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Expat Workers Face Headaches Shipping Goods

August 7, 2008
In the recent past, a corporate employee relocating to Europe could expect to get household belongings shipped to the new location in about six weeks. But because of a shortage of shipping containers, it takes twice as long these days, and the process can sometimes drag on for up to six months.
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More Women, Young Workers On The Move

September 7, 2007
With globalization in full swing and China and India securing their role as international economic powerhouses, a corporate version of wanderlust is on the rise. And the new expatriates are increasingly young, female and single.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Persuade Our Well-Trained Workforce to Relocate

July 19, 2007
We are a small metal fabrication shop that has been in business for 14 years. Most of our staff has been with us for about six to eight years. These people were trained by us and have excellent benefits. We now have to relocate our company to accommodate business growth. This relocation is about 35 miles from where we are currently located. We decided to be open with employees and announced our relocation plans. We asked for interest as to who would go to the new site with us. We were surprised to discover there were very few takers outside of management. Any suggestions as to how to we could "sweeten the pot" to get more followers?
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