Congratulations! You’re about to embark on one of life’s most exciting experiences: starting a new job. It’s also one of the most stressful. Now let’s add another element to the mix: The position is in a different state. That’s right – it’s time to relocate.
Moving can bring many positive life changes (imagine all of the memories you’ll create in your new home!), but often not without some bumps along the way. So, where do you begin?
A story on Forbes.com provides several helpful tips. Staying organized, asking for relocation assistance (even if your employer doesn’t typically offer it), taking time to familiarize yourself with your new environment before you move and building a social support network can help ease the transition.
Check out Eight Tips for a Successful Job Relocation and share your input with us. What do you wish you would have known prior to moving to another city or state for a new job?