2024 Talent mobility trends
In 2024, four megatrends are significantly influencing the priorities of top management, with implications for talent mobility.
The shifting role of the mobility function — From relocation to global talent brokering
Two industry experts share insights from the recent transformations of their companies' mobility functions.
The business case for furniture allowances
Furniture allowances have emerged as an increasingly popular alternative to household goods shipment for assignments and transfers, but they have a potential to flexibly enhance mobility programs in multiple ways.
A practical path to care flex approaches, part 2
In this article, we explore integrating care flex approaches into mobility policy, including real-world case studies.
A practical path to care flex approaches, part 1
Reconciling compliance constraints, business requirements, and the aspirations of employees and management is leading to more meaningful forms of flexibility — new “care flex” approaches.
Global mobility trends 2023: from agility to sustainability – Crown World Mobility
Crown World Mobility’s report covers four global mobility trends driving the industry.
2023 talent mobility trends: mid-year review
Mercer's survey of international assignments revealed changes in how the companies are managing their policies and practices.
Mercer and Crown partner for enhanced relocation data solutions and support
Mercer will now be able to provide clients with comprehensive relocation data to help them budget for immigration and destination services.
Mobile employee experience: Avoiding inconsistencies
Effectively implementing policies requires understanding where they might fail. Here are five guideposts to keep you focused.
Mercer and NetExpat partner to deliver enhanced family support solutions for internationally mobile employees
With this collaboration, Mercer we will now be able to provide organizations with comprehensive family support solutions for their international workforce.
Host-based compensation approaches revisited
Although not suitable for every international assignment, host-based pay offers a compelling solution for some and perspective on other compensation approaches.
Leveling up with mobility technology
An organization's global mobility management software can have a "make or break" impact on the assignee experience. Here's how Beiersdorf AG transformed its digital capabilities and enhanced the employee experience by implementing Mercer's Mobility Management Platform.
Why align employee remuneration and global mobility data
As global markets experience volatility, it has never been as important to align your total remuneration and global mobility data. It's a strategic choice that helps you drive efficiencies and mitigate risks.
Aligning talent management and global mobility
How to successfully align global mobility to your overall talent management strategy? What does the shift from relocation management to global talent brokering mean for the mobility function?
International remote working: from buzzword to practice
Working remotely across borders is becoming an increasingly structured and consistent practice among multinational organizations. How to manage it efficiently?
Next steps for global mobility management
Global talent mobility is evolving and international HR needs to keep pace with the change, especially in times of high inflation and market volatility.
Mercer and Hapag-Lloyd win Highly Commended at the EMMAs
Mercer and Hapag-Lloyd won the "Highly Commended" title at the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards organized by the Forum for Expatriate Management. The recognition in the category "Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility - Assignee Management" has been awarded for a Mobility Management Platform (MMP) implementation project.
Global talent trends: The future of work and mobility
This year’s Global Talent Trends study paints a clear story: the old model of work, working, and the workplace is gone. What does it mean for global mobility?
Combining technology and the human touch
As organizations continue on the journey of digital transformation, many are turning to technology solutions that can simplify the management of international and domestic assignments. Here are the stories of two companies that have transformed their mobility functions by implementing Mercer's Mobility Management Platform.
Building a talent mobility culture
The winners in the new world of work will be companies that can identify and remove barriers preventing the flow of talent to and within the organization.
How can global mobility strike the right flexibility balance?
Exactly how flexible should global mobility be? In this interview, we discuss the challenges of flexible mobility policies and successful flexibility journeys at Boehringer Ingelheim and Novo Nordisk.
Addressing cultural issues in the new world of work
As the rise of remote working and virtual assignments presents new challenges that multinational companies need to factor into their diversity efforts, how can you help your international employees thrive in the new world of work?
Working from anywhere: A differentiator in the war for talent?
How can you turn challenges related to remote working into opportunities, and create an advantage in the global war for talent?
City attractiveness | Mercer Interview with the Mayor of Seoul
Over the past 20 years, Seoul has been striving to improve its standard of living for its residents. Read more in an interview with the city's mayor.
Debating the evolution of global mobility
A conversation between Crown’s Giovanni De Carlo and Mercer’s Olivier Meier about the evolution of global mobility.
International talent mobility may give employees the upper hand
International HR and mobility teams need to go soul searching and embark on a transformation journey to win the war for talent.
Talent mobility and family experience
Family experience is a central pillar of employees’ overall assignment experience. Alain Verstandig and Laurette Bennhold-Samaan from NetExpat share their views and insights on curating the family experience to prevent mobile employees from being lost to the great resignation.
Compensating mobile employees in a new era
How do multinationals compensate mobile employees in the new world of work? Head of Global Mobility Policy at Philip Morris International shares the company's experience.
Retaining mobile employees: why you need to clarify expectations and set priorities
The "great resignation" is making headlines all over the world, and employers now face a real battle to retain skilled talent.
Talent management and mobility
As companies review their mobility approaches to deal with the HR implications of the coronavirus pandemic, talent mobility teams need to embrace a broader role in the talent management cycle, going from relocation managers to global talent brokers.