Though job relocation had always been a pain, many of us, might land up taking a job that requires shifting to a new location or an urban. In fact, according to career experts, 45% of the global population will be willing to relocate in order to hunt down better job opportunities. These are the group of job seekers who are more than happy to move, IF, their prospective employers offer to help with “transfer benefits”. So, next time if you happen to get such an offer, forget not to seek the following things as part of your relocation package.
- What Affect Will It Have On Your Relation:
If you are young and single then, you need not to think much about your transfer but in case you are in a relationship or married then obviously you need to consider your partner’s view as well. He/she should also be as welcoming as you to make this shift. This is vital because, if your better half is doing great in his/her current company then probably it won’t be the right time for him/her to move along with you. Thus, decide wisely!!
- Financial Status Of The Company:
Before you say yes to the job offer, ask your new hiring manager to allow you 1-2 days time to make a final decision. In this period, try to find out if the financial condition and the work environment of the company is soothing or not. It is imperative to follow this particular step, so that you don’t land up agreeing with the wrong organization. You will be making a shift for better future, so why not take calculative choices.
- The Cost Of Living In The New City:
It is also required of you to make sure that the new city’s cost of living is way too much as compared to your current one. Might be, the company for which you will be relocating, is offering you a higher pay, but then if your expenses as well escalates with not much of saving at the end of the month, than what is the benefit of shifting and taking all the pain? Moreover, you will be again financially low.
- The Relocation Compensations Offered:
There are many organizations that cover up relocation expenditure for their new employees and you need to find out this even. At least the travelling charges, parcel charge, initial house rent etc are few things to be considered. If you are still thinking that you can manage it yourself, believe me it will burn your pocket a hole. Thus, it is wise to talk about these expenditure clearly before the final move.
- Know About The Strings Attached:
Around 95% of the organization have a policy that their employee needs to pay back the “cost of moving” if they leave the company before the agreed period. So, if you are about to make a move, enquire about this to your recruiting manager. Whether you will be a part of the company for a long time or a limited period, that future situations will decide. But it is always advisable and safe to stay mentally alert so as to avoid getting stuck with “pay back amount”.
- Have A Tall With Related People:
And lastly, if you already know someone in the city you will be soon moving into, try to grab some advice from them. Ask them about their experiences and how had they managed difficult situations. Else you can also take complete advantage free information over the internet and make the best decisions accordingly.