The increasing need to source talent on a global basis is presenting new and complex challenges to compensation professionals.
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.
While the trend on work from home flexibility has increased over recent years, we see an expanded work from anywhere (WFA) as a growing option as a result of COVID-19. Work location has always been a key element of the compensation pillar.
Remote workers, Virtual Assignments, Work-from-Anywhere employees, and Global Nomads are terms which have gained attention in recent years, and with more fervour in the past 6 months.
International Commuter Assignments | Remote Work: This webinar will focus on arrangements in which the employee lives in one country and works in another, making frequent and regular trips to the same work location.
I grew up in Maine, a state long regarded for its idyllic rocky coast, conservation, and quality of life. Anyone who has visited Maine knows that when you exit via the southern border, a friendly sign bids you farewell with a note of contemplation, “If you lived here you would be home now.”
Despite the current restrictions on travel, the shift of responsibility for business travellers into the domain of Global Mobility is continuing unabated.
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].