Components of a Typical Relocation Package

Employers offer a variety of different relocation policies, but most fall into one of two primary categories, sometimes with identical components. Organizations may have a single "one-size-fits-all" policy for all transferees, regardless of their status, title or time with the company. A second, popular policy is a tiered program, with benefits that vary with the employee's status, pay level or

Does Your Relocation Package Foster a Work-Life Balance?

Employees are continually striving for a better work-life balance. A recent Ernst & Young survey on work-life challenges across generations found that 33% of full-time employees globally believe it has gotten more difficult to manage work and family over the past five years.  Learn more about developing attractive and effective relocation policies in our free guide. An employee relocation can

What You Need to Know About Relocating Millennials

Millennials—those born between 1980 and 2000—are far more interested in relocating for their careers than Generation X and Baby Boomer workers. In fact, Mary Lorenz, in her The Hiring Site article “Five Things You Might Not Know About Millennial Candidates,” cites a CareerBuilder and Inavero survey that showed that 83 percent of Millennials are willing to relocate for the right job that provides

ROI on Sending Employees Abroad

What’s happening with ROI? According to a survey conducted by KPMG Global Assignment Policies and Practices 72 percent of 600 international organizations used global mobility programs to reach their business objectives and remain competitive in the global marketplace. However, only about 12 percent of the companies surveyed understood the need for controlling costs and what constituted a good

Common Concerns Prior to Relocation and Ways to Offer Support

Even though relocations can offer some amazing opportunities, they also bring up a wide range of concerns for employees. As an employer, if you take the time to understand and address these concerns, you’ll be in an excellent position to make your relocating employees feel more comfortable, confident and even excited about the process. Real Estate Issues surrounding real estate are some of the

Avoiding Employee Turnover After A Relocation

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Why Have a Corporate Relocation Package?

For some HR professionals and employers, having a company relocation package may be a "trial and error" proposition. However, this is better than the typical results of having no written relocation plan at all. Why? Having no relocation policy mandates HR and your transferee to negotiate every detail of a company-sponsored transfer to a new location. The workload on HR can be overwhelming. The

Supplier Certification - how we pick the right suppliers | CapRelo

Supplier certification is an essential component of establishing and maintaining the overall quality of your relocation policy. It is a vital element when your company is trying to track your supplier partners’ performance, develop reasonable contract provisions, and, most importantly, protect itself and your employees against any issues that may arise in the relocation process. After

Supply Chain Management - Carrier Selection

When selecting van lines, or agents thereof, you should evaluate a number of top carriers to create a network of primary and secondary choices. Whether you self-administer or use a third-party relocation firm for your employee transfers and new hires, your company should be comfortable with the preferred group of moving van organizations. Carrier Selection Your relocation policy no doubt

Short Term Housing: The Benefits and When to Offer

Short-term, temporary housing provisions should be a component in your employee relocation program. In some cases, your transferees may not need to activate this feature. However, when it is needed, short-term housing becomes a treasured feature for which your transferees will appreciate. From an employer perspective, temporary housing benefits often result into high performing transferees at