Repatriation involves the return of company or organizational employees who are returning from international engagements. There are many ways for a company to retain this talent and prevent them from moving, some of tactics that can be used include:
- Proper communication of repatriation plans, to include the details of assignment and employee status upon return.
- Employee recognition.
- Appreciation of employee’s service.
Serving on a foreign assignment may provide and exciting opportunity for many individuals but it may also be a burden for some. It is essential the employer provides adequate support for both phases of the transition, especially for longer term engagements.