How is the mortgage crisis affecting corporate relocation policies?
—No Movement, manager, retail, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
How do we better manage our expat process? Ideally, we'd like to have some type of case-management tool that enables us to make sure we place the right people in the right overseas assignment. Could you share some pointers on how we can make sure the expat process we use works to the benefit of our company and our expats? Read More
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.Read More
Companies look to cut costs by rejiggering perks for international assignments, shortening foreign stays and targeting younger employees and empty nesters.Read More
For its efforts at helping leaders see how corporate citizenship can be strategic, Microsoft is the winner of this year’s Optimas Award for Corporate Citizenship.Read More
'It's gone from transactional to strategic,' says the director of consulting with Weichert Relocation Resources.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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 lack of opportunities in the U.S. plus burgeoning business opportunities on their home turf are causing foreign workers to return to their native lands. Experts warn that the shift will force domestic firms to compete with their one-time workforce as they open their own companies in their native countries.Read More