Express - August 2017 

Peggy Smith: Scoping Out the Talent - Meet Generation Alpha!
It might seem premature to be looking so far down the road at the next talent source for the workforce, but business leaders are already getting to know Generation Alpha. They are the children of millennials, and they started arriving in the same year as the iPad and Instagram. They may be the most transformative generation ever – they’re certainly the most technology-supplied group to date – and Peggy asks: Are we ready to attract, manage and retain this talent?”

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In August: Let’s say you need a broad understanding of the U.S. employee mobility industry for yourself or a team member… or maybe you just want an industry refresher. Whether you’re a beginner or a “been there, done that, forgot a few things” mobility professional, Relocation 101: Principles of U.S. Mobility is brisk, informational, and a great training value!   

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Avocado Toast and the Serial Job-hopper
A recent LinkedIn report reveals that millennials might love changing jobs even more than they love avocado toast! Based on U.S. job-switching activity in 2016, millennials were 50 percent more likely to relocate, and 16 percent more likely to switch industries for a new job than non-millennials. And the industries they like the most? Tech, healthcare and finance, says the survey.


We’re Traveling South for the Winter: Mexico City and São Paulo Summits!
Want to gain insider information and perspectives on the future of talent mobility in the Latin America region and worldwide? Then you’ll love these Summits! Attend 9 November in Mexico City or 5 December in São Paulo for extreme industry insights and hot topic roundtable discussions designed to enhance your performance and career success. Then end your day with a networking cocktail reception, where you’ll be able to create valuable connections and enjoy a relaxing evening with your fellow mobility leaders and industry experts. Join us!

CEB Convenes First CHRO Global Leadership Board
The CEB (formerly the Corporate Executive Board Company), which is now part of Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company, has formed a Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Global Leadership Board. The new board is made up of senior HR leaders from some of the top global companies. These leaders, who are experts in HR, executive leadership, and talent management, will play a major role in identifying, analyzing, and sharing emerging HR trends, which will help influence and advance the global HR community.