When the Dust has Settled – Part 1

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Many organizations struggle when it comes to ensuring compliance and identifying gaps in Duty of Care. It’s tough to make all the pieces fit together – but identifying gaps, using checks and balances, and using data, benchmarking, and audits can all aid the process of ensuring all Duty of Care areas are met. Read full blog post »

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When Trouble Strikes in the Middle of the Night, “Who you ‘Gonna’ Call?”

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Do you advise employees what to do in case of changing risk/threat or when an incident happens? Do you have the capability to respond to a medical or a security emergency for your travelers, expatriates, and others? How do you keep everyone on same page – avoid internal conflict and drama – so a medical or security incident can be effectively managed? Read full blog post »

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Korean Peninsula: Are Organizations Ready if Trouble Strikes?

Tensions have been heightened on the Korean peninsula over the past several months, with North Korea threatening to attack the US and South Korea. This hostile rhetoric ramped up in February, when the international community tightened sanctions against North Korea after it conducted nuclear and long-range missile tests. The tensions reached a peak during joint South Korea-US military exercises on the peninsula in March-April. Read full blog post »

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Room for Improvement: Communicate More Frequently

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When it comes to Duty of Care and your traveling employees, communicating how your company has resources and programs to keep them healthy, safe and secure is crucial. It gives them the knowledge and power to make important and sometimes life saving decisions. And from a poll conducted during a recent webinar on the topic, many professionals are only communicating to travelers, expatriates and others once a year. Read full blog post »

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How to Communicate, Educate, and Train Your Global Workforce

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It’s challenging today to get the attention of busy international business travelers, expatriates (and their dependents) and other globally mobile employees as they hop on planes or relocate their lives to a new country. Even more difficult can be educating and training them so they can “think on their feet” and make wise choices as they cross borders regarding their health and security. Yet, some global organizations do this better than others. Here’s four secrets to follow. Read full blog post »

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Ensuring Traveler Safety, No Matter the Destination

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As we recently discussed, it is our core responsibility as managers and leaders in the security field to ensure the safety of the people to whom we are accountable, be they international travelers, expatriates, or their dependents. No matter what unexpected challenges are presented – from political unrest, to natural disasters, to concerns of international cyber security risks threatening our global infrastructure – we maintain our goal to fulfill this Duty of Care responsibility in an overarching effort to make the world less dangerous, no matter the destination. Read full blog post »

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Duty of Disclosure and Building Partnerships

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Partnerships are some of the most important bonds you can make when it comes to creating and maintaining policies and procedures. These can be internal as well as external, and take advantage of various knowledge bases that can help you make smart and informed decisions when it comes to protecting your travelers and expatriates. Read full blog post »

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Few or Plenty? Policies and Procedures to Stay out of Trouble – Can Policy Give You a “Get Out of Jail Card?”

From an employee being arrested and thrown in jail to calming down an irate executive during a crisis, a panel of experts on November 29 during a webinar will share some real world circumstances that may fall into your lap one day, especially if you have a hand in managing the health or security risks of your travelers, expats or other globally-mobile employees. Register Now Read full blog post »

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