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