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The Czech Republic: What Expats Need to Know About Costs

The Czech Republic, also now known as Czechia (pronounced Che-ki-ya), has one of the strongest economies in the European Union (EU). A member of the EU since 2004, it is not part of the eurozone, and its currency is the

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Germany Named Top Country for Work Abroad

A recent study from international bank HSBC, which surveys more than 22,000 foreign workers around the world, named Germany the top country in which to work abroad, according to Lonely Planet, among other outlets. The survey focused on eight career-focused

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Working in the U.S.

Residents of the United States of America typically idealize and follow a national ethos known as ‘The American Dream,’ a belief that anyone who works hard enough will prosper financially and socially. Indeed, it is a common belief among American

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Where The Jobs Are: China

Though economic growth is expected to slow slightly over the next two years, China’s job creation looks as bright as anywhere on the planet. More than 7.5 million new jobs were already created this year, and the unemployment rate has

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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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