Author: Juliet Carp

Quirky Question #258, Ex Pat Trailing Partners

Question: Fred, one of our technical IT specialists, just told us that his partner volunteered for a European assignment.   Fred’s a great guy and we need him but he earns less than his partner and wants the experience of working abroad.   If we don’t help him, Fred will probably look for overseas work with a competitor and he’s sure to...

Quirky Question #254, Foreign currency fluctuations and expat employees

Quirky Question #254, Foreign currency fluctuations and expat employees

Question: I am an HR manager working for a US company that sends employees on long term assignment abroad.   One of our senior assignees recently rang me to say how worried he is about Greek politics and the potential effect on the Euro.   He wanted to know what I was going to do about it.   I was a bit puzzled...