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Want to throw a $Million down the drain?

That is correct!!! One million dollars can be the cost of a failed global assignment, so come to the March 27 meeting and learn how to minimize the risk of assignment failure by supporting the employee and their family. Best … Continue reading

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Houston International HR Roundtable Leads to Paris!

Author: Greg Shrewsbury I’ve always heard that the value of networking is unmatched when it comes to finding great careers opportunities.   This is definitely true. I’ve had the privilege of engaging and interacting with the Houston International HR Roundtable over … Continue reading

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Call for Presentations!

You are invited to submit a response to this Call for Presentations to be considered as a speaker for the monthly educational sessions of the Houston International HR Roundtable.  Proposals will be reviewed by the Roundtable’s Selection Committee and will … Continue reading

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Wellness is for Expatriates (and their families) Too!

Author:  Shari Lewis Fish All of the excitement, nerves, adjustments and transitions accompanied with moving to a new country can be quite overwhelming.  As expatriates focus on adjusting to a new business climate, time zone, culture, living conditions, language, food, … Continue reading

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Houston International HR Roundtable mentioned in FIGT’s Newsletter!

We tend to agree that the Houston International HR Roundtable is an excellent resource for “all things international HR.”  As part of our new membership program,  “Get a Membership – Give Back in the Process,” if you join in December, … Continue reading

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OurWorldConnect lands in Houston!

This is the future of communication for international assignees!  OurWorldConnect is the world’s first private social network designed for people moving overseas. Specifically built for companies and organizations, OWC’s software platform delivers tools and resources for their international assignees in … Continue reading

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Global HR Executive Leadership Workshop™ in Houston

The Houston International HR Roundtable was a guest at the Global HR Executive Leadership Workshop™ yesterday.  Thank you to Ed Cohen for his hospitality!  Two of the highlights of the conference were the panel on global EAP and Michael Cadden’s … Continue reading

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Where should an expat retire?

Forbes magazine recently compiled a list of the 10 best retirement havens, based on a wide variety of criteria ranging from safety to retiree-friendly visa requirements to decent medical care. The countries on their hit list: Austria, Thailand, Italy, Panama, … Continue reading

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It's All About the Food …

One of the greatest joys of my international assignments was the opportunity to learn and experience different cultures and FOOD!  My favorites are the simple foods – Pho in Vietnam, fresh baguette in France, kimchi in Korea, or ice cream … Continue reading

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