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Brits started looking for jobs abroad after Brexit vote

July 27, 2016 European Union

Tens of thousands of British people are considering moving abroad to work as a result of the referendum vote to leave the European Union, according to new research. The study from Indeed, one of the biggest global job sites, found a 77% surge in Britons looking for work in the United States, making the country […]

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European Union countries seeing number of freelances soar

June 15, 2016 European Union

There are more freelance workers in the European Union than ever before with new research showing their numbers have increased by 24% from 7.7 million to 9.6 million between 2008 and 2015. The figures by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, will be of interest to expats as they often end […]

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Fewer Irish graduates moving overseas to find work

May 4, 2016 Ireland

Fewer graduates from Irish universities have moved abroad to work full time with the latest analysis report showing that 10% emigrated in 2014, down from 12% the previous year. The data contained in a report from the Higher Education Authority (HEA), also shows that the UK is the most popular destination for Irish graduates employed […]

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Auckland seeing strongest job opportunities in New Zealand

April 19, 2016 Jobs

There are good opportunities for jobs in Auckland, New Zealand, at the moment with the latest data showing strong possibilities in design, architecture, construction and real estate. The city is descried as having a jobseekers market by online employment marketplace SEEK, with its latest report showing that new job ads are 9.3% up year on […]

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Research reveals that women are under represented in top jobs around the world

February 25, 2016 Jobs

Female expats who have accompanied their family abroad can find it hard to continue a career of their own with new research showing that in the professional and managerial world they are under represented. Indeed, if leading companies maintain the current rate of progress, female representation will reach only 40% globally in the professional and […]

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Robots creating more skilled job opportunities in the United States

November 17, 2015 America

There is a widespread perception that the increasing use of robots in industry will result in fewer jobs but new research shows that it has the opposite effect in the United States. The US is a popular country for expats and more job creation could lead to further opportunities for people to move there for […]

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New Zealand announces incentive package for people moving to work outside Auckland

July 27, 2015 New Zealand

The New Zealand government is set to introduce a package of immigration measures aimed at improving the spread of workers, skills and investment across the country. At a time when thousands of people from all over the world are moving to New Zealand because it is a good place to live, work and raise a […]

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Women Still Less Keen Than Men to Move Abroad to Work

April 3, 2015 Australia

While tens of thousands of people arrive in Australia to live and work every year it seems that Australian women in particular are not so keen to move abroad. Indeed, the workplace gender gap is at its widest among the expat community with only one in four Australian females currently working overseas, according to a […]

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Expats can find good careers in finance and banking in Asia, according to new guide

December 25, 2014 Asia

Expats looking for a career in finance and banking can still find jobs in Asia but some roles are being cut back, it is claimed. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for example, there is a genuine expansion in the banking sector with expats most likely to find opportunities in product development jobs or managerial roles. According […]

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Working abroad is the new normal, study says

October 9, 2014 Jobs

A willingness to work abroad has become the new normal, at least among people looking for new job opportunities, according to a new survey. The proportion of people willing to work abroad is particularly high in countries that are still developing economically or are experiencing political instability, researchers at the Boston Consulting Group have found. […]

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NZ National Party pledges to encourage more expats to return

September 16, 2014 Jobs

New Zealand could be set to go on the offensive and encourage skilled expats working in Australia to return home to work. Special job fairs for New Zealand employers could be set up in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to recruit skilled Kiwis to contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth after the forthcoming general election in […]

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Outlook positive for expats seeking jobs in oil and gas industry

September 9, 2014 Jobs

The oil and gas industry is a huge employer globally of expat graduates and skilled professionals and now the latest jobs index for the industry shows where the best opportunities can be found. The second quarter of 2014 has been positive with an overall quarter on quarter increase in the Hays Oil & Gas Global […]

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Does studying abroad give you a competitive advantage?

August 21, 2014 Education

Studying abroad can help students gain an edge over fellow classmates who do not, a new poll suggests. Travelling helps to broaden their outlook and experience, both of which can give young people an advantage when they come to look for a job. The poll from student travel website Student Universe found that of those […]

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