Infographic: A Quick Look At COLA (Cost of Living Assistance)

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Convincing your key talent to take a move can be a tough sell when the cost of living in the destination location is higher than in the current home base area. An effective strategy to entice your best and brightest employees to consider relocation is to offer COLA (cost of living assistance). This infographic provides an overview of top US cities with the highest and most affordable cost of living, factors that add pressure, COLA components and how companies provide the allowance.  The image above is the map only.  For the full infographic, click the image below.

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Jennifer Connell
Jennifer Connell, CRP, SGMS, is North American Practice Leader with Weichert's Consulting Services group. She has 18 years of experience in the workforce mobility and employee benefits industries and received Worldwide ERC's Meritorious Service Award in 2010. She has also spoken on workforce mobility topics at industry conferences throughout North America.

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