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The Changing World of Work

By | 2018-06-19T17:32:38+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Cultural Diversity, Global Talent Pipelines, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Skills, Strategy, Talent Management, Technology|

In this issue, Deborah de Cerff, TEMI Founder, talks with Brynne Kennedy, Topia CEO, about the opportunities and challenges global mobility has for today’s changing workforce. Brynne Kennedy, Founder / CEO Topia Three major trends have changed the nature of work today: (1) an increasingly global and complex inter-dependent economy, (2) changing demographics [...]

Top 3 things To Look Out For When Responding To Recent 457 Visa Program Changes

By | 2017-06-26T12:22:28+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Aligning Global Mobility, Australian immigration, Expatriates, Immigration, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Remuneration, Risk, Strategy, Uncategorized|

By Amanda Tinner June 2017 With so many changes to the Australian visa program already implemented and further changes to be implemented over the next nine months, what should HR people now be asking themselves, what should they be planning for and what should they be telling the business? Longer Lead Times Looking at the [...]

Overcoming The Repatriate Challenge

By | 2017-05-01T16:35:32+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In today’s economy the need for businesses to develop a global mindset in their leaders is no longer a luxury but rather a competitive necessity. As a result the percentage of Australian companies offering their employees the opportunity to live and work overseas continues to increase even within these volatile and uncertain times. However expatriate [...]

Meet Liz Mann

By | 2017-03-10T12:21:17+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Career, Global Mobility Professional, Mobility, Skills, Tax|

We interviewed Liz Mann, Talent Mobility Business Partner – People & Culture. Liz is responsible for managing the global mobility function for Grant Thornton Australia.   Give us a bit of background about you and your career so far. With over 20 years’ experience in HR, I’ve spent half of that time specialising in the [...]

Can I have my cake and eat it too?

By | 2017-01-19T20:22:44+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Career, Employment Law, Skills, Tax, Technology|

Article by: Shana Schreier-Joffe The Global Mobility and Skills Forum in Adelaide held on the 22nd to 24th November 2016 was an international conference designed to explore the challenges facing business in dealing with skill acquisition and an increasingly mobile workforce. There were numerous very experienced and thought provoking speakers at the conference, however one [...]

Global Restrictive Covenants in International Assignments and their Effectiveness

By | 2017-01-19T20:22:44+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Employment Law, Immigration, Payroll, Policy|

By Duncan Macintosh, GEO Solutions Director of Shield GEO  What is a Restrictive Covenant and Why Is It Important for International Assignments? Restrictive covenants are contractual terms usually contained in an employment agreement or letter or assignment, which could also be a part of a broader written employment policy.  Restrictive covenants are essentially constraints on employee actions [...]

The Four Biggest Tests For A Mobility Manager

By | 2017-01-19T20:22:44+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Accommodation, Benchmarking, Destination Information, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Global Mobility Training, Home Search, Mobility, Pets, Policy, Relocation, Removals, Risk, Safety|

By Jess Tatham-Thompson Cultural Training Consultant, International Consultants Centre With over 25 years of experience in Global mobility and Assignment Management we like to think that we have seen it all.  Yet one of the parts of our work that we love the most is that you never know what each day will bring, there [...]

Relocating During Periods of Unrest

By | 2017-01-19T20:22:45+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Business Travellers, Destination Information, Duty of Care, Expatriates, Mobility, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety|

  By Julie Granek Cultural Training Consultant, International Consultants Centre As a cultural training consultant, I recently facilitated a pre-departure briefing for a family relocating to France. At this time, they advised to exercise normal safety precautions. Within days, a cargo truck was deliberately driven into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. This scenario is becoming increasingly common [...]

How long can I suspend my private health insurance when leaving Australia?

By | 2017-01-19T20:22:45+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Duty of Care, Expatriates, Health Insurance, Mobility, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Travel, Uncategorized|

Australia’s health system is simple but full of twists and turns and incorrect actions could be costly. This is especially so with suspension of membership whilst travelling. Private health fund membership may be suspended when travelling overseas for work or leisure and you can suspend private health fund cover for the following period of time: [...]