MOVE Guides Global Mobility & Relocation Blog

Insights from MOVE Guides’ subject matter experts and business leaders from around the world

Enterprise Mobility Solutions: 4 Questions to Ask a Potential Partner

By Sean Pratt | Dec 27, 2017

With respect to talent mobility, you want the right partner who will work together to help you meet the mobility needs of your workforce. In addition, establishing the right talent mobility solution will also attract and retain talent. In a recent survey by Futurestep, a division of the Korn Ferry global search firm, 87% of surveyed executives agreed that talent mobility is crucial to the attraction and retention of employees.

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MOVE Guides CEO, Brynne Kennedy on DisrupTV

By Sean Pratt | Dec 11, 2017

Earlier this fall Brynne joined R"Ray" Wang and Vala Afshar as a guest on DisrupTV, discussing the role technology and mobility will play for companies in our rapidly growing global economy. If you missed it live the recording is now available for you to watch!  

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Is It Time to Bring on a Partner For Global Mobility Management?

By Sean Pratt | Dec 07, 2017

More and more companies are going mobile—with their employees, that is. But is HR or a global mobility team able to keep up with increased demand? Running global mobility programs involves managing a lot of moving parts, and in some situations it makes sense to work with a dedicated team of global mobility experts to ensure nothing falls through the cracks (and that you’re optimizing your costs).

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Accelerating the Future of Global Mobility

By Brynne Kennedy | Nov 14, 2017

Having the right employees in the right places around the world is crucial for the success of any company. For companies with global ambition, this means that global mobility is not just a niche HR function that executes relocations, but a core part of a comprehensive talent strategy. I founded MOVE Guides on this belief, and today we are announcing a strategic alliance between MOVE Guides and Team Relocations Group to accelerate this vision further.

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More data, more problems? Best practices for reporting and analytics

By Chantel Rowe | Oct 30, 2017

Transformation. Return on investment. Data driven decisions. Improving employee experience. Alignment with people strategy. Things you’ve been hearing for a while, right?  Ever notice when you’re right there and ready to start delivering value to your company and your employees, you find yourself up to your elbows in spreadsheets and disjointed, incoherent data, unable to extract the insights you’re looking for?  Many companies spend a considerable amount of time organizing their data into one place only to struggle to make any sense or draw any meaning from it without proper analytic tools at their disposal.  

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Machine learning + Human preferences = A better employee experience

By Kristjan Lepik | Oct 30, 2017

There are many papers written that discuss moving, starting a new job and relationships as the most stressful things a person can go through.  Our founder and CEO found out through personal experience that Employee Experience is an afterthought in many mobility programs.

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October Insight with Alahna Krueger

By Sean Pratt | Oct 26, 2017

This week we're sharing some highlights from our conversation with the ever energetic, straight shooter, and frankly just an all around awesome person, Alahna Krueger. Industry veteran and Founding Partner at Amber Lodging, Alahna talks about the speed with which companies need to operate to embrace change and keep pace with a rapidly evolving marketplace. Enjoy! 

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Going Digital with Mobility and Relocation to Increase HR Efficiency

By Sean Pratt | Oct 24, 2017

HR departments everywhere are feeling the squeeze. The squeeze to do more—in the face of rising challenges. Finding and keeping top talent is harder than ever, and it weighs heavily on the minds of leadership. In fact, 90 percent of recruiters in an MRI Network survey agree that it’s a candidate-driven market, while, according to PwC, 77 percent of CEOs see the availability (or lack thereof) of key skills as the biggest threat to business.

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October Insight with Tamara Kitka

By Sean Pratt | Oct 18, 2017

In this week's October Insight video we sit down with our friend Tamara Kitka, Director of Client Partnerships at The Right Move Group.  Tamara shares her insight on the value of destination services for employees, the importance of the human element in a relocation, and how to balance the benefits of increased technology, data and analytics with the need for human input and creativity in mobility programs. 

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October Insight with Anthony Gonzalez

By Sean Pratt | Oct 13, 2017

In this week's October Insight video we're chatting with one of our favorite "Temp Housing Gurus," Anthony Gonzalez. A BAMM (Bay Area Mobility Management) board member and current Director of Business Development with Synergy Housing, Anthony shares his insight into the changing demographics of those being relocated, and the methods being used to move people. Check it out! 

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