5 Ways to Ease your Employee’s Transfer (shifting) to a New City.

A company incurs a substantial cost when it relocates an employee; however, one must realize that a company’s duty does not end after the employee has been transferred.

There are many ways in which a company can attempt to help its relocated employees to settle down in the new job role, and also ensure that the family of the employee is equally comfortable.

Now many of you must be wondering why is it essential for a company to ensure familial satisfaction? It is because one of the prime factors of a failed relocation is familial dissatisfaction.

The employee may be enjoying his new work profile, his new colleagues, but at the same time, the family must be experiencing something completely different. Let us read about the five ways in which a company can help its relocated employee.

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1. Provide Assistance for a New Residence

After relocation, house hunting is the most stressful task for the transferred employee. The companies can aid the employees by getting them in touch with some professional real estate agents, reimbursing the cost of house hunting, and also provide a house-hunting trip for both the employee and the spouse.

2. Arrange a get Together for Families!

When one has shifted into a new place, the employee enjoys a new work environment, a new set of colleagues. In contrast, the family is still trying to familiarize themselves with the new environment.

An office gets together, or personal gathering of the employees enables the relocated employee and his family to get to know each other. Also is an excellent way to break the ice with the transferred employee.

3. Distribute Pocket Guidebook

Distribute pocket guide books among the relocated employees so that they get a fair idea of how to get around in the city, the best places to shop, nearby schools and hospitals.

And also has a list of weekend getaways where they can go for a short trip with their family.

4. Arrange a City Tour

Distribute pocket guide books among the relocated employees so that they get a fair idea of how to get around in the city, the best places to shop, nearby schools and hospitals.

And also has a list of weekend getaways where they can go for a short trip with their family.

5. Career Counselling Session for the Supporting Spouse

Supporting spouses who often quit their jobs to accompany their life-partner. This change creates a problematic situation for them.

Therefore they have no idea where to get their job to start. For that purpose, a career counselling session must be conducted by the company. 

These little deeds leave a lasting impression in the heart of the employees, enhance their loyalty towards the company, and also magnify their productivity and ensure retention.

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