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How relocation provision affects assignment success

How relocation provision affects assignment success | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Barry Rodin, ECA’s Chief Economist, shares some headline results from ECA’s recent survey undertaken to help companies see how their international relocation benefits provision compares. Successful international relocation of employees and their dependants requires the co-ordination of a number of...
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Visiting 'Home': The Double Life of an Expat

Visiting 'Home': The Double Life of an Expat | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The concept of home is a rather nebulous one for expatriates who spend considerable time abroad and have centered their lives away from their country of origin. In the Expat Magazine, we take a closer look into what "home" actually means.
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Understanding Others

Understanding Others | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Understanding other peoples’ feelings is a catalyst for human connection.
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Expatriate Assignment Failure – The Tip of the Iceberg - 3Plus International

Expatriate Assignment Failure – The Tip of the Iceberg - 3Plus International | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Moving abroad might be right for the company but is it right for you? Let's look at the reasons behind expatriate assignment failure.
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The Return Home: How Companies Are Letting Expatriates Down

The Return Home: How Companies Are Letting Expatriates Down | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Post-assignment attrition is still growing despite the effort put into relocation packages: E&Y rates it as high as 40% within two years of the return home.
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How to Help a Returning Assignee Avoid a Hard Landing

How to Help a Returning Assignee Avoid a Hard Landing | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The first sign that all is not simple is the rolling of the eyes when a returning assignee starts an anecdote, with the words, “When I was in…”
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Relocating? Which are the most family-friendly locations? | Editorial | Relocate magazine

Relocating? Which are the most family-friendly locations? | Editorial | Relocate magazine | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Uganda and Israel top the ranking of the friendliest countries for expat families, while Europe loses out in the InterNations Expat Insider Survey which canvassed over 14,300 expatriates worldwide.
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Repatriated Employees Cannot Be Ignored!

Repatriated Employees Cannot Be Ignored! | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Once the assignment over, the repatriated employees are returning with a lot of valuable knowledge and experience that can benefit the organisation.
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Global Mobility Gender Gap: What Can Be Done?

Global Mobility Gender Gap: What Can Be Done? | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The Global Mobility Gender Gap: What can organisations do to reduce the gap and increase the number of female expatriates?
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Third culture kids: the rise of an international education

Third culture kids: the rise of an international education | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Carolyn Savage, Head of International Education at Winter's International School Finder, discusses international education
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How expats cope with losing their identity

How expats cope with losing their identity | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
After years away on a foreign posting, coming ‘home’ can be overwhelming and isolating. Here’s how many people cope with fitting back in.
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Expatriate Partners: The Forgotten Side to Every Relocation

Expatriate Partners: The Forgotten Side to Every Relocation | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Many expatriate partners are not prepared for the demands of an international assignment. Equally companies fail to invest in them - what can be done?
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Five Life Lessons You Learn as an Expat

Five Life Lessons You Learn as an Expat | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The InterNations expat blog talks about five essential life lessons you can learn from moving abroad.
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Naps in the office – perhaps the secret of China’s digital success?

Naps in the office – perhaps the secret of China’s digital success? | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
We have just spent a week visiting Shenzhen, China, to see the headquarters of one of the world’s most innovative and fastest-growing companies – Huawei. Since its founding in 1987, Huawei has grow…
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Should I Invest in Language or Intercultural Training for International Assignees?

Should I Invest in Language or Intercultural Training for International Assignees? | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The number of international assignees relocating abroad is increasing, should they be equipped with language or intercultural skills before they set out?
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The refugee crisis: Challenges and responses for social investment - OECD

Data and research on international migration including migration stocks and flows, immigrants in the labour market, integration and discrimination., The OECD and CEB have led global work on migration for decades: the OECD has contributed analysis, data, knowledge, and tools to inform dialogue and shape policy; and CEB has worked on the frontlines, financing social projects for migrants, refugees, displaced persons, and other vulnerable groups. Given the complementarities between our work, the potential synergies from co-operation are clear.
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Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices

Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices is a comprehensive survey of global expatriate assignment trends
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Expatriate Partners: The Forgotten Side to Every Assignment

Expatriate Partners: The Forgotten Side to Every Assignment | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Many expatriate partners are not prepared for the demands of an international assignment. Equally companies fail to invest in them - what can be done?
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Expatriate management in Asia

This article offers an overview of expatriate management in the region and in particular the increasingly blurred boundaries between local and expat remuneration approaches. ,
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The Expat Challenge: Managing Dual Careers Abroad - And Then We Moved To …

The Expat Challenge: Managing Dual Careers Abroad - And Then We Moved To … | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Many couples try to pursue three goals simultaneously: expatriation, love and career.
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2016 Year-end Global Mobility Trends: Where Are Expats Going?

2016 Year-end Global Mobility Trends: Where Are Expats Going? | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
As global growth continues to push professional individuals across borders, expatriation becomes more and more common.
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Who should be called an expat?

Who should be called an expat? | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
The argument that it's not just executives and professionals, but also maids and other workers
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Digital Nomads: Myth vs Reality

Digital Nomads: Myth vs Reality | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
Today's nomads just need laptops, not camels, and they can work and live everywhere. But what's life really like for freelancing expats? InterNations explores.
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Millennials See Mobility As Essential For Career Advancement

Millennials See Mobility As Essential For Career Advancement | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
New survey for Graebel finds majority of Millennials are willing to relocate for a job, postpone life milestones to live and work in desired destinations
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Expat Insider 2016: The Classic Expat | InterNations

Expat Insider 2016: The Classic Expat | InterNations | Expatriate Experiences and Expectations | Scoop.it
We've asked over 14,000 expats about their life abroad. Find out more about the foreign assignees, the “classic expats”.
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