Things to tell your employees about the relocation process

Employee Relocation How Honest Communication Can Aid in the Employee Relocation Process It wasn’t that long ago that a company would place a job posting in the local newspaper and wait for the resumes to pile up. Sure, it was great to find people that were in the same city, but many employers found their […]

Make Data-Driven Employee Relocation Decisions

WHR Stats – Accurate & Timely Housing and Community Data for Employee Relocations Making data-driven business decisions is essential for achieving success for any company, and the same can be said when it comes to employee relocations. At Welcomehome Relocations, we are committed to being a leader in the relocation industry, working tirelessly to deliver […]

How Do Renters Benefit from Support During the Employee Relocation Process?

Every employee relocation is unique. It is for this reason that companies are constantly evaluating the costs associated with successful employee relocations and are looking for ways to optimize their spending. Employees and their families have a lot on their plates as well – not only thinking about the upcoming changes the relocation will bring […]

The Important Role of a Relocation Specialist When Providing Destination Services

Deciding to relocate for an employment opportunity can be both an exciting and daunting task. Our goal at Welcomehome Relocations is to help you and your employees through every step of this process. Our team of experienced Relocation Specialists have worked hard over the years to become the leading provider of destination services in Canada. […]

Employee Relocation – International Moves

Selecting the Right Candidates/Employees for International Moves – What Characteristics and Personality Traits Do Recruiters Seek? Selecting the right candidates and employees for an international career opportunity can be a challenging task. There are various characteristics and personality traits that must be considered to ensure the candidate is the right person for the job. More […]

Employee Relocation: Understanding Millennials Desire to be Mobile

How are the expectations of millennials in the workforce different from previous generations? How can businesses attract millennial talent on a global level?  It’s no secret; millennials are one of the most mobile workforces in history. Not only are workers aged 18-to-35 willing to move from one job to another, they are willing to move to […]

Turning "Stressful Times" into "Comfortable Processes" Across Canada

Attentive, wonderful, helpful, detail-oriented, calming, positive, easy – these are a few of the words used to describe our team of Relocation Specialists across Canada. Read the testimonials below to learn more about the support our team can provide to relocating employees when assisting with destination and settling-in services. “I needed someone to view an […]

Increasing Levels of Confidence and Comfort through the Relocation Process

Our Relocation Specialists based in Calgary, Regina and Toronto provide excellent customer service! They each understand the importance of customizing their service for relocating individuals and each of the families involved in the process. “Theresa, you were given such a short time frame to work with, and were still able to provide me with a […]

Students Relocating To Canada

Tips for International Students Relocating to Canada   Canadian universities and colleges continue to see more students attending their schools from overseas. For many years China sent a steady stream of students to Canada, but schools are now seeing an increase from countries such as Nigeria, Brazil, Russia, France and Vietnam. The Canadian Bureau for […]

6 Tips for a Successful Employee Relocation

Employee Relocation Agreeing to relocate as part of a job can be one of the most stressful processes someone can undertake during their career. There are a lot of moving pieces that need be addressed. Working with an employment relocation expert is a great way to alleviate some of this stress for the employee and […]

ARE YOU RELOCATING EMPLOYEES? If so, you might need a CVE.

Many people in the mobility industry will be familiar with a CVE report but for the uninitiated, a Comparable Value Estimate is used by an employer to establish the difference in the housing costs between a relocating employee’s current situation and what they will experience in their new community.  If the employee is being transferred […]

Move Management Services

SAVE MONEY AND STRESS WITH MOVE MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES There’s no other way to say it. Moving employees to a new location can be a stressful ordeal. There are so many moving parts it’s really hard to keep everything straight. A successful move requires attention to detail and frankly it takes experience. There’s […]

Social Media – Bridging the Gaps in Employee Relocation

Employee Relocation Employee relocation can be a complicated process with a lot of moving parts. Managing all of these elements is often challenging. The solution may be found in something many of us use every day. Social media may be the perfect solution for bringing together all the elements in an employee relocation. Also, it […]

How Your Employee Relocation Impacts Your Taxes

Tax season is not that far away. If you’ve relocated domestically for work during 2014 you may be eligible for some tax deductions. Anyone who has moved domestically to start a new job or to maintain a job and relocated at least 40 km closer to a new workplace may be able to deduct eligible […]

Saving Money With Properly Planned Employee Relocation

A full Employee Relocation from origin to final destination can be one of the most expensive employee benefits offered by a company. There are actually many ways that companies can save money and still provide their employees with the conveniences and security of a well rounded relocation package. Every employee relocation is unique. The business […]

Top 10 most livable cities in the world include Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary

The top 10 cities are as follows: Melbourne. Vienna. Vancouver. Toronto. Calgary (tied). Adelaide​ (tied). Sydney​. Helsinki. Perth. Auckland. The magazine ranks cities based on the following categories: stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure. Features of each city are assessed to determine which cities around the world provide the best and worst […]

A "Stress-free" & "Smooth Transition" to Toronto

“Thanks so much for your assistance through this process, Michelle. I’m always pleased with your services. You have helped me on two relocations, both of which you took the stress out of.  It’s always a smooth transition and easy to look for places with you. I will definitely use you as a recommendation for any new […]

Going the "Extra Mile" in Montreal

“Thanks for following up, Francesca. The only thing that’s left is to receive the driver’s license, and that should come in any day! With regards to your service I can only have good words. You’ve always been available, professional, understanding of our lapses and you also went the extra mile to give us useful information […]