MOVE Guides Global Mobility & Relocation Blog

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

THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS - HOW MOVE GUIDES SUPPORTS YOUR LUMP SUM MOVES

By Brynne Herbert | May 30, 2013

Learn how you can offer employees great relocation support with both autonomy and HR oversight - get the best of both worlds!

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NEW EMPLOYEE DEMOGRAPHICS, NEW POLICY TYPES

By Brynne Herbert | May 28, 2013

As companies continue to come under pressure to reduce costs, whilst still being expected to deliver the same results, mobility teams are beginning to review and reconsider their approach to employee assignments and transfers. This is particularly important as workforce demographics shift and Gen Y forms a larger share of your employee base.

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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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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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MOVE GUIDES ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTERLY FREE WHITE PAPER

By Brynne Herbert | Dec 17, 2012

As the year moves to a close, we at MOVE Guides are already preparing for 2013. We are pleased to announce that in mid-January, we will be releasing the first of many upcoming quarterly Global Mobility White Papers. The first, entitled Gen Y and Global Mobility, will look at the changing demographics of the workforce and the challenges and opportunities this brings to multinational organisations and HR and global mobility departments. We'll share data from our recent survey on global relocation and moving abroad conducted with Gen Y and millenial professionals in the US and UK, and present insights drawn from data, interviews and observations of MOVE Guides customers. Until then, we've offered a sneak peek below!

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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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DATA ANALYTICS - THE NEXT QUANTUM LEAP FOR HR & EMPLOYEE RELOCATION

By Brynne Herbert | Nov 26, 2012

Big data has transformed numerous industries over the last few years. We can now match candidate with job descriptions, browse corporate information seamlessly, and get recommendations for products just for us. But big data in the HR function is only just starting to rear its head. MOVE Guides believes that the use of big data to optimize workforce planning, management and globalisation will be the next quantum leap for the HR profession.

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PLAN AN END-TO-END MOVE TO SAN FRANCISCO! OUR SAN FRANCISCO SITE IS LIVE

By Steve Black | Nov 23, 2012

It’s my great pleasure to announce the release of MOVE Guides’ San Francisco site. Following hot on the heels of our London beta release, San Francisco becomes our second destination city. You can now use MOVE Guides for employee relocation for those moving to San Francisco --- from SOMA to San Ramon to San Mateo. Stay tuned for our Silicon Valley site and many more!

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SELF-SERVICE MOVES

By Brynne Herbert | Nov 23, 2012

‘As mature an industry as global mobility is, are we far along enough on the self-service curve? I don’t know.”

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