CapRelo Insider - July 15, 2021

The CapRelo Insider provides a glimpse at news, trends and happenings affecting the global mobility industry. Our experienced and tenured client services team provides updates and analysis direct to our clients, along with policy and program recommendations that are best for your company and employees. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today. Policy & Program Pointers To

4 Trends Impacting Global Mobility in 2021: What We’re Seeing This Year

By: Mark Woelfel, VP, Global Client Services, CapRelo First, let’s start with the good news. It’s mid-2021, and the world is starting to reopen! After more than a year of travel restrictions, quarantines, work-from-home mandates and fear of spreading an unpredictable and often deadly virus, workers in most corners of the world are finally able to begin a return to some semblance of normal. But

Partner Perspectives: The State of the Corporate Housing Industry in 2021 and Beyond

By: Heather James, Executive VP/Partner, Nomad Temporary Housing The corporate housing industry has changed dramatically in the past 30-60 days. With the end of the COVID-19 pandemic in sight, the temporary housing industry is focused on bouncing back with supply, safety and growth to meet client needs. Corporate housing providers released much of their inventory in response to demand dropping

The Why Test: Our Vision as a Global Relocation Partner

By Barry Morris, President & CEO, CapRelo Have you ever been part of a company visioning process? If you’ve been in the business world for a while, my bet is you’ve been a part of several as have I. I don’t know about you, but I find them to be a mix of exciting and enlightening and yet a little painful and uncomfortable. Exciting and enlightening because, in the frenzy of serving customers’

Partner Perspectives: Walking the Tightrope of Posted Worker Compliance

By Newland Chase Advisory Team Background  The EU Posted Workers Directive of 1996 (96/71/EC) followed on from the freedom of movement of services in the EU, and aimed to standardize working conditions across the EU member states. It obliged employers to provide employment conditions at least equal to the minimum level provided for by law in the host country where posted workers are temporarily

A Guide to Managing Business Travelers

  Global business operations have historically required a significant amount of travel. Recent challenges have resulted in a seismic shift in the acceptance of virtual alternatives, but face-to-face meetings remain key to building relationships, teams and networking. An obvious solution is therefore to combine virtual assignments with extended business trips. This combination appears to offer a

Leading Vendor Diversity in Relocation Management

By Chris Owens, Director of Enterprise Supply Chain & Procurement, JK Moving & CapRelo Google the term “diversity, equity and inclusion” and you’ll get a whopping 394 MILLION search results. While the concept of diversity in business has been around for decades, it has never received more attention than now.   But long before DE&I consultants, diversity training podcasts and trade press

CapRelo Insider - June 17, 2021

The CapRelo Insider provides a glimpse at news, trends and happenings affecting the global mobility industry. Our experienced and tenured client services team provides updates and analysis direct to our clients, along with policy and program recommendations that are best for your company and employees. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today. Policy & Program Pointers To

Partner Perspectives: This Is a Great Time to Be a Seller! But What if You Need to Buy??

By J. David Motley, CMB, President, Colonial Savings, FA If you are involved in corporate mobility, you are likely aware of the limited supply of homes for sale in most markets that is causing some unique obstacles for potential buyers. The COVID-19 pandemic and other natural disasters have taken homes off the market and tied up rental properties as well.  All of this can lead to challenges in

It’s My Job: The Accountability Factor in Global Relocation

By: Barry Morris, President & CEO, CapRelo What makes one team successful while another bickers and struggles to accomplish anything of substance? I believe it all boils down to one word: accountability. In my early career, the definition of workplace accountability seemed to be more about others holding others accountable. Using that definition, “Accountability in the workplace is all about