Enhancing mobility policies with assignee choice

January 2013
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Enhancing mobility policies with assignee choice

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The need for flexibility in mobile policies. The global talent shortage is causing employers to want to make deployments even more attractive to employees so as to get the right talent in the right place at the right time and at the right cost.

Global mobility programs serve as the engine to enable the movement of talent in a cost effective and seamless manner. But it’s a balancing act. The global talent shortage is causing employers to want to make deployments even more attractive to employees so as to get the right talent in the right place at the right time and at the right cost. On the other hand, satisfying the needs and wants of employees can be expensive. Not surprisingly, mobility policies have evolved and become more flexible over time to meet these competing demands and address the varying needs of stakeholders. The latest twist is all about enhancing mobility policies with assignee choice — potentially yielding tremendous benefits for the overall value of the mobility program.