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Why forfeiting vacation days is bad for business

With just a few weeks to go until the end of the year, many employees in the U.S. are thinking about...

 

STEP helps U.S. citizens stay safe and connected abroad

U.S. government’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) – Companies with global assignees and business travelers often provide safety and security benefits, such...

 

Here Comes GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation – Is your Company Ready?

By now, if you’re a company that handles EU citizens’ private data, chances are you’re familiar with the EU’s new General...

 

Second U.S. passport can help simplify business travel

Although the U.S. Bureau of Consular affairs generally prohibits Americans from holding a second passport, there are exceptions to the rule,...

 

Is the U.S. workplace going to pot?

Across the U.S., companies with drug-free workplace policies face a growing dilemma: how to handle employee use of medical marijuana/ pot....

 

How to Succeed at Succession Planning

If a company’s CEO leaves unexpectedly and has no designated successor, the organization’s success can hang in the balance. An absent...

 

H1-B Program Changes May Restrict Access to Top Talent

As many are now aware, an executive order revamping the H1-B program was signed this week by President Trump. This directs...

 

Mail Forwarding for International Assignees

One of the myriad details employees must attend to when going on assignment is how they’ll handle postal mail. This can...

Success Strategies for Multicultural Teams

Within the workplace, multicultural teams have become the norm, with team members bringing different values, assumptions, and patterns of behavior to...