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Global Human Resources

Global Human Resources

Nina Segal / Monster

Good Time-Management Skills

Sometimes individuals are sent abroad quickly, so time-management skills and the ability to work well under pressure are crucial. You never know when you might have to drop everything to assist a senior-level executive who must be sent abroad — tomorrow. The challenge here is dealing with different time zones and cultures where urgency has a much different connotation than it does in the US.

Global relocation specialists traditionally have a background in human resources, and many have some international experience. While the job can offer many rewards, it can be very stressful and frustrating, especially when you’re dealing with red tape or a demanding employee. But as many global HR professionals will tell you, the chance to work in an international setting far outweighs the challenges and frustrations.

This article originally appeared on Monster.com.


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