The next in our series of navigating the pandemic from a professional perspective, we explore how to stay mentally healthy and socially connected during social isolation and the lack of human connection.
One of the most immediate and apparent impacts of the Coronavirus has been to the way we work. Companies worldwide that have the ability to do so have enacted alternative work policies to encourage social distancing, stop the spread of the virus and keep their talent safe.
The fluidity of the coronavirus news makes for an uncertain and stressful time for everyone. This is heightened further for parents as they manage their own wellness in addition to their family’s physical and mental health.
Ellie was thrilled to participate in the NERA meeting and moderate the trending topic of “Understanding the Employee Experience” alongside panelists, Vladimir Dziak, Liberty Mutual and Jack Jampel, Stryker Corp.
Jennifer Connell, VP Advisory Services, presented about the trends surrounding International Extended Business Travel (EBT), how companies administer these assignments, and challenges from her recent research project on EBTs.
Our Global Practice Leader in our Advisory Services group, Laura Levenson, attended the Bay Area Mobility Management’s (BAMM) annual conference in San Francisco, CA to co-facilitate a future mobility workshop.
It still seems a little surreal that after years of discussion and negotiation, we are now a month post-Brexit. Yet, questions still remain: what will happen after the transition period and how will it impact global mobility?
With the focus on diversity and inclusiveness, supporting the needs of relocating employees, and enhancing the employee experience, it’s time to explore the topic of gender diversity and how companies can encourage more women to relocate.
This is the time of year when we show love and while everyone loves that heart-shaped box of chocolates and bouquet of roses on Valentine’s Day, the most impactful gifts are the personal ones. The same can be said for your mobile employees.
Everyone’s talking about the gig economy these days, and the mobility industry is no exception. The “gig economy” is a labor pool characterized by non-traditional, short-term working relationships, typically independent in nature (think Uber for freelancers).
I experienced an earthquake in Miami and fortunately, nothing happened. The experience reminded all of us the need to be ready with best practices for natural disasters, not only for us personally, but also for our assignees and clients.
It’s that time of year, when everyone is making (and hoping to keep!) their New Year’s resolutions. Many people choose to start a healthy lifestyle which begs the question: how can your mobility program support this resolution for your mobile employees?
When you think of global mobility, the Chinese New Year celebration may not be the first thing that comes to mind. But for international assignees moving into Asia, it is actually something they may want to consider.
Over the past several months, Hong Kong has been experiencing significant political unrest, resulting in a difficult and unique experience for everyone in Hong Kong including the foreign expats who reside here.
Did you know that the New Year isn’t always at the same time depending on where you live? And we don’t mean just because of time zones – the common date is January 1st, if you follow the Gregorian calendar, that is.
With the holiday season upon us, business travel is getting a little more complicated. Time-off requests and a high demand for airline tickets could take a bite out of your end-of-year productivity or make business travel financially difficult.