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bREAking News – September 26, 2017


REA Celebrates a PLATINUM Win and SILVER Innovation Award!


(Basking Ridge, NJ) Sept. 26, 2017 — Cartus awards REA-Partners in Transition with its Platinum Commitment to Excellence Award at the 2017 Global Network Conference in Chicago.

REA-Partners in Transition won its 11th consecutive Platinum Award for outstanding performance, at the Cartus Global Network Conference held on September 25-26 during its annual gala celebration at the Chicago Hyatt McCormick Place. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider alliance. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network who have provided extraordinary service to its customers and clients worldwide. The theme of this year’s conference was “Innovate: Collaborate, Excel, Grow Together.

REA was named Winner of the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award, the highest award a supplier can achieve through service performance, for its exceptional service results. This award recognizes a supplier’s measurable commitment to excellence and is presented to Global Network service providers who have distinguished themselves by achieving 95% or above in overall favorable performance metrics.

REA  was also recognized for a 27-year “Milestone” partnership with Cartus.

Earlier this week, REA earned a Silver Supplier Innovation Award for the new online Job Search Tool Kit, which debuted in the spring. The Supplier Innovation Award is presented to Cartus suppliers who demonstrate measurable cost savings and/or increases in service results to Cartus clients or customers. The Job Search Tool Kit achieves both by reducing coach time spent in research and providing customers with 24/7 access to vetted resources relevant to their job search needs.

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.reacareers.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development at dbolger@reacareers.com.

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bREAking News – September 20, 2017

REA Receives Shortlist Nod from FEM EMEA

REA – Partners in Transition learned this morning that our global program has been shortlisted for the Excellence in Mobility Management (EMMA) Award for Best Family Support Programme in the EMEA region. Awards will be presented in London on November 10, 2017.

This is the fourth consecutive year that REA has been recognized by the Forum for Expatriate Management in the Europe-Middle East-Africa region. REA was honored as first-runner-up earlier this month in the same category for the APAC region.

FEM’s Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMA’s) are presented annually in three regions–The Americas, EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa), and APAC (Asian-Pacific)—and recognize excellence by corporate entities and service providers supporting relocating employees and their families in language and cultural training, employment counseling, social networking, and other related programs.

REA provides family support for spousal career transition and acclimation to families experiencing employer-driven relocation. For more information about our programs, see www.reacareers.com.

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bREAking News – July 11, 2017
REA Receives Shortlist Nod from FEM APAC

(Basking Ridge, NJ)—The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) has named REA – Partners in Transition to the shortlist for Best Family Support Programme in the Asia Pacific Region.  

FEM’s Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMA’s) are presented annually in three regions–The Americas, EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa), and APAC (Asian-Pacific)—and recognize excellence by corporate entities and service providers supporting relocating employees and their families in language and cultural training, employment counseling, social networking, and other related programs.  REA, founded in 1981, is a global leader in career transition and acclimation, providing customized coaching to families on domestic and international assignments.  For information on REA programs, please contact Dan Bolger, VP-Business Development.

The EMMAs for the APAC region will be presented at a gala dinner in Hong Kong on September 7.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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bREAking News – March 8, 2017
EMMA-WEBSITE-BANNER-AMERICAS-SHORTLIST-2017REA Receives Shortlist Nod from FEM

(Basking Ridge, NJ)—The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) has named REA – Partners in Transition to the shortlist for Best Family Support Program in the Americas Region.  REA won this award in 2015.

 

FEM’s Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMA’s) are presented annually in three regions–The Americas, EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa), and APAC (Asian-Pacific)—and recognize excellence by corporate entities and service providers supporting relocating employees and their families in language and cultural training, employment counseling, social networking, and other related programs.  REA, founded in 1981, is a global leader in career transition and acclimation, providing customized coaching to families on domestic and international assignments.  For information on REA programs, please contact Dan Bolger, VP-Business Development.

The EMMAs for the Americas region will be presented at a gala dinner in Denver on May 4.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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REA Wins Runner-up for Best Family Support in EMEA Region (November 15, 2016)

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REA London-based Coach, Paul Drew (holding certificate), celebrates REA’s recognition at last week’s EMMA Awards gala.

(Basking Ridge, NJ)—In a gala ceremony in London last Friday, REA-Partners in Transition earned 1st runner-up awards in the Best Family Support Programme in the EMEA region by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM).  REA was also recognized in the “Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility” category.

