Business Relocation: Three Expenses You May Not Have Considered

Are you thinking about business relocation as a way to save money? Perhaps you're considering moving your corporate offices to a location where the cost-of-living is cheaper. You assume you'll pay less for a lease, reduce overall operating expenses, and recruit top talent for less money. But don't forget to factor in these important expenses when it comes to business relocation:   Cost of

Employee Relocation: The Cost-Effective Alternative

In today's job market, one might think it would be easy to find talent in nearly every region of the U.S. This may be true—or it may not, especially if your company works in a highly specialized field. If you are relocating your business, you probably want to keep some of your existing employees. It turns out, with the right support, employee relocation can be the more cost-effective alternative

Relocation Package: How Does Yours Compare?

What do you tell top prospects when they ask about your corporate relocation package during a job interview? Here are some of the key benefits included in a standard relocation package: Airfare/mileage, hotel, and rental car for the employee and their family for “scouting trips” to new location Household goods moving costs Temporary living for one month or more Temporary storage of household

Relocation Assistance: The New Reality

During the real estate boom, the challenges of providing relocation assistance to employees had a completely different face. Homes sold quickly—usually at a substantial profit. With interest rates so low, most relocating employees could find (and finance) an even nicer home in their new region while lowering their monthly mortgage payments. For many people, the view was on the short term, with

Putting the “Service” Back in Relocation Services

When you think about relocation benefits packages for your employees, you probably think about the cost of things like Real estate services to buy and sell a home Household goods moving services Temporary Housing The physical relocation of employees and their families and pets All of these are key aspects, of course, of a relocation services benefits package. But there's an important question

Relocation Expense Management Made Easy

Relocation expense management is one of the keys to successful corporate relocations. But unfortunately, it's often one of the places where human resource directors who are not experts in corporate relocation often feel as if they are losing control.   If you provide a lump sum relocation package to employees, it may be easier to maintain a relocation budget, but it could backfire. For instance,

What a Relocation Specialist Can Do For You

When you hire a corporate relocation company, you'll enjoy a variety of services that only a relocation specialist can provide. With our staff of relocation specialists, CapRelo can handle a variety of tasks that previously may have fallen under the domain of your (already busy) human resources department—or simply fallen by the wayside.  For instance: Negotiating relocation benefits packages

Managing International Relocation Expenses and Expatriate Salaries

There are several methods to calculate expatriate salaries during international relocation services. One of the most common, albeit often the most costly, is the home-based method.  This method looks at the cost-of-living at the expatriate employee's home base, and calculates the salary based on those figures. This may result in an expatriate being paid more than his local counterparts, but is

International Relocation Companies Help Employees Embrace Change

If you've been following our blog, you know one of our top goals is making relocation low-stress for relocating employees. We do this through a number of relocation management programs that can help keep the relocation process on-time, on-budget and stress-free. From the logistics of moving household goods (sometimes overseas), to selling a home and finding new living arrangements, it gives

How Executive Relocation Services Can Help Your Top Talent

Relocating corporate executives has unique challenges, above and beyond relocating middle management or other employees. Sometimes, the stress of relocation leads to executive burnout, distraction, and C-level executives not living up to all the hype. Additionally, upper management and C-level executives are less inclined to sell their homes and move in today's real estate market. An article in