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Post date: November 6, 2018
If international growth is in the cards for your business, there are plenty of reasons to be excited. But don’t overlook the often-formidable challenges of going global, not least those faced by your HR department. Dealing with the strain of international expansion means thinking about how your...
Post date: September 26, 2016
The world is your job market, thanks to the ability to work remotely, and a far more globalized landscape. There’s a wealth of interesting and purpose-filled opportunities to pursue.   For managers, that means it is also easier than ever to lose your best people. It’s a mistake to overlook the...
Post date: September 1, 2016
The number of remote workers is on the rise in the United States with about 3.7 million employees currently working remotely at least half of the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. In many industries, technology like mobile and video conferencing, instant messaging, and wireless...
Post date: December 5, 2019
The idea comes up often—and then passes. Now, a big corporate name has stepped into the fray and tested a four-day workweek, with results that could create some serious momentum toward a game-changing movement. As an experiment, Microsoft gave its Japan-based employees all the Fridays in August off...
Post date: August 30, 2016
Systemic Changes If we forge ahead in this new global century with the intent to maintain existing power structures, we will probably fare poorly. The shifting economic center requires us to shift with it, toward a reality yet to be defined. A new generation of leaders is beginning to wield greater...
Post date: October 17, 2019
Most multinational companies should have global employment policies that are lawful and reflect company culture—not a global handbook that dictates exactly what must be done under any circumstances. Employers often would prefer a uniform approach, but uniformity has proven problematic when it comes...
Post date: April 4, 2019
The sales department is in Shanghai, the manufacturing plant in Mumbai, leadership in London, and accounting in Abu Dhabi, yet everyone works for the same company. Today, it’s not uncommon for an organization to have offices all over the globe, spanning continents and languages. For these...