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Hey government. Let them buy furniture. Millennials on the move.

Subscribe to our Newsletter here. All Points works with several high-tech firms and the talent that these companies seek is often found with Millennials. Millennials were born between 1981 and 1996. As at the time of writing, they are currently between 24-39 years old. There are several things to know about relocating millennials successfully.  Four ideas…

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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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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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Being in relocation in the midst of the #MeToo movement and the #Timesup movement.

I was thinking about how it feels to work in the relocation industry in the midst of the #MeToo and #Timesup movements.  I have been in relocation for over 20 years, and the thing that is a truism about the relocation industry is that, by the numbers, it is dominated by women. Certainly, from my…

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Don’t take your lumps!

All Points Relocation Canada This domestic relocation information is brought to you by All Points Relocation. Canada can seem like an easy place to relocate employees, but it may be tougher than you think if you are using lump sums. It can help to obtain the services of a company like All Points Relocation. Canada…

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nighttime for small accounts in Canada

What happened to small volume relocation clients at Brookfield Relocation?

In an unprecedented move in the relocation industry, Brookfield Global Relocation Services has sold its small and medium size corporate accounts.  Brookfield is reportedly doing this so it can fo­cus on serving larger clients and government business, according to several sources.   All Points has always benefited from the business of small to medium volume…

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How do we hear the word bipolar?

April 1, 2015 Do we hear it with less stigma than we did 5 years ago? What is less stigma? Is it zero stigma? Or is there some stigma-residue left over from the past? Maybe this stigma-residue doesn’t matter. We have come a long way haven’t we? Let’s do a test. Do you hear, “He…

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Why one of my favourite appraisers no longer does Relocation Work and why it poses a risk to your Guarantee Home Sale program

March 9, 2015 It has been a long time since most appraisers in Canadian large cities have seen declining real estate markets. In that time, there have been some significant changes in the relocation and appraisal industries. At All Points, we believe that the last decade has seen the build-up of systemic weaknesses in the…

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Stephen Harper’s Immigration Policy is Wrong. Our industry’s response is wronger-er

January 15, 2015 The Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC) recently wrote a letter to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, which called out a number of concerns with the government’s most recent Ministerial Instructions regarding the administration of the Express Entry program, which went into effect on January 1, 2015. The letter rightly pointed to…

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Where Ho Domestic Relo Part 3: Moving Industry Change: Disruption to a Complex System.

June 3, 2014 In the last two blogs I looked at the history and structure of the relocation industry and the role of information in order to understand how we have arrived at a recent, significant change to the North American moving industry. What is this important change? One of the largest global relocation companies…

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