Talent Mobility Magazine

By MSI Global Talent Solutions | Latest news on talent mobility - HR, relocation, talent management & other interesting stuff!

Employees are willing to quit their jobs if they can’t relocate

Employees want the freedom to choose where they will spend their days working. Many of them are willing to stake their future at a company over it.<p>In …

The Workplace

Why 22% of US employees are willing to quit over relocation policies

With the number of US job openings surpassing the number of available workers, companies need to retain their employees now more than ever, according …

Employment

The health challenges of sending your employees abroad

The trend of global mobility and collaboration has become more prevalent, with a growing workforce that’s constantly expatriating, repatriating, or …

Employment

The secrets to managing overseas postings for modern families? Start with the spouse

Skilled professionals are increasingly likely to have an equally skilled partner at home. This makes it harder for companies to fill overseas …

Human Resources

Supporting mental health of expat employees

New research* commissioned by The Health Insurance Group reveals organisations with employees working overseas are falling short when it comes to …

Is Everybody Home? Here's How to Devirtualize Your Team.

In my 30-plus years in HR I've learned that people who don't work together rarely become a top-performing team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As popular as telecommuting has become, its actual benefit to productivity is still in dispute. Advocates for the practice cite …

Managing global mobility in a fast-changing world

Posting employees globally offers them invaluable experience and breaks down borders in organisations. But how can employers keep up with...The post …

Job Training in the Digital Age: Learning to Do, Not Think

The unemployment rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since 2000, but employers can’t find enough skilled workers to fill jobs.

Global employers focus on mobile talent to help support new ways of working

The digital era, ageing populations, skills shortages, and unpredictable political and economic contexts are persuading multinationals to focus more …

2018 First Month Relocation Costs Index

With the rise of digital nomads, remote office spaces and cheaper international travel, more and more people are seeking work and life opportunities …

Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

The Key to Preventing Burnout Lies in a System You Already Use

Want to show your team you care and help them avoid burnout? Don't just offer vacation, mandate it.<p>One of the most common questions I get about our 100 percent remote workforce structure is "How do you know if anyone's actually working?" It always makes me chuckle, because I've never had a problem …

How To Recruit Remote Workers

Interview with Holly Cardew Founder of Pixc<p>Remember our fun live pilot episode back in January 2015? In case you forgot about it or missed it, it was …

Your post-Brexit relocation love-life costings, ranked

Relocate Global Awards Winners | Awards

Winners<p>The winners of the <b>Relocate Awards 2018</b> received their trophies at an exclusive black-tie event held at the Underglobe, a spectacular events …

Santa Fe

Going for Good: The Move to Localize Long-term Assignees

Cost is nearly always the most talked about element of an international assignment. It probably started as a half-hearted attempt at humor. Someone …

Private Schools

MSI & Move for Hunger Collaborate to Help Feed Families in Need

<b>msi</b> has partnered with <b>Move for Hunger</b> to help fight hunger and provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States and Canada. <i>msi</i> …

How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

Remote communication isn’t always easy. Do you recognize yourself in any of these examples?<p><i>At 10 p.m., a corporate lawyer gets a text from a colleague and wonders (not for the first time) if there’s a protocol about work-related texts after a certain hour.</i><p><i>After a long and liquid client dinner, an</i> …

Future trends and challenges of employee mobility

閱讀中文版本It’s clear that mobility is one of the most important issues for human resources to grapple with today and beyond. Technology has made it …

5 hacks for digital nomads to handle the stress of remote work

Remote work is an emotional rollercoaster. Some days are busy, profitable, productive. Others leave you staring into the laptop in dismay, wondering …

Remote Working

Expats on overseas assignments more at risk than in previous years

Expats taking on overseas assignments are at more risk of critical incidents than ever before.<br>Research by a major global relocation firm has shown …

What Are Your Responsibilities When Your Business Traveler Brings Family?

According to a recent GBTA study, more than a third of North American business travelers have extended a business trip to add on a vacation. More …

Remote Work Teams – There Are Many Fish In The Sea

Sponchia / Pixabay<p>As the war for talent rages across the land with no end in sight and as competition in the market continues to bubble over at a …

Will 'Work From Home Wednesdays' Make Your Employees More Productive?

Countless studies have been done to prove or disprove just how efficient employees are if they are in the office or working remote. I like to think there is a fine balance between the two. Most professions can benefit from a blend of both an office-based and remote workforce. There are separate …

Use This Checklist to Onboard Your Remote Workers

It can be easy to think of telework as a silver bullet for engagement – what’s more appealing to an employee than rolling out of bed and walking …

Remote Work Teams- There Are Many Fish In The Sea

As the war for talent rages across the land with no end in sight and as competition in the market continues to bubble over at a fervent pace, many business leaders are finding that they must cast an ever widening net to succeed in securing the right people. Data from the updated Global Workforce …

More Business Travelers Go ‘Rogue,’ Booking on Their Own

Kenneth Diederich, who traveled more than 68,000 miles last year and spent 192 nights in hotels, books his hotel rooms on Priceline.com, on Kayak.com or directly on hotel websites. He tends to book his airline seats on American Airlines’ site.<p>“I use every tool available online, booking my own …