REA President Lorraine Bello commented, “Our global coaches are the face of REA, and they provide the guidance and support that help families affected by corporate relocation to thrive in their new locations.  We focus on continuous improvement to support our team and clients, allowing everyone to be more efficient in providing individualized service.  Our global team of coaches, and particularly those in the EMEA region, provide the excellent service that continues to earn accolades within our industry.”

FEM recognizes outstanding service by global mobility providers with its “Excellence in Management and Mobility Awards,” or EMMA’s, in three regions: The Americas, EMEA, and APAC.  REA, which provides acclimation and career transition services to the partners and family members affected by corporate relocation, has been recognized by FEM eight times since 2013 for Excellence in Family Support and Innovative Use of Technology in APAC, EMEA, and the Americas.  Earlier this year, REA took top honors in the Best Family Support Programme in the APAC region.

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bREAking News – October 6, 2016

REA Celebrates Platinum, Gold, and Silver

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) October 6, 2016 — REA-Partners in Transition Receives Top Level, Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award at Cartus 2016 Global Network Conference

REA-Partners in Transition won its tenth consecutive Platinum Award for outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2016 Global Network Conference, held October 3-4 in Washington, DC, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. The Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network who have provided extraordinary service to its customers and clients worldwide. The theme of this year’s conference was “Exceeding Customer Expectations.”

REA was named winner of the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award for its exceptional service results, the highest level award a supplier can achieve through service performance. This award recognizes a supplier’s measurable commitment to excellence and is presented to Global Network service providers who have distinguished themselves by achieving critical performance metrics.

“REA consistently goes above and beyond for our customers – and for Cartus – simultaneously demonstrating outstanding dedication and performance,” said Mike Brannan, senior vice president, Global Supply Chain Management. “Our Global Network providers are a vital component of the Cartus team, minimizing the stress that our customers feel when they’re faced with important decisions related to relocating. This award acknowledges their unparalleled work ethic, professionalism and commitment to excellence.” 

 

REA CEO Lorraine Bello observed, “It is such an honor for REA to be recognized with the Platinum Service award for the tenth consecutive year.  I could not be more pleased and proud of our talented, committed, and compassionate team of professionals who support families in transition throughout the US and around the globe.  Family acclimation, including career transition coaching for an accompanying partner, is a key component to the success of corporate relocation programs.  REA’s personal and caring support during what is often a highly stressful time, translates to success for the family, the employee, and the corporation in meeting their talent mobility goals.  We are so grateful to partner with Cartus in consistently exceeding customer expectations and delivering top block service to individuals and families on the move.”

In addition to the Platinum Award, REA also won two Supplier Innovation Awards for programs that demonstrate significant cost savings and/or increases in service results to clients or customers:

  • cartus-gold-2016REA earned a Gold Supplier Innovation Award for adding an on-line, interactive interview rehearsal component to career transition programs. The program allows clients to view themselves in an interview situation while REA coaches provide supplemental guidance.
  • REA’s MetroSitesTM won a Silver Supplier Innovation Award.  This online tool provides comprehensive career and acclimation information to families who are integrating into metropolitan communities.

“Cartus’ rigorous criteria and performance standards make receiving this award a true honor,” said Dan Bolger, Vice President of Business Development at REA. We’re proud to be a part of Cartus’ Global Network, and to have received this designation, which recognizes our mutual commitment to innovation and superior service.”

For more information about REA programs, please contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development at dbolger@reacareers.com

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) September 14, 2016 —Mere days after winning the Best Family Support Program in the APAC region by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), REA-Partners in Transition garners shortlisting in EMEA for both “Best Family Support” and “Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility” categories.

 

FEM’s “Excellence in Management and Mobility Awards,” or EMMA’s recognizes outstanding service by global mobility providers worldwide. REA is proud of its partnership with FEM and has captured EMMA honors seven times for its excellence in Family Support in APAC, EMEA, and the Americas since 2013.  REA provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to global corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition.

 

Awards will be presented at FEM’s gala ceremony at the O2 InterContinental in London on Friday, November 11th.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) September 9, 2016 For the second time in three years, REA – Partners in Transition has been recognized by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) as the Best Family Support Program in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.  Awards were announced in ceremonies in Singapore last Thursday.

 

Innovations in program delivery and communication were key factors in REA’s recognition.  Mobile-friendly applications have improved services for clients on the move, and automated notifications that create efficiencies for corporate clients and partners in the relocation industry have virtually eliminated superfluous communication.

edmundREA President Lorraine Bello commented, “We are so honored to be recognized again by FEM for our services in APAC.  Our global coaches are the face of REA, and they provide the guidance and support that help families affected by corporate relocation to thrive in their new locations.  We focus on continuous improvement to support our team and clients, allowing everyone to be more efficient in providing individualized service.  Our global team of coaches, and particularly those in the APAC region, provide the excellent service that continues to earn accolades within our industry.”

