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Long-Term Assignment Benchmark Results— What do they mean?

Feb 13, 2020 @ 07:57 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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You are invited to join us as we discuss the results from our recent Long-Term Assignment Benchmark Survey. You will learn about policy best practice from 185 global companies who participated in this survey. In this session, we will discuss:

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Is this the most interesting job in the world?

Feb 10, 2020 @ 07:50 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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If it's not the most interesting job in the world, it's certainly one of them. AIRINC Cost-of-Living Surveyors travel all over the world for roughly six months of the year to collect pricing data. On the surface, this is the dream job for anyone that thrives on challenging global travel – the kind that takes grit and determination to grind through as you move cities on a seemingly daily basis. Instead of touring from site to site though, you move from store to store and source to source in each location, collecting data to populate a market basket of goods, services, housing, and hardship data. 

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2020 International Business Travelers Discussion hosted by AIRINC, Fragomen, and GTN

Feb 06, 2020 @ 04:16 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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Listen to the recording of our recent webinar that discussed the results from the 2020 International Business Travelers Benchmark Report and learn more about:

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Happy New Year 2020!

Jan 02, 2020 @ 06:05 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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In 2019, we witnessed continued global change and the influence of political uncertainty on our industry. Global Mobility programs have had to adapt and adjust to meet changing laws that have impacted expatriate pay packages, and we expect 2020 will bring more change.

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The Top 5 Tax Blog Posts of 2019!

Dec 22, 2019 @ 10:06 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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As we close out the year and look to 2020, we are highlighting the most impactful news for Global Mobility in 2019. Last week, we posted our top 5 downloads and our top 5 mobility policy articles. Today's post features the most popular tax news that we published this year.

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The Top 5 Global Mobility Policy Posts of 2019!

Dec 19, 2019 @ 07:35 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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Last week, we highlighted the top 5 downloads that have helped shape our views on where mobility is in 2019 and where it will go in 2020. Today, we have pulled together the most important and popular global mobility policy posts from 2019. These posts focus on many of the key takeaways from our 2019 Mobility Outlook Survey, including:

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The Top 5 Downloads of 2019!

Dec 11, 2019 @ 02:30 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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A new year is once again upon us. As we turn the page on 2019, it's important to take stock of what we learned before we transition to 2020 and the continued change we anticipate seeing across Global Mobility. Below, you'll find the top 5 downloads that have helped shape our views on where mobility is in 2019 and where it will go in 2020.

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Resilient, Persistent, Intelligent, Savvy: Do you have what it takes to become an AIRINC Cost of Living Surveyor?

Dec 04, 2019 @ 03:12 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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Having worked as a surveyor for AIRINC, I can tell you it is one of the most unique and fascinating jobs in the world. On the surface, this is the dream job for anyone that thrives on challenging global travel – the kind that takes grit and determination to grind through as you move on a seemingly daily basis. Instead of touring from site to site though, you move from store to store and source to source, collecting data to populate a market basket of goods, services, housing, and hardship data.

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Pulse Survey Results: Assignees in Hong Kong

Nov 14, 2019 @ 10:20 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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Hong Kong has been subject to ongoing street protests since June 2019. The protests have led to varying degrees of disruptions in daily living for residents, a sharp reduction in tourists visiting the city, and most recently, an economic downturn considered to be the worst since 2008.

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Pulse Survey: Assignees in Hong Kong

Oct 16, 2019 @ 03:32 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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Do you have assignees based in Hong Kong? If yes, is the recent instability having an impact? Many of our clients are seeing an increase in calls from concerned assignees asking to discuss their situation. Potential options such as a transfer to another location, increased flexibility to work from home, security briefings, and more, along with the impact of these options on their assignment policy.

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