Top Trends and Challenges for Expats in the Asia-Pacific


BlueSteps recently hosted the #ExecCareer Chat: Executive Expats in the Asia Pacific, featuring Deborah Sawyer, from Pearson Partners International Executive Search.
Some of the questions asked included:

  • How is an expat defined in the Asia-Pacific region?
  • What are some of the challenges that will be faced by expats in the Asia-Pacific Region?
  • What measures are in place to retain talent in APAC countries, particularly among middle management locals?
  • At all levels in APAC, how are companies differentiating themselves beyond offering higher pay to retain talent?
  • What is the typical length of time expected for an executive level assignment in APAC?
  • How has the extreme pollution in China affected the acceptance rate for positions by expats?
  • Are you seeing different ways that people are accommodating expat opportunities?
  • And more!

If you missed it, catch up on all the excellent advice that was given in the Storify transcript below.

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