Relocation News and Trends

NuCompass keeps you up to date with the latest relocation trends and mobility news.


NuCompass Named a Top Relocation Firm by HRO Today for 10th Year

NuCompass is pleased to announce its tenth consecutive year as a top relocation firm in the HROToday Baker's Dozen rankings!

Forbes Article: "Four Ways Business Leaders Can Transform Customer Experience"

Many organizations have adapted to a digital or remote way of doing business during the pandemic – and in some cases, it is dramatically altering people’s daily experiences. In this Forbes article, NuCompass Sr. Vice President of Technology & Security, Stephen Chen, discusses how NuCompass Mobility has taken advantage of these pandemic-driven changes to improve our entire customer experience. Chen outlines how business should build on the opportunities brought about by the pandemic to improve the entire customer experience, including:

Forbes Article: "Why Your Vendors are Partners in Better Cloud Security"

Stephen Chen, NuCompass Senior Vice President, Technology & Security, authored an article in Forbes that focuses on data and security.

Case Study: Building a Better Internship Program

During the current pandemic, many companies are rethinking their intern experience. Even if you are going virtual for now, you need to think about your future in-person intern experience if you want to compete for the best and brightest college students. What is the experience like? The city, the activities, and the living situation are all key aspects. So is reducing unexpected cost surprises for you and your candidates.

Instant Access to Worldwide Temporary Accommodations

To support worldwide temporary living accommodations, NuCompass is pleased to announce it has enhanced its centralized booking platform for furnished accommodations and hotels.

Case Study: Retaining Top Talent During Consolidation

Even before COVID-19, international relocation posed logistical and personal challenges. Now, travel and visa restrictions make it not only more complicated and difficult, but accompanied by even anxiety, uncertainty, and fear — especially for employees who have never lived outside of their home countries before.

One of our clients was facing just such a problem when they consolidated a major business function and needed to relocate 100 employees from China to six other countries.

Marron Quoted in "Revamping Relo" Article

NuCompass CEO, ​Dave Marron, is quoted in a new HRO Today article, "Revamping Relo," which highlights how HR leaders are finding ways to adapt  mobility programs to ensure the safety of employees. 

Will There Be a New Job Title for Global Mobility Professionals?

Global mobility professionals are pushing to become more involved in the strategic arena of talent management and development. Sure, compliance is a big part of the job, but mobility professionals must also evaluate and redesign policies to support mobility, communicate these to stakeholders, and develop predictive analytics to better advise on mobility decisions. These are clearly more strategic issues and require more coordination with talent acquisition and management. Perhaps it’s time for a job title equivalent to the aspirations of the role.

How COVID is Changing Talent Mobility

In a recent article, published in HR C-Suite, Frank Patitucci discusses the questions corporations should be asking now about relocation policies. Under pandemic conditions, it's not easy to get the right talent in the right location. It's important to adapt your relocation programs to ensure employee safety and support, while providing cost-efficient results for your company. 

Key questions to ask include:

Presidential Proclamation 10014 and Impact on Relocation

On June 22, 2020, in response to the pandemic's economic impact, President Trump issued a proclamation that suspended the entry of new H-1B and H-2B, L-1A and L-1B, and J-1 nonimmigrants and their spouses and children, with limited exceptions. The proclamation took effect on June 24 and will expire on December 31, 2020.