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.
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.
A holistic approach to wellbeing for international assignees
In an attempt to create better, more sustainable futures for mobile workforces, HR professionals are considering the expat experience from a holistic standpoint, and employee wellbeing is one of the key components of this approach.
Sustainable talent mobility
An environmental, social, and governance analyses of mobility can help further the sustainability goals of your organization.
Energizing the mobile workforce and dealing with employee fatigue
Employee fatigue has moved to the forefront of HR challenges in the wake of the pandemic. Explore how fatigue affects mobile talent and what steps you can take to re-energize your workforce.
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?
Two minutes to manage assignee repatriation successfully
Repatriation is a critical component of realizing the organizational talent development benefits of international assignments, but most companies don't manage it effectively. Here are six tips to help repatriations succeed.
Pre-assignment Health Screening – Avoiding Failed Assignments
Health complications are a major reason why global assignments fail. Why don't more companies conduct pre-assignment screenings?
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.
What Academic Research Teaches Us About Global Mobility
Professor Dr. Benjamin Bader of the Leuphana University of Lüneburg discusses his research, including hardship locations, diversity, and digitalization.
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.
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.