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15 Expert Tips on Creating a Positive Candidate Experience

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UrbanBound asked talent acquisition and HR professionals to share ways their company "wows" candidates during the hiring process. Read on to learn 15 expert tips to help your company create a positive candidate experience.

The Most Attractive Benefits for Globally-Minded Millennials

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As the millennial takeover of the workplace population continues at a rapid pace, your corporate policies need to be updated to reflect the changing expectations of this new generation of employees. For many offices, the first round of millennials caused a fair bit of shock and culture clashing between the various generations in the office. Those initial sparks should be dying down, as employees have had time to settle in and you have had plenty of time to update policies to address the changes.

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Top Four Employee Relocation Issues and How to Avoid Them

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For your company to thrive, you need the right talent in the right locations. While some of this can be resolved with skillful recruitment and hiring, it may be necessary to relocate both new and current employees to boost performance and productivity. However, relocating can be stressful for employees and their families and, if not managed carefully, can impact your company’s bottom line. This is why it’s important to be prepared for possible issues that may arise.

How HR Professionals Can Drive Innovation at their Organization

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UrbanBound CEO, Michael Krasman , spoke on a panel at the Chicago SHRM chapter about what innovative HR means in the 21st century. Michael, along with other HR thought leaders on the panel, discussed the ways in which HR has changed over the years. HR, once thought to be a purely administrative function, is now considered essential for long-term business goals as it relates to hiring, employee productivity and retention. However, innovation requires change, which can be tricky.

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Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Kirsten Ferro, Vice President of Employer Sales at Carrot Fertility

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.

[Webinar] 5 Changes You Can Make To Your Internship Relocation Policies

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Internship season.ah, one of the great perils of HR and Recruiting Departments both domestically and internationally. Truthfully, our internship process is probably something that keeps many of us up at night. While they're very beneficial to companies and are extremely important to growing students looking to gain experience in their field, internship programs take a lot of work.

Getting Started with Relocation Data Tracking and Benchmarking

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The early stages of a relocation program are a lot like the first steps in a relocation. The first piece of information our Relocation Consultants ask for is where a person lives now, and where their destination city is. In the same way, you have to know where you’re starting from in order to get where you’re going. Relocation Policy Relocation HR

The Keys to Balancing Your First Relocation Policy

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Creating your first relocation policy can feel like being dropped in the middle of a desert with a bag of random tools and no map. You may have a bucket of anecdotes about relocations and some vague idea of what should go into a policy, but making use of those tools and navigating your way out of the sand is whole other thing. Technology Relocation Policy HR

How to Motivate Millennial Employees: 5 Proven Tips

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Millennials sometimes get a bad rap, and they don’t necessarily deserve it. There are some obvious differences when you compare the younger people entering the workforce to the previous generations. Technology has improved, information spreads faster than ever, and values are changing. Younger employees have been shaped by modern times, and this affects their work style. Instead of writing off Millennials, try changing the way you motivate them.

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HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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We’re back with the top news from HR Tech and Relocation! Technology HR

Global Growth Playbook: Scaling a Remote-First Company

Today, nearly half of companies plan to continue offering some form of remote work flexibility to their employees. In this guide, we will explain what a remote-first company is and how you can quickly and efficiently pivot to this workforce model.

The 3 Unique Challenges of Healthcare Recruiting (And How to Solve Them)

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If you work in recruiting, you already know that sourcing and hiring talent is a challenge. However, the obstacles that come with healthcare recruiting can make hiring A-players even more difficult. While there are many things that make recruiting in the healthcare industry more demanding, we will discuss 3 common challenges and provide some ways you can help solve them. Relocation HR

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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We’re back with this week’s top HR Tech and Relocation news! Technology Relocation HR

How Relocation Technology Solves Big Problems for Small Businesses

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For years, relocation has been too expensive, time-consuming, and complicated for small businesses to employ. Manually managing a relocation program used to require the time and money that lean, mean small businesses can’t afford to spend. Thankfully, as technology has become a larger and larger part of the industry, this has changed dramatically. The gates are open, and the time to jump into the relocation game is now. Policy Relocation HR Small Business

12 Key Economic Facts You Should Know About the Generation Dominating Our Workforce

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The new generation of Millennials is on the minds of everyone: employers, marketers, researchers, and economists. This incredibly diverse and vast generation of Americans born between the 1980s and mid-2000s today represents a third of the US population. While we grapple with how to best manage this generation of our workforce and what they want (or don't want) in their professional careers, one of the best things we can do is educate ourselves on what has shaped them into the way that they are.

