Nine Relocation Policy Trends for 2019

January 24, 2019

A Weichert Webinar

A tightening labor market, shifting workforce demographics and new competitive threats for the most desirable employees challenge corporate HR managers.

The best defense is a solid relocation program, and the new year is a great time to ensure that your company’s reflects best practices and current trends.

In this informative session, Jennifer Connell, SCRP, SGMS-T, Practice Leader in Weichert’s Advisory Services Group, will walk through some of the most pressing concerns, challenges and trends facing mobility managers and how they should prepare for them.

Topics will include extended business travel, duty of care, talent acquisition, household goods, immigration, flexible programs and more, based on Weichert’s research and analysis, as well as the past year’s work with multinational companies across the world to refine their policies.

Whether you manage mobile employees in the United States, Canada or across the globe, this is information that will help you better and more cost-effectively do your job. Our program is approved for 1 (one) ERC credit and 2 (two) CERC credits.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 , 2:00pm ET

Jennifer Connell, SCRP, SGMS-T, is North American Practice Leader with Weichert’s Consulting Services group. She has over 23 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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Extended Business Travelers are a high-growth segment of the mobile workforce, used for project work, corporate expansion and talent development. But while these moves carry the same tax and visa/immigration risks as "traditional" assignments, most companies aren't taking the proper precautions. The result could be jail for your employee and sanctions or heavy fines for your company. In this podcast, our Advisory Services Practice Leader offers trends, challenges and best practices for keeping your EBTs productive... and safe!

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