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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.

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

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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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.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Ensuring an Investment: Selling Procurement on Relocation Technology

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One of the trickier parts of integrating a new solution into any office environment is securing approval from higher ups and the procurement department.

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.

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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.

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Data and Tech Are Useless Without Core Values

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Tech and data analysis are changing the relocation industry rapidly. We have more control and insight and overseeing a relocation program is simpler than ever before.

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Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

How the Big Ideas Fueling Tech Trends Explain How to Simplify Relocation

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In the tech world, nothing happens in a vacuum. An innovation in one sector has rammifications in another area that may not even be tangentially related. Everyone is looking for the next big solution, and sometimes the idea motivating a trend is applicable across the board.

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4 Proven Ways Your Employees Will Benefit from HR Software (And in a Big Way)

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Implementing new and up-to-date HR software into your company can be quite an undertaking, but it can reap benefits for the whole organization. Especially your employees.

Three Upgrades for Your Relocation Program in 2017

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Heading into the new year, budgets are locking in, priorities are being set, and your goals should be crystallizing. Trying to keep up in a rapidly evolving space like relocation can be daunting.

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How Tech Can Keep Short-Term Thinking from Hampering Your Program's Success

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Working for a startup or a nascent tech company can sometimes resemble the scenes from a movie where a submarine crew is facing a crisis. Klaxons are blaring, leaks are springing, and the crew is constantly shifting its priority to address each new, most dire circumstance.

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

The Word of the Year for 2017: Simplify

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As long as this industry has existed, it has thrived off of one concept: the complexity of relocation. Policies and procedures among companies have gone from a single thread of a concept, “Provide relocation assistance as a benefit” into a tangled ball of yarn. Technology HR

5 HR Trends Your Team Needs to Know About in 2017

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The future of HR is an exciting one. It has undergone a tremendous transformation over the past few years, and the growth we've witnessed in 2016 is expected to grow even more in 2017.

Relocation Technology Offers Acclimation Services, So You Don't Have to Manage Them

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Millennials get a lot of guff for needing their hands held for something that seems simple. Of course, most of our current interactions with millennials are those who are inexperienced and just getting out in the world for the first time.

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Three Things Good Software Will Make You Thankful For

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For many companies, a software solution for a problem is just a box to check. Companies today promote software adoption by all departments, which results in some seeing the selection and procurement process as an onerous task.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

Three Steps To Take If You Aren't Able to Implement Relocation Technology Before 2017 Intern Season

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It’s officially spring, which means internship programs around the country are firing up at full power.

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Three Key Office & Relocation Trends from 2016

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As 2016 starts to move from the windshield to the rear-view mirror, our hindsight is getting closer to 20/20. While our final report will be out soon, here’s a quick preview of the big stories in relocation from 2016. Millennials & Gen Z Relocation HR

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If Your Tech is Up-to-date, Your Policy Might Be Out-of-date

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One of the greatest challenges HR departments are facing as the implement tech solutions is finding that not only did the need to modernize their software, but they also need to update their relocation policies.

HR Technology is a Safe Investment with a Big Payoff

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In just a few short years, HR technology solutions have gone from a glowing ember to a full-on blaze. Early solutions in the field were wobbly and barebones, as most software is in its infancy, and especially in areas where existing solutions don’t yet exist.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

[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.

How to Create a Robust Relocation Benefit

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Reimbursement policies have been a pillar of employee relocation programs for years. Over time they evolved, but rather than increase in efficiency, they typically became more time consuming, burdensome, and a hassle to relocating employees, relocation professionals, and payroll departments. Even as technology improved other burdensome processes, reimbursement procedures remained frustratingly manual. UrbanBound’s new expense management solution tackles this very obstacle. Relocation HR

Evaluate Your 2016 Intern Program with Feedback from These Three Sources

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As the final remaining 2016 interns are trickling back to campus, relocation professionals, short term housing coordinators, and intern program coordinators all breathe a collective sigh of relief.

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Three Tips for Capturing Millennials' Attention

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Kids these days and increasingly, adults these days, are impossible. They’re distant, constantly on their phones, blunt to the edge of rudeness, and despite being the most connected generation in the history of the world, impossible to communicate with.

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5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

The Best Way to Explain Core/Flex to Transferees and Decision Makers

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If you’re looking to update your relocation policies to make them more in line with current standards, your best bet is to integrate a Core/Flex style program. You probably already know the basics of this concept, but just in case you don’t, here’s a quick summary.

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HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

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The weekly HR Tech and Relocation news is in! Technology Relocation HR

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HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

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UrbanBound’s weekly roundup of the top news from HR Tech and Relocation is here! Technology Relocation HR

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HR Tech and Relocation: In the News

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

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Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.