That is a very good question! Relocating employees is costly. According to the Worldwide ERC®, companies spend an average of sixteen million dollars in relocation costs each year. But is hiring a new employee locally any cheaper? Relocation expenses can add up quickly, but recruiting, training, and getting new employees up to speed often exceeds…

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For HR professionals, moving key employees to the U.S. from overseas can be complicated. Sometimes employees come on their own and even then, it’s complicated.  But what if they bring a family?  Extended family? Domestic staff? Modern day family life does not always align with U.S. immigration law.  Identifying visa issues up front can help…

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What led you to become part of the Suburban Settlers team? I am a stay at home mom and was interested in returning to work part time was difficult.  I have a background and am currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in New Jersey but shift work wasn’t as flexible for the needs of my…

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Executive Recruiters and Global Mobility Specialists are often faced with the challenge of getting prime candidates to move from overseas or somewhere else in the U.S. The focus on recruiting and placing of top talent across all industries is a priority. A healthy salary, signing bonus and stock options can all sweeten employment packages but…

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Approximately seven million people in the US relocate each year because of work, which means a lot of employees and families are dealing with the overwhelming stress and fatigue of being uprooted.  We want to help ease that stress. Our team at Suburban Settlers understand that people need to make personal connections, know their surroundings…

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In 2017, former Fox Networks sales executive Darlene Agag had an idea.  She wanted to start a specialized service that helps employees relocating to Bergen County, New Jersey, get settled sooner!  Her idea was to create customized plans and area tours that give newcomers the very specific information they need about their neighborhood and what…

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The workplace has gone global, with job responsibilities, projects, and teams often spanning continents and cultures. More and more companies are relocating their employees internationally, whether permanently or to take on temporary assignments, and corporate human resources departments now play an integral part in guiding employees through the challenges of moving to a new job…

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Looking for more happiness in your life? Moving just might be the key. Although moving is universally ranked as one of the most stressful events in people’s lives, for many of us it’s also an opportunity to create positive change. Research shows that we typically move for good reason: to start a new job or…

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