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Overseas assignments – how to ensure you send the right people
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Sending employees on overseas assignments involves a lot of up-front costs. Therefore, it is vital that the employees settle into their new country and environment, and make a success of expat life. 

Companies with long experience in this area have come to realise that some individuals are far more likely to adapt well to working abroad, while others can be virtually predicted to fail. These companies task their HR functions with selecting those employees who will readily cope with the expat life. So what does the HR department look for?


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Bringing back and handling boomerang employees
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It is not uncommon for managers to assume that when their best employees leave for greener pastures, that this is the end. But that's not always true. There always lies a possibility of them coming back in future. To avoid negative impacts when you rehire a former employee, here is how to handle them.


Keep in touch

Do not be egocentric when a top talent leaves. Act professionally without developing a negative attitude or getting personal. This ensures that the exit does not leave a bad impression with the employee and that you maintain a good relationship. You can offer...

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