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A Duty to Care | Duty of Care in Global Mobility

There’s no doubt about it, it’s a wild world out there, and as global mobility professionals we have both a legal and moral obligation to ensure the safety, security, and well-being of our relocating  employees and their accompanying family members. This whitepaper will guide you through some of the key components and best practices in developing a comprehensive, and effective Risk Management Program in order to meet your organization’s Duty of Care objectives.

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POLICY CHECK | Shifting Excess Baggage Provisions

Standard and excess baggage provisions are slowly shifting among international air carriers; how are these changes impacting mobility policies, and how can organizations protect themselves against inflated costs in regards to excess baggage allowances? TheMIGroup’s own Cheryl Gomez-Jareno offers some insight into how you can ensure that your policies remain relevant and responsible in the midst of ever-fluctuating regulations.

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Special Report | Immigration Trends and Challenges Impacting Global Mobility in APAC

Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing landscape of practice and regulations, staying on top of immigration requirements and processes throughout Asia can prove quite challenging for global mobility professionals.

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Mobility and the Technology Industry Survey Summary

TheMIGroup’s 2017 Mobility Survey features insight from 20 leading global technology companies, ranging from financial-tech, social media, cloud computing, and online marketplace companies, through to semiconductor and software companies, providing deep and unique insight into employee mobility within this rapidly growing sector.

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Oil & Gas Real Estate Market Update | August 2017

With the consolidation in the oil patch, the oil & gas sector continues to show signs of improvement and has reconciled itself to $50 per barrel. Confidence in pricing levels has resulted in an increase in drilling forecasts for 2017, which is good news for both producers and the service sector. But have we seen an improvement in real estate markets that heavily rely on this sector?

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China Rising | Best Practices in Relocation to China

The final installment in our China Rising Whitepaper Series; we’re exploring the top best practice approaches to relocation within China, a long-time hub for international business and mobility. Adopting these programs and policy specifications will help your organization avoid common pitfalls, and allow you to plan for the highest level of success for your relocating employees and their families.

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Real Estate Market Update – February 2017

The slow recovery of oil prices coupled with the slashing of capital expenditures resulted in some stabilization in the oil and gas sector in 2016. Massive layoffs appear to have come to an end, but there remains plenty of opportunity for mergers and acquisitions in the industry going forward. This begs the question “Is the worst over?”

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2016 A Year in Review: Big Data for Big Results!

Among several buzzwords that have been surfacing in discussions about the year’s biggest mobility trends, Big Data is on the tip of everyone’s tongue.

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Alternative Assignment Types

While rotational assignments were traditionally utilized exclusively by oil & gas and mineral extraction companies to alleviate the burden on employees operating within remote or hostile locations, this type of alternative assignment is now gaining traction across a broad range of industries due to its success in fusing synergetic connections between talent management and global mobility.

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2016 A Year in Review: Flexibility is Key

One of the key mobility buzzwords of 2016: “Alternative”! This year, we’ve witnessed a palpable shift away from traditional, as businesses reach for outside-the-box solutions to address the need to balance tight budgets, changing employee demographics, and fierce competition for top global talent.

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