9 Measures to Control Global Assignment Costs

Recently, many companies have reduced, frozen or eliminated their relocation programs in an effort to save costs. However, to remain competitive, companies still need to place the best talent at the appropriate locations, and often that talent isn't available without a global transfer. In these instances, the proper management and oversight of relocation costs becomes imperative. Learn more

Components of a Typical Relocation Package

Employers offer a variety of different relocation policies, but most fall into one of two primary categories, sometimes with identical components. Organizations may have a single "one-size-fits-all" policy for all transferees, regardless of their status, title or time with the company. A second, popular policy is a tiered program, with benefits that vary with the employee's status, pay level or

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events - September

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events because it’s a great opportunity for us to meet new people, stay abreast of latest relocation trends and meet with trusted partners. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi.    Charlotte Metro Area Relocation Council Quarterly Meeting September 8th Palisades Country Club, Charlotte, NC Attendees: Tracey Scott The CMARC

Meet Zuly Cainicela, Global Assignment Coordinator

We recently sat down with Zuly to find out more about her and what she enjoys doing in her spare time. Who is "Zuly Cainicela?" – Where do you come from, what is your background, what do you do?  I am originally from Peru. I went to Lima University and graduated as a System Engineer before I moved to the U.S. in 2001. I am now a Global Assignment Counselor at CapRelo, and I serve as the central

Does Your Relocation Package Foster a Work-Life Balance?

Employees are continually striving for a better work-life balance. A recent Ernst & Young survey on work-life challenges across generations found that 33% of full-time employees globally believe it has gotten more difficult to manage work and family over the past five years.  Learn more about developing attractive and effective relocation policies in our free guide. An employee relocation can

Executive Relocation Packages: Anticipate Problems Before they Arise

The key to a successful relocation may be seen as having a staff of skilled relocation specialists on hand to put out fires and handle circumstances as they arise. This is largely true. But if you want the real secret to pulling off a flawless relocation, the key is in anticipating problems before they occur. Learn more about executive relocation packages in our free article. The great news is

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events - August

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events because it’s a great opportunity for us to meet new people, stay abreast of latest relocation trends and meet with trusted partners. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi.    HR Florida State Conference August 29th - 31st Hilton Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL Attendees: John Travers and Tracey Scott The Florida affiliate of

Corporate Relocation Policy: Relocation Tiers vs. Employee Status

If you are in the process of creating a corporate relocation policy for the first time or restructuring your current policy, one of the questions you may consider is how to differentiate your employees in a tiered policy. Find out more about how to save time and money by using tiered relocation packages in our free article. Designing Tiered Relocation Packages There are many variables to take

Global Mobility: Ways to Help Your Employees to Assimilate

Global relocations present unique challenges that your HR team, and your employees, do not encounter during a domestic relocation. When you help your employees assimilate to the new culture in the weeks prior to, and during, a global relocation, you will ensure a faster return to full productivity in the office, greater productivity in the long run and increased employee retention. What can you

Nine Tips for Recruiting for the Healthcare Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare is the fastest growing industry in the U.S. With an annual growth rate of 2.6 percent, the sector is expected to add five million jobs between 2012 and 2022. Thanks to the consistent demand for talent in both public and private healthcare organizations, healthcare professionals are in a good position in the labor market. They don’t have to