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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 a deep recession

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Interviewing in Hong Kong

The fact that you are invited to attend an interview shows your qualifications meet the basic requirements of the company, but gaining in-person access is only half of the battle. Making a good impression during the interview is vital, so

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Interviewing in the Netherlands

Pre-Interview Preparation The best way to ensure a good performance for a Dutch job interview is to thoroughly prepare. If you can anticipate the questions that will be asked and formulate insightful questions to ask your interviewer, you will be

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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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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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Employment Overview: China

Job growth in China is hampered by skills shortages, but the world’s largest economy is dealing with this by luring more foreign nationals and foreign-educated Chinese to the country. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder, and president, Goinglobal, Inc.   China

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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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Japan: Job Search Overview

Finding employment in Japan – aside from English-language teaching positions – can be challenging. Having contacts and networking is highly advantageous and is the best approach to finding the right position. It is important to consider timing when job hunting in Japan. Most firms have set hiring seasons, and April 1 is the traditional employment start date.

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Italy: New Obligations Take Effect for Foreign Companies Posting Foreign Workers

Companies seconding foreign workers to Italy must meet new obligations set forth by The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. An online portal has been launched to accept mandatory notifications from EU and non-EU employers.

Any updates to employees’ information must be reported by the employer within five days of change. Employers must also maintain employee documentation for up to two years after the assignment end date, and a company representative must be appointed.

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