Making a Global Footprint

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 96 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of America. That’s almost 2 billion people. To get access to this growing class, companies may need to expand to new shores. There are many opportunities and benefits that come with doing business abroad. Government incentives and foreign investment opportunities aside, doing business

Controlling Global Assignment Costs

Finding a balance between employee support and cost management when overseeing global assignments is a challenge, but it can be done. Most importantly, it's imperative to properly plan for assignments and actively manage expenses. No two global assignments are identical, so rather than creating a one-size-fits-all solution, you may opt to evaluate some custom-fit solutions that take the bigger

Understanding Global Assignment Costs

Confidence in the U.S. economy is rising, and with it, the number of companies seeking to establish, strengthen or expand their positions globally is increasing. Often, this involves expatriating talent to fill key positions in other countries. Some companies will also provide global assignment opportunities to expand their employees' knowledge and skills. Whether your company is well versed or

My Way, Your Way, Our Way in Global Mobility Programs

Today, we are joined by guest author, Nigel Ewington from TCO International. Recently I got the opportunity to work with a Global Mobility professional who told me a story about a loss of trust she experienced in some global colleagues. She was feeling frustrated and let-down by the actions of some colleagues who had failed to follow the policy they had agreed together. It was made worse by the

Brexit's Impact on Global Mobility

As Brexit and the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union continues to be a major topic of discussion in the news, Mark Woelfel, CapRelo's Vice President of Global Development in our UK office, explains how it affects CapRelo's global mobility efforts: While the negotiations of Brexit continue between Westminster and Brussels, we've continued to see the same trends

Webinar - My Way, your Way, Our Way

In a global marketplace, it's important for U.S.-based global mobility leaders to strike the right balance when working with global colleagues and customers. Join us on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. ET for our WERC Learning Zone Webinar: My Way, Your Way, Our Way, where we will discuss a case study that encapsulates the pain points U.S. global mobility professionals have

Global Mobility Snapshot

Millions of American workers relocate annually, many taking on international assignments as businesses develop and broaden their global mobility programs to take advantage of the expanding global economy. Here is a snapshot of global mobility in 2018.

5 Important Topics to Include in a Global Assignment Letter of Understanding

One way to help ensure global assignment success is to prepare an effective global assignment letter of understanding that outlines the pertinent details and benefits of the assignment in a way that leaves no room for misinterpretation.  After your letter of understanding addresses specific information regarding the scope of the assignment, you can delve into the specifics of your global mobility

Best practices for Writing a Global Assignment Letter Of Understanding

Relocating globally or going on an assignment for a job is considered a major life event because it often requires an employee selling a home before moving the family to a new country and changing many of their typical routines. Your employee letter of understanding must cover a number of important topics, but without increasing your employee's anxiety. A letter of understanding outlines the

Streamline Global Mobility Success: Increase Efficiency and Lessen Risk

All successful endeavors are the result of an efficient operation or organization. Coherence, order and precision oil the wheels of process and reveal the value of efficiency. A company with high organizational capacity is one that can deliver. This is especially true for global mobility management. When you engage with a successful mobility management firm, you reap the benefits of