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“Significant” Others

“Significant” Others

If you were being transferred, what would you consider as the most important factor before accepting the new job assignment?”

According to several hundred professionals surveyed at the recent Worldwide Employee Relocation Council® (ERC) conference by Cartus Corporation, “”My spouse’s/family’s happiness while on assignment”” took the lead by a noteworthy margin. Thus, the significance of significant others simply cannot be overlooked in a relocation request.

Tying for second among respondents were, “”Potential for career advancement”” and “”Pay raise/new responsibilities.”Also included among considerations listed were “Location” and “Length of assignment.”

To learn how family acclimation support and spouse job search assistance can be the key to more successful transfers and overseas assignments, read more here.

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