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Intel's Internal Approach

May 3, 2004
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Intel has spent more than $762,000 on its program and has trained 2,495 employees.
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English Rules

May 3, 2004
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From the Army to the CIA to NSA and FBI, a shortage of foreign language speakers is hitting the U.S. hard. And it would be reasonable to think that fast-growing multinational corporations might be experiencing a similar need. But that's not the case. While many global companies do support foreign language training for employees who can demonstrate a business need, others are not making a concerted effort to train their employees in tongues other than English. That's because it's still the language that business speaks.
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Companies Weigh the Cost of Prepping Expats

January 30, 2004
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Many are bypassing pre-location cultural counseling. Instead, they opt for intervention in case of a crisis.
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Quick Fix Is a Bad Idea

September 18, 2003
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The assignment was a success, so much so that the expat asked to extend her stay an additional two years.
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Cutting Costs by Training Local Talent

September 18, 2003
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Nationals understand the culture and language better than expats, and they cost a lot less, according to CH2M Hill.
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Small Firm Delivers Big Savings

September 18, 2003
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Ariba saved close to $1 million in tax payments and equalization payments alone.
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Taxing Situations for Expatriates

May 29, 2003
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The financial implications of overseas assignments are so complex that it's a wonder companies send anyone over the border. These three companies did it right.
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The Right Way to Bring Expats Home

July 27, 2002
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You make a significant investment when you send an employee overseas, but many workers leave companies when they return home, Here's how to keep your repatriates, and make sure your investment doesn't go to waste.
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Ten Tips on Managing a Successful Repatriation Program

June 21, 2002
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Discuss with repats how their business changed and how to capitalize on their global experience.
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Keeping Expatriates Safe

October 26, 2001
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Find out what you can do to protect your international assignees and business travelers.
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