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Avoiding overseas failure.

Four in ten international assignments are judged to be a failure. And yet the number of overseas assignments continues to rise. Global companies are under considerable pressure to determine what makes a successful overseas assignment and to understand why they so often fail. Dr. Phil Sharples, Chief Medical Officer, Global Solutions, UnitedHealthcare Global and international expert gives his 5 tips to ensure success.
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ADVO Group interviews Corinne Williams, Director of HR & Engagement, Simplyhealth

The recent CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management Survey of more than 1,000 employers found that many companies are not adequately supporting their line managers in managing employee absence. In this interview, Corinne Williams, Director of HR & Engagement at Simplyhealth provides her insight into the survey’s findings and comments on the increasing focus employers are placing on staff wellbeing, a potential rise in presenteeism and the effects of the fast approaching festive season.
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ADVO Group interviews Lee Biggins, Managing Director, CV-Library

Founded by Managing Director Lee Biggins in 2000, CV-Library has rapidly become one of the UK’s largest online job sites, attracting over 3.8 million unique candidates every month and featuring a database of almost 11 million CVs. Recent research conducted by the company found that London-based UK professionals are officially Britain’s poorest workers. In this interview, Lee discusses the imbalance between the capital’s salaries and its livings costs, the effects this may have on other regions in the UK and which areas are now creating the ‘richest’ employees.
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