As you know a highlight of any loving relationship is seeing and spending time with your partner. However, this is not as easy if you are in a long-distance relationship. But, what if the two (or more) of you decide to make the move for love to solidify your romantic relationship? Couples moving for love is fairly common, and the idea may become more appealing as Valentine’s Day rears around the corner. However, there are some tips when it comes to moving for love so that it lasts after relocating.
Are you looking for a way to convert the stress of moving into a stress-free moving experience? Then you have browsed to the right page. Here we will dive into why moving is so stressful, how to see the signs, and most importantly how to cope with moving stress.
The past two years have been vastly unpredictable when it comes to moving industry trends. For most of 2020, the moving industry, like many other industries, suffered as the world seemingly stopped. Companies were quick to react with work from home models that gave employees the unique opportunity to live far away from the office, in a different state. 2021 witnessed the rise of a great exodus of people moving to lower tax states and those with a lower cost of living, and we saw pretty much similar patterns in 2022. There was a slow down in state-to-state moves, and people opted for less dense areas as opposed to urban metros.
Are you planning on moving from one state to another? Is it your first time? Well, you have gathered at the right place. Here we will discuss tricks and tips for moving out of state. As well as give you a moving out-of-state checklist. Your first time will not be that intimidating after you read this article, so let’s get to it.
While you can hook up your new utility services by yourself, you can also use the services of Shyft Connect. This is a concierge service where experienced people connect utility for you. Furthermore, the service itself is free. You only pay for the utilities that you choose to get set up and use, logically. Therefore, you can enjoy your new home with all the utilities connected and running. All without the stress of having to set it up yourself.
Best cities to move to start a new life might be what you’re thinking of with 2023 drawing near. Grabbing 2023 by the horns, and pushing forward with glee. Even if you do not say it aloud it could only be thoughts. But, still, you may really want to start over, and the best way to do so is to think about moving to a new place, city or country. Well, here are the cheapest places to live in the USA, or aboard, in 2023, and one of the best ways to get there (from start to end).
Military moves occur around every three years with the goal of moving military families closer to service members' new stations. Also known as a PCS (permanent change of station) moves. The move can be from state to state or even to a brand-new country. But, if it is your first move you may find it a touch daunting. Even if you have experience, it is still daunting. However, we have compressed what you need to know about military moves in this article to give you either a helping hand or a friendly reminder.
The total number of hours per week is 168. This is a good amount even if you factor in that sleep takes up about 56 hours per week, on average, and work takes up to 40 per week. Therefore, there are about 72 hours of free time. Not too bad, until you have to move. A move takes about 60 hours' worth of planning time, excluding the move itself. Granted this does not have to be done in a week if you are lucky. But, it is a big chunk of your free time. It is doing another full-time job with stress while looking after your part-time work. Why is it so much? And how can we make it faster, and even cheaper?
Whether you’re upsizing, downsizing or moving to a better neighborhood, you’ll need to find a local moving company that you can trust. The first step would be to weigh up…
Moving is about planning regardless of the distance that you have to travel. And, part of your moving planning process should include hiring a local moving company even if it is just an option. While you can save quite a pretty penny by doing it yourself, it can also increase your stress. You would have to do everything yourself including hiring a rental to transport your stuff, packing the delicate, and complex items, etc. These reasons and more are why millions of people often opt to hire local movers since they want their stress levels to be less and the quality (no offense) to be high. Here are the best ways for you to find the local moving company of your daydreams.
Do you hear that? It is Spain calling out your name, inviting you not only for a visit but to stay. Spain is a welcoming country with so much culture that it may blow your mind. And, Americans love the space of Spain hence millions opt to make it their new home. Here are the steps to how to move to Spain from the United States, permanently.
