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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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We are aware that, in some key cities on the east coast, as well as in Texas, California, and Washington, the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is struggling to keep up with the demand to issue social security numbers (SSN) to foreign nationals coming to the U.S. for permanent work. The…
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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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Your company’s global reach has expanded; you have sales in new countries, or you have merged with (or acquired) a foreign enterprise. International business travelers’ assignments have morphed into short-term assignments which are, in turn, morphing into long-term assignments.