Upcoming changes to the H-1B visa program may pose new challenges to global mobility across industry lines. The tech industry is expected to be most impacted due to the significant portion of its talent pool coming from abroad, with India accounting for approximately 70% of all H-1B visa workers.global mobility compliance and global mobility H1B Visa
Frequently, I am asked why my department is called Global Network Integration instead of Supply Chain Management. The use of the term ‘integration’ is essential to how we see our supplier network. Suppliers and the services they provide are interwoven into everything we do. Our suppliers are an on the ground representation of Lexicon Relocation. How they fit into our culture, and how we work with and treat each other is as important as the services they deliver.global mobility lexicon relocation supply chain
“Brexit means Brexit” is a phrase that has been used a few times now by British Prime Minister Theresa May to underscore the UK government’s commitment to follow through on the will of the majority of June 23 voters for the UK to leave the EU. Yet three months since that vote which sent shockwaves throughout Europe and beyond, there is still very little certainty about what Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will mean in both economic and political senses in the UK, the EU and beyond. Since the referendum all kinds of possible consequences continue to be suggested by all manner of commentators. But hard facts about either the process or outcomes relating to Britain’s quitting the EU are still scant. Some of the few certainties relating to Brexit at this time:UK domestic Brexit EU
There’s a new generation entering the workforce, and it’s time to start thinking about what that means for your future talent pool. While it seems like we’re constantly hearing about millennials in the workplace, there hasn’t been as much talk about the younger Generation Z. Since they’re just now starting to make their way into offices, that makes sense, but thinking ahead can help prevent problems with this new group of potential employees.
Succeeding in the world of global mobility means more than just completing all of the items on your to-do list. If you understand the big picture, you can accomplish more and make an even more substantial difference to your company’s success. This requires in-depth knowledge of mobility’s key drivers and how those issues affect the industry and your organization.global mobility international assignments economics
If you’ve heard this term before but didn’t actually know what it meant, this is the article for you! Or maybe you have a vague idea about what shadow payroll means but aren’t up to speed on the particulars -- we’ve got the answers to your questions.international assignments compensation payroll
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The U.K. vote to leave the European Union has sent shock waves around the world and taken both the U.K. and the EU into wholly uncharted territory. This leaves global mobility professionals, especially those of you with employees or business in the U.K. and other European countries, wondering what lies ahead.global mobility employee relocation immigration emea global mobility taxes Brexit
Important news alert for those of us in the global mobility world! Yesterday, the European Commission formally approved the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. This agreement covers thorough and enforceable protections for EU citizens’ personal data. You should be aware of what this means practically for you and your company, especially if you have any EU-U.S. employee mobility.global mobility emea global mobility americas global mobility Privacy Shield
With the summer upon us, the strongest time of year to sell homes in many U.S. markets is here. School is out, and many of your employees are likely choosing to sell their homes now so that they can move before the start of the new school year. However, there are some pitfalls to be aware of that could delay your employees’ relocations. Make sure you’re paying attention to these areas:global mobility employee relocation home sale US domestic
If you are responsible for expatriation of U.S. citizens, you need to be aware of a wide range of issues that create unique (and often costly) challenges in recruitment of talent for international assignments. For the most part, employment laws are very different in the U.S. than in the rest of the world, which can make employing American citizens in other countries complicated. You should pay particular attention to these issues:global mobility international assignments expatriates