(March 03, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Chances are good that your father and grandfather spent their years working for primarily one company. Today most people's careers are more fluid, involving moves between several different companies and even industries.
(February 19, 2015) / by Jean Jones
Today's society is far more mobile than it was in previous generations. It's no longer the norm for families to remain in the same home throughout the lifetimes of their children. Some causes are positive, such as job changes or promotions, while sadly others may be necessary but unpleasant.
(September 30, 2014) / by Jean Jones
Moving is one of the most stressful things a person can do. It isn’t easy packing your entire life into cardboard boxes and uprooting yourself from your familiar surroundings – especially when you’re travelling to a new city. As a relocation specialist, your job is to make this process as stress-free as possible, and your client’s satisfaction relies directly on your ability to do so. If their employees aren’t comfortably situated for the start of their new journey, it can negatively influence their desire to stay, thus increasing the risk of turnover.
(August 21, 2014) / by Jean Jones
Part of the role of a relocation specialist is to ensure as simple and stress-free a transfer possible for the client’s employee; another is finding a spot where that employee will be content. Many relocation specialists place transferred professionals in a Springs community because they know that “there’s no place like home” when that home is at Springs. Here are just a few of the reasons:
(August 05, 2014) / by Sherry Cameron
As a relocation expert, you’re always looking for ways to solidify your relationship with your clients, and to help them do the same with their new hires. Part of that is to find the right apartment home. Doing a walkthrough of an apartment community is critical if you’re to address transfers’ needs for square footage, number of bathrooms, proximity to work and school, etc., but truly satisfying them goes beyond what you see; it’s about management’s attitude toward residents that is perhaps the greatest predictor of resident satisfaction.
(July 22, 2014) / by Jean Jones
This article originally appeared on the Springs at Corpus Christi "You're Home Blog".
When moving day finally arrives you’re going to have a lot on your plate, to say the least. It’s an event that requires a lot of organization and work, and it’s bound to cause stress, especially if you have kids and they’re at home that day. If you don’t have friends who are able to help out or a daycare or sitter to pitch in, we’ve got some great tips for making kids a productive part of the process. The goal should be to have plenty for them to do – the more options they have, the less likely it will be that they get bored.
(July 15, 2014) / by Jean Jones
As a relocation professional your job is two-fold: to satisfy the needs of the employer for whom you’re working, and to put the transfer in a residence that will make him or her (and the family) happy! Employers are, ultimately, satisfied when their employees are content in their new surroundings, so knowing what transfers want in a new apartment home is critical to a successful relocation. We can help you more fully understand what it is they’re looking for and what they value by sharing some of the insights that were revealed during a recent Springs resident survey.
(July 08, 2014) / by Jean Jones
A person searching for his or her next apartment home may have dozens of viable options, and each apartment community on his or her “short list” requires an evaluation of its pros, cons, amenities, services…all of which can make it difficult to decide on the right home. One consideration often overlooked by renters but key to long-term satisfaction is whether or not the apartment has on-site management.
(June 26, 2014) / by Jean Jones
We greet a lot of new residents each year, and every one of them has learned a trick or two for ensuring a relatively stress-free move. Here are a few we hear over and over again, and some that made us say, “I wish I’d thought of that!”
(June 03, 2014) / by Jean Jones
People in the process of relocating to a new city weren’t necessarily in the market to move; in fact, sometimes they’re downright unnerved about pulling up roots and starting fresh in what’s usually an unfamiliar city. But there are ways to help ensure their ongoing contentment with their new home, location being primary among them. Just how does the location of an apartment help transfers adjust to and enjoy their new home? The right location is going to be one that offers these benefits to transfers: