How Do Company Relocation Packages Work?

What Is a Relocation Package? When a company offers an employee long-term employment in a location more than 50 miles from the current work location, a transfer is undertaken by the company, which usually covers the employee’s reasonable moving and other work-related expenses. By offering transferees a relocation package, employers provide comprehensive financial and other types of assistance to

Are Relocation Package Exceptions Burning Out Your HR Staff? (Part 3)

A group move or other circumstance that requires many employee relocations take place at the same time stretches the resources of your HR staff even thinner. What can you do to keep relocation package exceptions from stretching them to the breaking point? Learn more about developing relocation policies in our free guide. Negotiation Exceptions to a Relocation Policy Sometimes, a relocation policy

Are Relocation Package Exceptions Burning Out Your HR Staff? (Part 2)

A group move or other circumstance that requires many employee relocations take place at the same time stretches the resources of your HR staff even thinner. More and more companies are shifting to a tiered relocation package over a lump sum approach to minimize exceptions and ease the stress on your HR staff. Find out more about tiered relocation packages with our free article. How do you

Are Relocation Package Exceptions Burning Out Your HR Staff? (Part 1)

You know you have an excellent HR staff. The team is expert at recruiting and hiring new employees, managing training initiatives, managing benefits (while keeping costs down), addressing employee concerns, building company spirit with team events… the list goes on. Your staff has a lot on their minds, a lot of balls in the air… and they’re expert jugglers – usually. Learn more about developing

Three Strategies for Flexible, Cost-Conscious Relocation Management

While flexibility and lower costs may initially seem at odds with each other, the two often go hand in hand in the field of relocation management. In fact, a recent survey found that companies are citing cost concerns as their top reason for adopting more flexible relocation packages What relocation strategies can provide greater flexibility and lower costs, while leaving your employees with

5 Tips for Helping Your Employees Settle into Their New Homes

Today's post is courtesy of MyMove.com, 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 MyMove.com 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

What To Expect When Relocating Employees with Families

Moving employees to the best positions in the company where they can offer the most productivity may sometimes require you to have that employee relocated to a different office. Based on the complexity of the move, a job relocation means more than just having the employee pack up his things on Friday and expect him to be in the office come Monday morning. Find out more about policy

Do-It-Yourself Relocation Management Can Cost Your Company More

Does your HR staff handle relocation management on its own? Have you ever considered hiring an outside firm to: Line up the best vendors for providing employee relocation services Act as a liaison between your company and those vendors, in the event of any customer service or communication issues Organize the finer details of relocation management Set benchmark relocation policies and standards

Relocation Management Companies – Telling the Good from the Mediocre

Relocation management companies are known for making the business of transferring company employees to new locations easy. That’s what they do, and they do it well – some better than others. They accomplish this by deploying their considerable resources to tackle the logistical nightmare that picking up residence and putting it down elsewhere entails, giving corporate employees in the process of

Hiring Business Relocation Companies: What to Look For

If you're relocating your business, you probably have a ton of concerns. Will your business grow as you expect in the new region? Or is expansion the right decision right now, in this slow-growth economy? The actual corporate move -- and relocation of your top talent -- shouldn't be another cause for concern. Hiring the right business relocation company can take a lot of stress off the minds of