Meet Scott Williamson, VP, Global Business Development

We recently sat down with Scott to find out more about him and what he enjoys doing in his spare time. Who is Scott Williamson? – Where do you come from, what is your background?  Relocation has been in my blood – my siblings and I were born into the industry. My father began his career as a dispatcher and accountant for Bekins Moving & Storage. Over the next 20 years, my family moved four times

Controlling Global Mobility Costs

Companies that provide global relocation assistance for their employees can expect the usual concerns from their employees, including selecting a mover, providing help with selling a home, support in the new location, and so on. With a global relocation, however, there are additional concerns like visas, international taxes, housing allowances and replicating previous living standards as closely

October Relocation Shows and Events

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi, because it's a great opportunity for us to stay abreast of the latest relocation trends, as well as develop and strengthen trusted partnerships.    The HR Southwest Conference Date: October 1-4 Location: Forth Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX Attendee: Scott Williamson The

September Relocation Survey

Thinking about changing your relocation program or just curious about what other organizations are doing? Each month, we'll feature a short survey and share our findings of the previous month's survey.  Below are the results for last month's survey and this month's survey questions. August Survey Results 1. Does your company address employee retention after relocation in your mobility program?

12 Key Points in an Employee Transfer Letter

Employee transfer letters are given to employees who are being transferred to a different branch, department or location of their employer. The reasons for the letters is more than just common professional courtesy. Transfer letters provide employee and employer the "ground rules" of the transfer. Learn more about how to write an employee transfer letter with our free article. Foundation for

Real Estate Tiers in Your Global Mobility Program

Your relocation tiers can be as detailed and nuanced as you need them to be. Some companies find it useful to establish specific real estate tiers as part of their packages. Real estate tiers feature different options that may incentivize employees to sell their homes more quickly or give them a guarantee that they won't be stuck paying an old mortgage long after they've moved to their new

Upcoming Relocation Shows and Events - September

  We will be attending and/or sponsoring the following upcoming events. If you’re attending, look for us and say hi, because it's a great opportunity for us to stay abreast of the latest relocation trends, as well as develop and strengthen trusted partnerships.    New York Council of Relocation Professionals Fall Event Date: September 12th-13th Location: TBA Attendee: Pete Larkin Click here to

August Relocation Survey

Thinking about changing your relocation program or just curious about what other organizations are doing? Each month, we'll feature a short survey and share our findings along with the next survey the following month. Below are the results for last month's survey and this month's survey questions. July Survey Results 1. Does your company relocate employees globally? Yes: 100%No: 0%Don't Know: 0%

The Best Cities for Jobs 2017

Mapping It Out Across North America Summer can often be a good time for hiring with so many new college graduates on the job hunt. According to a recent job report, the unemployment rate in the United States is 4.3 percent, the lowest it has been since March 2001. There are jobs out there and people willing to work. But if you’re looking for a job in a specific field or industry, where is the

Meet Christopher Bloedel, VP, Global Business Development

We recently sat down with Christopher to find out more about him and what he enjoys doing in his spare time. Who is Christopher Bloedel? – Where do you come from, what is your background, what do you do?  I was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. I live in a southwestern suburb of Milwaukee with my wife, Shelley, and two kids, Bennett and Savannah. My college experience was a little unconventional