Mobility has never been in the mainstream of HR. Originally few employees transferred among international locations, and those that did were a nomadic and independent bunch. They completed one assignment and then moved on to the next one or returned home; as long as their occasional updates to HQ showed progress they were left alone… but time changed and the competition for mobile competency has increased. This is a lengthy illustrated article published in Global Benefits Vision in Jan 2016 and explores the value of mobile employees and establishing a mobile talent strategy.
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