The High Price of Culture Shock

Posted on Oct 8, 2015

Trouble adapting to new surroundings, or culture shock, is one of the leading causes of failed foreign assignments. Read more to find out about the four stages of culture shock as well as to get ideas on hiring the right candidate in the first place. Once the right employee is selected and sent abroad, remember to provide them with the support they need to ensure a successful assignment. Thankfully the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) included with our Aetna International plans provides 24/7 support to members with free, confidential counseling.