Top 5 Tips to Tell Your Staff About Your Office Move

Relocating to a new office can be a cause for excitement and anxiety. Here are five (5) recommendations to tell your employees you are moving. Your goal: move quickly, smoothly, and with your staff feeling confident and moving with you. After all, it presents a change in their routine. Moving to a new space can impact your staff’s morale, so you must handle the process with care. Be prepared for the fact that some staff members may be anxious or unwilling to move. 1.  Notify the Employees as Early as Possible Few people love changes, so using clear, simple language, […]

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Office Move

8 Essential Steps to Planning Your Office Move

Planning an office move is a multi-step process that requires careful planning and several preparation steps. It’s best to divide the workload and assign specific tasks to different employees. Starting the process early and maintaining frequent open communication are key.  Here are 8 essential steps to a successful, stress free move.   1.  Create a Timeline Create a timeline that includes all the required stages of your move. Discuss the plan with all team members involved with the move as early as possible. Be realistic about how much time you will need. A small office may need at least three […]

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Keep your personal data secure

Keep Your Personal Data Secure During a Move

I read with frustration about the news of the Capital One data breach that affected more than 100 million people applying for credit. Fortunately, authorities arrested the hacker. But not before the damage was done. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about huge data security hacks recently. The FTC just fined Equifax $575 million for its 2017 breach of 148 million people and their personal data. Data protection and security are everyone’s responsibility. Did you know that 60% of Americans report they or an immediate family member have been victims of a scheme to defraud? It is essential to […]

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Avoid Mistakes

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Managing an Office Move

 With over 30 years of experience moving America’s leading businesses and institutions, we’ve seen a few mistakes — and we really hope to never see them again.   To help you avoid some pitfalls, here’s a list of six common mistakes to avoid when planning and executing your next office or business move.   Don’t wait until the last minute. While your moving and storage partner will do their best to accommodate your needs at any time, you’ll find that long-term notice and planning will giveyou a more efficient, more cost-effective moving experience.   Notify your employees as early as possible.  Using clear […]

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College Move-in Day 101 (and beyond)

Move-in day at most colleges and universities means thousands of cars … thousands of parents and siblings and thousands of questions like, “Why did we pack so much?”. Your goal is to have all your students moved into their dorms on-time, their bags unpacked and starting to acclimate to college life, with all those moms and dads driving away smiling at the memory of just how smoothly everything ran. This year achieve your goal. The key to an optimal move-in day to is developing a strategic plan with an expert who has handled this type of responsibilities before with some […]

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Prepare your kids for an upcoming move.

How to Prepare Your Kids for an Upcoming Move

Relocating to a new home means a lot of good things—new opportunities, a change of scenery, and making some new friends! But while that’s all well and good, there are also difficulties during any relocation. Especially if it’s something like a last-minute office move to a new city, and you have to relocate your entire family on short notice. Let’s face it, even when you’ve got ample time to plan out your relocation, it’s not easy to prepare your kids for an upcoming move. Indeed, children are sensitive, which is why you need to tread carefully. Don’t worry though, we’ve got […]

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