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Relocating an Employee Within the United States

Course#: 57
Category: Relocation Planning
Field of Study: Personnel/HR
Audience: HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty: Intermediate
Delivery Method: QAS Self Study
Prerequisites: Some college-level courses with moderate algebraic training
Advanced Preparation: None
Employee relocation planning is a Human Resources function that supports businesses that have operations in multiple locations and move their employees to meet workforce demands. This course teaches you how to set up employee relocation packages for executive relocation, new hires, and everything in between. You'll learn how to establish home purchase assistance programs that include real estate appraisal, home loans, and company mortgage assistance. You'll also learn how to plan for the use of moving companies, travel allowances, and family assistance programs to help with the settling in process. Finally, you'll learn how to use a cost of living calculator that helps you compare cost of living by city and state in order to determine an adequate cost of living allowance for an employee relocation package.
Learning Objectives:
  • Differentiate between Company Assistance Plans designed to help sell an employee's home
  • Identify costs associated with moving an employee
  • Recognize issues related to the family's assimilation into the new environment
  • Identify ways companies can assist employees during the home-buying process
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of cafeteria, lump-sum, and tiered relocation plans
  • Differentiate between separate salary structures based on location and aligning relocation bonuses, and cost-of-living allowance policies
*The Course Credit List displays credits and credit types offered by location.

Course Price:  Free!
Exam Price:  $49.00

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