The land of football, pasta, and hand gestures is a calling for millions of Americans to make Italy their forever home. With a warm climate, worldly architecture and so much more than the eyes can meet, and the ears can hear. How do you move from the US to Italy? Well…
Tourism is one of the biggest and most lucrative industries in the world. It is not a surprise since the very idea of visiting someplace that is different from your own is one that draws in a ton of people. So, why would you move to the place that you have visited? Why become a resident instead of a lifelong tourist? Well, this think piece will explore just that.
The idea of moving to a warmer climate, a land full of culture, and delicious food is an extremely appealing one for anyone with a sense of short-term adventure and long-term comfort. That is why millions of Americans opt to uproot from the US to the sun-kissed land of Mexico. Moving to Mexico can be an easy task. Even more so if you are prepared. And, we will give tips on how to get your move on. As well as a trick to make your moving process that much easier. Plus, it will also save you money.
A question may arise such as: Why move from one country to another? The answer is a simple one: Why not? The idea of not only exploring new cultures, traditions, foods, etc. is an inviting one. There is no better place to do so than in Dubai, certainly if you want a different feel from the US. Now, a new question arises: Can you move to the UAE as a professional or learning adult? The answer: Go for it.
With technology being a main staple of the modern world, it is important to try to adapt to it as quickly as possible. This can be easier for some than others, in particular those that suffer from technophobia. If you do, then congratulations on reading this article since it is a step to conquering your fear. If you do not suffer from technophobia, but know someone who does then we hope this article can help you help them. Keep in mind that we are not experts, and it is best to do further research on this topic and read more on what technophobia is.
Sometimes there comes a moment in life when you want to uproot what you know and discover and explore what you do not. Such as what the world is like for an American living in the East, in particular, in Japan. A call is a call, and sometimes it is best to jump on the bandwagon and answer it, instead of denying it any longer. So, how do you move to Tokyo as an American? But, first, it is always good to start with the…
Many American citizens often moved to the United Kingdom from the United States, and it is not a surprise why. The United Kingdom has a lot going for it from the culture, entertainment, and even the food if that is your particular taste. Also, the idea of moving to a classy area in the UK is a very appealing one. You could move for a job, to find a job, for family, friends, a lover, or even for education. Whatever the reasoning, make sure your tea-making skills are top-notch while we tell you how to move from the United States to the United Kingdom and save money.
The land next door to the Land Down Under, New Zealand, is a wealth of natural beauty, and a slower pace of life. This could be why many Americans have opted to move to the green pastures of New Zealand. You could want to move to New Zealand for work opportunities, education, family, or just to have a slow pace of life with fewer people around. And, getting to NZ is not a small task. But, with this article, and the help of Shyft, it can be.
Thinking of moving to Australia? Living among the koalas, kangaroos and playing the didgeridoo? Well, stereotyping and joking aside, the Land Down Under is a remarkable place to live in. With its warm climate, wonderful collection of wildlife, tasty beer; and super friendly people it is no wonder that millions of Americans decided to make Australia their home.
Remote work and working from anywhere can be great for those that want more of a sense of control over their time. You can work where you want and when you want. This can open you up to other activities and take on more projects since you would not have someone standing over you, and watching your every move. While this is a freeing idea it can also lead to a lack of motivation often lowing productivity. While you are not working from an office you still have to act like you are to get your tasks done on time without the stress building up.
Talent relocation is often done as a way to expand the business to new places. Instead of hiring new employees to fulfill the roles in the new office, businesses would rather relocate the talent to the new location. This is done to ease the onboarding process for the new hires as well as for the new location to hit the ground running with employees that know how the business works. While the location is different the company is still the same, but maybe with a bit newer hires to fill in the gaps.
Everyone wants to save a penny here and there. But, even more, people want to save a few $100s certainly when it comes to moving to a new home. And, you can by following these 5 ways of keeping your moving costs down.
Everyone wants to have a non-problematic and seamless moving experience. However, the former may not always be possible depending on situations, weather, etc. But, the latter is more likely to happen due to flexible moving plan and starting ASAP on the moving process. One of the first things anybody in the process of moving should do is pack. And, pack well. With this ultimate packing guide, your packing will be seamless which can extend into your whole moving process.
