The Difficulty of Engaging and Retaining Employees Globally

A 2015 financial article titled “Global organizations face looming crisis in engagement and retention of employees, according to Deloitte survey” states that 87 percent of business and HR leaders agree a lack of employee engagement is their primary concern. What’s more, while the percentage of leaders who stated engagement was very important doubled from 26 to 50 percent from last year, an

ROI on Sending Employees Abroad

What’s happening with ROI? According to a survey conducted by KPMG Global Assignment Policies and Practices 72 percent of 600 international organizations used global mobility programs to reach their business objectives and remain competitive in the global marketplace. However, only about 12 percent of the companies surveyed understood the need for controlling costs and what constituted a good

Employees Are Willing to Relocate for a Dream Job

Why employees want to relocate According to a study by the job website Monster, three-quarters of international workers, including about 48 percent of American respondents, were agreeable to being transferred if the “job of their dreams” was involved. While 23 percent wouldn’t accept a transfer for any reason, 32 percent of respondents would even be willing to move halfway around the world.

Meet Patrick Cacho: VP of Global Business Development

We recently sat down with Patrick to learn more about his role at CapRelo and what he enjoys doing in his spare time. 1. Who is “Patrick Cacho?” – Where do you come from, what is your background, what do you do? I grew up in New York City and graduated from the City University of New York with a degree in Psychology. Soon after graduating from CUNY, I went on a business trip to Santa Barbara

Advice for Expat Children Applying to Colleges

For expat young people considering attending college (in the USA), many of the same conditions apply to expats and other foreign students as well as their stateside peers. One advantage expats may have is exposure to a broader range of cultures: many schools consider the expat’s foreign living experience a big ‘plus’ when considering applications, as they are often more mature and adaptable to

3 Tips for Writing Effective Employee Relocation Letters

Check out this video, which lists 3 tips for helping you write an effective employee relocation letter.    

How Does Relocation Assistance Affect Taxes?


How To Calculate Tax Gross-Up for Relocations

Relocation tax gross up defined: When an employee receives a one-time tax relocation incentive or reimbursement of taxable relocation costs and the company adds to the reimbursement amount, a tax gross up occurs. Reimbursing transferred employees is good corporate relocation policy as it improves employee retention and productivity while helping maintain good customer/employee relations and

3 Tips for Selling Relocation to Your Employees

Watch this video for three tips on selling relocation to your employees.    


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