 

REA has been awarded by FEM seven times since 2013 for Excellence in Family Support and Innovative Use of Technology in APAC, the Americas and Europe-Middle East-Asia (EMEA).  REA provides acclimation and career transition services to the partners and family members affected by corporate relocation.

 

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

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REA Short-listed in TWO Categories for EMMA-APAC Awards!

The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) has announced that REA has been shortlisted for the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMAs) for Best Family Support Program and Most Innovative Use of Technology in Global Mobility in the APAC Region.  Award ceremonies will be held in Singapore in September.

Congratulations to our team!

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bREAking News – December 3, 2015

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(Basking Ridge, NJ)  December 3, 2015 – REA Wins Triple Acknowledgement from FEM for 2015

The Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) honored REA in the category of Best Family Support Program for the third time this year.  During Tuesday’s EMMA (Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards) ceremonies in Hong Kong recognizing outstanding service in the Asia Pacific Region (APAC), REA placed as first-runner up in the category.  This follows 1st-place wins in The Americas and EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) earlier this fall.

Lorraine Bello, CEO, shared the news with REA’s international team, stating, “Our industry partners at FEM have confirmed what our management team already knew: Our coaches are truly outstanding in providing caring support to families in transition.  Thank you for your professionalism and for humanizing the relocation process in a world that has become more technologically focused.”

Bello further stated, “At REA, we take immense pride in our high customer satisfaction ratings.  Industry honors such as the EMMA remind us that the right path to success is taking care of our clients one family at a time.”

 

For more information about REA, please contact Dan Bolger at dbolger@reacareers.com.

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bREAking News – November 10, 2015

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) November 10, 2015 – REA Wins EMMA in EMEA for 2015

REA received the EMMA award for Best Family Support Program during ceremonies held in London last Friday night.  Presented by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), the award was given in conjunction with the organization’s annual Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards, known in the relocation industry as “The EMMA’s,” for the region including Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

REA was represented at the ceremonies by James Krulder, Director of International AutoSource, whose company engages REA’s services providing acclimation and career transition support to partners and families of relocated employees.  (REA extends congratulations to International AutoSource, as they were also recognized as Employee Benefits and Services Provider of the Year in EMEA.)

In notifying REA’s global team, CEO Lorraine Bello shared her appreciation, saying, “Many thanks to our talented team around the globe that continues to set the high standard for supporting families in transition! Congratulations and heartfelt thanks for your amazing work!”

Previously, Bello has stated that, “REA and our coaches do not act merely as a vendor to our clients, but rather as partners.  The spouses who receive our assistance around the globe are always the top priority, and their satisfaction remains our number one goal. We take immense pride in our high customer satisfaction ratings.  Industry honors such as the EMMA remind us that the right path to success is taking care of our clients one family at a time.”

Earlier this year, REA received top honors in the same category for the Americas region, and was also shortlisted for this category in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), where the organization was recognized as “Best Family Programme” last year.  This year’s APAC award ceremony is scheduled for December 1st in Hong Kong.

For more information about REA, please contact Dan Bolger at dbolger@reacareers.com.

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bREAking News – November 3, 2015

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) November 3, 2015 – REA Shortlisted for EMMA Honors in APAC and EMEA for 2015

REA Partners in Transition, industry leader in career & transition assistance, is named to the EMMA shortlist for Best Family Support Program for 2015 in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC).

Hosted by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), the Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA) nominations celebrate excellence in mobility worldwide and recognize industry leaders, relocation business success stories, and the sector’s rising stars in the Americas, EMEA, and in the Asia-Pacific (APAC).

REA took top honors for “Best Family Support Program” in the Americas region last month, and has also been shortlisted for the EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) region.  REA, who provides career transition assistance to partners of globally-relocated employees, was previously “Highly Commended” in EMEA.

The EMMA award ceremonies for APAC will be in Hong Kong on December 1st. The EMEA region awards will be held on November 6th in London.

“It is such an honor for REA to be shortlisted for the EMMA awards once again in the EMEA and APAC regions.  It is a true testament to our talented team around the world that supports families in global transition every day, helping to make international assignments a positive experience for all.  Kudos and thanks to the REA team!” ~ Lorraine Bello, President & CEO

 

For more information about REA programs, please contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development at dbolger@reacareers.com. 