Wine. Now that we have gotten your attention we presume that you are a lover of wine, whether it be a person who is a wine collector or even someone who has their favorite bottles that they do not wish to leave behind while moving to their new home. But, how do you relocate your wine bottles safely when they will be in the back of a moving truck? Read more to find out how to safely transport wine bottles.
The moving industry has certainly changed with the times, thanks to the advantages that technology brings particularly when it comes to mobile apps and softwares. The moving process has been streamlined for customers' experience and satisfaction by moving apps and moving softwares. Let’s see how much the moving world has changed, and how moving help apps are beneficial to help you with your moving process.
2022 is the year of design, certainly so when it comes to interior furniture design. The way to decorate your space can have a positive, as well as considerable impact on the rest of the year ahead. And, it is never too late to hop on the latest furniture design trends of 2022 before the year is out. It can even bleed into the next year as well if fashion is any indication.
Relocation expenses are when a company covers some of, if not all of the costs of moving an employee to their new working location on behalf of the company. But, the question arises: are these relocation expenses taxable income for the employee?
There are certain rules when it comes to packing certain items for a moving company to relocate from your current home to your new home. The thing is that moving companies cannot relocate everything that you want to bring with you. Here is the ultimate moving guide to what you have to dispose of, leave behind, and how and what to pack for professional movers.
Everyone knows that “adulting” is difficult, and one of the aspects that make it so is making friends in a foreign country. However, there are ways that you can meet new people in a new country, some that are even like-minded, all while figuring out your way around a new home.
The world is a huge place, and the idea of employee relocation is not a new one. However, it is a trend that has been growing throughout the years. The idea is that companies send their employees to work in different locations in certain parts of the world. But, preferably, they have to be the ones to organize the relocation process. As well as help the employees get settled into their new job location and working home. This is where RMCs (relocation management companies) step up to the plate.
Relocation for work purposes may be a hard sell for employees. However, there are relocation packages that can help employers and employees in moving not only themselves but also their families to a new home. Therefore, let us go into what you can expect in a relocation package, what types there are, and how employees can negotiate the terms with their employers.
Remote working is all about being able to work from anywhere you want. However, the cost of moving to your dream place can be a bit on the pricey side. Certainly so without proper planning. This can be an issue for remote freelance workers who work gig to gig. But, there are several easy ways that you can save money while making cheap moves. And, here is how.
People are making their way back home since the pandemic restrictions have lessened in some parts of the US. And people are moving back to New York City. Here is why you should make the move back to the Big Apple now, not just because it is a moving trend of 2022. New York City has a lot to offer, and here are just some of the things that are waiting for you after moving to NYC.
Culture is a big draw for many people in the West. And, Japan is known for having a different culture, lifestyle, even types of food from what the Western world is used to. Therefore, it is not out of the ordinary for people to want to move from the USA to Japan. But, how do you move to Japan? Well, let’s get into it.
Storage as a service can be a great way to aid you in your moving process. As you know you do not have to keep all your belongings in your new home. Therefore, you can opt to use long-term storage or even short-term storage options. But, should you? Well, we are going to take a look at the benefits of using storage services as well as what to look for when checking out your future extra space storage unit.
Dubai is currently drawing a huge expat crowd from around the world. About 80% of the population of Dubai are foreigners. It is known as “The City of Gold” due to its growing economic structure, culture, and lifestyle. Therefore, it is no wonder that many Americans are moving to the United Arab Emirates to live in an ever-growing city of Dubai. But, what do you need to move to Dubai from the US?
One aspect of college that can be great is moving into a college dorm to live among other students. However, you may be a bit nervous if this is your first time moving away from home. This is natural, and we are here to help you prepare for the move when heading to college to start your college journey.
