As an industry that used to be a tightly controlled relationship between corporate entities and travel bookers, the Internet has blown open the world of business travel unlike most other industries one can think of. With all of the world’s best accommodation deals available at the average workers’ fingertips, the job of finding and booking
As we progress into a new decade, it’s becoming clear that businesses are increasingly striving towards increasing their international markets. Indeed, global mobility looks likely to become one of the key HR trends of 2020, with an ever-intensifying focus on transforming ordinary enterprises into worldwide institutions. No longer are companies content to limit themselves to
Among today’s young professionals, it seems that job-hopping has become the norm. Used as a means of securing upwards mobility, it’s understandable on the part of rising stars, who don’t want to find themselves at a career impasse as they wait around for a promotion to be offered or a better-earning position to become available.
As an inclusive country, the UK is a low-risk country for the majority of its workforce, a similar experience echoed in other LGBT-friendly locations such as America, Brazil and South Africa. But for employees in different areas around the globe, or those on international assignments to countries overseas, the welcome may not be quite as
Technology is unquestionably changing the modern marketplace for corporations and businesses when it comes to moving their employees or teams to branches in different countries. With many trends maximising the efficiency of mobility professionals, 2020 is rapidly shaping up to be a landmark year for managers looking to optimise their workforce and put their effort
Current research into the reasons why assignments fail conclude that they often do due to family issues, and/or because of difficulties trying to integrate into the host society. When it comes to conducting research, organisations often focus on the effect the international move has on the assignee or their accompanying partner and often lacks the
Recently I have found myself in several conversations about global mobility risk. Due largely to geo political reasons there is a sense the economic, social and environmental landscape is becoming ever more volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (“VUCA”). For many, the stresses and pressure of the situation are relentless and overbearing, things are just getting too difficult, the
From extreme weather resulting in forest fires across Europe, a devastating earthquake in Indonesia, political unrest in Iran and Zimbabwe and the continual threat of terrorism, only goes to further highlights the importance of duty of care for organisations with globally mobile employees. Although mobility is essential for the strategic global growth of any business,
Through our engagement with HR & Global Mobility leaders we have noticed a trend that many Global Mobility teams are striving to move away from being seen as an administrative function that purely co-ordinates employee moves, to instead being seen as a more valued strategic contributor to the organisation. However, the reality is those leaders
By Chris Debner – Strategic Global Mobility Advisory CX – What we all experience Think of Starbucks and the friendly messages that are written on your cups, or how easy it has become to return an unwanted Amazon purchase. If you’ve not heard of CX yet, you have certainly experienced it. CX stands for customer
Although the utilistaion of data to shape Global Mobility programs is still at the forefront of many global mobility professionals’ minds. In our view there are bigger changes on the horizon and these changes come in the form of AI Technology (artificial intelligence).
The team at Joseph & Co are excited to announce the launch of our Global Mobility – Executive Roundtable Series.
We are seeing more and more of our clients from SMEs who are beginning to build a presence globally.
Having recently won a new client, we conducted our usual half day onboarding workshop to learn about Quality of Mind, however it wasn’t till I had the opportunity to experience the 3 Day ‘Quality of Mind Open Programme’ that I had full realisation.
A recent survey of multinational firms, that have a globally mobile workforce, found that nearly 60% of them are looking to implement tools to allow them to unlock trends within existing data and empower them to make strategic business decisions.
Multi-Generational Engagement, I’m sure you will have come across this buzzphrase a few times recently. But why is it so important?