The Bulletin

The Trailing Spouse

A title hated by many to whom it applies. It implies a lessor importance. An afterthought. Yet this is exactly how many trailing spouses feel, maybe not at the outset of an international relocation, or a few months in. But as time passes, and the realities of the situation they find themselves in become ever…
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July 6, 2018 0

Moving Household Goods

The available budget and your employer’s relocation policy may dictate how you move your household goods. But one size doesn’t fit all and there are many options available to you when moving your personal belongings overseas. Determine which of your belongings you need when, and see which one or more transportation methods works best for…
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June 25, 2018 0

The Look-See Trip – Part Three

The final article in our three part series about Look-See trips discusses what you can hope to accomplish in the short, but important time available. What Should You Accomplish? Be realistic. You will not be able to achieve everything you want or need to during your brief visit. But completing some core tasks will help…
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June 12, 2018 0

The Look-See Trip – Part Two

Part two of our three part series tackles the planning of Look-See trips. Planning Your Trip If you’ve determined that you can benefit from a look-see visit, plan thoroughly before you go to make the most of your short time. When To Schedule Appointments If you have never, or only infrequently, been to your host…
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June 8, 2018 0

The Look-See Trip – Part One

Our next article is the first in a three part look at Look-See trips, their value, and what they are. Later articles will look into how to prepare, and what you can hope to accomplish. What is a Look-See Trip? Before an employee decides to accept an overseas assignment, they may take a Look-See trip.…
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June 5, 2018 0

Is Accepting An International Assignment Always The Right Choice?

You’ve worked hard, climbed the career ladder successfully and are now being offered an international assignment. Whilst it sounds like an amazing opportunity, is it right for you? There are many factors to consider, including some that may not immediately jump to mind. The natural first question is, is it right for you and your…
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May 3, 2018 0