Short-term assignments growing in popularity

Less disruption to family, career makes shorter assignments attractive
By Liam Dixon and Margaret Sim
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/07/2009

Despite concerns about the costs of relocation, the number of international assignments continues to rise, especially short-term and commuter assignments.

North American companies lead the world when it comes to short-term assignments, according to Mercer’s 2006

International Assignments Survey