For Expats

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3 November 2016

Well I wasn’t expecting that: the top 5 expat surprises

Whether travelling independently or going on a global assignment, working abroad will be full of surprises; this quick checklist prepares you for some of them…

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26 September 2016

Repatriation experiences – preparing for a soft landing

Rob Chipman, President of FIDI, shares observations about repatriation – and what you can expect when your assignment comes to an end. 

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15 September 2016

Moving to a new country: where to look for help

A summary of the various resources available online and offline to support independent expats before and during their stay abroad

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1 September 2016

6 strategies to pick out the right international moving company

We put together 6 strategies to help organizations to pick out the best company for their employee relocation needs.

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26 August 2016

Brexit update: now the dust has settled

A few months after the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the global mobility industry is starting to make sense of the news and what it means…

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20 July 2016

4 relocation package negotiation tips

Learn in 4 tips how you can negotiate a relocation package that is right for you and your family. 

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11 July 2016

International relocation: how to avoid unexpected costs

What could possibly go wrong with your relocation? Here are a few last-minute pitfalls to look out for during and after your move.

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7 July 2016

Beyond the honeymoon: the 4 stages of expat life

Rob Chipman, President of FIDI, explains the typical four phases that global assignees go through.

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28 June 2016

What does the Brexit vote mean for global assignments?

A summary of the implications for global mobility of the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

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23 May 2016

Living the expat life: pocket survival guide

About to set off on your first international assignment? Here are the 5 golden rules that will help you get the most out of the experience.

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