The Emerging Spend Management Sector: Simplifying Your Accounting Processes

Speaker: Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting

In this webinar Spencer Falbo, Principal at Kong Basile Consulting will teach you how Spend Management can help to automate many of your processes thereby making your job as an accountant more efficient.

HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

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We're back with some of the top news from HR Tech and relocation in the past week! It was a busy week in the wonderful world of HR and relocation, so we did you a favor and gathered some of the most noteworthy news and compiled it for you in one place. Read on to find out what’s top of mind this week for HR and Global Mobility Professionals: Technology UB News HR

Timing is Everything for Relocating Employees

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Preparing to relocate is a lot more than a list of tasks. It’s a complex web where each decision can affect a handful of other decisions, and feels more like trying to spin plates while surfing. It’s easy for an issue to get put on the backburner or worse, forgotten. The last thing you want is to have a transferee flapping in the wind in a new city, and in the dark as to how solve this problem they didn’t even know they had until it was too late.

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Here's How Relocation Management Software Can Help You Back Up Your Relocation Budget

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How often do you find yourself working within the constraints of a pre-approved budget? The truth is, unless you're Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg, you probably resonate with this pretty strongly. No matter which industry you're in, you likely at one point or another have had to bring your internal spend up to your C-Suite (or even to your Board) and explain where each chunk of change is going.

3 Ways a Small Company Can Maximize a Limited Relocation Budget

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Relocating employees is a critical part of building a successful team at a company. The best candidate for aposition isn’t always in your backyard. This is especially true for companies in highly-specialized It’s also a major undertaking that’s time consuming, requires devout attention, and of course, expensive. When it comes to managing an employee mobility program on a tight budget, you can get the most bang from your buck with three guiding points: Policy Relocation HR Budgeting

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Fertility & Infertility 101: Why Fertility Benefits Are A Necessity and Not A Luxury

Speaker: Jackie Blanco, RN, BSN, Senior Manager of Medical Operations at Carrot Fertility & Nate Fournier, Enterprise Account Executive, Carrot Fertility

As an HR leader, the benefits you offer deeply impact employees' personal lives. In this webcast, we will provide you with an overview of fertility and infertility benefits, what different fertility journeys involve, and how you can best support your employees each step of the way.

3 Things to Consider When Relocating Interns

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Building out an internship program seems like an easy enough concept, right? Students and young professionals who are just starting out, want experience, and maybe your company could use the extra help. However, it’s not quite that simple. Especially when you recruit and hire interns from all over the country. Millennials & Gen Z Relocation HR

Why No Company Is Too Small for a Relocation Program

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Whether you’re a new and growing business or a lean, mean team that requires less manpower, it’s easy to pass off a relocation program as an expensive, time-consuming luxury, like golf. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, you could be hurting your own chances of success, especially when it comes to finding and recruiting new talent, if you aren’t accommodating a recruiting search that goes beyond your local zip codes. Policy Relocation HR

Three Pillars of Successful Global Relocation Support

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A poor relocation can sour an employee’s relationship with a company, but a poor settlement afterwards can end the relationship completely. Moving to a new area is daunting. The time and mental energy required to learn new routes, meet new people, and understand the cultural quirks of a new city all pile up quickly. On top top of that, employees feel the strain of learning a new position and team of coworkers. Now, imagine that the employee has relocated to a new country.

