Trends in relocation

<i>Canadian HR Reporter</i> asks readers to share their relocation experiences

More and more organizations are doing business overseas. To get these international operations up and running and to ensure consistency, many organizations send employees from Canada on long-term or short-term assignments.

These relocation assignments often include moving an employee's entire family to a new country, often with a completely different language and culture.

Long-term assignments can be hard on employees and their families, which is probably why there are now reports that short-term assignments are on the rise. Another option is the commuter assignment, where the employee isn't relocated at all but "commutes" from his home base in Canada to the international location.

With so much going on in the world of relocation, Canadian HR Reporter is looking into trends and issues in international relocations.

We would like to know whether or not you are sending employees overseas and what trends you are noticing. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey.

The survey will be open until the end of the day on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Results will be published in the Sept. 22 issue.

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