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  1. Articles: Europe
    Millennials in Britain are willing to consider moving thousands of miles to improve their careers, suggesting that they are a new generation of expats who can take advantage of the digital age. Some 85% are considering developing their transferable skills to enable them to work anywhere, any...
  2. Guides
    Expats working for big firms abroad are demanding more from their employers in terms of health and wellbeing benefits whilst working abroad, new research has found. In particular they want to make sure that their international private medical insurance (IPMI) is robust while also looking for...
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi there, My wife has been living permanently in the UK on a spouse visa for just over a year (and before that on a fiance visa.) Since she has been in the UK she hasn't been working over here but recently her old job (in her native Korea) have offered her a month's employment which seems like...
  4. Articles: Europe
    A gap year can be the start of a love affair with foreign lands as young people explore countries and work in places they might never have thought about as a future home. But as many start out on 12 months of travelling, which may include working on a fruit farm in Australia or an orphanage in...
  5. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    Taking a year out to work and travel in New Zealand is becoming increasingly popular, especially since Australia is introducing a new tax rate for backpackers from January 2017. And the latest job figures suggest that there are plenty of jobs around for backpackers who traditionally find...
  6. Articles: Australasia & the Pacific Islands
    New Zealand is continuing to be popular as an expat destination, with record breaking numbers arriving in the country to live and work. The latest data from Statistics New Zealand reveal a record-equalling annual net gain of 69,100 migrants in the 12 months to August 2016, the same as the...
  7. Guides
    Expats who move abroad for their career and to boost their earnings generally stay overseas for less time than other types of expats, according to new research. Most of this kind of expat work is in manufacturing, the consumer goods industry or public sector. The majority say they are happy and...
  8. Guides
    Experiencing a range of activities while living and working abroad help people to become adept at dealing with different cultures and thriving in a global economy, according to new research. Those who gain experience from activities such as school exchange programmes, voluntary organisations...
  9. Guides
    International experience is one of the keys to having a focused role in your career and working life, according to a new report. Almost half of people who have spent time abroad have gone on to have a productive and focused role in their work, says the research from the British Council, the...
  10. Articles: Americas
    Professional work experiences abroad can be a critical aid to creativity and innovation, according to a new study from management researchers in the United States. Researchers at INSEAD and the Columbia Business School analysed 11 years of fashion collections from 270 of the world’s top fashion...
  11. Guides
    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...
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    My wife and I want to move to spain once I'm out of the military in a few years. She's a nurse and i'm a pilot; we both have our master's degree. we're saving money up and our plan would be to take spanish language for a few months (no proficiency now), then look for employment. I'd like to...
  13. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    everyone who's ever lived and worked in egypt, I'm looking into an internship in Cairo with Procter & Gamble, but one of the requirements is that I be eligible to work in Egypt. Now, I've lived in Egypt for a brief study abroad, but I don't know how I could check to see if I am eligible to...
  14. Expat Tax
    Hi there, I am a UK resident currently but from next year, I will be starting employment in the UAE which lasts anywhere between 6-9 months on an annual contractual basis. I will be getting paid in 12 equal installments on a monthly basis in the UAE. For example, if the contract is worth 60,000...
  15. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi everyone, I was on the 457 visa for marketing and what I experienced at the workplace was completely different than the treatment the locals were receiving. I was working longer hours and it always seemed like my job was hanging in the balance. I finally got laid off a month ago and am...
  16. Introductions
    HI all, im new to all this so you will have to bare with me :)........ I currently work in Sales wich i find highly frustrating & very unfurfilling, i am due to get wed next year and after some discussion with my fiancee weve decided the UK is no longer for us...... Its far too stressful & very...
  17. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I am soon to relocate to Spain and it may be sooner than I realise, me and my partner hope to teach english as a foreign language as back up work while trying to find jobs in our professions in Gibraltar (we may teach full time or on the side whether or not we are able to secure a job in...
  18. Expat Media & Research Requests
    I’m conducting preliminary research for author, Robert Thomas Nelson. He wrote Boomers In Paradise and is currently working on a new project. If you are roughly between the ages of 25-44 and are considering or planning an international relocation to a country other than the U.S. or have...
  19. Articles: Europe
    The majority of British expats working abroad believe they have a better quality of life with higher salaries, more leisure time and less stress, according to a new global survey. Only 19% of expats say they will return to the UK compared to 26% in 2008 and 89% believe they enjoy a better...
  20. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hello from Scotland I am looking to move to NZ nexy year and currently have a recruitment agency in NZ looking at employment. I am a social worker and was hoping someone could tell me a bit about social work in New Zealand...was hoping to gain a job in North Island as prefer sunnier...
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