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Living in Israel

Though the cost of living is high, Israel offers expats a wide variety of quality housing and excellent health care. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Israel is an expensive country, where the cost of living can

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The Norway Way

To understand Norwegians, you must understand the natural environment in which they live. Considered among the most beautiful places on earth, Norway is also a harsh land of cold, snow, fjords and isolation. Norwegians are proud of living so closely

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Expats Enjoy Inexpensive Indonesia

Indonesia is an increasingly popular destination for young, adventurous expatriates who appreciate the country’s low cost of living. The Southeast Asia nation’s cost of living does vary considerably, depending on lifestyle and location. Imported goods, Western supermarkets, and stores can

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Job Interviewing in Australia

If you are formally invited to interview with an Australian company, it means there is a good chance of a job offer resulting. Australians take their job interviews seriously. So, seriously, in fact, that laws have been enacted that protect

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Office Protocol: Canada

Working in a foreign country can be daunting. There are often a lot of unknowns that wouldn’t necessarily exist if you were accepting a job in your home country. Everything from the proper office attire, to addressing a superior, to

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Tips for the Holiday Traveler

The holiday season often equals holiday travel, something many anticipate all year – maybe none more than those far from home. The holidays present a chance to take a break from work and your typical day-to-day existence. It allows you

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Living and Working in Switzerland

Picturesque, comfortable and convenient, Switzerland balances its high prices with high wages and excellent quality of life. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Switzerland enjoys a prosperous economy with low unemployment and high wages, something that comes

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Now Hiring: Managing the Global Skills Gap

The global skills gap, something that has been researched and talked about for years in economic forecasts, is here, and it is acute, report many sources, including Hays and Manpower. The reasons for the skills gap include declining birthrates and

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Living and Working in South Africa – GoinGlobal Blog

The affordable, culturally rich country is an expat favorite.   By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc.   South Africa is a middle-income country with 55 million residents. It is a melting pot of culturally, linguistically, racially and

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Expats Enjoy Living in Affordable India

On the whole, foreigners like India. Expats report the country is a good place to advance their careers and develop new skills, according to the Expat Explorer Survey. Foreign residents also find that their living expenses are lower than in

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