From searching for candidates to training new employees, the hiring process is extremely important to the success of a relocation. The interactions between your company and the new employee before they even step foot into your office can have a significant impact on whether or not they remain part of your team long term. Fortunately, there are things that can your staff and relocation company can do to ensure each new transferee develops a positive connection to your company from the day they accept your offer.
Relocating for a position is considered one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. Many believe it produces only slightly less stress than getting married or losing one’s job. Any extra effort your company puts into your relocation packages will greatly improve the likelihood of a successful relocation and ensure it is a positive experience. This means less time, effort, and money wasted on failed deals and rejected offers. However, many companies overlook the importance of adding specialty services to their relocation packages. With the help of a relocation management company, these additions can be seamlessly incorporated into your current mobility policies.
It is a positive sign when your company is experiencing a hiring surge. However, it has the potential to be an enormous burden on HR departments. During these times of growth, HR professionals are tasked with not only bringing in new talent at a steady rate, but also relocating an increasing number of these employees. Correctly gauging mobility operations is difficult, and it can greatly affect a company’s future. It is crucial that HR and recruiting professionals understand and implement the most effective ways to predict relocation budgets and avoid mistakes when developing benefit packages. The following are common mistakes we see companies make when dealing with a relatively sudden high volume of transferees.