30 episodes

Created for HR and corporate relocation professionals, Propelling Talent presents timely and topical discussions on the subjects of employee relocation, talent mobility and talent management. All with a bit of humor. And some pretty cool intro music.

Propelling Talent: A Relocation Podcast Weichert Workforce Mobility

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Created for HR and corporate relocation professionals, Propelling Talent presents timely and topical discussions on the subjects of employee relocation, talent mobility and talent management. All with a bit of humor. And some pretty cool intro music.

    The Current Real Estate Market and Its Impact on Relocation

    The Current Real Estate Market and Its Impact on Relocation

    Our quarterly look at current trends across the US real estate market (with some insight to the Canadian market) and how they are impacting relocating employees and other buyers. Topics include the current lack of inventory and higher home prices; how these and other challenges are affecting buyers, particularly young professionals who may be looking to relocate into their first home; how companies are adjusting relocation/home buying benefits to accommodate the current market; the shape of things to come; and much more. It's a half hour of valuable content presented by Laura Levenson, Practice Leader in Weichert Workforce Mobility's Advisory Services group; Joe Palumbo, Vice President of Real Estate Services for Weichert Workforce Mobility; and Betsy Roche, Vice President of the Weichert Broker Network.

    • 31 min
    Talent Mobility and the Ukraine Crisis

    Talent Mobility and the Ukraine Crisis

    As shocking as Russia's invasion of Ukraine was to the entire free world, it was even more traumatic for people in the country working on assignment. In this special episode we are joined by several key service partners who share insights to the situation on the ground in Ukraine and offer practical solutions to some of the difficult situations companies with international assignees in Ukraine are facing. Topics include safety measures for assignees and their families, immigration and evacuation, and household goods shipping, to name a few. It's actionable info for meeting a terrifyingly complex challenge.

    • 45 min
    Making Your Relocation Policy More Inclusive and Diverse

    Making Your Relocation Policy More Inclusive and Diverse

    While developing a more diverse workforce and inclusive mobility program is key to fostering an environment that sparks innovation, companies need to be mindful of the challenges facing their LGBTQ+ assignees and how to respond to them. In this episode, Laura Levenson of our Advisory Services group offers best practices and insight for companies that want to build a safe and more inclusive mobility program and policy -- not just because it's the right thing to do, but because the best ideas come from collaboration between so many different people.

    • 12 min
    Relocating Employees and the Surging US Real Estate Market

    Relocating Employees and the Surging US Real Estate Market

    While the world slowly inches back toward some sense of post-pandemic normalcy, the US Real Estate market has been incredibly robust, seemingly breaking new records each month. In this episode, we examine the US housing market from the perspective of relocating employees and the companies that move them. You'll learn the red flags to watch for, benefits (and policy adjustments) that make sense, how relocating employees can compete with other sellers, considerations for employees going on international assignment and general risk avoidance tips.

    It's a half hour of valuable content presented by Laura Levenson, Practice Leader in Weichert Workforce Mobility's Advisory Services group, and Betsy Roche, Vice President of the Weichert Broker Network.

    • 31 min
    Home Valuation in the Age of Pandemic

    Home Valuation in the Age of Pandemic

    One of the most important components of any relocation is the appraising and valuation of employee-owned real estate. In this episode, we check back in with Joe Palumbo, Weichert's VP of Real Estate Services, to discuss the ways COVID has changed the valuation game, which trends predicted when the virus first took hold will remain in play for 2021, and new wrinkles that corporate mobility managers will need to watch out for.

    • 11 min
    Sustainability in Workforce Mobility Programs

    Sustainability in Workforce Mobility Programs

    When you consider the impact that workforce mobility can have on sustainability -- from the movement of household goods and people to the management of global supply chains -- you can see why the topic will only increase in importance to our industry. In this podcast, Laura Levenson of our Advisory Services group shares her thoughts on sustainability and how it touches talent mobility from the economic, environmental and social perspectives. She also offers sustainability best practices, greener policy options, and ways companies can demonstrate a real-world commitment to minimizing their total environmental footprint.

    • 14 min

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