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Moves to the Middle East, Remote Locales on the Rise

May 18, 2007
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Multinational companies looking for the next opportunity have decided that, despite the political uncertainties, the Middle East is ripe for investment.
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Employee Mobility Popped by the Housing Bubble

May 18, 2007
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Corporations are struggling to deal with a prolonged U.S. housing slump that has left relocation programs stuck with high-priced homes purchased from employees who have been moved to new locations. Dealing with the weak U.S. housing market has become the top priority for most corporate relocation officers.
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The State of Relocation Smooth Moves

February 16, 2006
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Centralizing a company's scattered relocation services and integrating them with related HR functions can save money, ease difficult transitions and more quickly get key strategic employees down to business in their new setting.
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EU Expansion Eases Mobility on Continent

February 16, 2006
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But even with the easing of labor policies overseas, Europeans are less likely to move for work than Americans are.
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International Assignments Best Served by Unified Policy

February 16, 2006
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Standardization is not the norm, however, despite the ability to reduce costs and minimize the perception of favoritism.
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Relocation Strategies for Uncertain Times

February 13, 2006
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Representatives of 45 major companies recently met with vice presidents of Weichert Relocation Resources to review the factors creating volatility in today’s real estate markets, discuss how these factors might affect relocation policies and identify strategies to prepare senior management for the uncertain times that lie ahead. The top strategies identified include:
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Relocation Strategies for Uncertain Times

February 13, 2006
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Representatives of 45 major companies recently met with vice presidents of Weichert Relocation Resources to review the factors creating volatility in today’s real estate markets, discuss how these factors might affect relocation policies and identify strategies to prepare senior management for the uncertain times that lie ahead. The top strategies identified include:
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Nissan on Nashville Road Trip

November 23, 2005
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The automaker's decision is part of a trend: companies using moves to achieve specific workforce goals. Companies making such moves must grapple with cultural changes, family considerations, retaining key employees and finding talent in the new locale.
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Helping Employees Get a Foot in the Door in High-Cost Housing Markets

July 26, 2005
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Fannie Mae implemented housing assistance in 1991. Among the 2,500 employees who took advantage of the program, turnover has been reduced by 25 percent. A similar program in Jacksonville, Florida, is helping Baptist Health cut turnover at its five hospitals.
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The Most Expensive Housing Markets

July 7, 2005
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To save on the cost of buying a house, avoid California.
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