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The Rise of the “Corporate Nomad”

The Rise of the “Corporate Nomad”


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Corporate Nomads: Employees Working While Traveling Around The World

The rise of the corporate nomad will be inexorable in the wake of the pandemic. These are individuals who, while maintaining a full-time employment relationship with their organizations, will increasingly participate part-time in geographically dispersed initiatives and projects within their empl...

Retaining Top Talent

Fostering this type of global exposure and contribution will also become an increasingly important and effective way for organizations to retain and develop top talent. It can provide individuals and corporations alike with an extraordinary chance to reap the benefits of job enrichment and change...

The Appeal of Being a Corporate Nomad

While freelance relationships will likely continue to be an attractive option at the beginning and toward the end of our professional lives, stable employment relationships have important financial benefits from our early 30s to 50s, when we are struggling to pay our mortgages, the family’s educa...

Psychological Capital

In addition to financial stability, emotional and social stability are extremely important assets for our well-being. Over the past two decades, a growing body of research has focused on the importance of positive psychological capital (PsyCap). This combination of self-efficacy, optimism, hope, ...

For those raising families in their 30s to 50s, giving their children a stable environment without frequent relocations will strongly contribute to their emotional and social health and development.

A stable community and network of local friends and relationships can help kids develop stro...

Switching Jobs Isn't Easy

  • As we navigate the waves of the Great Resignation, switching jobs has become increasingly risky.
  • 72% of those who recently switched jobs have been frustrated, and almost half of these would consider trying to get their old jobs back.
  • Virtual interviews can l...

New Kind Of Exposure

Being a corporate nomad allows you to be exposed to new people, new geographies, new cultures, new values, and new work projects that will foster your development through stretch assignments.

A rich stint as a corporate nomad can be an extraordinary training ground and networking platform i...

How to Become a Corporate Nomad: Clarify Your Purpose

The rise of the corporate nomad will be inexorable, given the strong and growing benefits for individuals and organizations alike.

In the wake of the pandemic, and even more so in today’s delicate global geopolitical scenario, we increasingly crave meaning. Before even thinking about what n...

Systematically Search for Potential Project Partners

Once you have clarified your purpose and come up with a series of attractive generic options (in terms of experience, learning, and contribution), you should systematically source for organizational units, functions, and geographies that could benefit from your potential contribution. Equally imp...

Pitch the Idea to Your Boss

Once you have spotted an attractive opportunity with a significant chance for success, you should candidly and enthusiastically speak with your boss about the reasons why you would like to focus some of your time on your proposed initiative. In my experience, assuming your choice is a sensible on...

Productivity in knowledge workers has a dramatic spread, as does happiness, and those at the top of both curves are masters at resisting technological invasion: They always plan their week ahead while blocking out time for important tasks; they avoid digital distractions and invasion, and they fe...

What Organizations Need to Do: Shift To A Growth Mindset

It won’t be enough to successfully implement high-potential programs (already a major challenge). Organizations will need to avoid the trap of rigidly segmenting people into high and low potentials, and instead 

There’s a global talent scarcity of millions of cybersecurity workers.

Organizations can forecast how far someone can develop along with key leadership competencies, so as to effectively provide people with the right opportunities so th...

Orgs Need to Review Their Incentives Systems, Placing Higher Emphasis on Developing Global Talent

The best management consulting firms have always excelled at developing global talent.

The rise of the corporate nomad could provide individuals and corporations alike with an extraordinary chance to reap the benefits of job enrichment and change, without requiring individuals to jump into ...

The rise of the corporate nomad should not only make us more successful and happier. It should fundamentally make us better human beings, genuinely and proactively embracing inclusion at a global scale… one nomadic project at a time.

When we move, we don’t just learn about the place...

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