Executives Willingness to Relocate Trumped by Economic Fears

A study released by Korn/Ferry Institute earlier this year reported that a whopping 82% of global executives are willing to relocate should the right career opportunity come along. Most of these respondents cited “career acceleration” as the top reason to move, while half said the “quality of life” in a new location was the next motivating factor. With executive-readiness to move these days, we wondered what might be holding back this kind of relocation expansion. As ready to move as execs say they are, the truth is there are often a lot of factors that hold people back, including:...