Our very own Mike Wincott, Senior Director Client Solutions EMEA, sat down with Claire Tennant-Scull as part of the FEM EMEA Virtual Summit in November to discuss the Three Essentials of Global Mobility Now.
Videos improve the Mobility experience and save you time! You can use them to set expectations for what it will be like to go on an assignment or address specific topics like:
Before starting any policy design project, it's important to define what type of Mobility program you are and what type of program you want to be. Other considerations include your organization's business and talent objectives, and what resources (internal & external) you can leverage to help drive your policy.
We are living in a challenging environment. Many companies are taking the opportunity to review their mobility policies to ensure their provisions are still aligned with market practice and/or are looking to reduce costs.
During the recent APAC Online Summit hosted by FEM, AIRINC's Vice President Asia Pacific, Fred Schlomann, provided a wide-ranging interview on Virtual Assignments.
Martin is a dislocated assignee, working for the German government on sustainable agriculture projects onsite in Addis Ababa. In late March, fearing civil unrest and a medical system unable to cope with COVID-19, he returned to his home in Kent two days before the U.K. lock-down went into effect. Now, three months later, he is preparing for his return to Ethiopia.
We get a lot of inquiries about how to localize expats that have been on assignment for several years. We define localizing as the process of moving an employee from an assignment package to local pay, terms, and conditions. Ideally, the localized employee’s package matches what local employees receive.
With the prospect of “working from anywhere” increasingly becoming a reality, a key question to answer for many people will be: “If I can do my job from anywhere in the world, where is the best place for me to live?”
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].
In these challenging times, companies are being faced with exceptional circumstances. One of these exceptional circumstances is when the assignee is packed to go on assignment but the assignment is cancelled last minute. Companies will typically pay for the costs directly linked to the relocation, such as shipment and medical expenses, but what about incidental costs?