Relocating - What to consider
Here are our top tips to make relocating as smooth as possible:
- Familiarize yourself with your new surroundings – if possible try and spend some time before starting the new job to get to know your new surroundings.
- Accept assistance – Employers can be fantastically helpful in helping you will all the logistics of moving. They can often assist in finding you somewhere to live as well as helping with all the red tape such as social security, work permits, health registration forms etc.
- Tie up all loose ends at home before you leave – if possible, try and get most things sorted out before you leave your current location e.g. pensions, work permit, taxes, get someone to look after your pet fish!
Above all don’t panic remember why you are relocating in the first place – to take on a fantastic new job!