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The Cost of Living During a Pandemic

A snapshot of prices in big several cities across the world By Mary Anne Thompson, founder and president, GoinGlobal Inc. The COVID-19 (aka, Coronavirus) pandemic is impacting economies and stock markets throughout the world, but the full implications are not

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The Cost of Living in the U.S. – During a Pandemic

Encompassing 50 states and six time zones, the country is so vast that its regions can be understood as different economies. Salaries, prices, and the cost of living all vary from one area to another. In general, the cost of

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Finding the Areas of Job Promise

As global economies work to regain their footholds amid the coronavirus pandemic, some professions have maintained their workforces and show growth potential. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, GoinGlobal, Inc. Global workforce solutions company ManpowerGroup recently surveyed 34,000 employers

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Volunteer Your Way to A Career

The benefits of volunteering are far-reaching. Positive effects can be felt by both the communities in which volunteers serve and by the volunteers themselves. It has been shown that giving back through volunteering your time and talent can have emotional

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Working from Home Successfully

Five tips to better your home office environment. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, GoinGlobal, Inc. Working from home. It used to be something few did and the rest of us, sort of, envied. When the coronavirus took hold

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Network Your Way to a Job Offer

Networking is simply the process of making contacts. Learning how to make and nurture new contacts is a critical skill for everyone. When moving to a new country or city, this skill can make a tremendous difference to your success.

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Global Employment Snapshots

As many countries around the world inch toward fully opening back up and building their new normal, areas of job promise come to the fore. By Mary Anne Thompson, Founder and President, GoinGlobal, Inc. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the

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20 Tips for Perfecting Your Cover Letter and CV/Resumé

Though individual countries have certain specific guidelines and preferences for cover letters and CVs/resumés, there are some general tips that apply all over the world. Some of these are as simple as spelling everything correctly, while others are less obvious.

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Tips for the Virtual Job Interview

More and more job interviews are taking place virtually. This was true first because of the ease of it thanks to technology, and now it is because of the restrictions COVID-19 has placed on face-to-face interaction. If you have been

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Job Vacancies: Canada

Canada, like so many countries, has lost many jobs due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent politico.com article, more than a million jobs were lost in the month of March alone. Statistics Canada reported that the employment

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