Did you know 57% of companies pay a per diem to cover meals & incidentals for commuters? AIRINC recently published its 2020 Commuter Assignments Benchmark Survey, which found these other interesting facts:
For many, remote work has proven to be sustainable and successful. This has resulted in companies looking to position a distributed workforce as part of their employee value proposition. These organizations offer a combination of:
Are you using engaging videos and digital media to communicate with your assignees and their managers? Videos quickly and clearly communicate expectations and complex concepts like tax or COLA [Cost of Living Allowance].
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.
Commuter assignments have long been in use by companies, with and without a formal governing policy in place. Commonly used to meet specific business needs, commuter assignments are defined as a temporary arrangement in which the employee lives in one country where their family resides (if applicable) and works in another, making frequent and regular trips to the same work location (e.g. weekly, daily).
AIRINC’s recent pulse survey on virtual assignments finds that this emerging type of mobility is top of mind for mobility professionals. Virtual assignments are defined as an arrangement in which the employee lives in one country but performs their job remotely in another country.
Do companies already have a policy in place to address this type of mobility? Virtual assignments are defined as an arrangement in which the employee lives in one country but performs their job remotely for another country. Please participate in this brief pulse survey to understand more about this emerging area of mobility.
Commuter assignments have long been in use. AIRINC’s 2020 Mobility Outlook Survey revealed that 55% of companies either currently have or are planning to add a commuter policy.
In the past month, it feels as if there is new information about COVID-19 every day. As I learn more about this disease and the growing pandemic, I find that I also have more questions—when will things go back to “normal”? Where are people the most affected? How is everyone else reacting to these chaotic times?
While it may be too soon to know exactly when the COVID-19 pandemic will begin to abate, it isn’t too early to start thinking about how to best position your global mobility program for when the recovery does arrive. We have put together a list of nine key areas to help you to start thinking about ways to make sure your program is M.O.B.I.L.I.Z.E.D. for the future: