Nine Resolutions to Succeed with Talent Mobility
Action points to help mobility program managers stay on top of the dynamic and strategic field of global talent management.
How Does Global Mobility Fit in the Global Talent Agenda?
What do companies say are HR priorities, and are their mobility policies supporting them? Here we discuss some key opportunities for strategic alignment.
BRINK: As Living Costs Shift, Expat Programs Turn to Tech Platforms
Ilya Bonic, president of Mercer's Career business, and mobility consultant Olivier Meier discuss the interplay among urban dynamism, cost of living, and mobility management tools in an article for BRINK.
Performance Management: Insights for Talent Mobility Professionals
Mercer's 2019 Global Performance Study offers insights for talent mobility managers. Assessing performance needs to link the purpose of the assignment to business goals and career progression.
Ensuring the Success of Your Talent Mobility Metrics and Analytics Journey
Your journey with mobility metrics and analytics can be the way to the next strategic destination or a dead end. Here's how to get where you need to go.
Applying Design Thinking to Talent Mobility Management: How to Get Started
How can mobility benefit from best practices in engineering and product development? By adapting the design thought process to find fresh approaches to talent management.
Mitigating Human Capital Risks and Talent Mobility
A recent Mercer study identified the top human capital risks, as noted by HR leaders. All of them influence or are affected by talent mobility practices.
Talent Mobility: Redefining Top Talent and Upskilling Strategies
To broaden the pool of mobile talent, companies need professionals with hybrid skills to bring perspective and bridge gaps. Lateral moves can help foster such hybrid talents.
Local Approaches for Internationally Mobile Employees
Companies are pursuing local compensation approaches for more international moves in the interest of reducing cost or administrative burdens, but in which situations can this goal be reached?
Assignees and International Gig Workers: Managing a Dual Workforce
The increasing use of short-term, non-permanent "gig" workers for international staffing will require reassessing policies and practices. Here are some guidelines to help keep the complexity in check.
Talent Mobility Analytics That Matter
When asked about the most valuable talent analytics, executives listed five fundamental issues that have implications for talent mobility or are influenced by it. Let's explore them in depth.
Building a Diverse Mobile Talent Pipeline
Solving a problem like diversity is not just about reaffirming principles. From a practical perspective it is about building a strong and diverse international talent pipeline.
Talent Mobility Spotlight: Rotator Assignments
Rotator assignments are a unique work arrangement critical for meeting staffing needs in such industries as energy and mining. Find out how companies are handling them, featuring highlights from our recent survey.
Talent Mobility Analytics: How to Get Started
Our primer defines the key elements of analytics, identifies pitfalls and challenges, and offers implementation tips for mobility professionals.
Managing Different Generations in the Mobile Workforce
While companies need to adapt for new generations and leverage their skill sets, they cannot ignore the requirements or experience of older workers.
Stephanie Roche and Kate Bravery Discuss Women on Expatriation
L'Oreal's Stephanie Roche and Mercer's Kate Bravery discuss the growing importance of women in the workforce during the 22nd Expatriate Management Conference.
Expatriate Management: Women in the Workforce
Only 14% of employees on international assignment are women. Overcome key barriers to gender parity and unlock the full potential of your global workforce.
How Mobile Talent Managers Can Become Strategic Partners for the Business
Things we can learn from mobility professionals who successfully reinvented themselves and their mobility function to become strategic HR partners.
Two Minutes to Understand and Prepare for the Rise of Expatriate Gig Workers
Organizations will soon not only have to train or hire talent, but also borrow it, as the gig economy comes to mobility.
Fostering Mobile Talent That Thrives
Here you'll find tips on how to identify and provide the right global mobility solutions to address the latest complex trends in talent management.
Progress Report: Nine Mobility Management Solutions for 2018
Action points to help companies make genuine progress on key mobility policies and strategies and achieve lasting program benefits.
Attracting and Retaining Globally Mobile Talent – 6 Things I Learned
From targeting specific talent groups to managing their mobility brand, here are tips from companies that excel at managing their global talent pool.
Two Minutes to Understand Why Expatriate Gender Diversity Matters (and Do Something about It)
The gender imbalance in international assignments poses a challenge for strategic talent management, but we can start to change it now.
Mobility Matters in Davos
The World Economic Forum in Davos focuses on major global trends. Talent mobility is both subject to these trends and a way to meet their challenges.
2017 Mobility Trends in Review
2017 saw a number of trends emerge in talent mobility, posing not only challenges for global mobility managers but also opportunities.
Making Talent Mobility Policies Work for All Employees
Are current mobility policies and practices helping to place more women and minorities in the international workforce, or are they part of the problem?
The Path to Diversity: Women on Assignment
Women compose far less than 50% of the expatriate workforce. Gender parity is both a moral imperative and a strategic opportunity. We can achieve it.
Mercer Releases 2017 Global Talent Trends Report
Changing demographic profile of employees and shifting expectations of the work experience are challenging the traditional model of what it means to go to work.
Mobility Outlook for AMEA
Mario Ferraro, leader of Mercer's global mobility practice for Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, offers views on changes in the region anticipated in 2017.
Mobility and Diversity: Underused Resources to Mitigate Talent Shortages
Highlights how global mobility professionals can help find the best candidate for positions, regardless of age, gender, and sexual orientation.