Posts Tagged ‘global mobility’

The second decade of this century is more than ever before dominated by international markets and globalisation. The time when the image of going abroad was connected to 18 year old secondary school graduates backpacking Down Under seems to be outdated. Of course they still exist, but working abroad in 2012 has reached another level. […]

An increasing number of employees are moving abroad for short-term assignments according to a new report by Mercer, a global human resources consultancy. This upsurge in global labour mobility stems from increasing pressure on companies to recruit and retain high-performers. In addition, companies are also looking overseas to satisfy the ever-growing skill shortages in key […]

Indians are the most globally mobile of any nationality, followed by Brazilians and Chinese. So found HR consultant Ma Foi Randstad‘s latest global Work Monitor survey. The results prove a change in the world’s expat workforce favoring the so-called BRIC countries.

Norway’s oil and gas industry will need 220,000 new workers in the next three years to help meet rising demand, according to a story in the Nordic Labour Journal. The majority of these workers are expected to come from abroad. As such, the Oslo Chamber of Commerce, Norwegian Business School (NBI) and intercultural consulting firm […]

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