The RES Forum Social Media Channels

Jun 22, 2015 |

A recent survey showed that most of our members preferred more traditional forms of contact, but for those looking to join and those who speak on global mobility, we’d like to remind them of our social media channels. Our Facebook page is The RES Forum. If you prefer this method, be sure to like the page […]

Medical Alert for pregnant women inbound to the UK

Jun 19, 2015 |

Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is the most common cause of death and serious illness in newborn babies, causing septicaemia, pneumonia and meningitis. Most of these infections can be prevented. In many countries including the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Australia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Kenya, Argentina, Chile, Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, Lithuania, New […]

The Collaborative Economy is the name given to the sharing of products and services over more traditional ownership models. Jeremiah Owyang is the leading voice on this change, covering companies like Uber, AirBnB, and Sidecar. With valuations in the tens of billions, these firms can’t be discounted. But it’s not all home-sharing and taxi substitutes. […]

Expat Humor: That’s A Thing?

Jun 17, 2015 |

When searching for tax tips and remote office technology trends, you’ll occasionally stumble on the little known niche of Expat Humor. Yeah – that’s a real thing. It makes sense to folks from the US, whose love of foreign comics and ethnic comics form the basis of much of their modern humor. You don’t even […]

Return to work – support not recognised

Jun 12, 2015 |
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Preliminary conclusions of two surveys conducted by Global Connection – one in conjunction with RES Forum– through up some startling results, “Even when companies provide support for expat partners planning to return to the workforce, the majority of partners don’t even know about it!” Return to work: support often not recognised The preliminary conclusion of […]

There Is A Lot Of Change Happening Here: Expat Videos

Jun 10, 2015 |

Seoul, Korea. There’s been a 12% increase in expatriates in the last year. So says a video on expatriates living in Seoul. Think of it this way. When you go on vacation, you’ll take 8,000 photos on your digital camera that you’ll never be able to sort. Who has time? Well, expats have time. When […]

Welcome To Our Newest Technical Partner, MOVE Guides

Jun 8, 2015 |

The RES Forum are delighted to welcome our new technical partner for Talent Mobility Transformation, MOVE Guides MOVE Guides is the cloud platform for talent mobility. Their strong belief is that in the 21st century, the deployment of talent on a global scale will be essential to any successful organization and as such they […]

Adding Value with Assignee Support

Jun 5, 2015 |

Participating in a global assignment is not only one of life’s big adventures, but is also an increasingly important milestone for business leaders. Research shows most leadership positions require global business acumen to succeed today, and many people build those skills through international assignments. Global Mobility Professionals can add value to the assignee, the company, […]

Here’s a great piece of research on Expatriate Management in High-Risk Countries from our academic partner and strategic adviser, Dr. Benjamin Bader. The report is a collaboration with Dr. Tassilo Schuster form the University of Erlangen-Nurnberg. The link to a English translation and pdf download is here: Expat-Research_ResultReport2015. For more on Dr Bader, check out […]

RES Forum London Roundtable Event, June 16

Jun 1, 2015 |

In addition to the forum, newsletter, and access to survey results, RES Forum members get together for Roundtable events to network with other member in person, learn about a trend or topic, and share their concerns or experiences with global mobility. This month, on June 16th, the London chapter hosts a Roundtable in Knightsbridge. Agenda: Bristol Global […]