Leading business through crisis: new directions for global mobility

By |2021-08-23T13:18:08+10:00August 23rd, 2021|Global Mobility Professional, industry trends, Mobility, trends|

GUEST POST BY SUSAN MCGRATHCHAMP, MIHAJILA GAVIN AND ANTHONY FEE, RESEARCHERS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY AND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY Crisis prepared, or crisis prone? Many organisations got through the hugely confronting and chaotic early phase of the pandemic in 2020. Those most prepared for the crisis were able to successfully and confidently [...]

The evolution and future of global mobility

By |2021-07-27T21:49:21+10:00July 27th, 2021|Mobility, trends|

GUEST POST BY GRACE MOBILITY Listen to the Podcast 'The evolution and future of global mobility' with Grace Mobility General Manager, Jane Riley and her guest, TEMI Founder Deborah de Cerff, or read the article below. ........ One of the key issues facing human resources today is mobility. Those unfamiliar with the industry would think that [...]

COVID-19 vaccines update – May 2021

By |2021-06-11T12:12:49+10:00May 31st, 2021|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Domestic Relocations, industry trends, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends|

GUEST POST BY CIGNA GLOBAL HEALTHAs the global COVID-19 vaccine landscape evolves, review these frequently asked questions and answers regarding vaccines via Cigna Global Health.Which vaccines are currently available?Several COVID-19 vaccines are being administered globally, including:• Pfizer-BioNTech• Moderna• Oxford-AstraZeneca• Johnson & Johnson• Sputnik V• Bharat Biotech• Sinovac• SinopharmThese vaccines have proven to safely prevent the most [...]

Cigna Health 2021 Industry Outlook

By |2020-11-26T23:17:42+11:00November 26th, 2020|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Domestic Relocations, industry trends, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends|

GUEST POST BY JOANA SOUSA, CEO & COUNTRY MANAGER, CIGNA AUSTRALIA In recent years, Australia has been navigating issues such as an increasingly ageing population, escalating pressures on the health system and climate change. These all pose long-term challenges for its economic growth, living standards and government finances. Looking at the healthcare industry, there [...]

ECA International 2021 Insights

By |2020-11-27T15:37:36+11:00November 26th, 2020|Accommodation, Agile Workforces, Domestic Relocations, industry trends, Mobility, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends|

GUEST POST BY ANNA MICHIELSEN, GENERAL MANAGER, ECA INTERNATIONAL ECA is seeing companies adapt and change to survive and thrive in 2021 and beyond.  Over 50% of companies plan to continue using virtual assignments post-pandemic 20% of companies have increased or are planning to increase the use of technology in their global mobility (GM) [...]

Global Mobility Professionals: Heroes In Tough Times

By |2020-07-24T14:02:23+10:00July 24th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Covid-19, Domestic Relocations, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Global Mobility Professional, Mobility, News, Pandemic, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends|

Heroes In Tough Times The past six months have brought challenges for Global Mobility and GM Professionals.  Many of them coordinated crisis responses that moved people around the world to safer locations.  Flights, visas, accommodation, partners, children and pets – all the arrangements that are usually required for a few assignees suddenly needed for [...]

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference?

By |2020-07-22T15:27:16+10:00July 22nd, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Case Studies, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, News, Regional Mobility, Relocation, Relocation Consultant, trends, Uncategorized|

Relocation Consultant v Renters Advocate – What’s the Difference? For decades, Relocation Consultants have been the only real option for those looking for support for an interstate or international move. Whether you were shifting yourself, or managing your company’s relocation program, partnering with a relocation consultant could take a lot of the effort out [...]

Assistance Companies Provide Invaluable Support During Pandemic

By |2020-05-12T09:23:12+10:00May 12th, 2020|Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Duty of Care, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, Risk, Safety, Strategy, Talent Management, Travel Risk Management, trends|

Facing the Storm: The Role of Assistance Companies to Keep Organisations Afloat during Pandemics.   For many companies, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed previously unknown vulnerabilities. Into this storm where product demand can be decimated, supply chains delayed, and organisational functioning disrupted, companies and their employees can feel at sea, not knowing what’s best to do. Within just [...]

Restricted Australian Rental Market Impacts International Assignees

By |2020-05-11T10:43:32+10:00May 11th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Case Studies, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Housing, Mobility, News, Regional Mobility, Relocation, trends, Uncategorized|

Over the last month, much has been made about the challenges the Australian rental market is facing. While it looks like some help for struggling tenants and landlords is on its way, there are still many who will be left short – including a large number of international assignees who will not be eligible [...]

Airbnb brings their transformative virtual experiences to millions of guests

By |2020-05-11T14:51:51+10:00May 8th, 2020|Accommodation, Assignee Experience, Assignment Experience, Business Travellers, Covid-19, Destination Information, Domestic Relocations, Employee Experience, Employee Wellbeing, Expatriates, Housing, International Relocations, Mobile Policy Design, Mobility, Pandemic, Policy, Relocation, TEMI Gala Awards, Travel, trends|

Enjoy the Magic of Airbnb Experiences From the Comfort of Your Home Airbnb announces the launch of Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis. With communities around the world staying home to protect their own health and the health of others, people can’t [...]

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