Are Relocation Package Exceptions Burning Out Your HR Staff? (Part 2)

A group move or other circumstance that requires many employee relocations take place at the same time stretches the resources of your HR staff even thinner. More and more companies are shifting to a tiered relocation package over a lump sum approach to minimize exceptions and ease the stress on your HR staff. Find out more about tiered relocation packages with our free article. How do you

Are Relocation Package Exceptions Burning Out Your HR Staff? (Part 1)

You know you have an excellent HR staff. The team is expert at recruiting and hiring new employees, managing training initiatives, managing benefits (while keeping costs down), addressing employee concerns, building company spirit with team events… the list goes on. Your staff has a lot on their minds, a lot of balls in the air… and they’re expert jugglers – usually. Learn more about developing

House Passes a grace Period Bill for TRID Rule

On October 3rd, the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) Rule established by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) went into effect. The new regulation established new disclosure requirements and forms for most closed-end consumer transactions. Just four days later, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Homebuyers Assistance Act. The Act is a bipartisan bill that

Meet Tracey Scott, VP, Global Business Development

  Tracey Scott is responsible for all CapRelo business development in the Mid-Atlantic region. She drives new business to CapRelo through marketing of core values and expanding brand awareness. With more than 15 years of sales and leadership experience, Tracey helps maintain CapRelo as the forefront of the relocation industry. Tracey brings a highly-motivated attitude and proven skills in

Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium wrap-up

Last week, members of our CapRelo team attended the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium in Boston, MA. Throughout the event, we tweeted pictures, observations and tidbits of information learned during the sessions we attended. Attending the opening session following breakfast in a jail. #WERCGWS — CapRelo (@caprelo) October 8, 2015   Welcome message from Peggy

Exclusive Webinar - Real Estate Roundtable: Expert Advice on Relocation's Biggest Challenges

Up-to-date real estate policies are critical to the success of your relocation program. Nothing can disrupt your talent management goals faster than a transferee distracted by a house that won't sell. And, nothing can increase your program costs faster than managing policy exceptions for unexpected issues. Please join our lively roundtable on Tuesday, October 27th at 2:00 pm as we bring

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events in October

We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following events in October 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 any of these events, look for us and say hi.   Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Symposium October 7th-9th Boston, MA  Attendees: Linda Atkinson, Patrick Cacho, Kristin Gohlke,

Home-Finding Assistance Services Benefit Both the Employer and Employee

Whether a homeowner or renter, current senior executive or lower-level new hire, all relocating employees can use their employer’s help in finding a new residence. Competitive, effective corporate relocation policies include home-finding assistance services in some form or another. All are helpful to your transferees. In addition to the obvious monetary benefits, providing home-finding assistance

What You May Not Know About Lump-Sum Employee Relocation Packages

There's a lot to think about if your company is considering changing to a lump-sum employee relocation package rather than reimbursing moving expenses for relocating employees. Here are a few factors you may not have considered. Employee satisfaction may be lower when employees are left to manage their own funds, as with a lump-sum relocation package. Employees hoping to save money (and pocket

How to Overcome Culture Shock

Whether an assignee is moving to a new region for the first time or has dozens of assignments under his or her belt, culture shock is always a possibility. The disorientation and frustration that come with culture shock can be sparked by a variety of cultural differences – including diet, humor, gender hierarchies and acceptable clothing. While culture shock may only produce mild irritation, it