The challenges of international remote working
Companies that have embraced remote working now need to clarify their work setup and address the question of whether employees can work across borders. As international remote working cannot be universally applied without risks, what limitations and safeguards should be in place?
2021 buzzwords and what they tell us about mobility
Only time will tell if the buzz around equity, sustainability, and working from anywhere will translate into effective talent mobility practices, but the transformation is underway.
International remote working: a question of definitions
The first step in creating effective policies for remote working is knowing the various terms used to describe them. Here is a quick overview.
Talent mobility: lessons from a challenging year
The pandemic crisis challenged HR and mobility teams like never before, but new models for global workforce management are emerging.
Virtual international assignments: making sense of a confusing debate
When dealing with international remote working, the list of potential issues is considerable. These five points can help you get going on the most critical ones.
Managing international employees working from anywhere, part 3: global talent brokering
In the third article of this series, we detail how global talent brokering underpins globally distributed workforce management and the new roles that HR and mobility teams will have to play.
Managing international employees working from anywhere, part 2: The different dimensions of international virtual working
International virtual working is best defined as a part of the wider remote working picture in line with a company’s general practices regarding home offices and remote working.
Four essential concepts to understand current mobility practices
The evolution of mobility practices, the role of HR as talent broker, moving jobs to people, and the growing acceptance of virtual mobility offer a framework for understanding the state of global mobility.
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.
Managing international employees working from anywhere, part 1: Redefining mobility
The nature of talent mobility has been steadily evolving for years, with the pandemic quickening the adoption of some changes. It's time for a fresh look at what talent mobility means.
2020 buzzwords and what they tell us about mobility
The global pandemic shades this year's list of talent mobility buzzwords, but these trends were emerging well before the crisis.
Virtual assignments: cultural and inclusion issues
Cultural differences and biases can be barriers to success for any type of assignment. Let's look at the main issues and methods for overcoming them.
Assessing the feasibility of virtual assignments: a checklist
How can you effectively use virtual assignments to meet global business development needs? Here are eight areas of focus to get you started.
The rise of virtual assignments
Moving jobs to people is a new tool for companies to use in their global operations. Understand the pros and cons of virtual assignments, as well as the potential complications.