Relocation

Taking Employee Experience into Consideration

New research uncovers four trends that elevate talent mobility programs.

By Mary Stoik Dymond

The profound impact of COVID-19 on the workforce is the latest reminder that talent mobility is always evolving. With advances in technology, changing employee expectations, and shifts in country-by-country regulations, what worked for HR leaders and mobility professionals one year may not produce exceptional relocation experiences or support company business goals the next. Today, the industry is preparing to adjust and reinvent itself when the post-coronavirus new normal arrives.

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2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Relocation

View the top-rated relocation program providers in the industry.

By The Editors

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute to buyers directly through our own mailing lists and indirectly through service providers. Once collected, response data for all providers with a statistically significant sample size are loaded into the HRO Today database for analysis.

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2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Relocation

View the top-rated relocation program providers in the industry.

By The Editors

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute to buyers directly through our own mailing lists and indirectly through service providers. Once collected, response data for all providers with a statistically significant sample size are loaded into the HRO Today database for analysis.

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Mobility Market Update

Annual research shows that organizations continue to leverage relocation to fill talent gaps.

By Debbie Bolla

For organizations aiming to have the right person in the right role at the right time, mobility programs can provide a valuable opportunity to fill key skill gaps. And these programs also benefit the workforce; relocation offers employees the chance to develop additional skills and gain sought-after experience. Companies are adopting a variety of approaches to relocation, often driven by market factors. For example, many are considering short-term assignments, international transfers, and rotational programs to hit their business goals.

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2020 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Relocation

View the top-rated relocation program providers in the industry.

By The Editors

HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings are based solely on feedback from buyers of the rated services; the ratings are not based on the opinion of the HRO Today staff. We collect feedback annually through an online survey, which we distribute to buyers directly through our own mailing lists and indirectly through service providers. Once collected, response data for all providers with a statistically significant sample size are loaded into the HRO Today database for analysis.

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Mind on Mobility

Short-term relocation

Short-term relocation assignments are emerging as a strategy to keep younger workers engaged and loyal to the organization.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Globalization is raising the bar on mobility. As technology strengthens economic and intellectual connections across the world, leading multinational companies are looking to develop a new generation of leaders with a global mindset and multicultural experience.

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Moving with Confidence

Relocation package

Strategies to help ease the anxiety that often comes with a company-wide relocation.

By Lisa Mendelsohn

For many employees, the thought of their company moving to a new location can be terrifying. So many questions race through their heads: What does this mean? Is my job in jeopardy? What about my family? My spouse? My kids? This is a very human and normal reaction to such an announcement, and it happens more often than not. It boils down to human nature and the fear of ambiguity. What can HR leaders do to mitigate the worry and make the process of a company move less stressful for employees?

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Moving Forward

Mobility Technology

Innovative technology advancements are changing the global mobility landscape.

By Simon Kent

A recent report from the RES Forum shows that there is still huge untapped potential for the use of technology in aiding global mobility. The report suggests that areas such as pre-assignment support, payroll processes, and repatriation could all benefit significantly from digitalisation. The report’s author, Professor Benjamin Bader, senior lecturer in international HR management at Newcastle University Business School in the UK, says the sector is only just beginning to adopt technology and the future of the function is still up for debate.

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