There’s a very good chance that COVID-19 will be endemic and something that expatriate employers and multinationals will have to contend with indefinitely. While there have been significant advances through the global Covid vaccination program for many employees in more developed countries, there are still huge swaths of the world that have low vaccination rates. Read more
Learn About 5 Expensive Expat Locations for Employers
There are numerous expat locations across the world; however, most of them are not affordable for expatriate living. Many of them are very expensive expat destinations for employers too as the pay packages of expat workers include remuneration, benefits, tax benefits, relocation allowances, etc. Benefits ex-pat by most expat staff includes accommodation allowances, international school tuition fees, utility services, and even cars. Read more
Some Quick Tips for Global Employers Adapt to Current Global Economy & Covid-19
The recent pandemic has changed the global workforce. The business shutdowns and disruptions of economic activities across the world have led to huge losses. Countries have started easing some of the COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, but it will take a lot of time to get back to usual business operations for most companies. The current scenario demands that businesses adapt to the new normal and start functioning with utmost caution. Read more
5 Destinations That are Expensive for Employers
There are numerous expat locations across the world; however, many of them are not affordable for expatriate living. A lot of expat destinations are costly for employers. The pay packages of expat workers include remuneration, benefits, insurance, tax benefits, relocation allowances, etc. Benefits expected by most expat staff includes accommodation allowances, international school tuition fees, and utility services.
Who are Expatriate Employees and Are you Considered One
We’ve all been hearing this term expat employee or expatriate worker. Living abroad and working on expat assignments are part of being an expat employee. Sometimes, the assignments are short, and sometimes it takes more than a year. Other times, expat employees travel from one country to another to complete their job tasks. So what exactly does it mean? In this article, we will explore the definition and what exactly it is to be an expatriate employee.
Top 5 Tips to Care for Your Remote Workforce
The recent pandemic has proved that remote working is possible and, most importantly, quite efficient. Numerous companies are now comfortable encouraging expats and full-time employees to work from home. Some people will choose to become digital nomads while still working for an employer in their home country. Remote staffing is beneficial for both the employer as well as the staff. However, you should take care of your remote workforce to ensure productivity and engagement do not plummet.
Learn What Insurance Questions You Should Ask Your Future Expat Employer
There are a lot of questions that you should ask your future expatriate employer before you take that exciting job posting abroad. You will want to know about housing, education costs, income, taxes, visas, and much more. However, we wanted to discuss five insurance questions you should ask your future expat employer before you embark on your job posting: Read more
Learn How the Covid-19 Pandemic Will Negatively Impact your Company’s Risk Profile Abroad
Our parent firm works with clients with expatriates employees who are posted around the world. Some of these clients are in very risky countries or regions. COVID-19 has introduced some potentially increased risks for companies and organizations with expatriate and local populations posted around the globe. Most companies have been impacted by lockdown and have suspended nearly all business travel. Read more
Learn How Your Organization Can Prevent Failed Expatriate Assignments
There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to an expat assignment. On one side, you’re going to another country with a scenic view as your office backdrop, immersing in new cultures and exploring the city. But internally, it’s uprooting a family from their comfort zone, managing expectations, language barriers, and completing your work in a new country and culture.
Learn about the Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe
The world is moving towards a mobile workforce with lots of expatriate assignments and short term business travel. With globalization, there is plenty of growth opportunities, and organizations can extend their services to international shores. Hence, business travel is expected to grow substantially. More employees can travel and conduct business abroad as it gives them a chance to spice up their routine. But there are risks involved, and employers and employees must equip themselves with information and training to mitigate potential threats overseas. In this article, we discuss three key insights on keeping your mobile workforce safe while working abroad.
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