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February 19, 2024
Ep. 17: The International Employee Experience

The International Employee Experience

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About the Episode

About the Episode: If you’re an American working at an American college or university, you’re most likely comfortable with many of life’s events as we know them–football season, Thanksgiving, “Bowl Season,” the holiday break with holiday parties, the big basketball conference and national tournaments, Easter break, baseball, and lots of happy hours in between. But what about your colleagues from outside of the U.S., especially those from the other side of the world with different social and faith practices? 

Kinnari “Kin” Sejpal knows what it’s like to live life differently as an international employee. While enjoying her work experience, sometimes it can actually be a little lonely. Kin visited “I Wanna Work There!” to discuss the world of the international employee and how they can be supported. 

To boost the talent experience for international employees, here are our three takeaways for this episode:

  • Understand the presence of international employees on your campus,
  • How to be mindful of what international employees’ normal looks like, and
  • Learn how international employees can enhance your campus culture.

Guest Social Handles:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/kinsejpal/

About the Show: I Wanna Work There! takes a look at how colleges and universities can develop competitive, compelling employer brands. Join us for an honest and solutions-based look at the issues that surround institutions positioning themselves as employers of choice.

About The Enrollify Podcast Network: I Wanna Work There! is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows, too! We’ve got marketing, enrollment, and higher ed technology shows designed to empower you to be a better higher-ed professional. Find your next big idea from your favorite leaders in higher ed, including Bryan Gross, Jenny Li Fowler, Allison Turcio, Dayana Kibilds, and so many others. Enrollify is made possible by Element451 — the next-generation AI student engagement platform helping institutions create meaningful and personalized interactions with students. Learn more at Element451.com.

People in this episode

Host

Eddie Francis is the Founder of Edify Ventures and is the host of I Wanna Work There!

Interviewee

Kin Sejpal

Kinnari “Kin” Sejpal is the Vice President of Marketing and Communications/Chief Marketing Officer at University of Redlands where she oversees brand management, enrollment marketing, and communications and digital teams.

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