What are some of the tactics and approaches that can be used to retain repatriated employees?
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.