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Hello Expats,

I have been planning to move up to Europe or Asia

I have narrowed down my destinations to either SWISS, QATAR, SWEDEN, NORWAY and SINGAPORE

for an english speaker, which is my best option?

If im to start looking for a job from here how would i go about it or must i plan a trip to any of the countries to go talk to a few employers?

Any Information, personal experiences will be highly apreciated

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What line of work are you in? It can make a big difference as far as how "employable" you may be with only English in any of the countries you've indicated.

At an "executive" level, it may be no problem. But at middle management or below, it could be a real issue not to have the local language at a usable level at least.
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What line of work are you in? It can make a big difference as far as how "employable" you may be with only English in any of the countries you've indicated.

At an "executive" level, it may be no problem. But at middle management or below, it could be a real issue not to have the local language at a usable level at least.
Cheers,
Bev
I am at mid level management, i am open to more suggestions please?
 

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I am at mid level management, i am open to more suggestions please?
The ideal situation is to work for an international company and have them transfer you somewhere. That way, they handle most of the visa and other issues of the transfer.
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The first obstacle to overcome is getting a visa to stay there. Getting a working visa is difficult unless you have a college degree specialising in a particular area or have a particular skill like teaching english with a degree and TESL accreditation.

You cannot legally work on a tourist visa and you will be getting paid less than the going rate for under the table work and then you have to figure in visa extension fees.

It's very hard to move to a foreign country. As I said it's mainly getting a working/residency visa that's the main problem.
 
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