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Posted by Jennifer White |
Relocation Policy  & Practices: The Raw Materials Sector

How do specific industry sectors approach management of their global mobility programs and policies? Cartus Industry Profiles present snapshots of the different ways in which individual industries approach key issues related to the handling of their relocation programs, based on data compiled for the Cartus 2014 Global Mobility Policy & Practices survey.

An Inside View of the Raw Materials Industry

Our profile of the Raw Materials industry provides a summary of responses from individuals in that industry and compares them with overall survey responses. In our Raw Materials industry video, I discuss some of the sector’s specific challenges and the responses that HR practitioners in the sector are taking.
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Relocation to Greece: Current Challenges and Impacts

Posted by Rob Abbott |
Relocation to Greece: Current Challenges and Impacts

With the continuing economic challenges in Greece resulting from the current debt crisis as well as the Greek government’s closure of banks this week, the situation in the country remains uncertain.

To minimize the impacts upon clients and assignees in the country, Cartus is following the situation in Greece closely.

We are proactively managing all expense payments to assignees in Greece to ensure any impacts of the bank closures are minimized.
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Successful Cross-Border Relocation: Delivering Service Excellence

Posted by Dee Ryan |
Successful Cross-Border Relocation: Delivering Service Excellence

Last year, I wrote a blog post about setting expectations for successful cross-border relocation. Following on from this, I thought I would take a look at service excellence best practices across cultures after the initial expectations have been set.

Cross-Border Relocation: Service Best Practices

Anyone involved in relocating assignees across borders should remember these important best practices:

•  When interacting with assignees from other cultures, don’t assume that their perception of service excellence is the same as yours, or your own cultural norms of service.

•  While the level of service given is always the same, the delivery method may be perceived very differently.
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What’s New in the Canadian Housing Market

Posted by Linda Lachapelle |
What’s New in the Canadian Housing Market

Low interest rates and balanced market conditions across Canada have combined to provide a stable real estate market in recent years. Cartus’ Canadian Real Estate Market Overview, prepared by Andy Puthon, president of Coldwell Banker Canada, provides valuable information for companies relocating employees to and within Canada.

Industry forecasts on Canadian real estate markets are generally positive for this year and are expected to further improve in 2016. “It is important to remember that, while real estate activity is forecast nationally, it is transacted locally,” said Puthon. “Market conditions can vary dramatically from city to city, or between neighbourhoods—and even on the same street. Rapidly changing economic news and regional market disparities make it even more important to consult a local real estate professional, who can help you evaluate your choices and make an informed decision.”
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Sharing Relocation Best Practices in Asia

Posted by Audrey Sim |
Sharing Relocation Best Practices in Asia

Cartus is pleased to announce the dates of our 2015 Asia Roundtable series. We host three events annually in the APAC region to enable relocation managers and HR professionals to:

•  Gain important insights from Asia’s corporate relocation leaders on managing mobility programs effectively

•  Keep up to date with the latest relocation trends
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