The freedom and independence of working abroad is unparalleled. Setting your own hours and working wherever you want are just a few of the perks that attract digital nomads. There is also the huge advantage of earning a decent salary in low cost of living areas, making it easier to live comfortably and save money.
But if you think that working abroad is simply sipping cocktails on sandy white beaches, you're in for a surprise. To help overcome potential obstacles when working abroad, here are helpful tips and insights for anyone looking to take their career overseas.
There’s no way to sugarcoat it – the job market in Spain is tough. At 14.6%, the unemployment rate in Spain is one of the highest in Europe (though it has been falling steadily over the past 5 years). So it is possible for international citizens to find work in Spain? The short answer is yes. […]Read More
Job Opportunities in Canada for Expatriates, Immigrants, and International Citizens With its impressive healthcare system and a strong economy, Canada has mass appeal to expatriates from around the world. But unless you’re of retirement age, there’s a good chance you’ll need to find employment in Canada once you make your move. Expatriates and international citizens […]Read More
It is completely possible to travel the world and settle in a foreign country and work a remote job with little more than a laptop and a few essentials. Technology is always advancing and connectivity is at all all-time high. In this day and age, people have the option to do whatever type of work […]Read More
Thinking about making a move to Europe? For many expats, the idea of living in Europe is a lifelong dream. But if you intend to work while you’re there, you’ve got to know what to expect. You can’t just move there and expect to find the job of your dreams. The job market in Europe […]Read More
Ready to make a move? Thinking about leaving your city or town for an exciting opportunity to live in and explore a new country? There are a lot of factors to consider when considering a big move. One of the biggest considerations is finding a place to work. Let’s face it, you’re going to need […]Read More
Offshoring, Nearshoring, Onshoring & Outsourcing – What is Going On? When we originally published this article back in 2011, the Wall Street Journal reported that the trend of US companies operating global was continuing. Companies were reducing their US workforce and moving those jobs overseas. Seven years later, it is unclear whether that trend continues. […]Read More
Dreaming of expat life and starting a business abroad? You’re not alone. Many popular expat destinations offer lower taxes and lower costs of living compared to places like the United States. This means your money can go a lot farther if you start your business overseas. Moving to a foreign country can be an exciting […]Read More
With its strong economy and job market, it’s no wonder that Germany is a popular choice for expats looking for work overseas. According to the International Monetary Fund, Germany has the 4th largest economy in the world. But with so many cities to choose from, it can be tough to decide where exactly in Germany […]Read More
Working Abroad as a Global Nomad Considering Remote Work? Not too long ago, for people not of retirement age, the problem with the dream of going to live abroad was that it was at odds with staying gainfully employed. It generally meant taking a huge risk, quitting your job, and selling all your worldly possessions. And […]Read More
Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) has become a popular job of choice for recent college graduates and those who are between jobs- and for a good reason. It not only gives you working experience and a paycheck, but also the chance to travel and explore another culture before settling down. Asia has quickly […]Read More