What are some of the biggest challenges that expats and their partners face when moving abroad for work, and how can employers support them to overcome these challenges? Katia Vlachos is an Expat Transition Coach and Author. Through her research and work with expats, she has identified four key challenges that put assignment success and international talent retention at risk:
If these challenges go unaddressed, they can have a negative impact on not only the employee and their family, but the company too, with failed foreign assignments and the loss of international talent. Vlachos outlines the types of support that employers and mobility professionals can provide to overcome these challenges.
What Employers Can Offer to Address the Challenges
Read the full Ask the Expert interview with Katia Vlachos and find out why employers need to take a holistic approach to the relocation and integration support they offer to foreign assignees and their partners.