For HR departments managing employees internationally, it’s vital they understand the nuances of what employees working abroad may be facing.
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Why globally mobile workers feel lonely.
Which countries have expats voted for?
According to expats, Switzerland is the best all-round destination for a career abroad as it combines excellent earning prospects with an enjoyable work culture and enviable job security.
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In the ‘good old days’ before any global financial crises, selected management would up-sticks and take their family to far flung parts of the world, live in comparative luxury, educate their children at the best international schools and then move from one assignment to another. More often than not, as long as they were doing their job, the organisation didn’t question the cost or the long term gain for either party.
A new split-family business trend will result in many families spending Father’s Day apart this year according to Crown World Mobility.
Organisations can offer support in a number of ways to minimise the difficulties individuals can experience when moving to, and returning from, assignments overseas.
More people are admitting to working on their smartphones while on holiday with their families. Many are now seeking help to relieve their ‘habit’ and enjoy their quality family time.
The UK has an alarming shortage of people able to speak the ten most important foreign languages for the country’s future prosperity and global standing, according to a report published today by the British Council. The Languages for the Future report identifies Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Turkish and Japanese as…
Accessing good quality healthcare is a top concern for people working abroad according to new research from international private medical insurance provider, Expacare. A quarter (26%) of the business travellers questioned even admitted they could envisage giving up on their overseas dream and returning to the UK if they suffered ill health while overseas. UK…
More than in 1 in 3 people believe they would have a better job if they had spent time studying or living abroad, according to new research by the British Council. The poll, conducted for the British Council by Populus, found that 79% of UK adults have not lived or studied abroad for 6 months…