Most workforce mobility policies are designed to manage the relocation of a nuclear family to destinations where they may easily adapt. But today’s assignee population includes a wider range of genders, ethnicities, needs and abilities, all requiring non-traditional support to thrive on an international transfer or assignment.
It’s been several months since the pandemic surrounding COVID-19 did what would have seemed almost impossible before 2020: It ceased mobility and travel on a global basis for an extended period of time.
With whispers of a possible global recession filling the air amid the Coronavirus pandemic, mobility managers are reviewing their mobility spend to ensure they're meeting the needs of the mobile workforce, as well as their organizational objectives.
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).
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.
In this post, we highlight two roundtables coming up at Worldwide ERC’s India Summit, November 13, 2019. Our Client Service Directors, will each be hosting a roundtable where they will discuss the latest trends within the world of mobility in India.
We live in a digital world, where we have shifted from print to digital, newspapers to online, books to e-readers and everything in between. With the demand and fast-paced world we are all in, many agree that the simpler, the better.
Although it may be a new term to you, the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) treaty has been around since the wake of the Titanic disaster to ensure that all ships are soundly constructed and safe to operate.
Although a global assignment brings a sense of excitement and wonder, one of the first questions that expatriates and their family members often have — even before they depart — is, “when can we come back home to visit?”