Thursday, October 01, 2015
SIRVA will be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 2015 Global Workforce Symposium, being held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA from October 7th through October 9th. Be sure to come visit us in the Exhibit Hall at booth # 515 and meet our mobility experts!
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
With the tightening of immigration rules in Singapore and in the region, there is a renewed focus on reducing dependence on imported foreign talent and developing local talent to fill leadership roles.
Join us for our interactive roundtable, The Rise of Local Leadership Development in Asia and the Role of Talent Mobility, to:
- Learn from SIRVA’s Visa and Immigration Specialist, who will provide an update on Singapore Ministry of Manpower’s current employment permit regulations.
- Hear from Dr. Gillian Koh, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), who will share her opinion on the Government’s future direction and policy for foreign talent.
- Share best practices with peers on addressing talent shortage.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving is providing a Question & Answer session with Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), at the Tower of London on Friday the 25th of September, 2015.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
We are delighted to announce that SIRVA have been shortlisted for three categories at The Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs).
- Best Vendor Partnership - Relocation Management Companies
- Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility
- Relocation Management Company of the Year
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
The current truck driver shortage has had a multitude of effects, including directly impacting relocation budgets as the costs for moving services continue to rise substantially. Other impacts include less van line capacity, poor customer service and even increased liability risks. As In addition, the limited van line capacity could result in extended relocation times, leading to declining employee satisfaction.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
**The CFPB has delayed the effective date of below TRID changes until October 3rd. The delay will allow lenders, title companies, attorneys, realtors and other vendors additional time to implement and be prepared to follow the TRID rules.
SIRVA will be ready for the new changes on October 3rd. We are using the additional time to validate and test our software. There will also be a transferee-facing info-graphic that will be geared to and made available to transferees.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Over the last several years we’ve witnessed significant natural disasters and political turmoil. Whether it was Hurricane Sandy leaving significant damage across the Eastern seaboard, the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan, and numerous political uprisings throughout the Middle East, these events have changed the course of mobility programs across the globe. There is no doubt that these events can be unpredictable and relentless, and this volatility requires quick thinking and action when you have your most precious assets-- your people—living and working in an impacted area. The basics of how to plan and react to natural disasters have not changed since Managing Your Relocation Program through Natural Disasters was first written in 2012. These same guidelines still apply.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
When relocating an employee, not all companies offer home sale benefits for any variety of reasons. For those employees selling their home on their own here are some helpful tips to help make the home sale process easier.
Thursday, July 09, 2015
Whilst Australian employers overwhelmingly prefer to employ local workers (as it is cheaper and faster), skilled migration continues to play a vital role in Australia’s economic policy. The Temporary Work (Skilled) Subclass 457 visa, Australia’s most commonly used work visa, allows skilled overseas workers to come to Australia to work for a sponsoring employer for up to four years. This visa program is uncapped and driven by employer demand to address skills shortages.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Date: Tuesday, July 21st
Time: 2:00 PM (ET)
Presenters: Matthew Dickerson, SVP & Global CIO, SIRVA
From smart phones, tablets, and connectivity platforms to wearable tech, the Internet of Things, and the Connected Home, technology continues to evolve the mobility experience for all stakeholders. All this connectivity also means that there are more data points on the entire relocation process than ever before.