For managers

16 January 2018

Repatriation and how to extend the legacy of a global assignment

Repatriation is a problem for many global mobility departments. But it might be easier to acknowledge that the person coming back is not the one who left

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5 January 2018

Global mobility trends 2018: our hopes and fears

The key global mobility trends for 2018? Technology, diversity, people, and more. Discover our hopes and fears for the industry moving forward

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15 November 2017

The virtuous circle of global mobility and talent retention

Matching corporate and individual global mobility needs doesn’t have to be a struggle. In fact, many organizations are enjoying the benefits of a virtuous circle

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4 October 2017

Avoiding expat failure: 10 tips for successful candidate selection

Expat failure is to be avoided at all costs, and a thorough and well-planned selection process is essential to ensure the right candidate selection

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22 September 2017

5 ways to manage expatriation risk

Expat failure can be a costly affair for all sides. Keep these 5 expatriation risks in mind when planning your next global assignment to boost your success rate

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11 September 2017

3 ways to improve your global mobility procurement processes

Identifying and selecting relocation partners to support your global mobility program can be a complex task – here are 3 ways to improve your processes

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29 August 2017

The shift in global mobility: get ready for China

The impact on global mobility departments of China’s rise in importance for global assignments

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8 August 2017

What help do you need to manage a global assignment?

Managing global assignments often requires the support of third-party suppliers – but managing them can be a problem in itself.

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4 July 2017

What qualities do expats need to succeed?

What can we do to increase the success rate of global assignments? Start with the personal qualities of the candidate…

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27 June 2017

Is it time to redefine global mobility?

Technology has not only made the world a smaller place, but a more demanding one too – with far-reaching implications for global mobility

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14 June 2017

How global mobility should cope with Brexit uncertainty

The Brexit vote, followed by political turmoil, has made planning global assignments between the EU and the UK challenging – but how should we deal with the uncertainty?

 

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29 May 2017

The rise of female expats

Although the gender imbalance is being addressed, what can global mobility departments do to encourage equality?

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9 May 2017

A new approach to expat support: let your suppliers take the strain?

Should suppliers – such as relocation partners – take responsibility for supporting expats during their time abroad?

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14 April 2017

Meet the expats of the future

As global mobility has evolved, so too have the expats themselves and the way they work. Let’s meet the expats of the future…

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3 April 2017

Is your global mobility strategy a fix for now or a plan for the future?

Many organizations are guilty of short-termism when it comes to global mobility. Are you among them – and why does it happen? 

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23 February 2017

Relocation partner selection: from RFP to big value

A guide for purchasing managers negotiating the right price for the services required for a successful corporate relocation

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2 February 2017

Returning expats: how to ensure a soft landing

One of the major problems facing global mobility departments is the disillusionment and reverse culture shock suffered on repatriation – often marked by an inability to retain key staff

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How FAIM certified companies help you relocate (video)
25 January 2017

How FAIM certified companies help you relocate (video)

The best ROI for your international relocation project? Construct a solid plan and choose the right partner for the job. FIDI has created a video presentation that covers all the bases.

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22 December 2016

Relocation allowance: what's included and what is it for?

A relocation package usually covers the costs of relocating an expat and his or her family to the new host country. But what does it include – and what will be extra?

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Relocation allowance: what's included and what is it for?
22 December 2016

Relocation allowance: what's included and what is it for?

A relocation package usually covers the costs of relocating an expat and his or her family to the new host country. But what does it include – and what will be extra?

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7 December 2016

The expatriate and safety: turning risk into risk management

Companies have both a legal and moral obligation to protect expats from various threats during their time overseas. But what are the risks – and how can you minimize them?

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29 November 2016

5 reasons why using a FAIM certified mover can save you money

The FAIM certification is known as a hallmark of a reputable moving company; here are five reasons they make financial sense for global assignments

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International Relocation - 5 Frequently Asked Questions
10 November 2016

International Relocation | 5 Frequently Asked Questions

In this guest contribution, Nuss, an Australia-based removal and relocation company, sheds light on some of the 5 most frequently asked questions in international moving.

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13 October 2016

2016 trends: the growing strategic importance of global mobility

A summary of findings from industry reports that highlight the key trends and issues facing global mobility in 2016

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7 October 2016

Link update: differing views on expat compensation

A collection of views from global mobility experts on expat compensation packages and the issues that affect them.

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