As one of the premier providers of employee travel security services, GlobalSecur is privy to the problems that may (or may not occur) when employee dine out, especially alone.  Continue reading

One of the most frustrating issues for an HR director may be trying to help a CEO with an executive travel security plan before they fly out. Continue reading

VIP’s can get weary of being fussed over. Their staff and supporters may want them to be happy and go out of the way to ensure all an executive’s comforts are met. Booking first-class seats and five-star hotels for senior managers travelling overseas on business can be common. Continue reading

Sometimes we put too much trust in our personal ability to navigate things “on the fly.” For instance, have you ever experienced that moment where your car was lost in a large parking lot? Continue reading

We work with many business, corporate, and executive-level travelers as well as their HR departments (or whoever in the company is responsible for coordinating international travel, including international travel security). Here’s a question that we encounter frequently: isn’t it “safer” to travel to a city in a developed country like the United Kingdom or Germany vs. a city in a developing country like Mexico, Saudi Arabia, or China? Continue reading

Just about every company has an employee travel policy. And every business traveler understands they must abide by the routine requirements. Starting at the airport, a series of security measures are taken to ensure everyone’s safety. Passengers are checked and processed all the way to their seat on the plane. Continue reading

Employee privacy is a serious issue for HR managers. Managing the security of sensitive employee records is a full time job. Companies owe their staff the proper care of personal information both legally and morally. Continue reading

There’s an old saying about Mexico that says, “So far from God and so close to the United States.” Like many of these old sayings, there’s a lot that goes into that that can spark an interesting conversation between a citizen of Mexico and a citizen of the United States, or especially for anyone who lives close to the border or anyone who has friends and family of either Mexican or American dissent. Needless to say, the relationship between Mexico and the United States has not always been easy but it has always been close. Continue reading

If there’s almost nothing worse than getting sick, something worse is getting sick in a foreign country. As Dorothy says in the Wizard of Oz, there’s no place like home, and all of us really feel that longing for a familiar place, a loving face, and the comforts of the known when were sick. Let’s face it. Many of us are just little kids inside, and we have, hopefully, many fond memories of moms and dads who helped us out when we were sick. As we grow older, our experience of getting sick treated may involve our own health system: that is, a familiar doctor, a familiar insurance program, a familiar hospital. Continue reading

These days you can’t be too careful! Many of our clients are global corporations who send their employees across the globe conducting international business. Continue reading