Many companies today lack in-house relocation experts and little or no experience with corporate relocation. They identify the perfect candidate for a position—but she lives on the other side of the world. Or they need to move a current employee to a different company location as soon as practical, but they don’t know where to begin. Forced to make decisions quickly, and with limited knowledge, they can easily over or undershoot the relocation benefits package, incur unnecessary taxes, run afoul of immigration laws or incur a host of other problems.
Though the employment market has been disrupted by the COVID pandemic, the long-term trend of talent shortages continues unabated. Employee relocation can be a powerful tool to help your company recruit and retain talent—but where do you begin? It is far better to have at least a basic relocation policy and program ready for use when needed than to risk losing a prized candidate or delaying the start of a project. Read More