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Latest White Paper from TRC Global Mobility:

16 Ways to Reduce Your Employee Mobility Costs

The pressure to reduce global mobility services and relocation program costs began before the current pandemic, but Covid-19 is certainly accelerating that process. As we slowly return to normalcy, companies will want to consider how they can preserve some of these cost savings while still achieving their talent management and business objectives.

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    ebook-thumbnail-relo_101 copySelecting a Relocation Management Company

    For many companies relocation begins in an ad hoc way. This ebook outlines the steps in a typical relocation procurement process, including:

    • Assessing your needs and the level of relocation support you need;
    • Forming a selection team and designating a relocation gatekeeper;
    • Developing a list of potential full-service relocation management companies;
    • Issuing an RFIs and RFPs;
    • Evaluating potential relocation service partners and pricing proposals; and
    • Establishing a relationship with the selected relocation management company.

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    Working with a Relocation Management Company (RMC)

    For many companies, employee relocation begins as a baptism by fire, with an immediate need but little idea of the type or amount of assistance to offer. Download this white paper to learn: 

    • What RMCs provide and the benefits of working with one; 
    • Developing a corporate relocation policy with an RMC; & 
    •  The value of relocation technology and supply chain networks in program management.  

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    2020 U.S. Domestic Relocation Policy Best Practices

    Here's a great starting point for companies looking for help creating or improving their domestic relocation packages and policies. Download this white paper to learn:

    • New ways to make your relocation package both competitive and cost-effective;
    • Employee benefits that might be worth reconsidering;
    • Steps to jump start your company relocation policy review process; and
    • How to improve your current domestic relocation policy to produce successful outcomes.

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    The New Tax Cuts & Jobs Act: Implications for Companies  

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made significant changes to the IRS treatment of relocation expenses. Download this white paper to understand the:

    • Changes to Federal Tax treatment of moving expenses; 
    • Challenges for high-cost areas and the anticipated popularity of lump sums; 
    • Impact on international relocation assignments;
    • 3 steps you can take immediately.

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    Short-Term Dev Assignments: What They Are & How to Use Them 

    Within the mobility arena, short-term developmental assignments (STDAs) are gaining traction with companies looking to support business growth and employee development while controlling costs.This creative strategy allows businesses to deploy talent where needed without making the financial commitment inherent in a permanent domestic move or a long-term international assignment, but not without careful consideration.

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    Lump Sum Policies Best Practices

    There are internal and external factors to consider in deciding if a lump sum program is right for your company and your global mobility initiatives. Download this this white paper to learn:

    • Advantages & disadvantages of each type of policy;
    • How each type of lump sum program works; and
    • Which type of policy is the best fit for your employee relocation program.

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    International Relocation Policy Trends

    Knowing international relocation trends and best practices will help you assess your global mobility policies in light of current realities. Download this white paper to learn:

    • Compensation and benefits for relocating employees
    • Successful pre-assignment and home country assistance
    • Mobilization to the host country and repatriation

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    Outsourcing Relocation: Is it Right for You?

    If you manage global relocation, you have undoubtedly found the process of identifying and managing specialized service partners can be overwhelming. Read this paper to learn:

    • The benefits of outsourcing domestic and international relocation administration 
    • Considerations when deciding if outsourcing  is right for you
    • Best practices in selecting a relocation service provider 

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    Employee Relocation: Domestic Culture Shock

    As global moves have become commonplace, relocation professionals understand much more the phenomenon of culture shock. Download this white paper to:

    • Learn cost effective ways to mitigate the risks of failed domestic assignments 
    • Find out when moves most likely produce culture shock
    • Improve employee assessment for a better outcome

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    U.S. Relocation Pre-Decision Planning 

    Pre-decision planning is an almost universal part of the international assignment process, but until recently, it was much less common for U.S. domestic moves. Download this white paper to learn: 

    • Benefits of pre-decision programs to both the company and prospective transferees;
    • Potential pitfalls associated with these programs;
    • Essential components of a pre-decision program; & 
    • Closing the loop after the process concludes. 

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    Sample Relocation Policy Generator Tool 

    For organizations with a mobile workforce, it's important to establish a relocation policy that incorporates the most commonly used factors to ensure a successful transition for you, your employees and your job candidates. 

    If your organization does not have a relocation policy in place, using our sample relocation policy generator will help you create a basic employee relocation policy for your organization.  

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    Core-Flex Relocation Programs

    Two major factors are driving the need for more agile mobility programs: the keen battle for talent in a full-employment labor market and the growing population of millennial transferees. Download this white paper to learn: 

    • Evolution of flexible employee relocation programs;
    • Pros and cons of the core-flex approach to both company and employee;
    • Core benefits of this program; and
    • Best practices when it comes to selecting & administering the benefits.

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    The Gig Economy & Mobility 

    Glance at virtually any human resources or business publication or blog and you will find a discussion of the prominent place gig workers are assuming in many companies’ talent management strategy. This trend is influencing companies of all sizes and specialties, and ultimately, our society and the way we view work. Download this white paper to learn: 

    • Benefits of employing gig workers and common challenges;
    • The pros & cons of employing gig workers abroad; 
    • How a relocation management company can aid in managing gig employment. 

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    Maintaining Productivity During an Employee Relocation

    Download this white paper to learn about the best practices and considerations for your employee relocation policy, including: 

    • The largely hidden costs of lost productivity during an employee relocation;
    • Proactive measures to minimize potential issues early and to increase positive relocation experiences; and
    • Important considerations in global mobility that can reduce negative impact on your bottom line. 

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    Relocation Tax Best Practices

    Economic studies have repeatedly shown that a mobile workforce is a prerequisite for a strong, competitive economy. To maximize economic output, workers need to be willing and able to relocate to where the available jobs are located. Of course, even the best-managed relocation is disruptive, so for workers to consider relocating, it must be affordable and promise a net economic gain.Llearn about: 

    • Employer and Transferee Taxation of Relocation Expenses
    • Relocation Tax Law Best Practices
    • Policy Components & Taxability
    • Tax Guidelines for Homesale Assistance Benefit
    • Tax and Lump Sum Programs

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