While Diversity, Equity and Inclusion has become a primary concern amongst global mobility leaders, finding a balanced approach to implementation can be problematic. SilverDoor’s Vice President of Business Development, Pauline Houston, shares her thoughts on why many companies struggle to find a pathway suited to them and suggests the best approach to finding a solution. […]

Chessboard from above under the words “It’s time for global mobility to stop making plans and start planning

Written by Rich Ballot, General Counsel at BGRS   “Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable” – Dwight D. Eisenhower The RES Forum’s research focus on global mobility in times of conflict and crisis, as a resource for our member companies and mobility practitioners, could not be more relevant or timely. Surprising times As the […]

The temporary housing market in the Middle East is one of the most well established amongst the emerging markets. Driven by cultural preferences and large volumes of historic corporate travel, Middle Eastern cities typically offer a wide array of budget, mid-range, and high end long-stay accommodation well suited to relocating assignees. Unlike other regions, a […]

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This piece is from The RES Forum’s research paper – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in post-pandemic global work, written by Dr. Benjamin Bader and Professor Michael Dickmann.  You can download the paper here.    Build the business case for DE&I DE&I strengthens the generation of ideas through a greater diversity of thought within the organization. […]

Addressing DE&I in global mobility

May 5, 2022 |
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Written by Emma Dodwell-Groves, BGRS   Organisations are widely beginning to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in their mobility programs. They are considering, perhaps for the first time, unconventional families, differing levels of accessibility, neurodiversity, gender and sexual orientation safety concerns, and a wide array of other disclosed or undisclosed diversity needs that may […]

A pride parade under the words DE&I and mobility, helping expat partners to anchor remains essential

Written by Jacqueline van Haaften, Global Connection As the daughter of a merchant navy navigation officer, I greatly appreciate the maritime analogies in the RES Forum’s report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in post-pandemic global work. Just like a captain can’t sail the ship on his or her own, an expat needs the support of […]

various spices beneath the words evolution of the health insurance industry in India

Written by Jayesh Gadekar, Global Insurance Brokers   To understand the evolution of the insurance industry in India, we need to divide the last couple of decades into “Pre-Tariff” and “Post-Tariff” eras. The Indian insurance industry has predominantly been regulated by a tariff regime, prescribed under multiple tariffs (Fire, Engineering, Marine, etc.). These tariffs were […]

A step closer to a better understanding

Feb 23, 2022 |
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  Written by Paul Bailey, RW3 CultureWizard Over the years I’ve gained valuable insights from RES Forum’s research reports, as well as their forums and survey findings. In return, I’ve contributed my thoughts on a range of mobility areas, usually from an intercultural and inclusiveness perspective. It’s a particular pleasure to contribute to this report, […]

Technology supporting sustainable transformation

Dec 10, 2021 |
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Written by a Hanish Vithal, Chief Information and Technology Officer, SilverDoor Apartments Sustainable transformation is at the forefront of most industries, competing directly with building innovative and integrated digital solutions. More than ever in the Global Mobility (GM) industry, it has become key to combine both approaches. Alongside this, it’s important to balance providing the […]

Technology vs. humanity in the employee experience

Nov 12, 2021 |
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Written by a Global Mobility leader in the technology sector This piece is from The RES Forum’s research paper – Technology in Cross-Border Working: disruptive force or old wine in new bottles, October 2021. You can download the paper here.  “As we design the employee experience, it’s so important to decide when an activity should […]