One way to calculate Cost-of-Living (COLA) in a different location when taking a relocation is to simply compare the cost of the Big Mac in that location after currency is converted into your home currency. The Big Mac Index COLA comparison is a good one for simple calculations because McDonald’s are everywhere. The economist.com created the chart below of the Big Mac Index plotting the cost of Big Mac’s around the world.
The Big Mac Index – What’s the price of a Big Mac in…?
How much does a Big Mac cost you? Let us know in the comments here or on Linkedin!
This was our 6th move with the company and Sara did the best job of any coordinator we have had. What we liked about Sara was her responsiveness and her ability to “read her client”. We were not inexperienced at this and you could tell she adjusted her approach accordingly. We also felt with Sara we had someone who was fighting for us within the program parameters.