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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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Employment Outlook: India

Despite ongoing challenges, India is still hiring more than any other Southeast Asian country across a variety of job sectors. India is a bright spot in the global economy, with its burgeoning middle class, growing consumer markets, and large English-speaking population.

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Employment Outlook: Saudi Arabia

According to a recent survey, 65% of Saudi Arabia employers will ‘definitely’ or ‘probably’ be hiring within the next three months. Surveyed employers indicated the need for qualified professionals to work in business management, engineering and administration.

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Employment Outlook: Canada

Steady and sure, Canada moves into 2017 with a growing economy, investment in the future and plans to quell a skills shortage.

Canada’s workforce has been shifting to performing highly skilled work in recent decades, and 75% of jobs over the next decade will likely require post-secondary education. Skilled trades have shown solid growth since 2000, with job vacancies above pre-recession levels.

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Employment Outlook: Mexico

Facing economic uncertainty due to its informal job sector and the U.S. administration’s call for a trade renegotiation, Mexico pushes forward with jobs to fill and talent to find.

In Mexico, job growth can be seen in many sectors, particularly in the trade and services industries, and overall unemployment is a relatively low 4 percent.

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Employment Outlook: Turkey

Turkey’s unemployment rate stands at 11.8 percent, but its employment forecast is positive, with slight employment increases predicted for the following year. The long-term employment forecast predicts an almost 8 percent employment increase by 2020.

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Employment Outlook: South Korea

South Korea enjoys low unemployment, an educated workforce, and a high level of economic growth and prosperity. Unemployment stands at 3.4 percent.

The country is a world leader in information technology and automobile production, and its growing chemical industry accounts for a large segment of the country’s manufacturing sector.

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