Before you begin setting domestic relocation policies or revamping your existing relocation policy, it's important to find out what's most important to your employees. You'll probably discover that home sale, spousal support, and finding a good neighborhood and a new home at a fair price rank near the top of the list for many mid- and top-level employees. Domestic relocation policies are broken

Executive Relocation: What Top Performers Need During a Move

If your company is planning a group move, it may not happen if you can't get key executive personnel on board. A company like CapRelo that specializes in Executive Relocation Services has the knowledge, bandwidth, and resources to not only understand, but meet, the needs of top executives during a move. In our years of offering executive relocation assistance, here are some needs we've

Partial Lump Sum Relocation Package: Not as Simple as It Seems

While the term “lump sum” implies a company relocation policy that is standard and fixed for all employees across the board, that's not always the case. A number of options and variations exist within the classification of “lump sum.” Let's look at a few of the options. Learn more about lump sum packages with our free guide.  Fixed lump sum: A fixed lump sum company relocation package works

How to Pick the Right Executive Relocation Management Company

Not all executive relocation management companies were created equal. Depending on where you look, who you ask, and what your criteria is, you might find incredibly affordable executive relocation services that deliver the kind of service most people wouldn’t take for free. On the other hand, it’s entirely possible to find executive relocation management that makes life so easy, you’d have to be

Orientation Tours can Make the Difference

Creating executive relocation packages may be one of the most challenging aspects of corporate relocation. It's crucial for your business continuity to retain key executives whether you are planning and implementing a group move, expansion to a new region, or just transferring employees to other offices to better manage your company's rapid growth. HR staff and outside corporate relocation

Things Employees can do to Help Ease into a Relocation

For most companies, employee relocation management can be an overwhelming task without the intervention of a third party service to orchestrate it all. But even more overwhelming is the rollercoaster ride of emotions that an employee can feel when faced with the prospect of living and working in an entirely new environment. For this reason, it’s important that the employee takes steps on their

Employee Retention Solutions That Work in Lean Times

It's the classic Catch-22. Unemployment is at an all-time high, but employers say they're having more difficulties than ever before in recruiting and retaining high quality talent. What's the answer? Many employees and people looking for work today say employers expect too much (work), in exchange for too little (pay, benefits and job support). Obviously, the best way to avoid the expense and

Ten Tips to Relocating with Pets

Whether travelling to Grandma’s house for the holidays or moving your family across the country, the trip wouldn’t be complete without the entire family – including the furry members.  Each year in the U.S., tens of millions of pets make journeys with their families.  Some travel by car, some by plane, and some by boat or train.  Regardless of the means, the journey can be stressful for everyone

Employee Relocation Expense Reporting Made Easy

It's never too early to begin thinking about W-2 forms and employee relocation expense reporting. Your relocation management company should be working with your HR staff and your accounting department to manage all aspects of relocation expense reporting from the very beginning of a move, whether it's a large-scale group move, or you're only moving a handful of employees or one top executive.

Finding Corporate Relocation Companies with the Resources You Need

Corporate relocation companies come in all sizes, shapes and forms. Some rely heavily on technology to get the job done. Others focus on superior customer service, going above and beyond to satisfy high-level executive clients who are relocating. Others have strengths in the financial management aspects of relocation, pulling out all stops to get clients the most bang for their buck in tight