The relocation industry looks vastly different today than it did in 2007. In the past, more than 60 percent of relocating employees were homeowners; today, more than 70 percent of relocating employees are renters. In fact, executives and their families are driving growth in single-family home rentals. With this shift, corporate relocation policies are changing, impacting how HR professionals support employees in transition.
Military families have to make many sacrifices, one of which is frequent relocations. From finding a new home and furniture rental to getting settled into the community, the process can seem overwhelming. Below are a few tips to help you make your new house and community feel more like home.
Relocation, whether it’s to another city or just across town, can be very unsettling. Even if you have used destination services, relocation can be a lot of work. Aside from the hassles of packing, unpacking, organizing and cleaning, relocation also means turning your new space into a place you can call home. A great housewarming party can help you do just that.
Relocation can be hard on pets. Because pets tend to imprint on their environment, the confusing and even chaotic process of relocation can leave them stressed and nervous. However, with a little preparation, care and attention, you can keep your pet healthy and happy during the relocation process. Thinking ahead about the potential challenges can make all the difference.
An office relocation is a great opportunity to make the transition to a more sustainable office. Sustainability is not just a good idea, it can save money and promote innovative thinking. Here are a few tips for turning your office relocation into a green move.
By John Donegan at SpareFoot
Whether you’re staging a home for sale, moving to a new office or simply de-cluttering the garage, self-storage can be a lifesaver. We’ve come up with some techniques to help you find the perfect unit as efficiently as possible:
The recent uncertainty in global markets has had an impact on all businesses, including the furniture rental industry. During the recession, many people stopped buying and leasing furniture. But recently, as the marketplace experiences a recovery, people’s interest in furniture is not only renewed, but increasing.
With outsourcing and global partnerships on the rise, more and more people find themselves moving from one country to another. While many find the experience exciting, it can also be unsettling and uncertain, especially when there are so many choices to be made along the way.
Moving somewhere entirely new can be a major adventure for a single person, let alone a family. Relocating an entire organization, adding new business locations, even shuffling employees to new locales adds a challenging logistical complication to an already complex operation. Yet, proper preparation, planning and expertise can make a crucial difference between wasted time and money or a seamless transition.