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Here we go again – acquiring toilet paper and Canadian Onboardings Just Got Harder. Change is the constant.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. Once upon a pre-COVID time … a good destination service provided assignees to Canada (or any country) with an efficient and predictable onboarding experience. Well, with the rising numbers in most Canadian provinces, predictability has been thrown out the window.  As the rising COVID-19 numbers have us grabbing for bulk toilet…

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Your assignees need to get the ArriveCAN app as of November 21.

Assignees and expatriates (hereafter assignees) relocating to Canada will soon be required to use the ArriveCAN app in order to be allowed entry into Canada.  This is as part of efforts to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. This free app was introduced in April, 2020, but it has not been mandatory, and TBSA…

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relocation

5 Things to Consider when Shopping for a Relocation Management Company

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. So, before you even begin looking for a supplier, Human Resources or Mobility Teams need to define what they are looking for most in an RMC. HR’s would be wise to make a list of your top needs and then your top wants (what are the current pain points, and do…

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I once had X relocations. Now I have X-Y relocations. My Relocation Management Company may not fit me anymore

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. I once had X relocations. Now I have X-Y relocations. My Relocation Management Company may not fit me anymore I speak to a lot of people in my job (like a lot). A lot of HR professionals. And before the pandemic a number of these HR professionals were confiding in me. …

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Did you know some relocating assignees are not having to quarantine? However, they may not be able to do much anyway.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. Did you know some relocating assignees are not having to quarantine? However, they may not be able to do much anyway. It hasn’t happened too much, but All Points has seen a small number of international assignees on work permits, not only be deemed essential workers, but essential workers that do…

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5 Things To Do With Your Relocation Program Now! Duty of Care takes on greater Significance During Covid.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. There have always been relocation considerations related to an employer’s “duty of care.” However, duty of care has become super-sized during COVID, and it behooves HR’s to look at 5 key aspects of their relocation practices Interview your relocation management company – Pssst. It is different if you are a low…

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COVID changes the information game: DSP’s around the world are really busy – with a far lower caseload!

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. The age of COVID = the age of more information! The relocation industry has done a great job informing their clients about relocation changes that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. This would include relocation management companies, immigration partners and movers, but there is one supplier in the relocation ecosystem that…

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rental rates decreasing

Is your Cost of Living Provider keeping up with the falling rental prices across Canada? I couldn’t keep-up just writing this article!!

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. All Points is recommending a second conversation with your cost of living provider to ensure that they have updated their cost of living data for Canadian cities.  I will be honest. You have to read this article with two thoughts in your head at once. Most of it was written in…

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Tiering Relocation Policies

Should Low Mobility Corporations Tier their Relocation Policy?

This is a question I often get asked. Common wisdom has suggested that what works for high mobility corporations does not necessarily work for low mobility corporations.  This is a truism for sure.  This adage rears its head for a lot of mobility factors: can we get by without having relocation assistance?  Do we have…

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Provincial registration offices opening – but confusing

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. As provinces begin to open, so do their registration offices.  However, with a near complete shut down of the vast majority of these offices since mid-March, there is significant pent-up demand for registrations, address changes, etc. In addition there is some confusion or challenges in some of these offices, so All…

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