MOVE Guides Global Mobility & Relocation Blog

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

My boss is 12,660 kms away... what it's really like working remotely

By Rebecca Applewhite | Jan 15, 2018

Rebecca Applewhite holds the honor of being MOVE Guides' first employee in Australia and is a UK native. We couldn't be more thrilled to have her on our Solutions Consultant team. In this blog post she shares what it's like to be a remote employee, especially when your boss is on the other side of the planet!

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How Much Technology Is In Your Mobility Processes?

By Sean Pratt | Jan 09, 2018

Every organization wants to have access to the right talent, no matter the location. For many, talent mobility is gaining in popularity as a useful way of deploying talent wherever they may be needed most. Research conducted by consulting firm PWC found that the average number of relocating employees in companies rose by 25% between 1998 and 2009, and that the number will grow another 50% by the year 2020. As companies continue to relocate an increasing number of employees, organizations with the most effective mobility technology will have a competitive advantage in managing relocations and related costs.

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Tax Talk - The Impact of US Tax Reform on Your Mobility Programs

By Chantel Rowe | Jan 04, 2018

Most people in the mobility industry have been closely watching the tax changes currently being proposed in the US to be effective from Jan 1, 2018. Whilst your tax advisors can give you the full technical rundown of the proposed changes, now that the fireworks and bubbles of New Years Eve have faded away it’s time to start giving some thought to how these changes could potentially impact your program and your mobile employees.

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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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Global mobility duty of care – when mobility benefits are more than just perks

By Jodi Harris | Nov 30, 2016

By definition, duty of care is an organisation’s obligation to ensure the safety and well-being of their employees ­– to avoid and actively protect employees from foreseeable injury. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? However, the world of global mobility opens up considerations and potential exposures to duty of care risks that may not be immediately apparent. 

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MOVE Guides Expands Global Supply Chain Team

By Don Caramanico | Nov 29, 2016

MOVE Guides today announced the expansion of their global supply chain team, led by Don Caramanico, vice president of Strategic Alliances. This includes the addition of Miriam Duignan, formerly of Brookfield, as director of Global Supply Chain, plus new Supply Chain managers based in London and Hong Kong.

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New Webinar: Destination Services in a Self-Service World

By Jodi Harris | Nov 04, 2016

When we live in a “do it yourself” world – what role do Destination Services fill for your mobile employees? Are these services still relevant for your employees or your program? These are the questions that I seek to answer in our recent webinar on the role of the Destination Service Provider in the modern mobility program.

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Into the Jungle — The Calais Refugee Camp and Why It Matters

By Brynne Herbert | Nov 01, 2016

Civilizations fall apart when we stop caring for our fellow man” — Help Refugees

Two weeks ago, I visited the Calais Jungle refugee camp days before it was to be demolished by the French government.

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Global Mobility Moonshots

By Brynne Herbert | Oct 28, 2016

Five Trends that will Shape the Way Companies Manage and Move Global Employees

I attended the Wall Street Journal Digital Conference (#WSJDLive) with business leaders from around the world discussing the future of business and society. 

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*New Webinar* Destination services in a self service world

By Jodi Harris | Oct 13, 2016

When we live in a “do it yourself” world, what role do Destination Services play for your mobile employees? Are these services still relevant for your employees or your program?

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