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Can global assignments help your staff stay put?
It might seem like a paradox, but encouraging your employees to take on global assignments can help them feel even closer to you.This is according to a recent survey of corporate clients by Allianz Care, which concluded that the majority (70%) of companies believe that offering expat assignments increases staff loyalty to the employer.Claire Cusack, Director of Human Resources for International Health at Allianz Partners, explained that one of the most important ways of motivating and keeping staff today is by ensuring there are opportunities for career progression, along with providing greater flexibility in the workplace – and global assignments can help you do just that.“ A huge chunk of people’s lives is spent at work, so it is important that it’s a pleasant place to be and that they and their family get the support they need,” she explained. “Companies who get this right will be ahead of the curve.”
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