Growing your business in the process, infrastructure, or energy fields often means working with international employees, contractors, or educated professionals who are willing to relocate for work. Relocating for work can seem daunting to some, especially if the project or job involved is across the country or in another country altogether. To offset the stress and financial burden involved with professionals choosing to relocate to a job site, some companies offer relocation packages that handle the logistics of moving. Doing so is a wise decision, as it expands the pool of talent available.
While there is no shortage of international contractors and professionals interested in relocating to the USA, your company will likely need to handle complex visa and tax paperwork. If you are in need of staff from the United States or other countries willing to relocate to distant and potentially remote locations for work, you will probably need to offer more than a steady paycheck to attract the best candidates. Comprehensive relocation services can make an international or cross-country move seem less frightening and more like a potential perk of a new position.
Choosing a job that requires relocating across country is overwhelming. How is a contractor supposed to secure housing in an area they have never visited? Most people understand that signing a lease without viewing a property could result in issues. These concerns, along with loss of a social support network of family and friends, could mean that some skilled workers do not want to consider jobs that require any relocation, let alone an international move. Offering assistance with the process of moving and acclimating to a new area can help your company attract the best workers, which help ensure your company thrives.
Sometimes, contractors and potential new hires may feel confused about your need for staff willing to relocate, meaning you need to create clear and attractive policies about this process. Outlining what your company is willing to pay for and manage will help you connect with the right contractors and candidates when you need to hire and expand your workforce. Managing and paying for travel, securing visas and work permits, and ensuring compliance with international tax code for each relocated staff member can take the burden off your workers.
If you need someone to relocate for a position, that requirement should be clear from the earliest communications about the job. You should also take the time to outline how much of the process your company will manage for new hires or existing staff that accept a position that requires relocation.
When you choose to partner with Airswift, your company can benefit from our full Global Mobility services, which includes a variety of services that you can use to build the best relocation package for your mobilizing workforce. Our services include a variety of Relocation Services, Global Immigration, and Global Employment Outsourcing. Airswift has more than three decades of experience in helping companies relocate workers. Whether you need to move your management team and corporate board, secure mobility services for contract workers, or arrange for intentional travel for an entire crew, Airswift has the global reach and professional knowledge you need. You can outsource compliance, logistics, and travel documentation to Airswift, allowing your company to grow without the mobility-related growing pains that slow some organizations down.