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Podcast: Your Relocation Policy and COVID-19 06.11.2020 | Jennifer Connell

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.

Taking a New Look at Duty of Care 06.9.2020 | Jennifer Connell

When freedom of talent mobility resumes -- whether that comes sooner or later -- attention to Duty of Care will be even more critical than ever.

How to Reduce International Mobility Spend 05.1.2020 | Jennifer Connell

Understanding how your policy components and administration can impact your program costs is critical to creating a mobility program that achieves the balance between engaging your mobile talent and restraining overall spend.

How to Reduce Mobility Spend: Focus on Domestic Direct Costs 04.16.2020 | Jennifer Connell

Understanding how your policy components and administration can impact your program costs is critical to creating a mobility program that achieves the balance between engaging your mobile talent and restraining overall spend.

Speakers Lounge @ EuRA Podcast 04.8.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

Our Global Practice Leader and Director, Global Supply Chain chat with EuRA’s COO about the impact they are seeing with COVID-19 on the operations and supply chain.

Working Remotely? Eight Ways to Adjust to Your New Workspace 03.20.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

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 Coronavirus and Your Mobile Workforce 03.13.2020 | Ellie Sullivan

The global coronavirus outbreak is evolving quickly and raising concerns for international assignees and global business travelers, as well as the people who manage them.

Speakers Lounge @ New England Relocation Association 03.12.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

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.

Speakers Lounge @ CERC’s Capital Region Event 03.10.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

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.

Speakers Lounge @ Bay Area Mobility Management Conference 03.9.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

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.

The Brexit Update You Need For Your Global Mobility Program 02.19.2020 | Clare Smith

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?

How Companies are Making It Easier for Women to Relocate 02.18.2020 | Laura Levenson

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.

Five Ways to Show Your Mobile Employees Some Love 02.14.2020 | Jennifer Connell

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.

The Gig Economy and its Impact on Mobility 02.5.2020 | Jennifer Connell

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).

Employees Raising Their Hands to Relocate 01.7.2020 | Morgan E. Wiedmann

Today more than ever, employers are seeing their employees raising their hand for new career advancements and opportunities, and relocation is a big one.

Is Hong Kong Still a Popular Destination? 01.3.2020 | Bonnie Tuen

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.

4 Tips for Managing Employee Travel Around the Holidays 12.12.2019 | OMNIA Partners

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.
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