What factors account for the increasing numbers of female executives being sent on international assignment? What are their chief concerns about accepting such assignments?
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.Read More
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?
Sixty-eight percent of companies indicated they were reducing expenses for international assignments in response to economic conditions. Of those companies that reduced expenses, 32 percent reduced policy offerings or amounts.Read More
China was most frequently cited by respondents asked to name their top three countries for international assignment destinations. China also ranked highest among respondents asked which three countries produced the greatest assignment difficulties for expatriates.Read More
Expatriate growth dropped sharply in 2008 compared with 2007 among survey respondents. Companies citing a decrease in or the same level of expat assignments in 2008 was 63 percent, with just 37 percent of companies reporting increases.Read More
Stagnant U.S. home sales continue to force companies to rein in spending on domestic relocation. Multinationals, meanwhile, are cutting global relocating costs, shortening overseas assignments and reducing their reliance on expatriates.Read More
Companies are leveraging control over the home marketing process with greater use of cost-control strategies, a recent survey of 210 employers finds.Read More
When it came to being a relocation services provider, it wasn't so long ago that bigger was better.Read More
Responding to dramatic shifts in the housing market, companies were swift to change policies in 2008. Not surprisingly, many companies added or increased their loss-on-sale allotments.Read More