By Olivier Meier, Mercer
The current war for talent is intense, and highly skilled mobile professionals are in high demand around the globe. One of the main objectives of global mobility is to tap into new talent pools and enable companies to develop an effective international talent strategy. The art and science of talent mobility is as much about expanding your talent pool as it is about designing policies and packages. A limited choice of candidates for international assignments could drive costs up and lead to assignment failures.