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More Employees Go Abroad as International Operations Grow

June 21, 2006
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Multinational companies, needing to fill skills gaps at their international branches, are handing out more global job assignments.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Do We Need to Know About Sending Nonexempt Employees to Europe for Training

March 4, 2005
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My company plans to send some nonexempt employees for training in Europe. What should go on our checklist of things to consider regarding wages and hours?
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The Rise of the Returnees

February 1, 2005
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As companies send many of their operations offshore, they are increasingly asking employees born in other countries--but educated and trained in the United States--to return home to work. For example, some multinational companies are relocating Chinese-born employees to Beijing and beyond as a way to tap into that nation’s emerging markets and to be closer to clients, suppliers and customers.
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Death and Danger Mount for Contractors in Iraq

January 31, 2005
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More than 200 civilians working for U.S. government contractors have died in Iraq since the spring of 2003. Some wonder how many companies will continue sending workers there.
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Thinning the Ranks of the Career Expats

October 1, 2004
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Corporations are sending fewer workers overseas, replacing traditional three-year stints with short-term assignments, localizing expats, offering less generous perks and hiring third-country nationals or local talent instead of sending a U.S. employee overseas.
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Minimizing Expatriate Turnover

August 13, 2004
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Expatriates are more likely to stay with a company that provides them opportunities to apply their international experience.
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Dangerous Business

June 1, 2004
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It might seem tough to recruit employees to work 16-hour days that begin with the donning of flak jacket. But offer salaries of $20,000 a month and it's easy to find people with the right job skills. Then comes the hard part: deciding if they have the right stuff for work in a war zone.
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The Costs of Hardship and Danger

May 29, 2004
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Is it more dangerous in Yemen, Kosovo or Pakistan?
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Race Complaints Abroad--Wild West Environment

May 29, 2004
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How hotspots far from headquarters can be legal nightmares for employers.
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From Thailand to Tennessee

May 29, 2004
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Kim Froggatt is a case study in how international relocation has changed.
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