Monthly Archives: January 2019

Do you have the Holiday Blues?

Back to the Telephone

The holidays are over and you are probably already getting back-to-work blues. That’s alright, most of us  experience a form of adjustment and maybe even feel a little overwhelmed at the change of pace. I thought I could ease myself in slowly by starting on Thursday already and then it hit me like a snowball. Friday, I was working away in a frenzy and did about four loads of washing at the same time. (I know, multitasking is not good for the brain, but every machine run is a bit like a smoking break – not that I smoke…but you get the gist.) Since a long time I haven’t written a to-do-list other than the ones, I write to structure […]

A Career in Global Mobility is better than ever


Do you want to start a career in Global Mobility? Do you want to become an even sharper and wittier consultant on top of GM Trends and well networked?  Globalization, Digitalization, Urbanization, Outsourcing, and generational preferences are disrupting Global Mobility. Automation, business transformation, and the gig economy challenge our approaches to global talent management, leadership development, and life planning. What we assumed about pensions, family structures, migration, health and security in mobility policies is deconstructed by our realities. These fundamental changes do not only have an impact on our policies and expats. They also shape our role, our profession and how we define our work. I used to believe that someday Global Mobility Leaders will have a seat at the table. The time […]