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Costa Rica: Cost of Living

Costa Rica is the fourth most competitive economy in Latin America and the Caribbean due to foreign investment and successful international trade policies. 

Denmark: Office Protocol

In Denmark, formality in the office setting varies from company to company.

Employment Outlook: China

Job growth in China is hampered by skills shortages, but the world’s largest economy is dealing with this by working to attract more foreign nationals and lure back foreign-educated Chinese graduates to the country. 

5 Essential Apps for Easy Travel Planning

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27 Cities Around the World Where Expats Are Happy, Rents Are Affordable, and Jobs Are Plentiful

  • InterNations recently released its 2017 list of the best cities for living and working abroad.
  • City rankings are based on survey responses from nearly 8,000 people in 40 countries.
  • For each city, we also compiled cost-of-living estimates from Numbeo's database

Europe is First Choice for U.S. Mobile Students

The latest Open Doors report has revealed the number of US students studying abroad in 2015/2016 increased by 4% to 325,339, with the UK, Italy, Spain, France, and Germany coming in as top host countries.

How Successful Will Universities Be at Signing Up Students to Go Abroad?

UUK International wants every UK university to join its ‘Go International’ campaign, but institutions find it hard to get students to participate in overseas schemes, says Rachael Pells.

Life After Graduation: How to Work Abroad and Pay Off Student Loans

The holiday season is coming. During family gatherings, everyone will ask about your college experience and what you plan to do after your undergraduate studies. Your father may suggest graduate school, and your distant aunt might urge you to find a job in your career field immediately. But in reality you simply hope to pass your finals and to receive your degree. Then afterwards, who knows?

5 Interesting Things to Do to Get a Job Abroad

Getting a job abroad might be tasking but it is not as hard as you might think. There are things you need to know to put in the right effort needed to get the positive result of securing a job abroad. 

Italy: Resumé/CV Guidelines

While networking and introductions are the most common way to find a job in Italy, the resumé/CV continues to be essential to the job search process. 

Hong Kong: Cost of Living

Hong Kong is expensive. It is ranked the second most expensive city in the world. However, most foreigners working in Hong Kong earn more money there than at home. 

Living and Working in the Netherlands

With a growing economy, high quality of life and reasonable cost of living, the Netherlands is a good choice for foreign nationals looking for a move abroad. 

Job Opportunities Abroad: Here is How You Can Get Your Step Right

More and more people are trying to find that perfect job abroad, with the hope of gaining global experience and knowledge in their chosen area.

Video Interviewing on the Rise

Online behavior continues to change rapidly, and the content people prefer these days is video. According to Cisco, 69 percent of internet traffic will be video by 2018, while video traffic is expected to grow threefold from 2015 to 2020.

HRM Five: Strategies for Uncertainty

HR professionals are needed more than ever in the current volatile business environment. Here are five ways they can stay ahead of the uncertain game ahead.

Gap Year Guide: How to See the World and Not End Up in Debt

A bit of careful planning and a lot of hard work can result in a great life experience that bolsters your CV and pays its own way.

Costa Rica is Second in Latin America in Competitiveness

Through improvements in health and education, Costa Rica scaled seven places in the Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, which evaluates countries in social progress. In this way, Costa Rica reaches the 47th position in the world and second in Latin America, above Panama, Mexico and Colombia, according to the World Economic Forum.

How Do You Prepare Students for an Unknowable Future?

The worldwide debate about the impact of disruptive technologies on jobs and the need to prepare future-ready graduates for a future that is not even clear, was a major topic for university leaders from Europe and Asia meeting in Singapore last week.

How Singapore Encourages Lifelong Learning and Workforce Resilience

The global economy now demands workers to be nimbler than ever.

Should You Start Hiring Top Talent From Abroad?

Think hiring skilled talent from abroad is too hard? Think again.

Study Abroad Impacts Employability Skills – IIE

There is now even more evidence that study abroad has a beneficial impact on employability after graduation, according to a report by IIE, with 11 out of 15 “21st century workplace skills” gained through an experience overseas.

4 Things You Need to Do to Secure a Job Abroad

We could all use a change of scenery once in a while, and travel is a nice way to switch things up.

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Work Abroad

From improving your income to speeding up your career to becoming smarter or learning a new language — there are plenty of reasons why you should leave your country and become a modern-day pioneer now, says a new study.

Canada, EU: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to Improve Mobility

A trade agreement between Canada and the European Union is expected to streamline mobility for several categories of employees, investors and business visitors.

Ireland: Transportation

Major cities in Ireland are well served with public transportation networks. Airports, rail service, bus networks and ferries provide many links and services. However, some rural locations in the country are still best served by car. 

China: Resumes/CV Guidelines

There are no clear rules for resume/CV writing in China. Generally, these documents should be one or two pages in length with personal information and a statement of career objectives at the top. It is common to include a photograph. Some employers prefer to know personal information about candidates including date of birth, gender, marital status and hobbies. Academic training is very important to the Chinese so it should be highlighted. 

