Going abroad for an assignment can be among the most exciting transitions an aspiring leader can undertake. But expats and their companies often focus on the excitement of preparing for their international business relocation, and can easily overlook the more burdensome aspects of going abroad – such as taxes. Unfortunately, this common oversight can lead to expensive consequences.
It’s predicted that by 2020, 50% of workers will be remote or virtual employees. That brings a new set of challenges to global companies and in this podcast, we explore what those challenges are and how to thrive in this new world. VP of Human Resources, Mary Lemons partners with Globig to talk about HR’s role in creating an effective and happy global virtual workforce.
According to various studies, the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions to drive additional corporate value can be upwards of 80%. This rings especially true of international merger and acquisitions and often cross-cultural challenges are the culprit. However, the success rate increases when companies pay attention to the human factors, leveraging global HR specialists in this process. In this podcast, Co-Founder and CEO Ragu Bhargava partners with Globig to provide tips on how HR can help make international mergers and acquisitions more successful.