Memoirs of an HR professional3 HR individuals share stories of personal and professional experiences abroadBy Sarah Dobson11/02/2009|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/01/2009 When it comes to out-of-country assignments, HR professionals are usually devoted to finding the right person for the job and supporting him while away. But sometimes, particularly with larger companies, HR individuals are the ones going abroad. And while they might be prepared for cultural differences and unfamiliar business practices — thanks to years of supporting relocating employees — the unexpected is sure to arise. Here three people in the HR profession share their experiences.Southern exposureSouth America, Central America and the Caribbean are well-known locales to Elizabeth Lorimer, who has travelled extensively to countries such as Peru, Chile, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, El Salvador and Jamaica for merger and acquisition activities. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.