Embracing Employee & Community Wellness

According to Forbes, happy and healthy employees are up to 20% more productive than unhappy employees, and when it comes to salespeople, happiness has an even greater impact, raising sales by 37%. At CapRelo, we're not only devoted to providing the best customer service to our clients, but also to doing right by our team. Over the years, we have found it pays to take stock in our employees'

Maternity and Paternity Leave Laws Around the World [2017]

Having a baby and welcoming that new life to the world is a joy for parents. But being able to step away from work to care for the baby can vary significantly depending on your job and where you live. Being that CapRelo is a global mobility company that helps companies and individuals relocate throughout the world, we wanted to take a look at the family leave laws on a global scale. We felt

October 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. September Survey Results 1. Does your company have a core-flex talent mobility policy? Yes: 42.9%No: 57.1%Don't

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

A Look at the Biggest and Best Companies in the U.S.

In business, it’s important to keep up-to-date on the country’s economic landscape. An improving economy and the addition of new jobs have prompted us to investigate some of the top employers across the country. Our investigation examined  employers in two categories: Largest Employers (based on the number of employees) and Best Places to Work (based on Glassdoor rankings and reviews). It was

Relocation is a Key Factor in Making Millennial Employees Happy

Millennials' Rising Expectations Millennial workers, defined as those born after 1980, are graduating from college and ready to take on the world – literally. According to a Pew Research study, millennials are expected to comprise 37 percent of the workforce in the U.S., which will grow as Boomers retire. Because they have grown up with digital media, the world of the millennials is wider than

Five Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a key driver of business success. According to a report by Harvard Business Review titled “The Impact of Employee Engagement on Performance,” a workforce that’s highly engaged with its employer improves productivity, maximizes human capital and reduces turnover, thereby positively impacting a company’s bottom line. A disengaged workforce, however, can contribute to low

Why CEOs are Worried About Talent Management

In a recent Harvard Business Review article titled “The 3 Things CEOs Worry About the Most,”talent management issues were cited as the number one concern for 16 out of 24 CEOs. It’s no secret that many organizations are struggling to attract and retain the talent they need to grow their operations. With the labor landscape changing due to an evolving workforce that consists of an increasingly

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