My dh and I really want to move back near our home town. We are both recent college grads (within a couple years) and haven't really had jobs where we have had to negotiate salary. Anyway, is it common to find a job that pays for relocation? Especially in this ecomony? If it is not offered, can it be negotiated in?
Asked by Anonymous at 10:38 PM on Jan. 14, 2010 in Money & Work
Answer by r00j04j08 at 10:44 PM on Jan. 14, 2010
Paid relocation is up to the employer you cant just say I want you to pay for me moving. SOME jobs will offer to help with relocation but not pay it all. I know with my husbands job if you transfer on your own you get nothing. If they transfer you they pay up to 2300. If you apply for management then they will pay to relocate. It is up to the company and not really something you can use as a bargaining chip
Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 10:47 PM on Jan. 14, 2010
I have noticed that jobs that would pay for relocation a couple years ago are no longer paying for it. I often look to see what jobs are available in my field across the country. I was looking last night actually and I was surprised that Federal government jobs in my field are no longer paying for relocation and neither was a job working for General Electric. If you can find a job that offers it, that is great. But I have to say a company will likely hire someone in their area and not have the expense of moving a new employee. There are so many people applying for the same jobs now that they can afford to be picky.
Answer by FL2AK at 11:21 PM on Jan. 14, 2010
Answer by boogernoodle at 12:21 AM on Jan. 15, 2010
Answer by rkoloms at 7:33 AM on Jan. 15, 2010
See if it's part of the benefit package.
Your question: If it is not offered, can it be negotiated in? Yes, it can if they really want to hire you; just depends on the company.
Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Jan. 15, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 10:33 AM on Jan. 15, 2010