Tag Archives: HR

Be a Game Changer for your Talent Management Program

In sports, the term game changer is used to describe an event or occurrence that can decide a contest’s outcome; in business, “game changer” indicates a strategy that can bring about unexpected results.
What if those of us in relocation adapted a new way of thinking about how and why talent is managed, how mobility ties to it, and how the overall management of these areas could be conducted differently to benefit all concerned: the business itself, the employees who have been charged with domestic and global staffing requirements, and the employees who will relocate to run the business worldwide; how [...] Read More

Attend Worldwide ERC’s Global Workforce Symposium: Free for First-Time Corporate HR Professionals

If you’re a corporate or government HR/relocation representative, and you’re responsible for administering your own company’s workforce mobility program, and you have never been to one of Worldwide ERC’s annual meetings, you’ll be glad to know about a limited offer to attend the Global Workforce Symposium in Seattle, Washington, USA for your first time … for free!
We want to expand our growing community of professionals who manage their company’s workforce mobility function. Those who manage global workforce mobility know it is shifting dramatically and in unexpected ways. In fact, the theme of this year’s Global Workforce Symposium is “Workforce Mobility: The [...] Read More

Cartus Launches Survey to Explore Mobility Trends in China

Working as I do with global HR and mobility practitioners who are managing employee relocations into, out of and within China, I know how critical it is for them to gain insight into “what works” and what other companies are doing to ensure that their programs are effective in a vast and unique environment. Developing and communicating information on current trends and best practices is an ongoing focus of Cartus, and I’ve been pleased to have been involved in a number of recent initiatives focused on just this.
Cartus was recently a proud sponsor at the 14th annual Human Resource Association [...] Read More

Cartus & Primacy Roundtable Seminar in Singapore a Success!

Cartus & Primacy APAC held the first in a series of Roundtable seminars on 2 June at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.
Entitled, Looking Forward – Challenges & Strategies for Global Mobility Policies and Practices, the one day session presented the results of Cartus’ 2010 survey which was followed by a Panel Discussion on trends and issues in the APAC region with a group of distinguished panelists including Cartus corporate clients and leading experts from the world of global mobility. Topics such as localization, trailing spouses, cultural barriers and differences, and expatriate ROI, which are key concerns of HR practitioners in [...] Read More

Key Asia Pacific Mobility Trends Presented by Cartus at Singapore SHRI HR Congress

With Asia Pacific destinations China, Singapore, and Japan, taking three of the top seven primary assignment destinations for 2010 in Cartus’ latest Global Mobility Policy & Practices Survey, and “expansion into emerging markets” ranking as the top assignment driver among regional respondents in the survey, Asia Pacific continues to hold significant growth opportunities for global businesses.
The current economic climate is enabling HR professionals in Asia Pacific to review structural, demographic, and mindset changes making the theme for this year’s Singapore HR Congress and Business-Connect Exposition of HR Transmutation™ particularly relevant. Organized by the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI) last month, [...] Read More