Relocation

Slowly Moving

Relocation and business travel are still feeling the strain of the pandemic. By Simon Kent The global pandemic grounded employees all over the world. Video calls replaced business class and…

Mobility, Disrupted

An in-depth look at how the relocation market is evolving due to COVID-19. By Debbie Bolla The relocation industry is no stranger to change. Often driven by the current economic…

Global Mobility Shifts

New research reveals top destinations and trends among international relocation.

By Debbie Bolla

COVID-19 and the influx of remote work are clearly having an impact on global mobility. Boston Consulting Group and The Network’s study Decoding Global Talent, Onsite and Virtual examines worker attitudes on specific work destinations and shifts in mobility. The research finds that about 50% of respondents are willing to move to another country for a role. What factors have impacted this?

2021 Baker’s Dozen Customer Satisfaction Ratings: Relocation

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

By The Editors

In today’s interconnected world, multinational organizations are relying on relocation programs to acquire and retain top talent. Partnering with a highly-ranked mobility partner is the key to a positive experience. View our ranking of the top relocation providers in the industry.

A New Chapter

The finalisation of Brexit is creating compliance challenges for U.K.-based companies that rely on international talent.

By Simon Kent

In the closing days of 2020, the U.K. and EU finalised the deal that would see Brexit achieved. Now that the agreement is in place, however, questions still remain as to how international talent can be managed. 

Keeping Mobility Moving

With cost savings and a consumer-like experience, a customized à la carte approach to relocation is empowering organizations and employees alike.

By Debbie Bolla

Perhaps an unexpected outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is a recent uptick in relocation in some areas. Highly dense and expensive cities like San Francisco and New York City have experienced residents moving to locales with greener pastures. In fact, according to moveBuddha, searches in NYC suburbs have increased nearly 250% compared to the same period last year. This type of data shows that employees have not ruled out relocation—and neither have organizations.

Mobility Markers

Annual research shows that flexibility and transferee support are keys to a superior relocation experience.

By Debbie Bolla

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the global workforce, organizations had a clear focus on cost containment and flexibility when it came to their relocation programs. Relocation remains a main strategy for filling skills gaps and placing top performers in the right locations to support the business. With this in mind, organizations and HR leaders are putting the transferee first when it comes to the relocation experience.

A Hybrid Approach to Relocation

Blending technology and access to experts provides the ideal transferee experience.

with Anthony Horton, CEO of CRI

Relocation remains an important part of the talent ecosystem, allowing top performers to grow skills while providing organizations the opportunity to seamlessly fill important roles. But as workforce preferences have evolved, driven by demographic and technological advances, expectations of transferees have changed as well. Here, Anthony Horton, CEO of Corporate Relocation International (CRI) details how organizations can experience the best of both worlds through a hybrid approach that blends technology with a human touch.

Revamping Relo

HR leaders are finding ways to adapt their mobility programs while keeping employee safety top of mind.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Talent mobility has long been a key business strategy for organizations facing skills gaps and labor shortages. Prior to the coronavirus, skilled talent and leadership moved fluidly across borders and mobility was leveraged as a development and retention tool for early-career employees eager to explore the world. Now, the uncertainty of the global pandemic has forced mobility professionals to shift their practices and thinking.

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