What should I ask for in a relocation package?
What to Ask For When Negotiating a Relocation Package
- Preliminary Visits.
- Packing, Moving & Unpacking Services.
- Temporary Housing & Storage.
- Assistance with Selling Your House or Breaking Your Lease.
- Job Search Support for Your Significant Other.
How do I ask for relocation assistance?
Ask your new employer’s HR department if the company has a written relocation policy or if it offers standard benefits. Find out who at the company has recently moved, and ask about their relocation packages. Ask your friends or other contacts in similar firms about their experiences or their companies’ policies.
Is it OK to ask for relocation assistance?
Nope. Don’t assume your company will offer enough relocation assistance – or any, for that matter. Just like in your career, you have to ask for what you want, and that includes all of the services and compensation you’ll need for your move. Know that moving can be very expensive.
How much is the average relocation package?
“An average relocation package costs $21,033. (Figure 16) While smaller companies, in general, provide less valuable packages – averaging $10,971 – there are exceptions. Some small companies offer highly competitive packages.