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bREAking News – October 14, 2015

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) October 14, 2015 — REA – Partners in Transition wins the Cartus Platinum Award for Service Excellence for an unprecedented ninth consecutive year, at a gala ceremony in Boston on October 6th. 

Cartus Corporation is a global leader in corporate relocation programs.  REA provides career transition and acclimation support to partners and families of employees who are relocated by their employers.

Four hundred members of the Cartus Global Network, representing 180 companies from 40 countries, attended the event in recognition of the extraordinary achievements of network members in serving Cartus’ clients and customers worldwide.

The Platinum Award is presented by Cartus to industry partners who consistently deliver excellent service to clients relocating under the Cartus umbrella.  CEO Lorraine Bello, who represented REA at the recognition ceremony Monday evening said, “Our local experts around the world are key to our award-winning service.  Our coaches provide top-notch customer service and recognize the challenges to the family that relocation creates.  Beyond simply providing job search guidance, our coaches support families in becoming a part of their new communities, so they aren’t just functioning, but thriving.”

In addition to the Platinum Award, REA captured 2 Supplier Innovation Awards:

Silver Innovation Award for REA Milestones

REA Milestones is an automated, real-time service delivery update system, which has reduced by 100% the number of queries to REA regarding service delivery and effectively streamlined communication between REA and Cartus personnel.

 

Silver Innovation Award for REA Online International Welcome Package

REA Online Welcome Package is an online information resource, accessible from any desktop or mobile device, and providing an additional layer to REA’s coaching support.  This resource helps to orient transitioning clients to the challenges of relocation, and offers both guidance and encouragement to partners of relocated employees.

For more information about REA programs, please contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development at dbolger@reacareers.com

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bREAking News – September 30, 2015

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(Basking Ridge, NJ) REA CEO Lorraine Bello honored as a Brava! winner at an awards ceremony on Septmber 28th in New York recognizing top female CEO’s in the region.

The Brava! Awards program celebrates female CEOs, nonprofit laders and high impact executives who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community. Brava! Award winners are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities. They encourage local philanthropy, mentor up-and-coming leaders and set their companies on the path to tremendous growth. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects winners based on company growth, community impact and mentoring.

As part of the recognition, Lorraine’s story will be shared in the September/October issue of SmartCEO magazine.

Bello joined REA in 1993 and, since 2000, has been at the helm of the organization, which provides career transition and acclimation support to partners and families of relocated employees around the world.

“It is such an honor for me to be recognized with these other amazing CEO’s for doing what we love and contributing to the greater good. Thank you to Smart CEO for providing this platform that encourages and empowers women to pursue their dreams and make the world a better place for the next generation.”

 

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For Immediate Release—September 11, 2015

REA Wins EMMA for “Best Family Support Program” in Americas

(Basking Ridge, NJ)  REA wins the EMMA award for Best Family Support Program! During ceremonies held in San Diego last evening, the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), presented the award in conjunction with the organization’s annual Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards: The Americas, known in the relocation industry as “The EMMA’s.”

Michal Orenstein-Orpaz, a California-based consultant with REA, accepted on behalf of the organization. “Words cannot describe my pride and excitement when REA was announced as the winner!  Everyone was cheering, and I felt on Cloud 9 walking around later with the trophy in my hands.”

REA’s CEO, Lorraine Bello, commented,“We appreciate FEM for the important work that they do on behalf of the relocation industry.  REA and our coaches do not act merely as a vendor to our clients, but rather as partners.  The spouses who receive our assistance around the globe are always the top priority, and their satisfaction remains our number one goal. Industry honors such as the EMMA remind us that the right path to success is taking care of our clients one family at a time.”

REA, has been recognized previously, as Runner-Up for this award, recognized as winner of the Best Family Support Program in APAC, and has been shortlisted again for the 2015 award in the EMEA (Europe-Middle East-Africa) region.

For more information about REA, please contact Dan Bolger at dbolger@reacareers.com.

 

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REA Shortlisted for EMMA honors in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)
(September 8, 2015) REA – Partners in Transition, industry leader in career & transition assistance, has been named to the EMMA shortlist for Best Family Support Program for 2015 in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (the EMEA region).

Hosted by the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM), the Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA) nominations celebrate excellence in mobility worldwide and recognize industry leaders, relocation business success stories, and the sector’s rising stars in the Americas, EMEA, and in the Asia-Pacific (APAC).

Last year, REA took honors for “Best Family Support Program” in the APAC region and was “Highly Commended” in EMEA. REA was runner-up in the Americas region in 2013, and is shortlisted for the Americas in 2015.

