Often corporations want to maintain comparable policy assistance with regional or industry peers. These firms may commission an independent resource to conduct research with other interested corporate participants. An industry benchmark study could involve one or more policy assistance components and several corporate employers.
Initial policy creation
Organizations in growth modes—or those expanding globally—may need support developing an initial U.S. policy or one internationally-oriented for non-U.S. locations. Although WERC is an available resource, not all companies that transfer employees are members of or are aware of this organization.
To be sure, these are non-traditional services for brokerage relocation departments, but they may be a natural extension to your other relocation service activities and can help you stay connected to mobility clients. As a professional strategically involved in the relocation processes for multiple corporate clients you may be better-positioned than you think to develop and offer policy support services.
Peg Guinta, CRP, is Projects Director for RIS Consulting Group.