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Manage Your Move Abroad in Ten Steps

So, you’ve landed that perfect job abroad or finally decided to realize your dream of moving to a new country. Either way, you’ll experience many new things – new people, new cultures, new languages, new food, new customs. It’s exciting

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Etiquette Tips for Traveling in Asia

When visiting Asian countries for business or pleasure, it is important to be aware and observe many of the simple cultural norms of those countries during your travels. This will show locals that you respect their culture, and it will

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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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Top Countries for Women Working Abroad

InterNations, the world’s largest network for people who live and work abroad, compiled a ranking of the top countries for women working abroad based on the insights given by over 6,000 women in the annual Expat Insider Survey.

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Top Countries with Best Work-Life Balance for Expats

Achieving a healthy work-life balance is a top goal for most people. The global average for people satisfied with their work-life balance is only 17%, so it’s safe to say that it’s a goal many struggle to achieve. What is considered a satisfactory work-life balance varies from person to person, and some countries promote a better work-life balance culture than other countries.

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Europeans Have Strong Appetite for International Work – Top Countries Revealed

According to a study conducted by ADP, Europeans have a strong desire to work internationally. The study, conducted in July 2016 after the vote for Brexit, considers how employees feel about the future of work, international competitiveness and talent management. Among nearly 10,000 European employees surveyed, 74% would consider career opportunities in a foreign country.

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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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Shanghai: A Single Work Permit for Expats

Great news for foreigners looking to become expats in China. As of November 1, 2016, the two types of work permits for ordinary foreign employees and foreign experts will be streamlined into one, which means foreigners will only need to apply for one unified work permit.

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Where is it Cheaper to Live and Work?

According to the Savills world research, office-based businesses operating in major cities will spend around one-third of their total operating costs on commercial rents and employee salaries to accommodate costs of living.

New York currently holds the number one spot for having the highest live-work costs per employee, knocking London out of the top spot following the aftermath of the Brexit vote.

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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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