The EMMA award ceremonies for the Americas are in San Diego on September 10th and the EMEA region awards will be held on November 6th in London.

FEM has not yet announced shortlists for the APAC region; the awards ceremony for APAC is set for December 1, 2015 in Hong Kong.

For more information, please contact Dan Bolger at dbolger@reacareers.com.

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For Immediate Release

REA on Re:locate Awards Shortlist for Excellence in Employee and Family Support

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey) – April 16, 2015: REA-Partners in Transition is pleased to announce it made the shortlist for the annual Re:locate Awards, an honor acknowledging a company’s excellence in specialized services that support employees and families in global relocation.

REA is delighted to be recognized for its submission and appreciates the support of its clients and relocation partners who have contributed to its success as a global spousal assistance provider. “We aspire to be the most-trusted and sought after partner in transition for employees, spouses and their families worldwide. And the nod from Re:locate is a gesture that will help advance our aspirations and motivate our talented team further,” says Lorraine Bello, CEO and President of REA.

An innovator in career and transition services for more than 30 years, REA is proud to deliver high quality programs that support its corporate clients’ goals to get talent where and when it is needed, and to enrich the professional and personal lives of families as they move throughout the world.

Results for the Re:locate Awards will be announced on the 14th of May during a gala dinner at the Institute of Directors in London.

About REA

Established in 1981, REA specializes in providing career transition and global mobility support services worldwide. As a women-owned certified business and leader in the delivery of cost-effective programs to support families and individuals in transition, REA was the first to create services customized to support relocating spouses/partners. REA’s client base is comprised of large and small businesses across a range of industries, with many in the Fortune 500. REA’s global headquarters is in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, USA, with regional affiliates’ in the UK, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil and South Africa. Currently, REA has on-the-ground representation in 54 countries on 6 continents. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com or contact Dan Bolger at dbolger@reacareers.com

About Re:locate Magazine

Re:locate features information and support for HR, global mobility managers, global teams, and those relocating, operating in, or setting up new operations overseas. The Re:locate Awards recognizes excellence across the relocation and global mobility spectrum, and celebrates the contribution of relocation to business and rewards best practice in the industry. Re:locate is an independent publication owned and operated by Profile locations in the United Kingdom.

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For Immediate Release

REA’s Family Support Programme, “Highly Commended” by Forum for Expatriate Management in EMEA

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey ) – November 10, 2014:

REA – Partners in Transition has been highly commended in the category of Best Family Support Programme for the Europe-Middle East-Africa (EMEA) region by the Forum for Expatriate Management.  The announcement came during the Expatriate Management and Mobility Awards (EMMA) ceremonies in London on November 7th.

Delivering service through a combination of live coaching, in-depth research and online technologies, REA is proud to support high quality programmes that align with its corporate clients’ goals to get talent where and when it is needed, and to enrich the professional and personal lives of families as they move throughout the world.

“We are greatly honored by the recognition from our colleagues in the EMEA region in the category of Best Family Support Programme for the 2014 EMMA’s” reflected REA President and CEO, Lorraine Bello.  “REA is honored to call FEM a true partner in the drive to serve global clients and the Forum’s mobility service provider members.”

This Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA) recognizes the achievements of all entrants operating in the mobility sector who support the needs of the assignee, spouse, and family in the relocation process.  REA was recognized last month as the “Best Family Support Programme” for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region, and as a Runner-Up in the FEM Americas region in 2013.  The company extends its sincere thanks to all its partners, clients and colleagues in the mobility industry for their profound support.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Contact: Dan Bolger, (973) 376-2020;

dbolger@reacareers.com

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REA Wins EMMA for Best Family Support Programme in APAC

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey ) – November 10, 2014: REA – Partners in Transition has been named “Best Family Support Programme” for the Asia Pacific (APAC) region by the Forum for Expatriate Management.  Accepting the award for REA at the Oct. 14th gala in Singapore was Edmung Seng, a long-time REA consultant and partner in the APAC region.

APAC REA WinDelivering its service through a combination of live-coaching, in-depth research, and online technologies, REA is proud to support high quality programmes that align with its corporate clients’ goals to get talent where and when it is needed, and to enrich the professional and personal lives of families as they move throughout the world.

“We are greatly honored by the acknowledgement from our colleagues in the APAC region as Best Family Support Programme for the 2014 EMMA’s,” says REA President and CEO, Lorraine Bello. “REA is honored to call FEM a true partner in the drive to service global clients and its mobility service provider members.”

