Enhancing the Employee Experience: Simplifying Temporary Housing

Enhancing the Employee Experience: Simplifying Temporary Housing

Providing employees with comfortable, furnished temporary accommodations during their relocation not only reduces stress but also allows the employee the freedom to explore potential neighborhoods and make informed decisions about their long-term housing. By offering temporary housing, a company can demonstrate their commitment to the well-being and success of their employees, creating a positive and supportive work environment.

The Struggles of Temporary Housing

As the job market becomes increasingly globalized, the need for seamless temporary housing brings an array of issues, such as locations, competitive pricing, and finding trustworthy suppliers. Whether it’s finding a prolonged hotel stay or needing a furnished apartment to a house large enough for a family of five, it can be difficult to find properties that fit the budget and need of every move.

A  Relocation Management Company (RMC) can be instrumental in providing temporary housing solutions, and new technology tools are making the process faster and easier, providing an enhanced employee experience.

Common Offerings

It’s important to start with the basics and include well-defined temporary housing parameters within your relocation policy. It’s essential to establish the comprehensive policy components that outline the common offerings and address specific points for discussion. Here are some key elements to consider:

  • Common Offerings: Define the standard temporary housing offerings provided to employees during relocations. This typically includes furnished apartments or homes equipped with essential amenities.
  • Length of Stay: Specify the duration for which temporary housing will be provided. Different assignments might require varying lengths of stay, so it's essential to establish guidelines accordingly.
  • Budget Allocation: Set clear budget guidelines to ensure that temporary housing costs are aligned with the company's financial goals. Having a transparent budget policy helps both employers and RMCs make informed decisions.
  • Pet Policy: If your employees have pets, it's important to address whether temporary housing can accommodate them. A pet-friendly policy can significantly impact the overall employee experience.

Supplier Assistance

One of the critical roles of an RMC is to work with trusted suppliers who can perform safety and needs assessments on potential housing options. These assessments are crucial for ensuring the well-being and satisfaction of employees during their temporary stays. By partnering with reputable suppliers, the RMC can ensure that:

  • Safety Standards: Housing options are thoroughly vetted for safety, security, and compliance with local regulations.
  • Location Suitability: Temporary housing options are located in convenient proximity to the employee's workplace and other essential amenities.
  • Amenities: The housing is equipped with amenities that meet the specific needs and preferences of the relocating employees.
  • Lease Negotiations: Navigating lease negotiations can be a daunting task, especially in unfamiliar locations. This is where the assistance of an RMC becomes invaluable. RMCs work with experienced professionals who can handle lease negotiations on behalf of the employees, ensuring fair terms and conditions while adhering to the company's budget guidelines.

The Power of a Global Booking Platform

At NuCompass, we leverage a global temporary housing platform that is integrated into our CoPilot technology. It’s the key to unlocking global housing options for your employees with expanded choices of accommodations available. It also streamlines the booking process and reduces corporate housing costs through competitive bidding.

No matter the location—urban, suburban, or even rural and remote— we can ensure your budget is respected, while still providing the best possible properties to meet your employees' requirements.

Let's talk about the nuts and bolts of this streamlined process. Our dedicated Consultants thoroughly review a variety of properties available through the global booking platform and vetted corporate housing providers. Based on your employees' location, relocation budget, and specific needs, we handpick properties that best suit their preferences.

Using this platform, your employees can easily review and select temporary housing options that align with their preferences—just a smooth and interactive experience that saves time and effort.

The perks of NuCompass’ temporary housing platform:

  • A World of Accommodation Choices: We have access to multiple sources of professional apartments worldwide, catering to both popular and remote locations.
  • Home Away from Home: All properties are fully furnished and come with essential amenities, from furniture and housewares to utilities and internet services.
  • Instant Booking: With a click of a button, employees can review and book their preferred accommodation hassle-free.
  • Direct Billing: Approved expenses are directly billed, making financial management a breeze.
  • Renter's Insurance: Every stay is covered with renter's insurance, offering peace of mind during the transition.
  • 24/7 Global Support: Employees enjoy round-the-clock phone support concierge services, ensuring they feel cared for throughout their stay.
  • Enhanced Employee Experience: By providing comfortable and suitable housing, your employees will experience smoother relocations and heightened job satisfaction.
  • Cost Savings: Competitive pricing ensures cost-effectiveness, benefiting both you and your employees.


Navigating temporary housing has long been a challenge for both employers and employees during relocations. However, partnering with a reliable RMC can significantly enhance the entire process. At NuCompass, we leverage a global booking platform for furnished apartments, offering employees a world of accommodation choices in any location and for any duration. Streamlined processes and comprehensive policies ensure that temporary housing becomes a seamless and comfortable transition for relocating employees. Through our global booking platform, NuCompass can help reduce stress and enhance the employees’ experience during relocations, ultimately leading to happier, more productive employees.