Employment Outlook: India

Foreign nationals enjoy India’s low cost of living, favorable work life balance and the opportunity to gain new skills. 

Aiming for a Dream Startup Job in a Foreign Land? These Steps Will Help You Strengthen Your Case

Finding the right opportunity is one thing, but the more important thing is how the applicant prepares for the job application.

Requirements for Work and Travel Visas for Australia, USA, Canada and New Zealand

The thought of getting on a crowded train each morning and sitting in an office, watching the rain pour down outside, may be enough to make some Brits want to jump ship and live abroad.

When and How You Should Include Your Travels on Your Resume

How you choose to represent your travels on your resume is akin to a work of art. After all, you want to sound professional and showcase the skills you’ve learned while living a transient, out-of-the-box kind of lifestyle.

How Studying Abroad Could Save You £50,000

On every measure, Britain is an expensive place to study, and students who shun our universities in favour of higher education abroad could save tens of thousands of pounds.

Young Researchers Need Help with Academic Networking

Networking has been increasingly recognised as a vital component of a successful career in higher education. Yet, developing good networking skills is hardly an easy task, especially for early career researchers, who are starting to navigate the vast boundaries of academia and might feel like little fish in a big ocean.

Most Millennials Willing to Work Abroad for Career Growth – Survey

The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence, according to a World Economic Forum survey.

How to Successfully Work Across Countries, Languages, and Cultures

According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, the number of people in the global labor force will reach 3.5 billion by 2030 — and yet there will still be a shortage of skilled workers. The result is likely to be intensified global competition for talent. 

Argentina: Cost of Living

Endowed with rich natural resources, Argentina benefits from a highly educated workforce, a globally competitive agricultural sector and a diversified industrial base. With a population of more than 43 million people, it is the fourth most populous country in Latin America. With a gross domestic product (GDP) of 879.4 billion USD, Argentina has the second-largest economy in South America and the third-largest economy in Latin America overall.

Employment Outlook: San Francisco

San Francisco’s economy is strong and its unemployment low, as its tech, health and financial industries thrive.

Germany: Time Management

Punctuality is of utmost importance in the business environment. If you cannot avoid a delay, it is imperative to call ahead and explain the situation.

Work Abroad in 2017: These 100 Companies Offer the Most Remote Jobs

Working abroad is the modern employee’s dream, but few actually make that dream a reality. Either they fail to agree upon a remote working arrangement in their current job, or they can’t find a remote job that suits their skill set. Whatever the case may be, there are a lot of people who wish they could work abroad yet are still stuck in an office.

Belgium: High-Skilled Foreign Workers in High Demand

According to estimations, Belgium needs over a million high-skilled staff in the coming years. 

Singaporean Employees Less Engaged Than Global Counterparts

Singaporeans are less invested in the companies they work for than their peers in Asia and internationally.

Asian Countries Increase Share of Top 500 Universities

United States universities continue to dominate in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities or ARWU released last week by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, with Harvard University remaining top for the 15th year running, and Stanford staying second. 

How to Save Money By Going to School in Scotland

Think of going to college in Scotland and you might envision Hogwarts-like libraries, "Outlander"-style kilts, and real-life royal romances a la Kate Middleton and Prince William. But proximity to the world's most famous wizard story and a modern fairy tale aren't the only things Scotland has to offer. Your education there will also likely cost you a lot less than at comparable U.S. universities.

Proper Travel Etiquette in India

India is colorful, chaotic and steeped in tradition, but with that tradition comes customs that can make even a confident traveler feel lost. Simply navigating the country is a challenge; India has 18 official languages and, with more than 1.2 billion residents, you're likely to cross paths with thousands of people per day. Using proper etiquette can help you bridge the communication gap and earn you the appreciation of the locals.

Spain: Interviewing Conduct

Interviews vary significantly from small, local, family businesses to international/global companies. Understand the difference and prepare accordingly.

Canada: Financial Considerations

The cost of living varies widely across Canada.

Employment Outlook: Atlanta

One of the U.S.’s largest cities, Atlanta continues to see economic growth, diverse job opportunities and high salaries. 

Taiwan: Eleven Countries Granted Visa-Exempt Status

In a move that seeks to further strengthen bilateral relations and increase tourism, business, trade and cultural exchanges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has granted visa-exempt status to nationals of 11 South American countries. Qualified nationals from these countries may enter Taiwan for up to 30 or 90 days for tourist and business visits without requiring an entry visa. These countries were previously eligible for the electronic visa (eVisa) program.

Globally Mobile Workforce Crucial for Future

New research from AXA reveals 98% of big businesses surveyed say a globally mobile workforce is important, with a third saying it is critical to their success.

Working Abroad as a Doctor: What to Know Before You Go

Are you always the first one to say "yes" to an adventure? Have you always wanted to immerse yourself in a new culture? Then working abroad may be for you.

Moving to Italy: 7 Things to Know Before You Move to Italy

Summary: Expats moving to Italy envision a romantic lifestyle in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. However, it is important to make sure that you do comprehensive research and fully understand what it will mean to move to the city, town or village you choose.

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