
  • Human Resources Search & Interim HR Staffing
  • Employment Branding
  • Metrics & Measurement
  • Leadership

    Kenneth (Ken) Uhlig is the Managing Director and Principal of Global People Strategies.

    Prior to formulating Global People Strategies, Ken spent 30 years in the technology sector in a variety of C-level and officer HR roles with industry leaders such as Computer Horizons, NCR Corporation, Nortel Networks, Equant/France Telecom, EarthLink Inc., and Promethean. His technology expertise spans the computer, semiconductor, telecoms equipment supplier, managed data services, software services, Internet industries and Ed Tech, along with his background in the executive search industry. Earlier in his career, he was an English teacher and a high school wresting coach in New Jersey where he grew up. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

    Ken brings a diverse global and cultural view to the table, as he has lived and worked in Europe (Paris), Asia (Tokyo) and North America, and has managed international HR organizations with employees in over 150 countries. From start ups in the private sector to publicly traded companies at the 30B level, Ken has been a key business partner in growing companies at all levels of revenue evolution and transforming companies to win in the local and global arena.

    His overall knowledge of the full business cycle brings depth and expertise important to understanding the necessity of organizational and cultural fit.

    Ken is known in the executive suite as having a great eye for and developing talent, bringing the best out in people, a coach and mentor, building strong relationships, a business person that carries an HR Toolkit, and most important......a focus on results and high quality work.

    Ken and his wife reside in the Greenville, South Carolina area. He is active in the community and is an avid tennis player.