Expatriates and the War for Talent
Are you ready to fight for your fair share?
By Jack Keogh, Managing Director, Keogh & Associates Consulting, LLC
According to the Holmes-Rahe Social Readjustment Scale, developed by medical researchers Thomas Holmes and Richard Rahe, published in 1967 in the Journal of Psychosomatic Research, high scores, reflecting stress-related life events, predict serious illness. The scale does not specifically mention “Relocation” but many of the factors associated with relocation are. There is no doubt in my mind that international relocation is related to dangerously high stress levels. I know this from my studies and I have validated the conclusion through personal experience…