Keeping the whole family happy on relocationPreparation, flexibility and connections help keep spouses, children satisfiedBy Donna Bergles and Charles Freeman10/08/2012|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 10/10/2012 The unhappiness of a partner or family is one of the major reasons for assignment failure. And there are several reasons behind the discontentment. Relocation is not permanent, so it’s inherently more disruptive. Housing is also not permanent, so it is difficult for a family to make themselves at home. In addition, it often takes significant time for people to become fully connected and settled in a new location. But an assignment can also be a life-enriching adventure. The key, as with all things, is in the details. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.