Expats and Relocation – Expat Tax Guidelines

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.

Parental Leave Around the Globe

Learn about parental leave around the world – who is eligible for parental leave, what kind of leave is mandated, and what companies need to know to be in compliance with laws in common business expansion destinations.

HR Tips for Successful M&As

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.

HR Challenges When Expanding Internationally

Most of the first-timers start expanding their international business by trying to force fit or cobble together their current HR processes and services to try to meet the needs of their international business and it never works very well. You’ll run into a lot of trouble if you don’t approach hiring and employee management in other countries correctly from the beginning.

Helpful Advice for Hiring Foreign Employees

Mary Lemons, Global Upside’s VP of Human Resources Solutions, teamed up with Globig for this podcast on “Hiring Foreign Employees”. This podcast discusses issues that often trip up companies, especially US companies, when hiring international talent. Mary provides helpful advice about some of the key pitfalls to be prepared for when hiring international employees.