The Top 3 Relocation Mistakes Fast-Growing Companies Make (And How to Avoid Them)

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It’s typically a good sign when your company is facing a hiring boom. For an HR department, this means a lot of extra legwork, coffee, and ibuprofen. Scaling operations is a challenge for any part of a business, and can make or break a company’s future success. In HR, that means being able to consistently recruit and hire top talent at a high volume, and in some cases, relocate them at an equally high rate. And when you put the pedal to the metal, that’s when mistakes happen.

Global Guide to Hiring Digital Nomads

The growing digital nomad workforce offers companies new opportunities to expand their global teams. In this guide, you’ll discover key factors to consider before hiring digital nomads, as well as recommended locations that offer tailored visa programs.

Your Go-To Guide for Writing an Effective Job Description

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Seasoned recruiters know that the single most important factor in the effectiveness of their recruiting campaign is the job description. Writing an effective job description is your best strategy to attract top talent and gain a better understanding of the job scope yourself—whether you're a startup owner, employer, or a budding recruiter.

UrbanBound is Heading to HR Tech Conference & Expo

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This year UrbanBound will be exhibiting at the HR Tech Conference & Expo in Las Vegas! Technology HR

The Key to a Successful Millennial-focused International Relocation Program

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It’s part of the conventional wisdom that millennials are the most diverse and globally-oriented generation in American history. They were raised to seek out international opportunities, like study abroad or simply traveling. A global economy has been the status quo for their entire lives, and the importance of approaching their education and careers have left a lasting impression. Millennials & Gen Z HR International Relocations

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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Looking for the top HR Tech and Relocation news? Technology Relocation HR

Attract Top Talent with 2022's Global Workforce Trends Report

In 2022, employee retention, work-life balance, and global team engagement will be top-of-mind for companies. This requires more diligence than ever, as being aware of the upcoming workforce trends will help boost retention and attract top global talent.

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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Wish there was a place where you could find all the news you need to stay on top of when it comes to Relocation and HR Tech? Technology Relocation HR

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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Looking for an update on HR Tech and Relocation news from the week? Technology Relocation HR

HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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Looking for the top HR Tech and Relocation news? Technology Relocation HR

Turn an Applicant's Social Media into an Interview Question

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The class of 2019 has just started college, and by the time they graduate, we will be edging up on the tail end of the millennial generation. Behind them is Generation Z, who received a healthy spread of breathless coverage in the New York Times this past week (don’t get me started), and unbelievably, there’s already discussion about the yet-to-be-born Generation Alpha (can we not?).

Corporate Tell-All: International Expansion Horror Stories

Behind the rose-tinted view of global expansion, there are more ghastly tales, many involving a multitude of country-specific laws and regulations. Fail to abide, and you’re risking lawsuits, high monetary costs, permanent reputational damage, and even jail time.

Three Reasons RMS is Necessary for Starting a Relocation Program

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The competition for qualified employees is intense, and only getting thicker. Finding highly skilled recruits requires looking beyond your backyard. In order to attract the all-star talent your company needs, you need to be able to offer relocation assistance. A robust relocation benefit not only helps you expand your talent search, but also delivers a strong first interaction between a new hire and your company. It shows your commitment to their success and well-being.

Disruptive Technology & HR: How One Plays a Role in the Other

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HR and technology used to be two words you wouldn't necessarily think to hear in the same sentence. We associated HR with manual, laborious, and time-intensive processes that required human effort to power the engine. And frankly, a lot of processes within the HR umbrella were time-intensive and manual. That, however, has changed. Technology HR

Three Keys to Attracting & Retaining Millennial Employees

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Millennials are the most mobile generation in history. In their lifetimes, everything from phones to the internet have gone from rooted connections to roaming, unchained necessities in daily life. Their perspective towards a career has done the same, compared to previous generations. An early 2016 Gallup poll found that 60% of millennials were open to new job opportunities. On top of that, 21% have changed jobs within the last year, triple the number of those in other age demographics.

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HR Tech and Relocation News: What You Need to Know

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HR Tech and Relocation News is back! Technology Relocation HR

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