Finding a moving company isn’t easy - think about it, how many movers do you know off the top of your head? How do you know if they’re licensed and accredited properly? How do you know that they’re reliable?
Canada and the US are neighbors although they offer completely different aspects of life. There are some overlaps such as the language, but like moving to any new country, even one on the same continent, it will take some time to get used to it. However, moving is more than just a drive away, so here is all you need to know about moving to the USA from Canada.
Eco-friendly moving is one of the best ways that you can help the environment while you are transitioning from one home to another. Regardless if it is a local or international move. That’s right, there are ways that you can pack for your move, and make it, without hurting the world.
Moving into a new home can be tough if you do not pack your electronics the right way, since they can break in transit. With that, here are the ways to find out how to protect the appliances.
Having a new home can offer a lot of excitement, and even new opportunities. However, there is also such a thing as “New House Blues” which almost contradicts the feeling of adventure. Luckily there are some ways that you can tackle these new house blues to make the transition into your new home that much easier.
If you're planning a move in 2022 or downsizing we have detailed moving tips for you: how to declutter, how to start planning a move, packing tips and more.
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Nashville became a popular place to live. Here are all the reasons to move to Nashville, besides the lower cost of living, educational system and country music.
Things you should know before visiting Portugal, from visa application, best time to travel to Portugal, what to do in Portugal, about people, safety and more.
Deep clean the house, fix what's broken or hire a handyman and house cleaning service? Check here for what to do to leave your apartment in good condition.
All you need to know about moving after retirement: where to move, best places to retire in the US, what are moving expenses for retirees and more.
Move organizing tips to ease your relocation
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Things to take care of before moving for both international and domestic relocation; such as documents, pet transportation, housing options and work relocation.
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Miami is so much more than fun in the sun, it has become a stomping ground for tech entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, who are relocating from traditional tech hubs to emerging ones.
We explored the best money saving tips for you, while you are moving. Read more here on how to make your relocation stress free with Shyft's apps.
2021 Moving Industry Statistics You Should Know.
Shyft has few home office solutions, from moving software to fintech, ShyftCard app to provide any company's employees with their well deserved benefits.
We have moving advice to help you avoid moving scams online and find reliable moving companies with licenses and insurances with the help of the Shyft app.
When you want to move you should make sure that you have the right information. And, to make sure that the best moving companies are in your price range. It can take a lot of time to find all the information you need to make the right choice.
We sat down with our partners Ekomovers, who are amongst the first to experience Shyft Instant Payments.
Are you planning to move between late March and August? So is most of America! And if you’re not in America - your peak season is likely spring/summer - it’s the same in both hemispheres.
Shyft Moving, the #1 moving marketplace, is excited to announce a new philanthropic partnership Move For Hunger, a hunger relief non-profit.
Employee relocation from A to Z. We cover everything you need to know to secure happy employees so your organization can thrive.
As a growing startup, you’ll face mountains of challenges. In this blog, we talk about five we faced and how we hurdled them.
Our first Employee Engagement Survey was full of invaluable insights, in this blog, we explore the lessons we learned and how they challenged our assumptions.
The WEF predicts that by 2030 more than one billion jobs will be transformed by tech. We asked the question - which jobs are future-proof?
The WEF predicts that by 2030 more than one billion jobs will be transformed by tech, we reveal 5 key soft skills to learn for the new job market.
Mobility has a crucial role to play breaking down barriers between us, and creating a diversity of thought to overcome future challenges. Read more here.
What is the long-term outlook for the post-COVID-19 property market? How has the market recovered so far? Check out our blog for four key conclusions.
Even if you’re working remotely, building and maintaining a high-performance culture should be a top priority. Check out this blog on how it can be!
Relo is moving into a tech-driven, paperless age. Check out our blog with tips on finding the perfect moving tech partner for your business!
Giving your customers an immaculate customer experience is a massive factor in your product’s success. Check out our six top ideas to help here!