Do Your Employee Relocation Policies Encourage Work-Life Balance?

Today's employees want a better work-life balance. And they expect their employers to step up and help make it happen.According to several Spherion studies, reported in the SFN Snapshot Survey and in the February 2011 issue of Mobility magazine, 94% of employees want an employer who will help them with their work-life balance through programs like flex-time, job-sharing and telecommuting.

Do Relocation Expenses Make It Worthwhile to Move?

The decision to relocate your company's corporate offices, manufacturing facilities, and overall operations is not one to be taken lightly. Relocation expenses should be factored into the decision. There are many reasons companies move, including:  a need for more space  losing your lease  seeking a larger talent pool  being closer to the right customer base for your products or services  a

Make Your Relocation Low-Stress

What exactly can a national relocation management company do for you? At CapRelo, we don't want to take over your company and introduce a new corporate culture, or force your relocating employees to fit into a mold that may not fit them.  Instead, we want to understand your company culture, take time to discover the needs of your relocating employees, and smooth the transition for them to a new

National Relocation Management Services Should Make Your Move Low-Stress

What exactly can a national relocation management company do for you? At CapRelo, we don't want to take over your company and introduce a new corporate culture, or force your relocating employees to fit into a mold that may not fit them.  Instead, we want to understand your company culture, take time to discover the needs of your relocating employees, and smooth the transition for them to a new

Relocation Management Services Should Make Your Move Low-Stress

What exactly can a national relocation management company do for you? At CapRelo, we don't want to take over your company and introduce a new corporate culture, or force your relocating employees to fit into a mold that may not fit them.  Instead, we want to understand your company culture, take time to discover the needs of your relocating employees, and smooth the transition for them to a new

How to Write a Relocating Employee Transfer Letter

Your human resources staff may have to fill out an employee transfer form or, in lieu of that, write an employee transfer letter. While the main goal of this letter is to inform a relocating employee of the terms of a transfer, it should never be the first communication about relocation.  Find out more about writing an employee relocation offer letter in our free article.  When to Send an

How to Write an Employee Transfer Letter

Your human resources staff may have to fill out an employee transfer form or, in lieu of that, write an employee transfer letter. While the main goal of this letter is to inform a relocating employee of the terms of a transfer, it should never be the first communication about relocation.  When to Send an Employee Transfer Letter An employee transfer letter and any accompanying employee transfer

How Flexible Are Your Corporate Relocation Packages?

Corporate relocation packages that are standard across the board, with little room for policy exceptions based on individual talent, may seem like a good way to keep your relocation budget in check.  But when you consider that 25 to 45% of relocated employees leave their job after less than a year, it's clear to see that inflexible corporate relocation packages are not cost-effective in the

3 Ways to Calculate Tax Gross-Up in Corporate Relocation Costs

Tax gross-up can add considerable costs to corporate relocation packages. Tax gross-up can increase taxable relocation costs by 45% to 55% or more.  What is tax gross-up, in a nutshell, and why does it cost your company money? Tax gross-up occurs when you add to the taxable reimbursement amount so that relocating employees don't face a tax liability after receiving one-time relocation

Relocation Management Companies: Four Traits to Look For

More businesses today are relying on relocation management companies to handle all aspects of corporate relocation, from home sales to determining relocation reimbursement packages, bonuses and incentives.   Here are four key aspects to look for when selecting national relocation specialists.   A company that stays up-to-date on the latest trends. The economic climate and housing market is