Month: September 2016

Communication is Key to a Successful Move

Your employees play a big role in your office relocation so it’s important to have open communication during a move. The better communication you have with your employees, the more successful your move will be.

From communicating key messages to listening to your employees concerns, there are many opportunities to ensure clear communication and an efficient move.

Communication During a Move Sets Up Your Business for Success

Communicate Key Messages Communicate key messages during a move.

One of the most important messages you should communicate to your employees is the reason why you’re moving. It’s not just about telling the office that the move is going to happen, but reassuring them that it is the best thing for the business’ future. Communicate with your employees about how the move will grow the business, create a positive impression to clients, and generate a better working environment.

Early Announcement

It’s important to let your employees know about the office move as soon as possible. Employees need to know what to expect and have the chance to ask questions. If you delay the news about the move, you run the risk of negative rumors starting. This could, in-turn lead to your employees feeling that their jobs are threatened. It’s best to avoid the possibility of rumors from the beginning by announcing the move honestly as soon as possible. You’ll be able to address any questions and unknowns with true information so no employees are left thinking of the worst scenarios.

Talk About the FutureCommunicate during a move about future plans, address everyone.

Get your employees excited about the move by painting a clear picture of the business’ future. Communicate how this move will be beneficial to all employees. You can send out pictures of the plans or a link to the virtual tour of your new location. When employees are hyped up about the relocation they are much more likely to have a positive attitude during the moving process.

Listen to Staff

Your employees will have a lot of questions and concerns when it comes to the move. Be sure to take time to speak with all your employees and listen to their anxieties. Give them the chance to tell you what you can do to make this move stress-free for all employees.

Communicate Throughout the Relocation

Most importantly, you should continue communication about the move to your employees throughout the whole relocation process. Share updates about the new building or send out a countdown to the move day. You can also prepare an office-wide newsletter that includes tips on packing up an office, tips on moving a family, and general updates about the relocation.

Relocating your business is a stressful time for you as well as your employees, but with a few added communication efforts, it can go smoothly and can be a success.


Work with The Quality Group

At The Quality Group, we’re your commercial relocation specialists. Founded in 1987 in New Orleans, LA, The Quality Group serves the Gulf States with comprehensive commercial moving services from move planning to furniture installation. No other company puts in the time or preparation that we do to make your move stress and hassle-free.

 

Why You Should Review Your Moving Company Online

Moving your company takes a lot of organization, logistics, and time. Having a professional moving company that can manage your move well is a huge help and relieves much of the pressure and stress from you and your employees. After a pleasant experience with an efficient moving company, you’ll be amazed at the lack of downtime and hiccups in your business processes. This amazement can sometimes be a fleeting thought before you’re ready to devote all of your attention once again on business operations, but there are several reasons to keep your eye on the moving company just a little longer. From expressing support or concerns to helping a local business, taking an extra five minutes to review your moving company online can make a world of difference to many people.

Reasons to Review Your Moving Company Online

Express Any Support or Concerns

Leaving an online review gives you the option to express any support or concern over the services you received and possibly even have them addressed. Moving companies, like all businesses, don’t want their clients to be unhappy. When companies discover that a client or customer had a poor experience, they are sure to do their best to correct the problem. Providing an online review gives the moving company an opportunity to apologize for any inconvenience that occurred to you or explain the reasoning behind their choices. This way the moving company will be able to see and make an effort to correct a problem for you and future clients.

If you really liked the way a moving company performed part of the service or handled a situation that arose, post a review about it online. The moving company will be grateful for your feedback because it will help them to continue providing excellent service. Running a business yourself, you are sure to know the happiness it brings to you and your employees when a customer is satisfied. Your moving company will be glad to see you’re happy with the services and be able to pass on the positivity.

Help Others Make Decisions

According to BrightLocal, 92 percent of people read online reviews and use them to help make decisions about whether or not they want to do business with a company. With that in mind, you can help other people looking for a good moving company make a decision about whether or not to use the one you used. Whether you had a good experience or a bad experience with your moving company, relaying it in an online review can help make or break someone else’s experience when moving. Your review can be the linchpin review that helps someone make a decision on a big choice.

Your\ can answer questions when you review your moving company online. Answer Questions

Reviewing your moving company online can help answer questions many others have about the moving process or that particular moving company. When you were in the process of picking a moving company yourself, you probably had your own questions and performed research to find the information you needed. You may have looked on their website, on Google, and even on their social media pages to find the information. Each platform undoubtedly had information from others about the moving company, their process, and the how they perform their services. You can be a part of providing information to others and help answer the less obvious questions that arise when a company wants to relocate.

Help Local Business

Due to many people making decisions about a company based on online reviews, reviewing your local moving company online can support the business and the local community. When you have a good experience with a local company and share it with others, you are allowing them to have a good experience while also supporting someone in your community and their business. Posting an online review about your moving company can go a long way in the local business world.

Reviewing your moving company online has many benefits to you, the movers, and others looking to relocate their business. It can help provide good business, stress-free moves, and healthy business relationships.


 

Work with The Quality Group

At The Quality Group, we’re your commercial relocation specialists. Founded in 1987 in New Orleans, LA, The Quality Group serves the Gulf States with comprehensive commercial moving services from move planning to furniture installation. No other company puts in the time or preparation that we do to make your move stress and hassle-free.