We’ve all read the exciting news about large companies relocating their corporate offices to North Texas. This kind of progress brings thousands of new people to the area, providing an extra boost to our already flourishing local economy. These moves also provide an opportunity for companies such as Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty to lend a hand in the relocation process. It can be complex work, however, of critical importance to companies moving from one part of the country to another. Ginny Taylor is our Senior VP/relocation services. “Best schools and neighborhoods generally drive all relocation purchase decisions,” says Taylor, who has worked in the real estate and relocation industry for nearly three decades. Ginny and her colleagues have developed high quality partnerships with relocation companies assisting employees who are making moves. One of the tops firms that we work with is Paragon Global Relocation. Click here to continue reading.
A confluence of business, social and people management trends is giving global mobility a ‘golden moment’ to align more closely with talent. Business transformation presents mobility with the chance to align more fully with the talent function and, by extension, play a bigger role in talent attraction and recruitment. Doing so will deliver competitive advantage and commercial success through an organization’s most important assets – its people. All this comes at a time when disruptive events – such as the UK’s and US’s renegotiation of global trade alliances and fast-evolving immigration scenarios – are hampering employers’ ability to attract and recruit skilled workers from overseas. US-led mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Europe are also at their highest levels since 2012. This is likely to mean that more senior and mid-level leaders will be moving on assignment into Europe to smooth transitions, with implications for organizational talent pipelines.