December 27, 2016

The Best of the Cartus Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2016

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The Best of the Cartus Blog: Top 10 Posts of 2016

Cartus published 112 blog posts during the past year focused on a wide variety of topics, providing valuable information and best practices for relocation and HR professionals. Your views and shares have helped the Cartus team identify the most popular posts for 2016, and here’s a look at the Top Ten!

1) UK Votes to Leave EU: Relocation Implications
As the result of the UK Referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union (EU) was announced, with Britain voting against continuing its membership of the European Union, Cartus shared some tips and suggestions for relocation managers.

2) Update on Privacy Shield for Relocation Managers
Cartus was pleased to be part of the first group of companies to receive Privacy Shield approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce.

3) Trends in Relocation: Cartus 2016 Policy and Practices Survey Report
Our Policy & Practices survey is always highly anticipated by relocation professionals. Read about key trends in mobility, policy approaches, assignment types, and hot topics, including cost control, talent management, duty of care, and more.

4) Cartus Named Relocation Management Company of the Year
Cartus was delighted to announce that Cartus won two awards at the 2016 APAC Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs)―Relocation Management Company of the Year for the fifth consecutive year, and Best Vendor Partnership with our client Statoil.

5) Relocation in the U.S.: Housing, Rental, and Mortgage Trends
We provided an update of U.S. market trends and what to expect in 2017, including home sale prices, housing inventory, job growth, and the U.S. rental market.

6) How to Structure a Long-Term Relocation Policy
With organizations looking for ways to manage costs, and long-term assignments continuing to be important, companies are looking more closely at how their long-term policies are structured. We take a look at some best practice tips for developing your long-term relocation policy.

7) How to Structure a Short-Term Relocation Policy
Short-term assignments can meet a wide variety of organization needs. We disussed some recent trends as well as some of the most common challenges for short-term relocation policies.

8) How to Structure a Flexible Relocation Policy
Companies have a growing need to provide different levels of benefits to relocating employees based on business objectives or employee level. Learn more about the different types of flexible relocation policies, and how you know which relocation policy is right for you.

9) Relocation Challenges: Moving with Pets-Relocating Got Your Goat?
In the course of an “average” day, we find ourselves assisting assignees with any number of unique challenges. Find out how our “have done, will do” attitude helped us move a transferring employee, his wife and children, and…their pet goat.

10) Relocation Cost Control: The Client Perspective
Controlling program costs is one of relocation’s biggest challenges. Read insights from Cartus clients as they share their thoughts on challenges and best practices.

The Cartus blog team would like to wish you a happy and healthy 2017. If you have topics you’d like to see covered in the new year, please let us know by commenting on this post; we look forward to hearing from you!

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Patrick Lewis

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Patrick is manager, marketing communications at Cartus. He has more than 15 years of marketing, communications, and writing experience, and a decade of global relocation experience.

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