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Global companies ramp up expansion into United States

Global companies ramp up expansion into the U.S., opening new offices and manufacturing facilities. Global companies with a goal to establish or expand business operations continue to set their sights on the United States. America’s sunbelt region, especially Florida, North…

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#ReloRant: Are you a People Person? We are too!

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO What does it mean to be a people person? Not the fist-bumping, crowd-loving kind, but the person who is adept at perceiving need and reacting with…

April is Fair Housing Month

Fair Housing Month commemorates the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968.  It is a time to shine a light on housing discrimination and segregation and provide an opportunity for all of us to recommit to equal access to…

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Moving Industry Complaints on the Rise

A professionally managed move with a trustworthy moving and storage provider saves your employees from falling victim to a host of potential moving-related scams. Between 2020 and 2021, moving industry complaints to the FMCSA’s National Consumer Complaint Database increased from…

#ReloRant: Focus on the Mission

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Launching and landing a successful mobility program requires mobility professionals to focus on the primary mission “Mission focused”I watched a documentary on NASA’s Saturn V program…

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#ReloRant: Interesting Times – Supporting a Work-From-Anywhere Environment

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO “May you be cursed to live in interesting times.” Often ascribed to the Chinese, the curse is a recognition that boring is easy, interesting is hard….

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Preparing for Recovery: The Impacts of COVID-19 for Mobility Teams

COVID-19 past and present COVID-19 has had many impacts on relocation in 2021, due both to capacity reductions made by providers in 2020 and increased demand in 2021. From a transferee volume perspective, many industries reduced transferee volume in 2020;…

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#ReloRant: The Definition of Insanity

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO “Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” – Unknown While often ascribed to Albert Einstein, there is no actual evidence that…

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#ReloRant: The American Dream – The freedom of choice and equality in home ownership

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO The American Dream – The freedom of choice and equality in home ownership: Having a place to call home remains a cornerstone of the American dream. …

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#ReloRant: Do the Math – Evaluating Relocation Program Costs

A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Do the Math – Evaluating Relocation Program Costs: Most of us work for companies that are expected to make a profit at the end of the…

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Future-proofing: Adapting Relocation Benefits for a Changing Workforce

Of the myriad of HR benefits available to employees, relocation is unique in that it is not regulated, and benefit levels are not proscribed by law. This allows relocation professionals to craft programs that best balance the needs of the…

#ReloRant: A Measured Approach

Lighting Up your Business Scoreboard A Lively Conversation with Steven John, CPA, SCRP, SMS-T, HomeServices Relocation President and CEO Pearson’s law states that, “When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported back, the rate of improvement…