Melanie Klaschka

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Diversity and Inclusion as a Global Mobility Policy

This article originally appeared in The RES Forum Annual Report 2018.

Global Mobility is innately an advocate for diversity. We move people all over the world to increase business intelligence, global mindsets, and diversity of thought. We encourage and advocate for cultural competence when we send expats to a foreign country. However, how often are we aligning with diversity and inclusion leaders to achieve the strategic goals for the company?

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Buying move management services

fams-webThere are many variables to consider when it comes to securing the right move management supplier to meet your company's requirements. Harmony Relocation Network recently published a white paper which offers technical details and guidance to organizations so that they get the best value for their investment in household goods services.

Significant program expenses, which may not be initially apparent, can be saved by understanding how to make fair comparisons of services offered, what to include in Requests for Quotations (RFQs) and how to effectively manage procurement. 

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Prepare for Brexit’s impact on your relocating employees

In June 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU). On March 29, 2017, the UK officially invoked article 50, a clause in the EU’s Lisbon Treaty that outlines the steps to be taken by a country seeking to leave the EU voluntarily, kicking off a two-year countdown to this departure, which is widely referred to as Brexit.


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What the Winter Games can teach us about extended business travel

Winter games and extended business travel

Today, a very special ceremony marks the opening of the 2018 Winter Games. Athletes from all over the globe will gather in South Korea to represent their countries and compete for gold.

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A Reference Tool: The Impacts of Tax Reform on Global Mobility

2018 Tax Reform Bill - Global Mobility Impacts

The President signed H.R. 1, also known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, into law after the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate approved the final version of the bill in December 2017. As the global mobility community assesses the effects the tax reform will have on our industry, companies are also evaluating the impact on their organizations, budgets and strategies. Lexicon® Relocation has developed this reference tool to help guide our clients and partners along the way.

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