This Expatriate Management and Mobility Award (EMMA) recognizes the achievements of all entrants operating in the mobility sector who support the needs of the assignee, spouse, and family in the relocation process.  REA garnered Runner-Up honors in the FEM Americas region in 2013 and is shortlisted for EMMA honors in EMEA in 2014. The company extends its sincere thanks to all its partners, clients and colleagues in the mobility industry for their profound support.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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REA Receives Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award, Innovation Awards at Cartus 2014 Global Network Conference

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey ) – October 10, 2014: REA – Partners in Transition was honored for its outstanding performance at Cartus Corporation’s 2014 Global Network Conference held October 6-8 in Chicago, IL.  Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in its Network who have provided extraordinary service to its customers and clients worldwide.

For the 8th consecutive year, REA was named winner of the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Platinum Awardfor its exceptional service results, the highest level award a supplier can achieve through service performance. This award recognizes a supplier’s measureable commitment to excellence and is presented to Global Network service providers who have distinguished themselves by achieving critical performance metrics.

In addition, REA was named a winner of the Global Network Supplier Innovation Awards at the Gold and Silver levels. This award is presented to a supplier whose application demonstrated either notable cost savings and/or increases in service results to Cartus clients or customers.

“Service providers such as REA make it a best practice to go above and beyond for our customers and our company, while at the same time demonstrating unparalleled dedication and performance,” said Mike Brannan, senior vice president, Global Supply Chain Management. “As a vital component of the Cartus team, our Global Network providers work tirelessly to minimize the stress that our customers feel when they are faced with important life decisions like relocating. This award acknowledges the superb work ethic and professionalism that our suppliers routinely provide.”

“An invitation to join Cartus’ Global Network is a significant honor because the program’s criteria and performance standards are so rigorous,” said Lorraine Bello, President of REA.  “We fully endorse Cartus’ dedication to providing high-quality service and are grateful to have received this prestigious designation, which further enhances our commitment to world-class service.”

About Cartus

Cartus provides trusted guidance to organizations of all types and sizes that require global relocation solutions. Cartus serves half of the Fortune 50. We provide service in more than 165 countries, applying our more than half century of experience to help our clients with their mobility, outsourcing, consulting, and language and intercultural training needs. Cartus is part of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. To find out how our greater experience, reach, and hands-on guidance can help your company, visit www.cartus.com; read our blog at www.cartusblog.com; or click www.realogy.com for more information.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Contact: Dan Bolger, (973) 376-2020; dbolger@reacareers.com

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REA Launches Hi-Impact Mentoring®

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey ) – June 26, 2014: REA – Partners in Transition is expanding its Talent Management solutions to the mobility community. Starting today, REA will debut among its offerings Hi-Impact Mentoring® to international organizations for their relocating employees. A formal mentoring program promotes knowledge sharing, leadership development, skill-building, and employee engagement throughout the workforce.

REA has sponsored eight of its senior consultants to complete the Hi-Impact Mentoring® certification to address the current market demand to improve expat retention and foster global assignee career development.

In close partnership with Insala, a leading provider of Talent Management solutions and creator of the Hi-Impact Mentoring® program, REA will offer this service to mobility clients seeking cost-effective alternatives to traditional training and executive coaching.

“It was a pleasure working with the REA coaches and preparing them to deliver the Insala Hi-Impact Mentoring® program. This will enable REA to further support their clients’ business strategy and Talent Mobility needs,” says Judy Corner, Insala Director of Mentoring Consulting. “The REA consultants took this very seriously as was evidenced by the investment of their own personal time and effort.”

“We are delighted to collaborate with Insala on this important initiative,” says Lorraine Bello, REA President and CEO. “REA is continually exploring ways to help our clients meet the many challenges inherent in creating and retaining global leaders. Insala has a successful record with this mentoring program, and we look forward to a long and productive association with them.”

About REA

Headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, REA provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network. For more information about REA and its Hi-Impact Mentoring®  services, contact Dan Bolger at +1 646 321-5706, or at dbolger@reacareers.com. Check us out at LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Or please visit our website at www.r-e-a.com.

About INSALA

Insala is a leading global provider of talent development solutions through innovative Web-based SaaS (Software as a Service) technology. Insala seeks to be a partner to organizations by focusing on employees’ development at every stage of their employee lifecycle, providing solutions for employee career development, mentoring, coaching, career transition, and corporate alumni programs. For more information, please visit www.insala.com.

