2014 is off to a roaring start—we’ve wrapped the Winter Olympics, Jimmy Fallon now reigns The Tonight Show, and the Oscar’s Red Carpet dazzled us once again. March Madness has just settled, and the Masters is fast approaching. But how is this year treating those HR professionals who manage global workforces? Here’s our take on […]
Too often, we hear about the reasons international assignments fail. Instead of doing that here, let’s change our angle. Let’s be “the glass half full” type of people. Let’s think about the nuts and bolts of international assignment success. The odds are stacked against us. We know international assignments fail due to the assignee’s family […]
Love marshmallows? Perhaps, you have heard of Tom Wujec’s The Marshmallow Challenge. He’s a Fellow at Autodesk, a world leader in 2D and 3D design. In other words, he’s a pretty sharp thinker. Here’s the challenge: “In eighteen minutes, teams must build the tallest free-standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, one yard of […]
HRToolbox announced a series of affordable new tools — Professional Toolbox™, Total Toolbox™ and Enterprise Toolbox™ — to more efficiently meet the challenges of managing a global workforce. These easy-to-use tools can replace the cumbersome spreadsheets used by many in Global HR and solve common assignment management issues such as global payroll accumulation and compensation […]
Written for Human Resource Executive with contributions from Thomas Shelton, “Splitting It Up” discusses how global companies are using split pay to help protect their employees’ compensation from fluctuating exchange rates. Read the Full Article Here.
Published in workspan, the World at Work magazine, this article addresses how increased competition for global talent, along with the growing dependency on expatriates, means that multi-national companies need to adopt a long-term outlook and embrace solutions that can manage and administer functions that are critical to human capital management. Read the Full Article Here.
Meeting the needs of expatriates financially, socially and personally is critical to ensure each global assignment is successful and productive. However, few multinational companies realize that failing to have a repatriation program in place can be a costly oversight. This article, published in the Talent Management Perspectives newsletter, will walk you through the key elements of a […]
Despite tough economic times, HR professionals can’t stand still with regard to one of their most valued assets – their expatriate workforce. This article on automating global pay, published online for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), will discuss the the critical need of a global compensation management solution that can help HR streamline administration, […]
Using a technology solution to manage budgeted versus actual expenses of an assignment can help identify where costs are too high or which assignment locations are costing the company the most money. This article, published in Expatriate Adviser, will discuss the best ways to keep tabs on both the obvious and hidden costs of expatriate […]
Published in Expatriate Adviser, this article discusses the changing technological needs of global companies, particularly related to managing global compensation, and the critical importance of solutions that are flexible, customizable and easy to implement. Read the Full Article Here.