MOVE Guides' Blog

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

DON'T JUST SHOW ME THE MONEY!

By Brynne Herbert | Nov 26, 2013

While a healthy pay packet is nice, learn why development is now the name of the game for many young employees.

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HIGH QUALITY CONTENT: WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO ENGAGE INDEPENDENT INFORMATION SEEKERS

By Brynne Herbert | Sep 16, 2013

Learn why providing your employees with a great source of information saves more time than if they search for answers independently.


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MY MOVEHUB: HELPING EMPLOYEES ORGANISE TASKS

By Steve Black | Sep 02, 2013

Employees have many things to do during an international relocation. Learn how MOVE Guides MOVEHub helps them organise it all in one place.

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CAN AN EXPAT EXPERIENCE BETTER YOUR CAREER OPTIONS?

By Brynne Herbert | Aug 15, 2013

With more and more students choosing to study abroad, and employees opting for international assignments over local experience, is it possible that an expat experience can make you more open, emotionally stable and lead to a better career path?

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THE IMPORTANCE OF TRANSPARENCY & CHOICE WHEN BOOKING RELOCATION SERVICES

By Brynne Herbert | Aug 08, 2013

It is no secret that millennials are changing the landscape of corporate global mobility. The power of technology has made millennials more flexible, more creative and not afraid of taking risks; they are perfect candidates for global transfers. But technology has also moulded Gen Y into a generation of instant gratification and the internet has transformed the realm of service into an all-access information portal. Millennials rely on self-management and self-sufficiency, and if they are not satisfied they have the means to go elsewhere. This is why transparency is crucial for service bookings as part of lump sum programmes; millennials are very particular about the amount of support they require.

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THE EXPECTATIONS OF GEN Y ON LIVING & WORKING ABROAD

By Brynne Herbert | Jul 25, 2013

A staggering 93% of millennials expect to live or work abroad at some point in their lives. With such a vast majority placing global mobility at the top of their list of career goals, it is no surprise that more and more HR departments are prioritising the formation of an attractive relocation programme. But what exactly is the thinking behind this Gen Y jump towards relocation?

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ABLE TO MANAGE YOUR OWN RELOCATION

By Brynne Herbert | Jul 15, 2013

With a shocking 93% of millennials expecting to work abroad during their careers, an attractive mobility programme is becoming increasingly vital to draw in and keep talent. But what makes a mobility programme attractive for millennials?

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REDUCING RISK IN LUMP SUM MOVES

By Brynne Herbert | Jul 09, 2013

Lump sum moves can mean an admin, reporting and risk burden. But employees love them. Learn how MOVE Guides helps reduce your risk of relocation failure.

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WHY GEN Y PREFERS QUOTE COMPARISON PLATFORMS FOR SHIPPING

By Brynne Herbert | Jul 08, 2013

Much has been said of Gen-Y and mobility, however one thing that is very clear is that they prefer using price comparison engines for arranging their shipping. This attitude is derived from some of the innate attitudes of Gen-Y with regards to being in-control, having choice, and using technology. Since childhood Gen-Y has been successfully using price comparison engines for almost everything, whether it is booking flights online, shopping for groceries, or hiring subcontractors for complex work. Why should shipping be any different?

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WHAT ARE THE PRIORITIES OF GEN Y?

By Brynne Herbert | Jul 04, 2013

Millenials are a generation that prioritise speed, efficiency and recognition. In an era where instant gratification is the norm, and multi-tasking is a way of life, no gen Y member has the time or the patience for anything less than instant satisfaction. However, it would be a mistake to assume that a millennial can be fooled into compromising on quality in the interest of speed. 60% of millenials have made voicing their opinions and giving constant feedback online a habitual necessity in their lives. Whether pleased with a service or not, generation Y believe that the world should know about it, all in the spirit of recognition.

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