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Robert Palmer

Robert is a director of international assignment compensation services. He has more than 30 years of experience in project management and process improvement specializing in the implementation of the financial and compensation elements on global accounts.

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Running an international assignment compensation practice is a highly customized process for most companies. Yet there’s one aspect that’s common to everyone—the Year-End process—and judging from the requests and questions we’ve received from clients over the years, it’s one of the most problematic.…
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Along with the importance of finding the right talent for the right jobs, global relocation managers have one mandate constantly drumming in their ears: cost. According to recent Cartus benchmark research studies, cost is the number one challenge facing global mobility practitioners and their…
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There’s a lot of confusion in the marketplace about International Assignment Compensation, and that’s probably not surprising. I’ve been in the industry for 30 years, and as accounting firms have reduced or limited the services they offer audit clients as a result of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and new…