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Having a desire to really look after the people who need your help has been crucial

I really thrive on receiving fabulous evaluations from assignees who have settled into their new location and are now really thriving with their new life. I absolutely love solving problems for our clients and ensuring that those key personnel that they want to move are thoroughly looked after – says Anna Kavelj, Managing Director at …

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There have been many challenges and rewards that I have learned from running the business and I appreciate them all

I never imagined that I would still be running the same business 33 years later. A niche that started as a result of an American businessman’s comment “it’s so difficult to do business in the Philippines” created the idea to form a company with the primary purpose of providing a one-stop business center for foreign …

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We have to adapt to new lifestyles or working practices in order to survive

During the outbreak, we have provided clients with timely updates on border control and post-arrival quarantine regulations; we have implemented different measures to protect our customers and team members during face-to-face meetings indoors – says Mich Chu, the General Manager of Eastgate Relocation. Mich Chu – the General Manager of Eastgate Relocation has been working …

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Finding solutions in this unique and sometimes tough market is very rewarding

In Korea, the concept of relocation services was new 20 years ago so to introduce this business model seemed quite exciting. It was not easy to convince the market that the services we provided had to be paid for (in many respects Korean people believe that a “service item” means “free of charge”) but the …

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Efficiency includes making good use of downtime. Use this time to build a stronger team

Customer satisfaction and the ability to solve problems are both very motivational and rewarding which very few industries can give – says Lili Heng, Managing Director of Asian Welcome Pte Ltd. Lili Heng took over the business at Asian Welcome in 2017. Before being the principal at Asian Welcome, Lili was already a successful entrepreneur …

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Change is inevitable so we have focused on adapting to new technology and new ways of working, such as remote working, virtual meetings etc.

We used to advertise our services in the Expat Magazines, in the EuRA directory, sponsor and attend events attended by expatriates and connect with local HRs of companies. However, we find that most of our business comes from connecting with Relocation Management Companies at conferences, such as EuRA and ERC - says Triona Chelliah, Founder and Managing Director of Pathfinder Relocation Services.

Slowly over time by providing quality relocation services, we built our business as more and more corporate clients trusted us to take care of their employees

Be prepared for ups and downs. Few industries are affected more by diseases and natural or financial disasters as much as the relocation industry – such fluctuations go with the territory. On the other hand, it is under normal, peaceful circumstances that the relocation industry takes off and is very dynamic and growing – says Kenneth Arbour, Director and Part Owner of Tokyo Orientations Inc.

Nothing Works Better Than Sincerity And Always Use Truth As Your Preferred Weapon Of Choice In Every Walk Of Life

There has been a considerable Gloom and Doom for our Industry during the pandemic. We have personally ensured that we stayed positive. We have believed that “this too shall pass” and next year when we look back, we might even realize how foolish we were and have a laugh. Our Industry has shown considerable resilience …

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Philippine Holidays in 2020

With almost 20 public (regular and special non-working) holidays on record, the Philippines – along with Colombia, rank 3rd in the top ten countries in the world with the most number of public holidays. Yet, this number still excludes the special non-working days in the regions, in observance of their respective founding anniversary, not-to-mention the …

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Philippines – Household Help

For a number of countries, household help living within the same premises as their employer is not widely practice. In the Philippines, having household help or “kasambahay” has always been a part of local custom and culture. While the Filipinos’ will always prefer to hire help by word of mouth or via referrals, there are …

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