Emily Abrams, PHR, GMS-T is Senior Manager, Global Mobility & Immigration. She has over fifteen years of experience in HR & Global Mobility with experience in Agribusiness and Entertainment.
Global Mobility & United States Bringing Global Mobility to the Land of Opportunity Global Mobility in the United States is an attractive opportunity. There are a lot of positives and some unique challenges. 10 GMJ Ambassadors, Global Mobility HR members of Global Mobility Journeys act as guides on this exciting voyage. Global Mobility and those on assignment in the United States can really benefit. From a cultural perspective, the US is a very attractive location for a lot of individuals just because of the massive amount of cultural diversity. So, depending upon where you go, most major cities are going to have a huge variety of different cultures and you'll see that not only in restaurants but in shops and certain locations and neighborhoods.
Anything that you can find out about the assignee and their circumstances going into the United States is going to help you to be the best supporting global mobility professional to them and really enhance that employee experience. One of the key challenges that had been top of mind for the past several years was just having to navigate through U.S. immigration. The U.S. Immigration and Tax systems are areas the Assignee and family will need support in learning as we well as the U.S. Credit system. But overall, the United States is the largest market for many companies, massive opportunities for individuals and has a lot to offer to all.
Intergalactic Assignments What if ? Exploring Global Mobility possibilities of a space faring nature, GMJ Ambassadors consider what the life of an Intergalactic Mobility Professional will look like... What would be the most challenging within that for intergalactic assignment or within our galaxy? And I was thinking yesterday at Pluto when we move to Mars, you know, it's a planet we will be working towards making it liveable or not.
Global Mobility Manager At the center of every Global Mobility Function Global Mobility acts as a connecting hub, and at the center of the Global Mobility Function is the Global Mobility Manager. But what does this entail..? We are integrators. So global mobility enables the Global Mobility professionals, Global Mobility Managers, to actually learn about a lot of other things that enable movement. Like I said, some something that is that allows for global mobility to be successful is the integrator part. Talking to legal talking to corporate tax, knowing when to pull in finance, when when to pull in other stakeholders and be seen as just one front that allows for global mobility to be the integrator.
Evolving Global Mobility What will Global Mobility look like in the Future? Global Mobility, Talent Mobility.. what is next.. what does the future hold ? The GMJ Ambassadors (Global Mobility HR) discuss ways Mobility has changed and predict what may be next. Global Mobility and by proxy Talent Mobility will expand. It will have more knowledge of risk and compliance management. It's interesting because global mobility along with the benefits that it has, because of the growing talent and because we were building capabilities of other people, somehow there is a huge cost to it. So there is a budget that is contributed to this relocation in the future ways of working with the hires, the technology and the new information that we're receiving. We will have to start looking at virtual assignments or working from different locations for the new one and really looking to reduce the number of mobilization. So that's the coming in new ways because of the recent changes.
A Beginner’s Guide to Global Mobility It begins with we need talent here. This is the story of Global Mobility, are you sitting comfortably, then we shall begin. Where to start when examining Global Mobility. Naturally it is the Global Mobility & Talent Mobility HR professionals who manage Global Mobility programs from all around the world... Global Mobility is Rewarding, Incredible and Dynamic. Global Mobility includes lots of different dynamics that and those dynamics have their own individual dynamics. So, it constantly changes, which basically makes it a very dynamic subject, I would say. And the reason that I'm choosing rewarding is because I think that the mobility industry have given me so much which of challenges, opportunities, great experiences.
Global Mobility is a great opportunity to expand the diversity within their teams, bring talent not only for the pool of the country, but also from abroad to make sure it can also be a tool of reward to make sure talents are.
I think the good mobility to the public is for the ability to it's used differently because we see mobility as a word that is used both or mobility professionals, but mobility is also used as a transport nation means so. So I think from the general public, they sometimes have a bit difficult to say what is actually global mobility.
Global Mindset & Global Mobility The expected expectation... Global Mobility is aware that Employees are now looking for recognition now in the forms of an International assignment, rather than the possibility in five years time. How can Global Mobility manage this? Global Mobility function enables business to put people where they need to be, for that, for the people that has the skill set, the business need. So without the mobility function, small or large, international versus domestic, it really doesn't matter. But it's without that function, that business really wouldn't succeed.
It allows them to add value to their personal and professional development, as well as add value to the company and facilitate exchange of knowledge and ideas across borders which will only help the business reach their business goals.
Global Mobility Stories to Remember It all starts with... Global Mobility Careers start often with that desire to learn about the International side of working. Exploring the relationships that come about as a result. So a lot of people kind of fall into mobility, whether it's through working on a team or because they have an interest in international work. And for me, I actually got my university degree in human resources in international business.
Sustainability & Global Mobility - Making the difference Every Action Counts Sustainability is simply not a buzzword, it is something we all have to take action on. This includes Global Mobility and wider HR. We can all make a difference with every action. I think as individuals we want to do everything that we can to be good global citizens and a lot of corporations are looking to be good corporate citizens and have strong sustainability programs.
Global Mobility into 2023 Imagine the possibilities... What 2023 holds for Global Mobility is a defined by the architects of the function. These are the Global Mobility HR Professionals who advise and implement policy. Global mobility should be used as a talent strategy to attract and retain diverse talent. So while mobility professionals definitely are the gatekeepers and coordinate a lot of the logistics and make sure that we're staying compliant
with immigration and tax.
The Future of Global Mobility What may be... Who is best to say what will happen to Global Mobility in the future, the HR Mobility professionals who run the programs. So we did that very thing. Global mobility is a vital function to the organization. Global mobility ensures and helps talent place talent where they need to be so that they can do the job that they need to do to ensure company success.
Global Mobility into United States Truly Vast Opportunity Global Mobility has a Home in the United States, the vastness of the size and opportunity requires mobility and it is not surprising Global mobility has found a natural home in the United States. The reason why I like the U.S. is because we are a melting pot. Especially as I sit in California, within Silicon Valley and San Francisco itself. We bring so many individuals who are specialists and masters of their craft to help innovate life together.