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Employment Outlook: Japan

Employment in Japan – Despite increasing optimism from low unemployment, a growing economy, and respectable wages, Japan faces a shrinking workforce and talent shortages that must be dealt with if it wants to continue a growth trajectory. By Mary Anne

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Employment Outlook: Brazil

Employment Outlook Brazil – Still recovering from a deep recession, Brazil makes some strides in job creation, pay increases and general economic stability. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder and president, Goinglobal, Inc. After years of exceptional growth, the Brazilian economy entered

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Employment Outlook: U.S.

Low unemployment and employer confidence has the U.S. job market looking bright By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc. The U.S. employment outlook remains positive, as it has been for several years now, with an average 167,000 new

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Understanding Denmark’s Office Protocol

Danish workplaces offer very good working conditions, modern facilities and high-quality technical equipment. Competency development is considered a high priority, and most workplaces regularly offer their employees continuing education. By European standards, Danish labor market agreements create a highly flexible

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The Most Plentiful Jobs in the U.K.

It’s been over a year since the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU), and there is still much uncertainty over what effect this will have on the economy over the next few years. But, despite that uncertainty, the

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Finding a Job in Costa Rica

Securing a job in Costa Rica isn’t easy. The country doesn’t hire many foreign nationals, and its local workforce is well educated and highly skilled. Despite these truths, Costa Rica is a favorite among expats who enjoy the Latin American

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Living in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) is expensive. It’s ranked the second most expensive city in the world, according to human resources firm Mercer, global real estate service Savills and the Economist Intelligence Unit. Nonetheless, foreign nationals tend to

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Belgium: Employment and Industry Trends

Belgium has a modern, diverse and high-tech economy. It is home to more than 1,000 international organizations. The job market is good in health, education, commerce and finance and insurance. Good levels of job creation are forecast in the coming two years.

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Asia Expected to See Highest Real Wage Growth in 2017

According to HRM Asia, Asia is expected to see the highest real wage growth increase in 2017. In case you’re unsure what ‘real wage’ is, it refers to wages that are adjusted for inflation.

Globally, the real wage increases are forecast at 2.3%, a slight decrease from last year’s reported prediction of 2.7%. While real wages in Asia are forecast to increase by 4.3%, the highest globally.

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Saudi Arabia: Job Search

Oil prices and foreign investment have led to a rapidly growing economy in Saudi Arabia. The economy, as well as professional growth opportunities and income tax-free salaries, has enticed a steady stream of highly skilled expat workers.

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