Dilemma 3: Extended Business Trips and Commuters
Increasing reliance on shorter assignments and business trips requires changes in HR processes and responsibility. Mobility teams can lead this change.
Jerusalem, Israel: Terrorist Attack
Attackers killed two policemen at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif, prompting authorities to put metal detectors at entrances, which incited protests.
Christchurch and Dunedin, New Zealand: Widespread Flooding
Heavy rain caused flooding on New Zealand’s South Island, resulting in extensive property damage and disruption to transport in Christchurch and Dunedin.
Dilemma 2: Job Mobility Versus Employee Mobility
Companies relocate operations to benefit from lower costs. Now they can move jobs to people or allow mobile employees a choice of where they work.
Dilemma 1: Mobile Millennials – Beware the Expectation Mismatch
Millennials in the global workforce are bringing a new set of challenges for HR. Here we examine mismatches with traditional expat programs and how to adapt.
Managing Mobility Policy Exceptions
Exceptions to mobility program policy remain a necessary option, but they can be managed. Keeping these tips in mind may save headaches and money.
Seven Dilemmas Facing the Future of Global Mobility
The complexity of changes taking place and emerging dilemmas will challenge mobility management practices in coming years. Here are seven areas to focus on.
Exploring Alternatives: Local Plus and Permanent Moves
As companies look to permanent transfers as alternatives to long-term assignments, complications arise. Local plus pay packages can mitigate the problems.
Qatar: Economic Sanctions
In June, numerous countries in the Middle East cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and severed air, land, and sea links, limiting trade and passenger travel.
London: Terrorist Attack
Eight people were killed and 48 injured in a terror attack in London. Police fatally shot all three attackers, who were suspected Islamic extremists.