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Preventing Cybercrime While on Assignment

Those who travel the world are using credit cards, ATM machines and internet networks on a global scale. This may make them especially vulnerable to cybercrime. However, there are steps that can be taken to minimize the risk while away from the United States. For example: Check your...

NEI Chairwoman Welcomes 179 New CRP Designees to Worldwide ERC

Worldwide ERC® announced that 75 percent of the 240 candidates tested earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation after passing the May 6, 2015 CRP® exam which was held in 16 locations around the country. The exam, which tests individuals on the disciplines of U.S....

When in Rome… Helping Others Understand Local Customs

We have all heard this saying “when in Rome…”, and most of us interpret it as acting as the locals do–embracing a certain custom or lifestyle. For our globetrotting transferees, this is sometimes easier said than done. While the excitement and accompanying adrenaline...

NEI Opens Singapore Office

First Switzerland and now Singapore! NEI once again takes another leap forward in the global marketplace by opening our new Singapore office. Leading the Singapore team as the International Regional Manager of NEI APAC Pte Ltd is Jessie Leng. As Regional Manager, Jessie manages all facets of...

Temporary Housing: A Home Away From Home

From a relocating employee’s point of view, temporary housing is seen as a home or refuge during a stressful 30-to-60 day transition period. For some Talent and Hiring Managers, it may be viewed as an expensive line item on relocation and assignment cost estimates. However, this benefit...

Talent Agility Symposium for NEI Clients: “Explore Your World”

NEI Global Relocation treated attendees of our Talent Agility Symposium to an extraordinary opportunity to recharge their thinking about relocation. This year’s theme “Explore Your World”, with the emphasis on “your”, was designed to help participants develop...

TRID “Know Before You Owe” Rule to Start October 3

Of the many aftershocks from the 2006-2009 U.S. financial/housing market crash, perhaps none was as jolting to lending and real-estate related professionals as regulatory reforms enacted to help prevent a re occurrence. Those same modifications are the big push behind new TILA-RESPA...

A Win-Win-Win Service for Client, Transferee and Community

The focus on being green and saving money maintains a high profile in today’s business environment. NEI and Home Sweet Home have teamed up to do just that by offering our clients a progressive, pre-move Discard & Donate service designed to reduce the size of the household goods...

NEI Named in Shortlist for Re:locate Awards

NEI Global Relocation (NEI) was recently named to the Re:locate Awards shortlist for Relocation Provider/Team of the Year. The annual Re:locate Awards began in 2007 to recognize teams, individuals and organizations who demonstrate quality and high standards of excellence across the relocation...

NEI a Top Provider in HRO Today Relocation Bakers Dozen--Again!

Once again, NEI Global Relocation ranks in the top three for Quality of Service in the 2015 HRO Today Relocation Baker’s Dozen! NEI has been in the top three for this category since 2011. All three of the top companies in this year’s Quality of Service category scored within less...

Service Partner Perspective: Household Goods Driver Shortage?

Recently, NEI had the opportunity to speak with Donna Gann, Senior Vice President, Customer Service at Nelson Westerberg about her perspective on the Household Goods Industry driver shortage.  She indicated that most household goods companies are likely to respond that the biggest challenge...

Moving, Shaking ...and Crating?

Slate pool tables, grandfather clocks, pianos, paintings, glass tables, antiques, special vases, china sets, ATVs, unusual machinery – the list goes on.  But the true value?  When transferees or assignees have specialty items they want to protect from being damaged, the extra...

Changes for Intra-Company Moves in Canada

In most cases, a Canadian employer wishing to hire a foreign worker must first obtain government approval in the form of a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) before the hiring can take place. In order to receive a positive LMIA, the Canadian government employee reviewing an application...

Assignee Home Country Mentor Programs: Great Concept, Flawed Execution?

Though international assignments today are perhaps more “tour of duty” than “relocation for fun or profit” compared to years ago, the high price tag is still the same. Yet the sticker shock doesn’t typically register until an employee repatriates—and then...

7 Relo Trends to Watch

Cost Containment Initiatives Impairing Recruitment Efforts At the peak of the recession in 2011, companies were focused on cost containment efforts, which in some cases, are now preventing them from obtaining the right talent.   The talent shortage we experienced prior to the...
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