To truly engage employees, global mobility policies should be designed with the people’s preferences in mind.
We get a lot of inquiries about the lockdowns in China asking if companies are providing additional support to their expats. We reached out to a group of large companies and found, in general, nothing extraordinary is being offered so far.
How to incorporate Work From Anywhere into your USA salary structures The ability to work from anywhere (WFA) presents many opportunities for organizations and employees.
Thanks for all who responded to our poll on whether Domestic Relocation policies are broken.
Are domestic relocation policies “broken”? At AIRINC we are hearing more and more about issues with current domestic relocation policies.
In general, getting an employee to accept a domestic relocation can be difficult. It is not easy to uproot a family, logistically manage a move, and establish oneself in a new city. However, it can be even more challenging when the new location is considerably more expensive.
The landscape for shipping was already bad when the Ever Given got stuck in the Suez Canal. The pandemic had already caused a shipping container shortage, driving up the cost of shipments worldwide. The recent Suez Canal blockage will presumably only add to the misery of expensive and delayed shipments. The timing for the mobility industry could not be worse.
Many companies are currently focused on enhancing their Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) initiatives. Global mobility professionals are being asked to adapt their policies to follow suit. But translating overall company initiatives into the mobility landscape isn’t as easy as one would hope.
It is time to look at your salary structures with a global lens.
The possibilities for Global Mobility in 2021 are almost endless. The opportunities are so great, prioritizing the roadmap for next year and beyond will be a happy challenge. Why this optimism? Global Mobility is no longer a hidden gem. We are now out in the open fully able to shine. This is the happy accident that the pandemic has given us. Global Mobility has so much value to add, and leadership now sees that.