An Interview with Plus Relocation: Relocation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    May 14, 2020 @ 10:45 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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    1. How has COVID-19 impacted buying and selling real estate in the United States and Canada? Typically, the hope is for a linear path for the homebuying and home selling process. Most of the time, there will be at least slight deviance from the path during the process. Currently, there’s more deviation than is standard, but the real estate market is resilient and somewhat surprisingly resilient in the current times.

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    An Interview with Aires: Purchase and Sales of Real Estate during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    May 07, 2020 @ 01:11 PM / by Gerald Abbey

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    1. What is the most common question you are facing with home sales/purchases and how are you addressing it? Are things still closing? The resounding answer is ”yes, they are, but…” We’ve seen some declines and many delays year-over-year in home sales and home purchases, but closings are happening and prices remain steady because of the historically tight inventory availability.

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    Domestic Mobility: Calculating cost differences and reducing the reluctance to relocate [webinar]

    Apr 30, 2020 @ 07:27 AM / by Gerald Abbey

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    May 7, 2020: Join us for a 30-minute webinar to learn more about: Trends related to domestic cost-of-living adjustments as well as lump sum payments for moving costs Case studies — how to leverage cost of living data to communicate the impact of a move to key audiences such as assignees, businesses, and recruiters Tools that can assist you in calculating accurate and location-specific cost differences

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    Domestic Lump Sums as a Relocation Benefit

    Apr 29, 2020 @ 10:15 AM / by Christopher Bloedel

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    What is the best solution for your company: full-service relocation, lump sum amount, or a hybrid approach? It’s a hotly debated topic within corporate relocation programs and is discussed at almost every industry event. Companies must weigh their budget against the level of support they are willing to provide transferees. There’s no easy answer, no one-size-fits-all.

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    Using Home Leave Allowances to Improve Employee Experience

    Mar 30, 2020 @ 03:03 AM / by Mike Wincott

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    Improving the assignee experience is a key focus for Global Mobility teams. Assignee experience comes in many guises, from better support to more choice, from clearly enhanced career prospects to seamless communications. When AIRINC’s Advisory Services team is working with clients to develop an improved assignee experience, we have to take into account that every assignee is different. As a result, we all view the assignee experience in a different way. Programmes that want to genuinely improve the assignee experience need to use a broad range of tools to deliver the enhancements their assignees are looking for.

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    How is COVID-19 impacting Airfare Allowances?

    Mar 27, 2020 @ 05:15 AM / by Teri Tardiff

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    COVID-19 is impacting everyone, everywhere, and its sphere of influence changes almost daily. Of all the places facing change and uncertainty, the airline industry is at the forefront. News of airlines facing bankruptcy and impending doom cloud the headlines globally. As Global Mobility specialists, we examine 110,000 fares on a quarterly basis so that we can deliver our clients the most up-to-date information to support their assignees. Now, more than ever, we know that you need quick answers and accurate estimates to support your international and domestic assignees that need to return home during this sweeping pandemic.

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    Taking Action on 3 Top Priorities from the 2020 Mobility Outlook Survey

    Mar 19, 2020 @ 10:09 AM / by Rob Zeitz

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    According to AIRINC’s 2020 Mobility Outlook Survey, Global Mobility’s top priorities for 2020 include enhancing the employee experience (73%), redesigning the mobility program (56%), and simplifying the program (52%). So how can Mobility accomplish these goals?

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