As workforce mobility management becomes more complex, knowledge is your most valuable commodity. We understand the importance of knowledge. So we have made it our mission to become the knowledge leader within our industry.
Global companies of all sizes and industries look to our subject matter experts to help them better understand the needs of today’s mobile employees, keep abreast of challenging compliance issues and run their programs at top efficiency. Our exposure to the pulse of HR gives us unique insight to current mobility challenges and fuels the white papers, research projects, newsletters, webcasts, podcasts and videos we share with our clients.
Some selections from our knowledge library can be found below. We encourage you to check back often for new material and to bookmark our workforce mobility blog for the most up-to-date mobility trends and topics.
RESEARCH AND WHITEPAPERS
Annual Employee Mobility Survey: Each year, we survey hundreds of HR and corporate relocation professionals for a compelling look at the strategies being employed to keep talent mobile in the face of evolving demographics, shifting business priorities, talent management challenges and economic concerns. | DOWNLOAD PDF
How Flexibility Can Control Your Workforce Mobility Costs: Balancing cost control with the needs of today’s mobile workforce — a workforce consisting of widely diverse demographics — has become a strategic imperative for companies struggling to meet their future business objectives. This ebook discusses the “flexible” workforce mobility programs — including core/flex, lump sums, capped programs and tiers — that companies are using to achieve the perfect balance, with a focus on pros, cons and best practices. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Workforce Mobility in Latin America: The Latin America region has become a hotbed of workforce mobility activity. Unfortunately, with over 30 richly diverse countries with widely divergent cultures, business laws and customs, LATAM presents unique challenges for companies deploying talent. This research paper offers critical best practices culled from our survey of 90 corporate mobility managers and interviews with destination service providers throughout the region. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Alternative International Assignments: Transforming Global Workforce Mobility: Named runner-up in the Best Knowledge Leadership category at the EMEA EMMA Awards, this groundbreaking survey has been updated with new data to provide an even deeper examination of trends, best practices and common benefits associated with such alternative policy options as Commuter, Extended Business Traveler, Rotational Assignment, Core-Flex and Local Plus. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Fundamentals of Relocation: A must-read for HR managers new to the relocation function, this report outlines the basic components of a corporate workforce mobility program, including some of the most common practices, benefits and outsourced elements. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Global Workforce Mobility Trends: This white paper will help you identify the primary concerns of companies that deploy and manage global talent, as well as the most progressive and innovative global workforce mobility strategies in use today. The data reflects hundreds of corporate mobility policies, roundtable discussions and benchmarking sessions, interviews with clients and Weichert subject matter experts and other proprietary research. Covered topics include tax compliance, centralization, alternative assignment policy types, localization and emerging markets.| DOWNLOAD PDF
Workforce Mobility lessons from Van Halen?: Written for Mobility magazine, this article takes an “early alert triggering” system for business problems — invented by, of all people, David Lee Roth of the band Van Halen — and applies it to workforce mobility. Rock on! | DOWNLOAD PDF
Millennials and the Changing Face of Mobility: The next generation of mobile employee won’t have 200 pounds of stereo equipment and CDs to move, probably wants to jump from one location to another and may not want to buy a house. This article offers practical advice for managing the “new” mobile employee. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Creating a Trusted Partnership: Written for Mobility magazine, this article explores the trusted partnership that Weichert has built with long-time client EY, with insight as to what makes a successful collaboration from both the Weichert and EY perspectives. | DOWNLOAD PDF
Cross-Border Best Practices: Written for Mobility by our subject matter experts, this article examines current challenges in relocating employees across the US/Canada border, offering practical suggestions, red flags to be aware of and policy best practices for getting employees deployed easily and more cost-effectively. | DOWNLOAD PDF
The Importance of an Agile Workforce
How are today’s companies dealing with new challenges to talent deployment? You’ll find out in this brief but informative podcast summarizing the results of our annual Workforce Mobility Survey. Jennifer Connell, Director of our Americas Consulting practice, discusses the survey’s key findings, the importance of flexibility and agility to successful workforce mobility and the lesson we can all learn from high-growth companies when it comes to employee relocation. It’s ten minutes packed with mobility news and statistics you can use.
Deploying Talent in Latin America
In this podcast, subject matter experts from our consulting and global tax and compensation teams discuss some of the top challenges facing companies looking to deploy and manage talent in Latin America.
Household Goods Shipping Trends
Kyriako Bouris, our Director of Global Transportation, offers his views on the current state of household goods shipping, and also what he feels are the questions companies should be asking potential providers to get the most accurate picture of their service quality and cost savings potential.
The Financial Side of International Assignments
Stewart McCardle, Weichert’s VP of Global Financial Services, explains the key drivers that influence total international assignment spend. Nine minutes of critical insight for anyone managing a global workforce!