Daily Archives: June 18, 2010

Micronesia, Palikir Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Federated States of Micronesia. Location: The Federated States of Micronesia in in Oceania, it is an island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia. Country Climate: Tropical; heavy year-round … Continue reading

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Mexico, Mexico City Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: United Mexican States. Location: Mexico is in Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the United States. Country … Continue reading

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India, Calcutta Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of India. Location: India is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. Country Climate: Varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north. Country Terrain: Upland … Continue reading

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Mauritius, Port Louis Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Republic of Mauritius. Location: Mauritius is an island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar. Country Climate: Tropical, modified by southeast trade winds; warm, dry winter (May to November); hot, wet, humid summer (November to May). … Continue reading

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Expatriate Engagement

Engagement is a fairly recent term in business. In the past the talk was about “attracting, motivating and retaining” expatriate employees. All three strategies focused primarily on money. A competitive salary that takes into account the relative cost of living, … Continue reading

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Mauritania, Nouakchott Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: The Islamic Republic of Mauritania. Location: Mauritania is in Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara. Country Climate: Desert; constantly hot, dry, dusty. Country Terrain: Mostly barren, flat plains of the Sahara; … Continue reading

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India, Chennai Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of India. Location: India is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. Country Climate: Varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north. Country Terrain: Upland … Continue reading

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India, Bangalore Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of India. Location: India is in Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. Country Climate: Varies from tropical monsoon in south to temperate in north. Country Terrain: Upland … Continue reading

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Negotiating an Expatriate Package

Although international experience can be helpful for future promotional prospects, companies recognize that employees are cautious about going abroad for “possible future consideration”. Consequently companies usually offer employees financial and non-financial incentives to compensate for the upheaval associated with relocation … Continue reading

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Marshall Islands, Majuro Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of the Marshall Islands. Location: The Marshall Islands are in Oceania. They consist of two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls, each made up of many small islets, and five single islands in the North Pacific … Continue reading

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