We are hearing sustainability come up in more and more conversations in our personal and professional lives. Now, the question of how to implement sustainable assignments is increasingly a topic of conversation in Global Mobility circles, too.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is a hot topic for mobility professionals, but it has been a consideration of the mobility landscape for at least the past 10 years in various forms.
In a recent AIRINC case study webinar, Dr. Joy E. Hill, Global Mobility Manager for Brown-Forman discussed their global mobility program with a focus on international transfers.
Massachusetts, like many other states across the United States, has declared a state of emergency in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. Typical components include mandatory social distancing, travel restrictions, and many other precautions. Concurrently, many Massachusetts businesses have adopted remote working arrangements as a measure to adhere to these precautions, and provide employee flexibility and safety.
AIRINC have been presenting at Expat Academy events for several years, especially in Europe and Asia Pacific. In June 30 Morgan Crosby and Inez Normidis are excited to join the first Expat Academy US Network Huddle to share information on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) and Global Mobility.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is a trending topic in Mobility. This spring, AIRINC ran a pulse survey to learn more about the latest trends in Global Mobility. Keep reading to learn more about the results!
When asked about DE&I and how it relates to Global Mobility, the most common theme heard from mobility professionals is “this will be an increasing area of focus for us” or “we’re just starting to think about it”.
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.
With respect to US domestic transfers, state and local income tax differences are of particular relevance for determining an equitable cost adjusted salary. Two individuals within the United States can have the same salary and family size and earn vastly different spendable incomes because of the different tax rates throughout the states and cities.