MOVE Guides Global Mobility & Relocation Blog

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

MOVE GUIDES SHORTLISTED FOR RELOCATION AWARDS

By Brynne Herbert | Apr 01, 2013

We're very excited to announce that MOVE Guides has been shortlisted for two relocation awards by Re:locate Magazine this year -- Technological Innovation in Relocation and Rising Star in Relocation. We've been working hard to reduce costs for companies and increase relocation support for individuals, and we're pleased as punch that all of our long hours are paying off!

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MOVE GUIDES' CEO HEADLINES LLOYD'S TSB SEMINAR

By Brynne Herbert | Mar 20, 2013

Last week, MOVE Guides CEO Brynne Herbert presented our findings on Gen Y and Global Mobility at a seminar hosted in London by Lloyd's TSB. Brynne shared with the audience insights on how Gen Y relates to careers, global work and technology differently than generations before it. Brynne discussed the benefits of a lump sum relocation policy and self-service business models with the audience, and fielded questions on the relocation support needed for lump sum policies. It was great to see many of our clients and suppliers in attendance, and many thanks to our friends at Lloyd's TSB for hosting!

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THREE TRENDS FROM WORLDWIDE ERC

By Brynne Herbert | Mar 05, 2013

After a whirlwind couple of weeks in the US seeing our accounts and preparing to launch a host of new cities, we’re pleased to now be back in London and share our thoughts from February’s Worldwide ERC 2013 Global Workforce Summit. The topic of this year’s conference was “Talent Mobility in EMEA” --- a key topic for organisations in today’s global world. Below we share three future trends discussed at the Summit.

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GLOBAL RELOCATION: GEN Y AND GLOBAL MOBILITY

By Brynne Herbert | Feb 18, 2013

We are pleased to release our 2013 white paper, Gen Y and Global Mobility. The study, the first of many on global mobility trends and opportunities, covers the growth of Gen Y in the workforce and suggests ways that organizations can better align global mobility departments with the preferences of Gen Y.

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THE BENEFITS OF LUMP SUM POLICY FOR EMPLOYEE RELOCATION

By Brynne Herbert | Feb 04, 2013

MOVE Guides’ corporate relocation platform helps companies relocate employees using a lump sum relocation policy. We’ve met with a lot of companies using lump sums over the last few months -- ranging from those offering only lump sums for employee relocation to those gradually migrating to a new lump sum policy -- and thought we’d share some of the benefits we’ve discovered.

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SELF-INITIATED MOVES: MOVING BECAUSE I WANT TO

By Brynne Herbert | Dec 10, 2012

Nearly all of the global mobility people we speak to at MOVE Guides mention an increase in permanent moves among staff. Many of these self-initiated relocations come with limited relocation support, host country payrolls, and local packages. In most instances, we see the use of permanent transfer policy with a cash lump sum to help with relocation expenses. Frequently, we also see employees take pay cuts for moves abroad.

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THE CONSUMERIZATION OF GLOBAL MOBILITY

By Brynne Herbert | Dec 03, 2012

There was a lot of discussion about the ‘consumerization of enterprise products’ at last month’s Dublin Web Summit. This means taking features and businesses models of the consumer web (transparency, cloud-hosting, mobile, clean user experience) and applying them to software products used by businesses. The concept is that, as organisations increasingly fight to attract and retain talent, employees increasingly function as consumers and demand high-quality technology experiences. This has brought about the ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) movement and the widespread success of businesses like Salesforce, Box, Yammer and more. As global mobility transitions to serve new policies, employee demographics and talent retention goals, this concept could not be more relevant.

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MOVE GUIDES LAUNCHES IN BETA

By Brynne Herbert | Oct 21, 2012

It's my great pleasure to announce the release of MOVE Guides' public beta website today. After years researching internationally-mobile employees and months of development work, we're live today offering you a new solution for global mobility and employee relocation!

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