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The Pepsi Challenge: Helping Expats Feel at Home

December 15, 2010
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More often than not, cultivating a healthy, balanced life overseas is left to the employee, not the human resources department. But PepsiCo is one of a growing number of companies promoting global wellness programs to help smooth overseas transitions.
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Special Report on Globalization: The Globe-Trotters

December 15, 2010
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Companies look to cut costs by rejiggering perks for international assignments, shortening foreign stays and targeting younger employees and empty nesters.
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Relo Merges With Talent Management

July 15, 2010
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'It's gone from transactional to strategic,' says the director of consulting with Weichert Relocation Resources.
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Special Report on Employee Relocation Strategic Moves

July 15, 2010
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Relocation is now viewed as part of long-term talent development, but the housing crash is forcing employers to offer greater assistance—including detailed cost analyses of moves—to get workers on board.
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Building and Maintaining an 'All-Weather' Global Mobility Program

July 12, 2010
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Rather than merely enabling your global mobility program to react to changes in the world's economic climate, you can design the program to anticipate such shifts before they occur.
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Recruiters Get Creative With Relocations in Sluggish Housing Market

April 28, 2010
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It's rare these days for a company to buy a relocated employee’s home if it doesn't sell quickly; a lump sum for relocation costs is probably the most common strategy now.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Factors Must Companies Take Into Account When Trying to Get Women Executives to Accept International Assi

April 13, 2010
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What factors account for the increasing numbers of female executives being sent on international assignment? What are their chief concerns about accepting such assignments?
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Stuck in Their Homes, Workers Shun Relocations

April 7, 2010
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The low rate of relocations bucks the usual trend: Relocations usually increase in a recession because people look elsewhere when they can’t find jobs locally.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Is the Best Way to Devise a Template for Workforce Planning?

January 19, 2010
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I am trying to develop a workforce planning guide for each of our agencies. What are some questions for each phase that will guide them through the process?
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Factors In Relocation

August 7, 2008
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Company growth led the list of internal factors while the top external factor cited is a lack of qualified people locally. The use of lump-sum payments grew last year, and employees who declined relocations cited family issues most often as their reason for turning down a move.
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