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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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Tips on Finding a Job in a Foreign Country

Searching for jobs internationally can be a complicated process, but with thorough preparation and research, you can spare yourself (and recruiters) a headache.

Location Targeting – it’s important to narrow down the location in which you wish to seek employment, rather than choosing a general geographic region.

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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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Dream of Working Overseas? Consider These Top 10 Cities

Many of us share the aspiration of living and working in a foreign country, and as more and more companies expand their operations overseas, employment opportunities abroad are becoming increasingly more available. Which means your chances of finding a job opportunity at the destination of your choice may never be better.

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