Technology vs. humanity in the employee experience

Nov 12, 2021 |
man walking among some technology innovations

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 […]

By David Enser, Partner, The RES Forum This piece is taken from The RES Forum’s research paper – International Remote Working, the emergence of a new paradigm, July 2021. You can download the paper here.  In my view, International Remote Working can be a strength, a weakness, an opportunity, or a threat to an organisation. […]

International Remote Working – an evolution

Sep 6, 2021 |

  Alan Fergusson, Director of Employee Benefits – Worldwide Broker Network WBN is delighted to continue its Technical Partner relationship with The RES Forum. As an organisation, we’ve been tracking how International Remote Working (IRW) is evolving right in front of us. As a practice, it’s gaining new terminology, processes and potential risks almost daily. […]

Old wine in the new bottle

Jun 14, 2021 |

  This piece was written by Matthew Judge, Group MD of Anvil Group, providing an Expert Perspective to our research paper Managing Risk in the New Normal. Matthew joins the RES Forum on 24th June to explore global mobility risk in more detail. RES Live! 24th June 2021. Define – Identify – Decide. Dealing with […]

Global Mobility Risk – what are the odds?

May 13, 2021 |

Paul Bernardt, Managing Director – Harmony Relocation Network In summer 2016, out of the blue, South Korean shipping line Hanjin was unable to continue normal operations and requested deferment of payment. Hanjin was the largest South Korean container carrier, and a global top-10 player. Close to one hundred container ships (carrying a total of 540,000 […]

Introduction Global mobility is no stranger to change. But even for this industry, the pace became relentless as soon as the world locked down against COVID-19. With vaccine roll out intensifying, the hard-thinking shifts to the safe reopening of borders and the resumption of cross-border working. The challenge of mass-testing and the issue of equitable […]

International employee engagement

Apr 16, 2021 |
Couple sat in front of a mountain range

When devising strategies to encourage effective international employee engagement in the time of Covid-19 and beyond, multinationals must seek ways to build and maintain trust with spouses and partners.   A joint decision Let’s agree that the typical candidate for an international assignment is a dedicated, driven individual. They see an international assignment as a […]

Dancer standing in a spotlight

For many of us mobility professionals, the pandemic has shown both the good and bad in our roles. The craziness of everyone asking for data overnight. The lack of systems to pull data together – data that is probably on an excel spreadsheet and not in any system. The magic of finally being noticed. And […]

All employers have a duty of care towards their workforce. In a narrow, legal sense, this means employers are required to take all of the reasonable and necessary steps to protect their employees’ health, safety and wellbeing. This, of course, does not end at national borders, and multinational companies who assign expatriates all over the […]

Sterling-Lexicon Update

Mar 20, 2020 |

Sterling Lexicon is committed to keeping our customers informed as we learn new information about the impacts of COVID-19 on the transportation industry. While Sterling Lexicon has implemented its pandemic response plan, our customer-facing teams remain fully operational at this time. Air Freight As major airlines continue to cancel flights or stand-down large proportions of […]