Alternative International Assignments
Focus: Short-term assignments, permanent/one-way transfers, commuter assignments
This survey examines trends for the following types of international assignments: one-way transfers, developmental/training, short-term, and commuter.
Worldwide International Assignment Policies and Practices
Focus: Long-term assignments
The survey explores trends in mobility program demographics, program management and policies and practices, with a special focus on long-term assignments. It offers in-depth review of the compensation, allowances, benefits and relocation support included in long-term assignment policies and can help you benchmark the management of your mobility programs and long-term assignments against those of your peers.
International Foreign Hires
Focus: Allowances, Entitlements and Benefits
After the 2020 International Foreign Hires Survey edition we received requests from 80% of participants to launch a follow up, more in-depth edition, that dives into the details of how organizations manage international foreign hires.
International Remote Working and Virtual Assignments
Managing a remote workforce has become a priority for companies. The need to handle the pandemic constraints, together with a growing trend for more flexibility in global mobility programs, has prompted organizations to review their policies around international remote working and ensure they have the right governance rules in place. Mercer ran a highly topical survey designed to explore how multinational companies approach virtual international assignments and international remote working.
International Business Travelers
This survey, first launched in 2018, digs into policies and practices put in place to address the tracking, compensation, travel, support, and insurance coverage of business travelers.
Rotators are critical to the success of the overseas operations of many companies. These unique workers support challenging projects in a range of locations and industries, particularly energy, mining, engineering, and construction. Mercer's competitive data and expertise in global mobility management can help support your international rotator programs.