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Are you looking to relocate but struggling to get everything done and keep up with your online career? Don’t worry! It is difficult for anyone to figure out all the details of moving without neglecting other aspects of your life, like your job.
Especially if you are relocating out of the country, where everything becomes even more complex, for these situations, we have compiled a list of all of the different ways you can make this transition easier for you. Read on for more tips!We all know how hard it is to balance our work home lives. When you are planning on relocating, this can be even harder. This article will give you practical advice on how to make moving easier for yourself and your family!Click To Tweet
RELOCATING FOR A JOB CHECKLIST
1. Fill Out Moving Documents Early
Staying on top of your documents is essential, so we recommend scheduling when each is due. This way, you can always access this information when you need it.
It is essential to fill them out early because some applications are more strict than others, and you want to have time to revise them if need be. For example, the application to become Singapore PR is pervasive and requires much attention to detail, and if not done perfectly, it could cause it to be rejected.
With extra time and earliness in completing this application, you will have time to make sure it is done the first time correctly.
2. Pack Thoughtfully for Your Move
When you begin to pack, start with the items you will only need every few months so that if they stay packed or in storage for that long, you will not mind. Conversely, pack all the items you need weekly last.
That way, items you need frequently will only be in storage for a short time. This helps you pack and make progress with your move while guaranteeing you access to the things you need to complete your job and keep up with your career.
3. Rely On Your Support Systems
If you have people in your life that you can trust to be there for you, ask them to be! Having more hands to help you with the moving aspect will give you time to work on your job and keep up with career tasks.
Because there are so many aspects of moving, especially if you are moving to a new country altogether, you will need help organizing and staying on top of everything. Don’t be afraid to reach out for help because this is not easy to do alone.
4. Communicate With Your Job About The Relocation
While time off would allow you to focus entirely on your move, not all people can afford unpaid time off, and not everyone has access to paid time off. If you, like many others, cannot do this, you are still better off communicating with your supervisor/clients/customers about it.
Let them know ahead of time that you might need to take longer breaks to move or alter your current work/life balance.
When you explain your situation, most individuals will understand that it is temporary. Once the move is complete, you will be ready to take on full responsibility again. With good communication, you will likely be met with understanding and even forgiveness of mistakes or lateness resulting from the moving process.
Even though moving to a new home or a new country is a long and challenging process, you don’t need to give up time at your job or career to make it happen! We compiled a list above of all the things and steps you can take to make sure that your move is as easy as possible.
Stick to these, and you will be set for a successful move and further your career at the same time! Good Luck!
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Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.