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%

What You May Not Know About Lump-Sum Employee Relocation Packages

There's a lot to think about if your company is considering changing to a lump-sum employee relocation package rather than reimbursing moving expenses for relocating employees. Here are a few factors you may not have considered. Employee satisfaction may be lower when employees are left to manage their own funds, as with a lump-sum relocation package. Employees hoping to save money (and pocket

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

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

Employees Are Willing to Relocate for a Dream Job

Why employees want to relocate According to a study by the job website Monster, three-quarters of international workers, including about 48 percent of American respondents, were agreeable to being transferred if the “job of their dreams” was involved. While 23 percent wouldn’t accept a transfer for any reason, 32 percent of respondents would even be willing to move halfway around the world.

Avoiding Employee Turnover After A Relocation

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[Video] Writing Effective Employee Relocation Letters: 3 Tips

Are you looking for ways to write an effective employee relocation letter? What three simple tips should you know?Please enjoy our video, "3 Tips for Writing Effective Employee Relocation Letters - CapRelo."

Anticipating Relocation's Hidden Costs

Most employers are aware of the many expenses associated with moving and transferring employees to new locations. Along with the major expenses, such as moving household goods, house hunting trips and, of course, the final move, there can be a flurry of smaller miscellaneous costs that often add up to large dollars. However, there are also hidden costs that, in the longer term, could be even

5 Tips for Helping Your Employees Settle into Their New Homes

Today's post is courtesy of, the resource for stress-free moving, which offers free checklists, reminders, tools, inside tips and deals to the 40 million people who move each year in the U.S. Visit today for help with your move. As challenging as a corporate relocation may be for company owners and the HR staff, it's just as tough for employees. Focusing on doing a job in

Who Are Home Buyers Today?

Each year, the National Association of REALTORS® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers survey provides the latest demographics, preferences and experiences of recent home buyers and sellers. Highlights from the 2011 Characteristics of Home Buyers[1] can help you see the challenges your relocating employees face in the real estate market: First-time home buyers make up 37% of the market, a drop