Mobility Industry

The term ‘mobility industry’ covers the broad range of organisations and individuals that provide products and services to support domestic relocations and international assignments. These include relocation management companies, destination services providers, and specialists such as schools, education consultants and immigration consultants, as well as providers of business-travel services, serviced apartments, and partner, family and cross-cultural support. Read more

This section features the latest news and articles about the mobility industry from around the world. As well as keeping those who provide professional relocation services up to speed with current development in their field, it is essential reading for HR managers, global mobility managers, and anyone else who needs to source relocation-related products and services and tap into a wealth of professional expertise.

For details of organisations in the global mobility industry that can provide support for global mobility and relocation, see our Directory. Read less

Latest global mobility jobs

A selection of the latest global mobility jobs, brought to you in association with Easy Tiger Executive Search.

Global mobility account manager sought in Hampshire

Global mobility account manager sought in Hampshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a Hampshire-based company as a global mobility account manager responsible for large premier clients. The job may provide significant opportunities for travel.

Latest Mobility Industry Features

Latest Mobility Industry News

Relocate Awards News

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Relocate Awards 2017: why enter, and how to win!

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Following record attendance at last night’s gala dinner, the Relocate team is already hard at work to ensure we build on the success of the Relocate Awards 2015/16 and make next year’s even bigger and better!

General Relocation Trends

Relocate to launch new online mobility toolkit

Relocate's soon-to-be-released online global mobility toolkit will provide CEOs, CFOs, HR, global mobility managers & relocation professionals with cutting-edge strategic insights and operational knowhow.
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ASAP achieves membership milestone of 150 members, as overseas membership increases

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) is delighted to announce it has now reached 150 members, a key milestone for the Association.
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Talent management and people analytics

Simply put, the nature of talent management has changed dramatically since its inception. More intricately said, a variety of factors has led to this dramatic shift – a younger generation of employees has become a huge part of the workforce, bringing with it a revised set of attitudes and work preferences.

Associations

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RES Forum launches mobile HR Learning Lab

RES Forum and Knowledge Anywhere have joined forces to deliver a virtual education programme for HR and mobility professionals.
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Altair Global extends its presence in EMEA

Global mobility merger news from Altair Global and NOVA Relocation Group
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Paragon Relocation announces partnership with UrbanBound

Paragon Relocation and UrbanBound have announced a strategic partnership to provide self-managed capabilities to corporate clients and their employees.

Reports and Surveys

Research shows fall in employees willing to relocate abroad

Research shows fall in employees willing to relocate abroad

The number of employees who are prepare to relocate abroad has declined from 25 per cent in 2012 to 18 per cent in 2017, according to new research from the Canadian Employee Relocation Council.
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Singapore cements reputation for quality of life: study

Singapore ranks highest among Asia-Pacific countries for quality of life on the latest Mercer 'Quality of Living' index.
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Australia and New Zealand reveal appeal in new Mercer index

Oceania makes a good showing in the latest ‘Quality of Life’ index from global HR consultancy Mercer, with two of the region's key cities appearing in the worldwide top ten.

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'Conscious Capitalism' – Lessons for mobility?

There was a mood of change at the 2016 EuRA conference, with signs that destination services providers were preparing themselves for the new world ahead, says Fiona Murchie.
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Survey of surveys reveals the future of talent mobility

Talent mobility will play a key part in enabling business leaders to meet the challenges of a global business world that is more technologically advanced, demographically complex and geographically diverse than ever before, says a new study.
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How to deal with the ‘Digital Deluge’ – Microsoft’s Dave Coplin

At the ARP Conference in London this year, the theme: “Vision Meets Reality” was explored in some style by Dave Coplin, of Microsoft, the keynote speaker.

Worldwide ERC

One hundred days: charting the path of the Trump presidency

One hundred days: charting the path of the Trump presidency

The Worldwide ERC follow the activity of the US administration and government and provide insights on the key areas of focus and the impact on global mobility in their ‘Government Affairs Community Update’.
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WERC London Summit 2017: Immigration – moving with the times

With ongoing uncertainty around Brexit, and now President Trump’s evolving views on immigration, Charlotte Slocombe, US attorney at global immigration partners, Fragomen, spoke to 'Re:locate' to discuss how to manage the flux.
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WERC London Summit 2017: exploring mobility

Worldwide ERC president Peggy Smith kicked off this year’s EMEA summit in London on an exploratory note.

CERC

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Survey of surveys reveals the future of talent mobility

Talent mobility will play a key part in enabling business leaders to meet the challenges of a global business world that is more technologically advanced, demographically complex and geographically diverse than ever before, says a new study.
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Out Now: Spring 2016 Canada digital magazine

The Spring 2016 issue of Re:locate’s new Canada-focused digital magazine highlights the latest developments in mobility across this vast and diverse country, with insights from the Canadian Employee Relocation Council’s 2015 annual conference.
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Canada’s technology sector: An industry on the rise

While the oil-price collapse has left the energy sector in the doldrums, there’s one success story that’s lighting up the gloom of Canada’s struggling economy and jobs market.
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