Posts Tagged Expatriate



Going on an international assignment is a life changing opportunity. It teaches you how to be independent, how to interact with new people, how to cope up with an entirely new culture and so much more. When you come back, you’re an entirely different person than you were before; more knowledgeable, more experienced and stronger than ever.

September 8, 2016

On September 23, @shrmnextchat chatted with Brynne Herbert (@brynnespeaks) of MoveGuides about Ensuring the Successful Global Relocation of Talent.  

In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets from the chat:


September 23, 2015


As an American living abroad, I often get asked 'why did you choose to build a company in the UK'?  My answer is simple -- I believe that finding top talent is the number one priority for building a successful company, and being based in the UK allows me to access the best from all over the world. Let me expand on this further.

July 6, 2015


Relocating to a new city can be a very stressful experience for employees, especially if they have never lived in the country they are moving to. It can also be very expensive for companies, with major repercussions on budget and productivity.

April 28, 2015


On February 4, @SHRMNextchat chatted with Sharlyn Lauby and Ron Thomas about Preparing for Global Assignments.

This was an excellent chat with great tips and advice from expatriate employees and HR professionals. 

In case you missed it, here are all the informative tweets from the chat:


February 4, 2015

There are several important factors to consider when preparing for a job in another country. While language and cultural training are usually first on the checklist, HR and their expatriate employees must consider several other factors before the big move.

February 2, 2015


I recently spoke with a colleague in Canada who will be moving to the U.S. next year. We were talking about the differences between federal and state laws. So I thought I would share with you some resources on where to go if you’re planning for a human resources assignment in another country.

In my career, I’ve worked with several professionals who’ve had global assignments. And, I’ve had some international responsibilities myself, although I’ve never lived outside the U.S. There are two main considerations when you think about international roles and responsibilities:

November 19, 2014