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REA Receives National Certification As A Women’s Business Enterprise

(Basking Ridge, New Jersey – March 26, 2014) – REA, a specializing in global career transition and talent management solutions, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise. The company was awarded this accreditation by the Women Presidents Organization, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

WBENC’s national standard of certification is a rigorous process that includes an in-depth review of the business and a thorough site inspection. The certification confirms that participating businesses are at least 51% owned, operated, and controlled by a woman or women. By including women-owned businesses among their vendors, corporations and government agencies demonstrate their commitment to fostering diversity and the continued development of their supplier/vendor diversity programs.

“I am proud to be among the distinguished group of women business owners certified by the WBENC and pleased that corporations and government agencies recognize this important distinction,” says Lorraine Bello, President and CEO of REA – Partners in Transition.  “REA is dedicated to improving the lives of families around the globe and enthusiastically supports efforts to promote women’s accomplishments.”

REA greatly appreciates the ongoing support of its valued clients and partners and through its work in the global mobility community remains focused on the empowerment of women executives and the enhancement of their career success.

About REA

Headquartered in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, REA provides talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language through its unique virtual business model and professional network around the globe. REA works with small-to-medium sized organizations, Fortune 500 companies, and professional services firms offering customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family. For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com, or contact Dan Bolger, VP of Business Development, at +1 646 321-5706. Be sure to check us out on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

About WBENC

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.

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REA wins Runner-Up for EMMAs Americas honor as FEM’s Best Family Support Program

(Millburn, New Jersey – Oct. 9, 2013) – REA, a spousal support and career transition leader in the mobility community, secures the Runner-Up spot in the 2013 EMMA’s competition for Best Family Support Program in the Americas hosted by the Forum on Expatriate Management (FEM).  Results were announced at the EMMA’s gala dinner at the JW Marriott in Las Vegas on Oct. 3, 2013.  REA achieved the highest recognition among spousal support providers from the short-list of nominees but was edged out by chip-maker Intel, the ultimate vote-getter in the category.

An innovator in career and transition services for more than 30 years, REA is proud to deliver high quality programs that support its corporate clients’ goals to get talent where and when it is needed, and to enrich the professional and personal lives of families as they move throughout the world.

“We aspire to be the most-trusted and sought after partner in transition for employees, spouses and their families worldwide,” says Lorraine Bello, CEO and President of REA.  “And this recognition from our colleagues at FEM helps reinforce REA’s commitment to that goal. REA is honored to call FEM a true partner in the drive to service global clients and mobility partners alike.”

Contact: Dan Bolger, (973) 376-2020;  dbolger@reacareers.com

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REA Named to Short List of Recipients for Prestigious Cartus Masters Cup Award at 2013 Global Network Conference

Highest Honor Bestowed by Cartus Global Network

Will Recognize Winner’s Outstanding Service and Performance

(Millburn, New Jersey, USA, October 2, 2013)–REA has been named to the short list of finalists for the Cartus Corporation’s Masters Cup Award at its 2013Global Network Conference to be held Oct. 21-23 in Dallas, Texas, USA.  Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industry-leading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network that have provided extraordinary service to its worldwide base of customers and clients.

REA has been nominated for the Cartus Masters Cup in the category of family support services. Presented annually only to top Global Network members, the Cartus Masters Cup recognizes a service provider that has achieved exceptionally high standards of quality and has demonstrated outstanding performance and commitment not only to Cartus’ vision and values but also to Cartus’ mission statement: “We come to work every day to help our customers and clients succeed.”

For the past seven years, REA has earned Cartus’ Platinum Award for service excellence and has supported thousands of families “on the move” both in the US and around the globe.  REA is committed to assuring spouse/partner fulfillment throughout the employee’s assignment and recognizes the impact that spouse/partner satisfaction has on the employee, family and the employer.

We are thrilled to be in the running for this tremendous honor,” said Lorraine Bello, President and CEO of REA. “We are dedicated to providing the highest levels of service, and this nomination underscores and reinforces that dedication.”

About Cartus

Cartus provides trusted guidance to organizations of all types and sizes that require global relocation solutions. Cartus serves 64 percent of the Fortune 50. We provide service in more than 165 countries, applying our more than half century of experience to help our clients with their mobility, outsourcing, consulting, and language and intercultural training needs. Cartus is part of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. To find out how our greater experience, reach, and hands-on guidance can help your company, visit www.cartus.com; read our blog at www.cartusblog.com; or click www.realogy.com for more information.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Millburn, New Jersey, offers talent mobility solutions, career management and acclimation support to corporations, relocating families and individuals in transition around the world. REA has 2,200 professional coaches in over 200 locations within 50+ countries and offers face-to-face services in English and the local language in most locations through its unique virtual business model and professional team around the globe.  REA works with small, medium sized and Fortune 500 companies and professional services firms and provides customized services tailored to the specific needs of each client and family.  For more information about REA’s services, please visit www.r-e-a.com or contact Dan Bolger atdbolger@reacareers.com

Contact: Dan Bolger, (973) 376-2020; dbolger@reacareers.com

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Lorraine Bello, GMS, President and CEO of REA (Ricklin-Echikson Associates, Inc.  www.r-e-a.com) is a finalist in the Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Women Business Owners of New Jersey competition. 

