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.
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?
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.
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.
We are constantly gathering research on flexible approaches on mobility to help companies understand how these provisions should be used, to link more effectively with the overall company and talent goals.
Your mobile employee has just accepted a new international job offer, and with this will come a new language to learn, a new culture to experience and on top of all the “new” they have children who will be attending a new school.
Our recent two-part webinar series on cost optimization drew large corporate attendance, no doubt eager to hear their peers talk at length about their experience collaborating with Weichert to optimize program costs.