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The 21st Annual Brookfield Global Relocation Survey 2016 with insights from 163 global companies representing over 11 million employees found that:

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83% indicated their first choice candidate’s decision whether or not to accept the assignment was impacted by concerns related to spouse/partner employment;

39% expect the issue of spouse/partner employment as a reason for resisting an assignment to increase.

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56% of assignments are refused because of family concerns (38%) and spouse career/income (18%)

55% of long term assignees who choose single-status say their choice was affected by concerns related to spouse/partner career

33% identify family related issues as the top reason for a failed assignment

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While 49% of partners/spouses were employed prior to assignment…

only 16% of partners/spouses were employed prior and during the assignment

“Companies that take a more strategic view of global mobility see positive outcomes in their program.“

Global Relocation Trends Survey 2016

Brookfield Global Relocation

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