REA, whose world headquarters is located in Millburn, New Jersey, is an internationally recognized leader in global mobility support services and talent management solutions for over 30 years. Through Lorraine’s leadership, the company has grown to 2,200 coaches in 53 countries on six continents and provides service to many Fortune 500 companies and small businesses in both the public and private sectors.

The Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners acknowledges women entrepreneurs for their service, leadership and contribution to their communities and NJ’s economic recovery.  After analyzing hundreds of entries, an independent committee selected the finalists for phase one of the competition who were judged in four areas:  Market Potential, Innovation, Advocacy for Women and Community Involvement.

The 2013 finalists employ thousands, generate millions in revenue, support numerous non-profits and represent a variety of industries. They make an amazing impact on our state and local communities and have kept the small business economic engine running in these troubled times.

“I am very excited about the 2013 initiative in partnership with New Jersey Monthly Magazine that honors women business owners because women are the forerunners to the economic recovery of our state,” says Linda Wellbrock, Founder of Leading Women Entrepreneurs. “Over the last twenty years, women have surpassed men at twice the rate for starting their own companies.  Our joint project offers phenomenal exposure for their efforts, and the New Jersey Monthly Magazine that features the finalists will reach over 750,000 households.”

Finalists were honored at a networking dinner on May 7th at Fairleigh Dickinson University and their names were submitted for phase two of the competition. The Advisory Board will assist in selecting the Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs to be honored on December 5, 2013 at a cocktail reception at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster.

Contact: Linda Wellbrock, (201) 388-9624; linda@leadingwomenentrepreneurs.com

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(Millburn, NJ) – Ricklin Echikson Associates (REA) was honored for its outstanding performance at the Cartus Corp.’s 2012 Global Network Conference held October 7-9 in Washington, D.C. Cartus Global Network is Cartus’ industryleading worldwide service provider network. Each year, Cartus recognizes the companies and individuals in the Network who have provided extraordinary service to its international customers and clients.

REA was named winner of the Global Network Commitment to Excellence Platinum Award for its exceptional service results for the sixth year in a row. This award recognizes a supplier’s measureable commitment to excellence and is presented to Global Network service providers who have distinguished themselves by achieving critical performance metrics in our highest Commitment to Excellence category.

“Service providers such as REA routinely go above and beyond for our customers and our company, while at the same time demonstrating unparalleled dedication and performance,” said Traci Morris, Cartus executive vice president, global operations and supply chain management. “As a vital extension of the Cartus team, we encourage our Global Network providers to be innovative and have created a forum for them to be recognized and share best practices. This award acknowledges the superior quality and professionalism that we have come to value from our service providers.”

“An invitation to join Cartus’ Global Network is a high honor because the program’s criteria and performance standards are so rigorous,” said Lorraine Bello, REA President. “We fully endorse Cartus’ dedication to providing highquality service and are grateful to have received this prestigious designation, which further enhances our commitment to world-class service.”

About Cartus

Cartus provides trusted guidance to organizations of all types and sizes that require global relocation solutions. In 2011, Cartus served over 70 percent of the Fortune 50. We provide service in more than 165 countries, applying our more than half century of experience to help our clients with their mobility, outsourcing, consulting, and language and intercultural training needs. Cartus is part of Realogy Corporation—a global provider of real estate and relocation services. To find out how our greater experience, reach, and hands-on guidance can help your company, visit www.cartus.com and www.pitchengine.com/cartus; read our blog at www.cartusblog.com; or click www.realogy.com for more information.

About REA

REA, headquartered in Millburn, N.J., is an industry leader in providing global transition assistance and career management services to corporations and individuals through 2200+ talented consultants in 50 countries and on six continents.  The company specializes in spouse/partner career relocation assistance, family acclimation assistance, outplacement services and executive coaching.  Since 1981, REA has been delivering services worldwide to a client base that includes many Fortune 500 companies.  For more information about REA visit www.r-e-a.com

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