Enticing employees to go on relocationCareer prospects and family-support services can help convince reluctant workers to tackle foreign assignmentsBy Sarah Dobson05/18/2009|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/19/2009 As alluring and exciting as relocations might sound, they can also add up to a major upheaval for an employee. There are plenty of doubts and unknowns and HR may find a top performer targeted for a major assignment is not willing to take the leap.Today the reluctance is even stronger because of the level of uncertainty that exists in the economy, says Stephen Cryne, president and CEO of the Canadian Employee Relocation Council. Add on the complications of housing issues and dual-career families and, all of a sudden, this becomes a much more complex decision to make, he says.So how can an employer motivate a hesitant employee? Priority one is letting the employee know how the relocation fits into her career planning. 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.