The peak season for moving — June through August — is right around the corner. One of the most common reasons that people move is that they’re changing jobs or starting a new job. For some of these relocating employees, getting to their new homes will involve a lot more than just loading their stuff into a moving van. That’s because their moves aren’t just taking them to a new city — they’re headed for a different country entirely. As business grows increasingly global, more employees are taking international assignments. So we thought we’d take a closer look at the current state of global relocations.
As the figures from our infographic show, there’s a lot at stake each time you have to decide whether to offer an overseas relocation. Increasing the odds that your relocations will succeed takes careful planning. This article explains a few points you should consider.
When your company relocates employees internationally, you must to be laser-focused on helping those employees maintain their productivity. Yet there are some huge gaps in support for relocating employees — gaps that end up costing companies money.
If you’re relocating internationally yourself, we’ve rounded up some essential resources. HR leaders can also share these resources with employees at their companies who are headed overseas. Also check out our Must-Read Blog for International Relocations.
Do you have more questions about international relocations? We’d love to help, especially when it comes to talking about the language training that expat employees need to thrive in their new homes. Contact us for a free consultation: firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 401-3159.