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  • The Talent War in China

    By Nick Royle · November 11 2010 · Global Mobility Management

    As more multinational companies open offices in China, the need to identify, attract and hire, is becoming an elevated challenge. Multinational corporations are aware of what lies ahead, but they face additional obstacles such as lack of resources, financial budgets and sophistication. The shortage of talent is particularly heightened at the management level and competition…

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  • FHA Changes: Another Blow to the Weakened Housing Market?

    By Nick Royle · November 9 2010 · Domestic Relocation

    The recent changes in the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insurance premium could put the ‘American Dream’ on hold for even more potential homebuyers. The FHA reserve fell to a dangerously low level of only 0.53% of its insurance guarantees, far below the 2% required by Congress and the 3% that it carried as recently as…

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  • Leveraging Technology to Procure Relocation Services: Best Practices

    By Nick Royle · November 4 2010 · Technology

    As anyone will attest, over the past two years procurement has become more and more engaged in the evaluation and selection of an organization’s relocation and/or global mobility partner. What this has meant is a significant increase in the number of requests for information (RFI) and requests for proposal (RFP). From our vantage point, this…

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  • How Low Will Mortgage Rates Go?

    By Nick Royle · November 1 2010 · Finance & Credit

    In early October, average rates in the United States on a 30-year fixed mortgage were 4.19%, the lowest average dating back to 1971. Through the month average rates have crept up a bit, with the average last week at 4.23%, but rates have been falling consistently since April. The low rates have not helped the…

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