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Destination Support in Domestic Moves Matters

US domestic moves are easier than global, right? Think twice. While many employees simply ask their work colleagues for advice and hire a Realtor to get housing and schooling information, they may not be getting the full story.

Global Mobility professionals … Read More »

 
 

The Hard Numbers around a Soft Service

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Language Training often finds itself in the challenging position of being recognized as a highly beneficial service while continually having to justify its value. We regularly hear, “It’s a ‘nice-to-have’ but not necessary benefit,” or, “I can’t justify spending money … Read More »

 
 

Do you KISS your clients?

At the EuRA International Relocation Congress held recently in Warsaw, Poland, IOR President Kendra Mirasol led a popular panel discussion highlighting continuous improvement strategies for Destination Services Providers around the globe.  Audience members were also introduced to the KISS exercise … Read More »

 
 

IOR Wins Three Prestigious Partner Awards

Left to Right: Sterling Partnership Award, TheMIGroup Americas Relocation Service Partner of the Year, Aires Circle of Excellence

IOR Global Services (“IOR”) was honored to accept three highly regarded partner awards at the EuRA International Relocation … Read More »

 
 

Maximizing ROI: Moving Cultural Training Beyond Mobility

Kendra: What do you hope to achieve by combining the Cultural Training and Global Talent Management businesses?

Charisse: IOR has worked with both Talent Management and Global Mobility for decades and has the experience to ask the right questions, connect the right players … Read More »

 
 

Meet the Trents

Meet Janice & Tom Trent*, a modern assignee couple who just completed their 3-year assignment from Austin Texas to Hong Kong.  Janice works as a Manager of Technology Transfer for a multinational product engineering firm.  Prior to accepting a first-time … Read More »

 
 

Assignees moving to the US? Top FAQ’s

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Cheryl Hart, GMS Director, Destination Services

1) Will the rental properties I view in the Spring months be available when I move in the Summer?

No, not likely! The goal of a … Read More »

 
 

Raising a (Rotating) Hand

HandsRaisedThere is a lot of exciting synergy between Talent Management and Global Mobility these days and one of the … Read More »

 
 

The Modern Assignee: As Cool as Coffee?

“Wanna get a Starbucks?” my friend asked as we enjoyed a walk recently.  “Sure!” I replied, looking forward to my regular order and the classic … Read More »

 
 

The Practice of Empathy

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  Cheryl Hart, GMS      Director, Destination Services

I am often asked: how do IOR and your Destination Consultants help global assignees feel comfortable in their new locations and my … Read More »