Worldly Women shows any woman who has ever considered working abroad how to expatriate successfully and achieve excellence. Learn from those who have seen it, done it, and loved it!
Notably, Worldly Women offers ground breaking information about global leadership behavior that is shared among female expatriate leaders.
As companies move employees across borders to enable global growth, talent mobility has become a key contributor to an organization’s overall success, yet the role of human resources and mobility functions in equipping their companies with the right talent is more challenging and critical than ever before.
Last month, Patrick Pichette, Google’s 52-year-old chief financial officer, announced that he was retiring to spend more time with his family. In his retirement announcement, Pichette gave voice to the sentiments of countless mid-career professionals when he asserted that “Life is wonderful” but it also involves a series of tradeoffs between professional endeavors and commitments to family and community.
It’s not so long ago that, when I talked to HR managers about family management, I felt I was entering the realm of science fiction. My audience was certainly attentive and interested by the concept, but caution was, for them, a keyword.
Spousal adjustment issues, increasingly career-related, are a major reason for expatriate assignment failure. Employer-provided spousal assistance programs have been proposed to address this situation. This field study of 238 expatriate spouses found that those who experience a severe disruption or cessation of employment have significantly lower interaction adjustment to the expatriate experience than others.
On a weeknight in Singapore, I found myself in a speakeasy bar sipping cocktails with some of the city’s top startups and investors. As local and expat entrepreneurs mingled, I was struck by how comfortable the expats were in this foreign...
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An inter-companies club on strategies and policies of international mobility