Most veterans, military spouses, and military families associate military life with repeated relocations to new duty stations. While possibly difficult at the time, this experience can help you while making a move as you transition to working in the private sector. After all, you’ve had plenty of practice having your personal items packed in boxes and shipped out.
Whether you’ve moved from Fort Meade to Madagascar, here are some things you might encounter during a private sector move – whether it’s down the street or across town in a do-it-yourself (DITY) move or a fully-funded corporate move across the country or the globe.
Whenever we make a physical move and relocate, lots of things need to happen. To make it easier on everyone involved, here’s a set of things to think about and consider doing:
When you make a corporate move, you will see plenty of familiar things you saw during any military move. Here’s some info that you might not know about:
So, whether you’re moving three houses away, switching zip codes, or getting new license plates, I hope this information helps you when you’ve got to move it!
How has a corporate relocation differed from a PCS move? Share your insights below.
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