Analyses | Education and human resources | 2015-02-07 | HKET

Attracting global talents II: uncovering the needs of trailing spouses

Wherever the needle goes, the thread follows, likewise the wives to their husbands. A survey found that spousal rejection and family adjustment are two main challenges faced by international organisations in assigning overseas duties. The Centre’s weekly analysis looks into the missing needs of expatriates’ trailing spouses, and discusses that Hong Kong may enhance its competitiveness in attracting foreign talents by introducing family-friendly policies to take better care of expatriates’ spousal needs.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.