Parsifal Corporation: Tips for Acclimating After Relocating for Work

One of the most common causes for relocation is a person’s career advancement.  Thanks to technological advances from relocation firms such as Parsifal Corporation, this process is becoming much less arduous and time consuming than ever before. But no matter what the reason, moving to a new city can be a daunting prospect. Parsifal Corporation provides a few tips below for making a smooth transition into a new city.

Know Where You Are Staying: Knowing the specifics of the new location can be tricky, especially if the city is not within driving distance of your current location. If possible, make a preliminary trip to evaluate ideal neighborhoods and learn about variables such as school districts, restaurants, parks, and entertainment. Always make living arrangements in-person to eliminate any confusion or miscommunication and ensure the property comes as advertised. Connecting with people you already know in the city is another good tactic when looking for living quarters, which highlights the next point.

Network: With the ubiquity of social media and mobile technologies, getting in contact with old friends and family, as well as meeting new people, is easier than ever. Capitalize on these tools to get in touch with people who can help you navigate the city and stay connected with everyone you left behind as well.

Get Involved: Even with social media, meeting new people can be a challenge. Make a concerted effort to get involved with community activities, whether that means signing up for a local sports league or volunteering at a nonprofit organization. Regardless of your interests, there are clubs, groups, and other organizations that can accommodate your tastes.

 

About the Company: With half a dozen offices across the United States, Parsifal Corporation streamlines the relocation process for clients in more than 120 different countries. Operating as a full-service audit and technology firm, Parsifal Corporation offers auditing, consulting, billing, and service evaluations. Established three decades ago, the company works on the behalf of hundreds of corporations and government agencies.

Unpacking After a Big Move

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With a range of commercial and governmental clients, Parsifal Corporation specializes in relocation technologies and services, including auditing relocation, consulting, and managing third-party carrier operations. Parsifal Corporation has 30 years of experience in the relocation industry and has streamlined relocation efforts for many companies and agencies during that time. The company offers a few tips below for unpacking after relocation.

Unpacking after a big move can be a daunting process, including days of work organizing, breaking down boxes, and finding places for your possessions throughout your new home. A smooth unpacking effort begins early in the packing and relocation effort. If possible, obtain a plan of your new home before you move and consider where to place your furniture and which items should end up in which rooms. While you pack, be sure to label each box with the room in the new house where it should be put. Try to keep the contents of each box confined to one room to streamline unpacking.

Consider which items you need first in your new home. Immediately necessary items often include bed linens, towels, dishes, and silverware because when you arrive, you may wish to eat a meal and head to bed. Designate a few boxes to hold these items and mark them clearly.

Have the movers place each box in the room you have assigned it by labeling it, and remember when you arrive that you do not need to unpack everything right away. Begin with the essentials; many people choose to start with the kitchen and bathrooms, saving living room or bedroom items for later. Unpack a few boxes at a time, collapsing the boxes and recycling or storing them to minimize mess.

Overseeing Professional Movers

With three decades in business, Parsifal Corporation has extensive experience auditing relocations, consulting with companies, and providing strong technological solutions to many common corporate relocation problems. Parsifal Corporation regularly evaluates the services of dozens of carriers, relocation departments, and third party relocation companies. The company offers moving day advice below to aid people in smooth relocation.

As efficient, experienced professionals, good movers work quickly and smoothly and have well-established systems for packing and moving coordination. As the customer, however, you still need to be around to oversee the move, offering instructions and answering questions.

Before the movers arrive, pack any personal items you may need during the move and in the first few days at your new home. Remember to include toiletries, medication, snacks, pet equipment, and important records and documents. You may also want to pack small valuables and move them yourself.

When the movers arrive, double-check the moving plans with them, making note of the condition of your furniture and other items and ensuring that they know what your wishes are. Go over the paperwork carefully, ensuring that you have read and approved its provisions before signing, and oversee the movers as they load your possessions. Good movers work quickly and carefully, but keep an eye out for any potential trouble as they go.

Moving is hard work, so be prepared to offer your movers water, beverages, and snacks, especially if the process takes all day. If your move happens during a meal time, offer to buy the crew lunch or dinner.

Before the team leaves, confirm the time they should arrive at your new home, including the date if you are moving long distances, and do a final walkthrough in your home, checking for damage caused by the movers and making sure they have packed all necessary items.