Seven Tips to Consider if Relocating for Work

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Under the leadership of Mark Olsen, Parsifal Corporation strives to develop quality products and services associated with auditing, billing, and relocation management. Parsifal Corporation is also the developer of MyReloWork, an advanced relocation management tool for employers and their transferring employees. The following tips may prove useful to employees preparing to undergo a job transfer that requires them to move.

1. Use employer supported resources. Many employers offer relocation services for employees undergoing a transfer, such as assistance with transportation expenses and housing searches. If your employer does not openly offer, you may try requesting them.

2. Plan ahead. A successful move involves planning ahead and making the right decisions for you and your family regarding neighborhood, travel distance to work, and similar considerations. Do research and become familiar with the area you will be moving to.

3. Keep your budget in mind. Develop a relocation budget that leaves leeway for unexpected costs and charges.

4. Factor in family needs. If your family unit includes a spouse or children, you will also need to help them adjust to the new environment. For instance, you may need to help a spouse find a new job or research the best schools for children.

5. Choose the right realtor. Make sure you choose an experienced real estate agent to list your home to receive a realistic estimate of your home’s worth and how long selling it might take. In addition, do similar research for a realtor in your new hometown.

6. Decide upon moving services. Determine what kind of moving services you will need and begin making arrangements. You may want to use an insured, reputable moving company for long-distance moves, particularly those with long-distance experience.

7. Stay organized. Keep important documents, contact information, and other essential items together for easy access. You might also want to keep a to-do list to help remind you what you have finished and what remains to do.

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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.