Culture matters on virtual assignments: findings from RW3 CultureWizard’s latest survey
Working virtually across cultures presents significant challenges, according to a recent survey from Mercer's partner for cultural awareness and training.
Assessing the assignee experience
How are employees on international assignments feeling about the experience, especially during a pandemic? The only way to find out is to ask them.
2 minutes to improve assignee wellbeing
Highly mobile employees can face many forms of stress. How can you design a support program, get support from managment, and engage the assignees themselves?
Balancing Assignment Flexibility with Duty of Care
Balancing flexible assignments with duty-of-care obligations is a complex yet vital undertaking. Here are some tips and pointers for accomplishing this task.
RFP Administration for Relocation Management Companies: 5 Critical Steps to Take
To help with your global employee relocations, follow these steps to optimize the RFPs you send to relocation management companies.
Preparing Employees' Children for Expatriation
When it comes to preparing an employee to move to another country, what's often overlooked is a major source of that employee's happiness: the children.
Dual Careers and International Assignments - What Employers can do to help
The biggest obstacle to employee mobility is dual-career and family issues, according Mercer’s mobility policies and practices surveys.
Warning Signs of a Communication Problem Between HR and Expatriates
How can you know how successful your communication efforts have been? And how can you avoid problems with future communications with expatriates?
Repatriation: Avoid Reverse Culture Shock
Expatriates and organizations alike tend to overlook the challenges and risks associated with returning from an international assignment. They shouldn't.